The Huntington recognizes the contribution of every one of its donors. Here they share their special stories of how The Huntington touches their lives and inspires them to support the institution.
Major Funding for Chinese Garden: Judy Shih and Joel Axelrod
A $2.5 million gift from Judy Shih and Joel Axelrod, formerly of San Marino and now residents of Ashland, Ore., will help fund general construction of Phase II. More >>
Major Funding for Chinese Garden: Joy and Matthew Lin
Joy and Matthew Lin, longtime residents of San Marino, provided a gift of $3 million for the Flowery Brush Studio in the Chinese Garden. More >>
Major Funding for Chinese Garden: June and
A $2 million gift from June and Simon Li of Pasadena will make possible the Star Gazing Tower, a new pavilion in the Chinese Garden. More >>
Supporting Medieval Scholarship
The Rileys generously decided to encourage and support scholars who wanted to delve into this historical treasure trove. More >>
A Gala Night
Nearly 500 guests enjoyed an evening of music, dancing, delicious food, and the very best of company at the annual Huntington Ball on Sept. 10. More >>
Talking with Lynda and Blaine Fetter about why they support The Huntington’s education programs. More >>
Members’ Snapshot: Sonia and Monica Narang
Sisters Sonia and Monica Narang both travel the world for their careers, but they consider The Huntington their “home away from home.” More >>
Huntington Ball 2015
More than 400 friends and supporters gathered on a warm September evening to enjoy dinner, dancing, and excellent company at the annual Huntington Ball. More >>
Celebrating the Successors
The Successors were honored for their philanthropy at a special celebration that began with a reception under the dome of the new Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court. More >>
Members' Snapshot: Brian Ill and Noël Ill
Affiliate Level Members (and siblings) Noël Ill and Brian Ill are both artists and graphic designers who find something priceless at The Huntington: inspiration. More >>
Bringing the rich history of the San Gabriel Valley to life, from the mission period through present day.
Pasadena resident Gary Cowles is fascinated by the history of the San Gabriel Valley, particularly the valley’s earliest years when property and water rights were changing hands. More >>
Expanding demonstrations, tea ceremonies, musical performances, and cultural programming in the Japanese Garden.
Longtime Huntington supporters Toshie and Frank Mosher have made a major endowment gift to enhance cultural programming in the Japanese Garden. More >>
Creating a welcoming and inspiring space for scholars and researchers.
In January 2012, the Library’s main reading room was formally dedicated as the Rothenberg Reading Room, honoring the leadership and generosity of Anne and Jim Rothenberg, who funded its recent renovation. More >>
Honoring the place they had their second date by supporting the Society of Fellows.
The Huntington has long held a place of importance in the lives of Valerie Lyons and Jay Judson, new members of the Society of Fellows. More >>
Re-framing the iconic Blue Boy for the next generation of visitors.
Reflecting on their long and happy involvement with The Huntington, the Caillouettes recently decided to make a gift to commemorate their 50-year milestone with the institution. More >>
Helping to establish The Huntington as one of the premier centers of Evelyn Waugh studies through a donation of 250 rare books and 135 letters and manuscripts.
In December, The Huntington acquired an extensive collection of rare books and manuscripts by Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966), considered one of the greatest English prose satirists of the 20th century. More >>
Leaving a legacy of philanthropy and transformation through the largest single gift since the days of Henry Huntington.
The Huntington formally dedicated the Frances Lasker Brody Botanical Center in October, honoring the memory of the longtime donor who made a magnificent $120 million bequest in support of the Botanical Gardens. More >>
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"The Huntington is a place where nature, science, art, and humanities are always ready to inspire and make a difference. I encourage you to take part and support this world-class dynamic place."
- Randy A. Shulman, Vice President for Advancement