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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 events, educational lectures, and much more!

 

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EVENTS FOR ALL MEMBERS

 

Members’ Exhibition Preview: Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock PrintsMembers’ Exhibition Preview: Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints

Friday, September 16, 12-4 p.m.

 

Members enjoy an afternoon preview of the exhibition, which features 50 Chinese woodblock prints from the late Ming (1590-1644) through the Qing (1644-1911) dynasties when the innovative use of color in woodblock illustrations reached unprecedented heights. Boone Gallery.

 

Members’ Opening: American Art Preview – The New Fielding WingMembers’ Opening: American Art Preview – The New Fielding Wing

Saturday, October 15, 12-4:30 p.m.

 

Members can be among the first to see the new 5,000 sq. ft. Jonathan and Karin Fielding Wing in the recently expanded Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art. More than 200 works from the Fieldings’ esteemed collection of 18th- and early 19th-century American works will be on display for the first time.

 

Members Holiday Event: Champagne & ShoppingMembers Holiday Event: Champagne & Shopping

Tuesday, November 29, 12-7 p.m.

 

Shop for distinctive gifts in the Huntington Store and at a holiday boutique featuring local artisans while sipping a glass of sparkling wine. Stroll in the gardens until 4:30 p.m.

 

Members' Santa DaysMembers' Santa Days

Saturday-Sunday, December 3-4, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Bring your camera and take a holiday photo with Santa in the Botanical Center.

 


EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor

 

Upper Members Holiday Event: Champagne & ShoppingUpper Members Holiday Event: Champagne & Shopping

Monday, November 28, 6-9 p.m.

 

Members at the upper levels have an opportunity to shop early while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine. The evening includes music and special holiday programming.

 

Upper Members' Santa DaysUpper Members' Santa Day

Friday, December 2, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Santa will make a special early appearance just for Upper Level Members. Remember to bring your camera to take a holiday photo with him. Botanical Center.

 


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

 

Members’ Exhibition Preview and Reception: Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock PrintsMembers’ Exhibition Preview and Reception: Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints

Friday, September 16, 5:30-8 p.m.

 

Premier-level Members are invited to preview the exhibition, featuring 50 Chinese woodblock prints from the late Ming through the Qing dynasties (1590-1911), and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres during an evening reception. The Chinese Garden will also be open for strolling. Boone Gallery.

 

Fall Quarterly Event - Strange Science: An Evening of OdditiesFall Quarterly Event - "Strange Science: An Evening of Oddities"

Friday, October 28, 6-9:30 p.m.

 

Rarely-seen oddities from the history of science will be brought out of the vaults in this spine-tingling evening for Premier Members. Attend talks by esteemed authors of eerie yet scholarly books, witness electrifying demonstrations of electricity, enjoy scientifically inspired cocktails in the Lycanthrope Lounge, sample tasty food truck fare, and more. (Age 21 and up.)

 


EVENTS FOR MEMBERS AT THE SUPPORTING, PATRON, AND BENEFACTOR LEVELS

 

Premier Discovery Program – Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Bilingual Photography and the Architecture of Greene & GreenePremier Discovery Program – “Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Bilingual Photography and the Architecture of Greene & Greene”

Saturday, August 27, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

 

Edward R. Bosley, director of the Gamble House, and Anne Mallek, co-curator, discuss Yasuhiro Ishimoto’s sumptuous black and white photographs of the Craftsman architecture of Charles and Henry Greene. Reservations: 626-405-2124 or memberevents@huntington.org.

 

Premier Discovery TourPremier Discovery Tour

Friday, September 30, 9 a.m.

 

Members are invited to join Scott Kleinrock, The Huntington’s Landscape and Planning Coordinator, for an insider’s look at the new gardens in the Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Reservations: 626-405-2124 or memberevents@huntington.org.

 

Members’ Opening: American Art Preview – The New Fielding WingMembers’ Opening: American Art Preview – The New Fielding Wing

Saturday, October 15, 10:30 a.m.

 

Supporting, Patron, and Benefactor Members can enjoy an exclusive preview hour in the new Fielding Wing of the American Art Galleries before the All-Members’ preview begins. Continental breakfast.

 


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 Huntington Store 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 public hours.

 

Founder’s Day Lecture

The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by Huntington President Laura Skandera Trombley.

 

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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