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Library

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

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Huntington President Karen Lawrence

Realizing a Dream Deferred

Message from President Karen R. Lawrence
For more than 20 years, the issue of providing housing for The Huntington’s research fellows has been an ongoing topic of conversation: While we have been able to offer scholars prestigious long- and short-term fellowships, we have not been able to offer them places to stay. And that, it turns out, has kept some of them from accepting fellowships.

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Reflecting on Black Artistic Influence in California

During the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and ’60s, California was an important site of African American creativity, even in the face of intense discrimination. Black enclaves emerged as places where African American leaders, activists, writers, performers, and visual artists could build community and make professional connections.

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Now Blooming in the Gardens

Explore acres full of spectacular color and fragrance. Winter-flowering Magnolias, Camellias, and fruit trees—including flowering apricots and peaches—are in bloom now throughout the gardens.

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