News Release - The Huntington Acquires Large-Scale Jacobean Portrait and Rare Early 19th-Century “Portrait of a Young Black Man,” Among Other Works
Sept. 15, 2022
The two paintings will go on view in the Huntington Art Gallery starting Feb. 15, 2023.
Sept. 15, 2022
The exhibition of works by the Los Angeles–based artist is the last in a trilogy of shows on contemporary female artists curated by The New Yorker magazine critic Hilton Als.
Sept. 13, 2022 | Sandy Masuo
One of the joys of a garden is that it is a living laboratory, full of opportunities for discovery. Most home gardeners have experimented with plants, learning through trial and error which ones will thrive in their local conditions.
Sept. 13, 2022
From handmade jewelry and a curated book selection to cool apparel, toys, and home decor, these items are in tune with The Huntington’s remarkable library, art, and botanical collections.
Sept. 7, 2022
The renovation project includes the restoration of the front of the original 1911 building and a new pavilion opening onto the Shakespeare Garden.
Sept. 6, 2022 | Jennifer Tucker
From prints to cartoons, courtroom sketches to photographs, cinema to the internet, “new media” is a diverse and constantly evolving collection of cultural forms and technologies that shape, and are shaped by, the law.
U.S. Civil War
Aug. 30, 2022 | Olga Tsapina
In the predawn hours of May 24, 1861, the 11th Regiment of New York Infantry disembarked from steamers in Alexandria, Virginia. The men, commanded by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth (1837–1861), who was only 24 years old, met no resistance.
July 26, 2022 | Sandy Masuo
When you step into The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science at The Huntington, you are instantly transported to another world. Consistently warm and humid conditions create a pocket of the tropics that houses a grand display of plant adaptations.
July 19, 2022 | Vanessa Wilkie
In 1736, just four days before Christmas, 5-year-old Mary “Molly” Leigh wrote a formal letter to her father, Theophilus Leigh, Master of Balliol College, Oxford. The first page of the letter is ruled with straight lines to serve as guides for the novice hand, but the second page lacks them....
July 13, 2022
Ann Bermingham, professor emeritus at UC Santa Barbara, uncovers the methods used to create British drawings between the 17th and 19th centuries.