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One of the world's great research libraries with more than 11 million items spanning the 11th to 21st centuries, with works on display in the Library exhibition halls

Art Museum

British, European, American, and Asian art including more than 45,000 world-renowned examples of decorative arts, paintings, prints and drawings, photography, and sculpture

Botanical Gardens

Encompassing approximately 130 acres, the Botanical Gardens contain more than a dozen spectacular themed gardens with some 83,000 living plants including rare and endangered species

What's On

A faded 1980s photograph of play structures at a park.

Vincent Lugo and the Monsters of La Laguna

Vincent Lugo, whose family papers are at The Huntington, helped build the beloved La Laguna de San Gabriel playground, also known as “Monster Park.” The so-called monsters are play sculptures of an octopus called Ozzie, a whale known as Minnie, and a starfish named Stella, among other smiling sea creatures.

A person in a blue shirt looks toward the sky, standing in a green forest.

“Betye Saar: Drifting Toward Twilight” Opens Nov. 11

Renowned American artist Betye Saar’s large-scale work Drifting Toward Twilight, commissioned by The Huntington, will go on view Nov. 11, featuring a 17-foot-long vintage wooden canoe and found objects, including birdcages, antlers, and natural materials harvested by Saar from The Huntington’s 207-acre grounds.

A painting of a landscape with a field under large trees and a cloudy sky.

2023 Art Acquisitions Make Connections Across Time, Space, and The Huntington’s Collections

Spanning more than 450 years, the works come from a diverse group of artists from across the globe, including Edward Mitchell Bannister, Agostino Brunias, Dominique Fung, David Hockney, Letitia Huckaby, Mineo Mizuno, Kenjiro Nomura, Sandy Rodriguez, Betye Saar, Lilly Martin Spencer, Nari Ward, and Qiu Ying.


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