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Jan. 10 (Thursday)
2:30 p.m. Free
Have modern roses lost their perfume? Rose hybridizer Tom Carruth, the E. L. and Ruth B. Shannon Curator of the Rose Collection at The Huntington, will discuss how the genetics of the rose combined with historical market demands have led to some loss of fragrance over time. A review of several different roses and their scents will reveal how today’s hybrids compare to earlier varieties. A plant sale follows the program. Free; no reservations required. Ahmanson Classroom, Botanical Center
Lesley Vance & Ricky Swallow
Nov. 10, 2012-March 11, 2013
In a dramatic departure from tradition, The Huntington presents the first exhibition of contemporary paintings and sculpture to be displayed inside the Huntington Art Gallery, showcasing the work of Los Angeles–based artists Lesley Vance and Ricky Swallow.