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Garden Hero

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

Blooming ornamental trees in a Chinese Garden

Happening Now: Blooms and Birds

The gardens are coming to life with spring-blooming trees, from ornamental cherries to apricots, magnolias, redbuds, and many more. Despite the undeniable beauty of these flowers, visiting Canadian Geese (and countless other birds) always steal the show.

Robert F. Erburu and Jimmy Carter in conversation

Jimmy Carter at The Huntington

In the twilight of President Jimmy Carter’s long life, longtime Huntington volunteer Dennis Harbach, who has tracked all things related to the institution’s history, recently shared a Los Angeles Times article on Carter’s 1991 visit.

R. Isabela Morales

Shapiro Book Prize Lecture: March 29

Join R. Isabela Morales, winner of the 2023 Shapiro Book Prize, as she shares the significance of writing family history, the challenges of tracing the lives of enslaved people, and the incredible cache of unpublished letters and legal documents that forms the archival core of her book, Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom.

Close up of a bird's head and beak painted on glass with trees and lawn blurred in the background.

The Making of There-Bound by Enrique Martínez Celaya

The artist explains how he wove together the stories of California highways, migratory birds, T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, and a searing self-portrait into a sprawling but cohesive work.


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