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One of the world's great research libraries with 12 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

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Annabel Adams. | Photo: Michael Farmer.

Annabel Adams Named Vice President of Communications and Marketing

The Huntington has appointed Annabel Adams to the position of vice president of communications and marketing. Most recently serving as assistant dean of communications at UCLA’s School of Law, Adams has nearly two decades of experience leading communications and marketing teams in higher education, humanities, and legal and health-technology sectors.

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Evocative gilded imagery on the covers of Voyage of the “Challenger”: The Atlantic, 1877, in The Huntington’s library stacks. | The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

The HMS “Challenger” Expedition: Illuminating Earth’s Darkest Abyss

The scientific voyage of the HMS Challenger nearly 150 years ago defined the field of modern oceanography and continues to inform climate change studies to this day. As both a global expedition and a staggering publication series, the Challenger synergized art, craft, and science to visualize Earth’s mysterious underwater world.

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Installation view of “Albrecht Dürer: Wanderlust.” Photo by Linnea Stephan. | The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

Albrecht Dürer and the Significance of Artist Networks

Albrecht Dürer’s travels to Italy and beyond shaped him as an artist, and his influence on artistic contemporaries transformed European art.

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