Temporary and ongoing exhibitions can be seen in the Library Exhibition Hall, Huntington Art Gallery, Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art, Studio for Lodging the Mind, Boone Gallery, and Botanical Flora-Legium.
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colorful fabric quilt in primary colors

Gee’s Bend: Shared Legacy

Sept. 17, 2022–Sept. 4, 2023 | Through prints recently acquired by The Huntington, this exhibition celebrates the artistry and cultural significance of work by members of the Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers’ Collective from Alabama.

The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Feb. 15–June 12, 2023 | Five works by Nigerian-born, Los Angeles–based artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby are spotlighted in the third and final exhibition in a series curated by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and New Yorker magazine critic Hilton Als, in collaboration with the Yale Center for British Art and each artist.

Chinese text

Printed in 1085: The Chinese Buddhist Canon from the Song Dynasty

April 29–Dec. 4, 2023 | The oldest printed book in The Huntington’s collection, the Scripture of the Great Flower Ornament of the Buddha, is on display in “Printed in 1085: The Chinese Buddhist Canon from the Song Dynasty” in the Library West Hall.


Red Earth graphic

Red Earth by Lita Albuquerque

Installed near the southern entrance to the Japanese Garden, Lita Albuquerque’s Red Earth features an approximately 6-by-4-foot rock slab coated with bright red pigment and surrounded by bamboo.

b/w photo of woman with beaded necklaces


A portion of The Huntington’s American art collection is contextualized with contributions from contemporary artists in “Borderlands,” a new permanent collections installation that explores a more expansive view of American art history.

Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times

Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times

The Huntington Library’s extraordinary holdings of 11 million items reveal an infinite number of stories. The works on display give voice to some of the collection’s depth and breadth in the culture and history of North America, the British Isles, continental Europe, the Atlantic world, and the Pacific Rim.

replica of the Red Car

Mapel Orientation Gallery

Travel back in time and meet founder Henry E. Huntington, see a Red Car replica, grab a themed tour guide, create your own masterpiece, and even take a selfie with The Blue Boy!

statue on gallery floor with flowers at base

Mineo Mizuno

Three striking new works by California-based artist Mineo Mizuno activate the Huntington Art Gallery and its outdoor loggia to invite new ways of looking at the art collections and surrounding gardens.


Illustrated book cover with a family in black and white on a mustard-colored background.

In Our Time: Prints by R.B. Kitaj

Aug. 5, 2023–March 4, 2024 | An exhibition of screen prints by artist R.B. Kitaj (1932–2007), the newly acquired works depict hyperrealistic replicas of well-loved book covers—and some of the prints even show torn and stained covers.

Aquatint depicting smoke rising from chimneys, in the foreground a person rides a horse, followed by a dog.

Storm Cloud: Art, Science, Nature, and the Industrial Age

Sept. 14, 2024–Jan. 6, 2025 | Storm Cloud analyzes the impact of industrialization and a globalized economy on everyday life, as charted by scientists, artists, and writers over the past 150 years, and contextualizes the current climate crisis within this historical framework.

Multicolor woodblock print on paper, of a flowering plant within a circle

奪天工 Growing and Knowing in the Gardens of China

Sept. 14, 2024–Jan. 6, 2025 | This exhibition displays 30 artworks and a performance piece highlighting how Chinese gardens have served as transformative spaces for growing and contemplating plants, encouraging visitors to view their gardens as sources of delight, nourishment, and inspiration.


Mabel Hong (second from right, standing) at Chinese American Citizens Alliance picnic, 1950s

Stories and Voices from L.A. Chinatown

Explore the history of Los Angeles’ Chinatown, the first community in North America to be planned and owned by people of Chinese descent.