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.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2023 | Elizabeth Eger
The Huntington conference “Correspondence and Embodiment: The Bluestocking Corpus Online,” organized in collaboration with the Elizabeth Montagu Correspondence Online project, will investigate new questions deriving from the recent digitization of The Huntington’s Elizabeth Montagu Papers.
Tue., Nov. 21, 2023 | Michele Currie Navakas
Michele Currie Navakas—professor of English at Miami University and a 2017–18 National Endowment of the Humanities fellow—tells the story of coral as an essential element of the marine ecosystem, a highly sought-after ornament used for display and adornment, a global commodity, and a powerful political metaphor.
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.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2023 | Erika Pérez
The extensive Los Angeles Area Court Records offer researchers invaluable evidence of everyday contestations over sexuality and gender relations in early California, the blurring of lines between sexual consent and coercion, and abuses of women whose economic survival was at stake.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2023 | Deborah Miller Marr
Photographer William Camargo has a talent for transporting the viewer to a precise moment in time, often delivering a jarring history lesson in the process. His series Origins and Displacements amplifies issues of gentrification and the invisible labor in his hometown of Anaheim, California.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2023 | Linde Lehtinen
There are more than 70 daguerreotypes in The Huntington’s collection, each with stories as unique as the daguerreotype process itself. These miniature portals into 19th-century life preserve vital histories and allow viewers to engage in their own contact with the past.
The academic conference “Maritime History from Below: Rethinking Societies and the Sea” (Nov. 3–4) offers new stories of humankind’s relationship to the sea, including the experiences of sailors, transported prisoners, enslaved people, and Indigenous Americans.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2023
Watch this highlight reel of the Sept. 28 “Why It Matters” event, where Hilton Als joined Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence for a lively conversation about his career, the relationship between visual and textual forms, and the endless inspiration found in The Huntington’s collections.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2023 | Sandy Masuo
Hilton Als joined Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence in a conversation about his career as a critic and curator, the relationship between visual and textual forms, and the endless inspiration found in The Huntington’s collections.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2023
For the Sept. 28 “Why It Matters” event, Hilton Als joined Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence for a lively conversation about his career, the relationship between visual and textual forms, and the endless inspiration found in The Huntington’s collections.