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, The Boone Gallery, and Botanical Flora-Legium.
Exhibition Archive >
Feb. 26–March 13, 2023 | This focused exhibition explores tempera's fascinating history through a number of key objects from The Huntington art collections, as well as two important loans from the Resnick collection.
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.
Dec. 10, 2022–March 27, 2023 | The international traveling exhibition "Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts" explores the early inspirations behind Disney Studios' creations, examining Walt Disney's fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in Disney films and theme parks.
Oct. 22, 2022–May 29, 2023 | Crafting a Garden sheds light on the intricacies of the Chinese Garden through models, photographs, tools, and videos that tell the story of its design and construction.
Installed near the southern entrance to the Japanese Garden, Lita Albuquerque's Red Earth features an approximately six-by-four-foot rock slab coated with bright red pigment and surrounded by bamboo.
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.
The Huntington Library's extraordinary holdings of 11 million items reveal an infinite number of stories. The works on display give voice to just 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.
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!
Three striking new works by California-based artist Mineo Mizuno (b. 1944) activate the Huntington Art Gallery and its outdoor loggia to invite new ways of looking at the art collections and surrounding gardens.
Five works by Nigerian-born, Los Angeles–based artist Njideka Akunyili 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 (YCBA) and each artist.
April 29–Dec. 4, 2023 | The oldest printed book in The Huntington's collection, The Scripture of the Great Flower Ornament of the Buddha, will be on display in “Printed in 1085: The Chinese Buddhist Canon from the Song Dynasty” in the Library West Hall.