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Annabel Adams Named Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Tue., July 23, 2024
The Huntington has appointed Annabel Adams to the position of vice president of communications and marketing. Recently serving as assistant dean of communications at UCLA’s School of Law, Adams has nearly two decades of experience leading communications and marketing teams in higher education, humanities, and legal and health-technology sectors.
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The Huntington Appoints Diva Zumaya Associate Curator of European Art

Thu., May 2, 2024
The Huntington announced today the appointment of Diva Zumaya as the new associate curator of European art. Zumaya comes to The Huntington from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), where she currently holds the position of associate curator of European painting and sculpture.
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The Huntington to Present “Albrecht Dürer: Wanderlust”

Tue., March 26, 2024
New exhibition explores how German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer’s travels to Italy and beyond, and the cultural exchange with his contemporaries, transformed European art.
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Major Exhibition to Explore How Artists, Scientists, and Writers Traced Awareness of the Industrial Revolution’s Impact on the Environment

Thu., March 7, 2024
“Storm Cloud: Picturing the Origins of Our Climate Crisis,” puts today’s environmental issues in historical context, examining the profound changes that industrialization and a globalized economy have wrought on everyday life, as charted by artists, scientists, and writers during the 19th century.
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New Exhibition to Examine How Gardening Inspired Ethical Connections in Historical China

Thu., March 7, 2024
This exhibition displays 24 objects and a participatory artwork highlighting how historical Chinese gardens have served as spaces that not only delight the senses and nourish the body but also inspire the mind—both intellectually and spiritually.
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The Huntington Commissions Artist Mineo Mizuno for Monumental Outdoor Sculpture

Wed., Feb. 21, 2024
Mizuno's site-specific sculpture “Homage to Nature” debuts on May 25, 2024.

Statement from President Karen R. Lawrence Regarding the Passing of Charlie Munger

Tue., Nov. 28, 2023
The Huntington is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend Charlie Munger, who died today at age 99. Our hearts are with the Munger family at this time.
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The Huntington Acquires Historic Portrait by Renowned Spanish Painter Goya

Mon., Nov. 20, 2023
“Portrait of José Antonio Caballero, Second Marqués de Caballero, Secretary of Grace and Justice” (1807) will go on view Nov. 29, 2023, in the Huntington Art Gallery.
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Josh Garrett-Davis Appointed as The Huntington’s H. Russell Smith Foundation Curator of Western American History

Wed., Oct. 4, 2023
The Huntington announced today the appointment of Josh Garrett-Davis as the H. Russell Smith Foundation Curator of Western American History. Garrett-Davis has served for the past seven years as the Gamble Curator of Western History, Popular Culture, and Firearms at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles.

The Huntington to Present Major Exhibition on Sargent Claude Johnson

Tue., Oct. 3, 2023
The Huntington will produce a major exhibition and book on Black artist Sargent Claude Johnson, whose powerful works—masks, portrait busts, and figural sculptures created in the 1920s and 1930s—have become emblems of the Harlem Renaissance. This will be the first exhibition devoted to Johnson in over 25 years.
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2023 Art Acquisitions Make Connections Across Time, Space, and The Huntington’s Collections

Thu., Sept. 28, 2023
Spanning more than 450 years, the works come from a diverse group of artists from across the globe, including Edward Mitchell Bannister, Agostino Brunias, Dominique Fung, David Hockney, Letitia Huckaby, Mineo Mizuno, Kenjiro Nomura, Sandy Rodriguez, Betye Saar, Lilly Martin Spencer, Nari Ward, and Qiu Ying.
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The Huntington Acquires Rare Scroll Painted by Ming Dynasty Master Qiu Ying

Tue., Sept. 19, 2023
The Huntington has announced the acquisition of Zhou Dunyi Admiring Lotuses, a rare hanging scroll painted by Qiu Ying (ca. 1495–ca. 1552), one of the most celebrated Chinese artists of the 16th century.