Teach with Our Collections
Explore objects from The Huntington’s collections. Each object includes background information and learner engagement strategies.
Experience nature through a creative lens by exploring plants, paintings, books, glassworks, and more. Use artistic principles to analyze the natural world, and explore artworks inspired by nature.
Explore plant parts and functions with classroom- and garden-based learning strategies.
Explore artworks in the fields of medicine, natural history, and astronomy from The Huntington’s History of Science collection.
Interdisciplinary, object-based investigations looking into different themes in early American art, culture, and humanities.
Survival through Adaptation helps students develop their scientific literacy skills and their sense of belonging in the natural world. The curriculum invites students to observe and make inferences about plants from rainforest, desert, and aquatic ecosystems.
The Betye Saar Art Box | La Caja de Arte de Betye Saar
Celebrate Betye Saar's artistic legacy and learn more about her work as you make art inspired by five of her artworks. Available in English and Spanish.
Celebra el legado artístico de Betye Saar y aprende sobre su trabajo al crear arte inspirado en cinco de sus obras. Disponible en inglés y en español.
Video resources for exploring The Huntington's collections.
Watch these short videos to practice close looking. Each video explores an object from The Huntington’s collections and includes questions, prompts, and time for observation.
Watch these videos to uncover the inner workings of our Library, where many people work together to learn from—and care for—the Huntington Library’s collection!
Watch these videos to promote mindfulness, rest, and relaxation.
Color Our Collections
Color our collections! Take some time to unwind and create while you discover an object, artwork, or plant in The Huntington’s collections. Interested in learning more about the coloring page? Be sure to check out the extra activities for further learning.