Member Events


In addition to a year of unlimited free admission to The Huntington, Members also receive special invitations to exclusive events including previews of world-class exhibitions, seasonal plant festivals, educational lectures, and much more!


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Members’ Preview - Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center, north section 

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 4:30-8 p.m.

Join us for a special Members' preview as we unveil the first section of the Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center, anchored by the beautiful new Huntington Store. Also making their debut are a specialty coffee shop, entry grove, and full-service Admissions and Membership building. Explore the new spaces and enjoy shopping, a free "swag bag" with purchase, and more. No RSVP necessary.




Chinese Cultural Arts Celebration (Public event; free to Members)

Sunday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Explore the folk arts of China in a day-long event that celebrates the coming lunar Year of the Ram. Artists from Guangdong Province, China, will entertain visitors and demonstrate ancient crafts such as intricate paper cutting, figurine sculpting, jewelry making, and embroidery. Savor the flavors of Chinese cuisine. (In the event of rain, outdoor performances will not take place.)




Chinese New Year Festival (Public event; free to Members)

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 21-22, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The celebration of lunar new year continues with a two-day family event that will include lion dancers (11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.), martial arts demonstrations, mask-changing performances, music, Chinese cuisine, and more. Activities will take place throughout The Huntington’s grounds. (In the event of rain, outdoor performances will not take place.)



EVENTS FOR PREMIER LEVEL MEMBERS Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows



Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center Grand Opening

Saturday, March 28, 5:30-8 p.m.

Premier Level Members enjoy an exclusive preview of the new Education and Visitor Center before it opens to the public.





Premier Discovery Tour: The Camellia Garden

Premier Discovery Tour: The Camellia Garden

Friday, Feb. 6, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  EVENT FILLED

David MacLaren, curator of the Asian Gardens, leads a tour of the North Vista camellia collections. Space is limited. Reservations: or 626-405-2124. 


Annual Member Events


Members' Spring Preview Plant Sale

Members shop early before the sale opens to the public. Choose from a wide variety of rare and unusual plants and proven favorites.  Members’ invitations include a coupon for an additional 10% discount in the Bookstore & More valid on the day of the plant sale.


Members' Summer Evenings

On selected evenings, Members at the Contributor level and above have the opportunity to stroll the gardens and enjoy music and casual dining after The Huntington has closed to the public.


Founder’s Day Lecture

The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by Huntington President Steve Koblik.


Members’ Open House

As a special thank-you for their support, Members annually enjoy exclusive presentations and activities.


Holiday Shopping Day

Each December enjoy holiday programming and a boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures made by local artisans.


Exhibition Previews

All members receive special invitations to preview new exhibitions before they open to the public.


Quarterly Lectures and Previews

Affiliate through Benefactor Members are invited to attend quarterly lectures and exhibitions. Lecture subject correlates with Huntington exhibitions, and times vary from afternoon to evening.

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