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Online Spring Plant Sale

BEGINS APRIL 2
We’re holding our annual Spring Plant Sale ONLINE ONLY during the entire month of April! Shop for roses, camellias, fruit trees, berries, succulents and more. Plants are available for curbside pickup only: drive to The Huntington at your assigned time, and we’ll load your plants safely in your vehicle. More

Blooming Now

Shades of Purple and Pink

Spring is in full swing with vibrant blooms popping up throughout the gardens. Look for lavender wisteria in the Chinese and Japanese gardens, while azaleas and neon ice plants are an explosion of pink in the North Vista and Desert Garden. Follow us on Instagram for blooming updates or look for your favorites on our blooming calendar

Plan Your Visit – Masks Required

Purchasing and Reserving Tickets

Tickets available now for visiting through April 5. The next ticket release date will be Tuesday, April 6 at noon. Tickets are released every other Tuesday for the next two weeks.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED even if you’ve been vaccinated. Please review safety protocols before visiting. 

Members
A limited number of Member tickets are released daily by 9:30 a.m. for same day visitation. Members can also self-cancel their tickets via the cancellation link in their order confirmation email and free up capacity for other Members if plans change.

Tea for Two on 1919 Café Patio

All Your Favorites, Patio View!

While the Tea Room is closed for renovation, Tea for Two is available on the patio of 1919 café with all of your favorites, including scones with house-made clotted cream and lemon curd, cranberry turkey on seven-grain bread, red velvet macarons, and more! Enjoy onsite only (not available for takeout). Must have advance admission ticket or Member reservation to preorder.

In Store

Spring Blooms

Bring the outdoors inside with Rifle Paper Co.’s colorful new desk accessories to brighten your workspace. Every purchase supports The Huntington’s mission of enrichment, education, and stewardship. Shop now 

Shop for Plants Online

Find a wide selection of botanical bundles that will add color and texture to your home garden. Shop now using curbside pick-up. Buy 

Upcoming Virtual Event

Lunchtime Art Talk on Christina Forrer

Wed. March 31, 12:30 p.m.
Join Dennis Carr, The Huntington’s chief curator of American art, for this short talk about artist Christina Forrer’s work for the exhibition “Made in L.A. 2020: a version.” Free

Capturing Bestiarium: The Art and Science of Digitization

Wed., April 7, 10–11 a.m.
Join the digital library team for an overview of digitization as they demonstrate the processes and steps to digitize the illustrated bestiary, Dialogus Creaturarum, from 1480. Free

Virtual Conference – “This Reading of Books Is a Pernicious Thing”: Restoration Women Writers and Their Readers

Thurs.–Fri., April 15–16, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Scholars come together to assess developments in the study of Restoration women writers such as Aphra Behn and Margaret Cavendish (the Duchess of Newcastle), their reception in their own period, and increasing popularity today. Free

Flower Arranging: Tulips and the Arts & Crafts Movement

Sat., April 17, 5–6 p.m.
Learn how to create beautiful floral displays using tulips and other seasonal blooms, taking inspiration from the Arts & Crafts movement. Tickets

Just Released 

Lunchtime Art Talk on Reynaldo Rivera

Join Vanessa Arizmendi, curatorial assistant at the Hammer, for this short talk about artist Reynaldo Rivera’s work for the exhibition “Made in L.A. 2020: a version.” Watch

Exhibitions

“Made in L.A. 2020: a version” Opens April 17

The Huntington is preparing to reopen select art galleries on April 17, inviting visitors to see “Made in L.A. 2020: a version,” the fifth iteration of the Hammer Museum’s biennial exhibition, which will debut simultaneously at both The Huntington and the Hammer.

Share Your Pics #AtTheH

Send us your pics and we’ll celebrate them here! #AtTheH

Become a Member

Join online at any level and receive two additional months of Membership—14 months for the price of 12! Enter code: 2FREEMONTHS at checkout to redeem.

Support The Huntington

Please consider making a donation today. Your donation ensures The Huntington can continue to provide a space of respite for all during these challenging times.   

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