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The Huntington to Renovate and Expand Its Historic Tea Room
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The Huntington to Renovate and Expand Its Historic Tea Room

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens plans to renovate and expand its beloved historic Rose Garden Tea Room, restoring the front of the original 1911 building while creating a new outdoor dining experience and improving functionality in its service areas. The project, developed by The Huntington with Architectural Resources Group, will upgrade the…

The Incredible Chinese Gardens at Huntington Library
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The Incredible Chinese Gardens at Huntington Library

By Greg Aragon If you are looking for a beautiful and relaxing outdoor getaway for the day, the new Chinese Gardens at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens are a spectacular sight to behold. Reopened to the public in July, the Liu Fang Yuan, or Garden of Flowing Fragrance, is one of the…

Huntington Acquires Newly Discovered John Singleton Copley Painting Among Other Works
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Huntington Acquires Newly Discovered John Singleton Copley Painting Among Other Works

Art Collectors’ Council members also purchase a rare Edward Burne-Jones portrait as a promised gift  The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced this week that it has acquired a newly discovered painting by John Singleton Copley (1738–1815) depicting celebrated 18th-century British actress Mary Robinson, as well as works by British artists Alice Mary…

The Huntington to Reopen Gardens July 1
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The Huntington to Reopen Gardens July 1

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will reopen most of its 130 acres of gardens—with new safety measures in place—on July 1 to visitors with advance tickets (and on June 17 to Huntington members with advance tickets). During July and August, The Huntington will also be open on Tuesdays, historically a day it…

The Huntington Launches Yearlong Centennial Celebration
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The Huntington Launches Yearlong Centennial Celebration

By May S. Ruiz The Huntington in San Marino officially launched its yearlong centennial celebration on Thursday, September 5, 2019. During her welcome speech at Rothenberg Hall, Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence expressed how Henry E. Huntington’s vision and legacy will live on in the next century. “As I look out at you, the leaders…

The Huntington Announces Year-Long Centennial Celebration
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The Huntington Announces Year-Long Centennial Celebration

A new commemorative rose variety, “Huntington’s Hundredth,” unveiled The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens recently announced plans to mark its centennial with a year-long series of exhibitions and programs celebrating the impact of the research and educational institution’s incomparable collections while exploring the interdisciplinary ideas that will shape the next 100 years. To…

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