• The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
  • 1151 Oxford Rd
  • San Marino, CA 91108
  • USA
  • Saturday, March 09, 2019
  • 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Women in Art and Food

    Celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring the role of women in art in this workshop presented by Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites. After spending time in the galleries, participants will prepare a group meal based on recipes from The Huntington’s Anne Cranston Regional and Charitable Cookbook Collection.

    Cost

    Members: $85
    Non-Members: $100

    The Huntington Gardens

    The Huntington is a research and cultural center surrounded by 120 acres of breathtaking gardens.  Originally the private estate of railroad magnate Henry Huntington, it is one of Southern California’s must-see cultural destinations with magnificent collections of rare books, manuscripts, and works of art.

    The extensive grounds feature diverse botanical collections in 12 specialized gardens. Make sure to stop by the Desert Garden, it is very impressive. All of the gardens include Australian Garden, California Garden, Camellia Garden, Children’s Garden, Conservatory, Desert Garden, Herb Garden, Japanese Garden, Jungle Garden, Lily Ponds, Palm Garden, Rach Garden, Rose Garden, Shakespeare Garden, and the Subtropical Garden. Details→

    Art Collection

    Among the highlights are Gainsborough’s “The Blue Boy,” Mary Cassatt’s “Breakfast in Bed,” a Gutenberg Bible, an illuminated manuscript of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, and a First Folio edition of Shakespeare. The collection is exhibit throughout four structures containing several galleries, as well as an outdoor sculpture garden. The Huntington Gallery encompasses the former home of the Huntingtons, European Art is shown here; the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries contain American Art; the MaryLou and George Boone Galleryshows rotating exhibitions and art on loan; and the research library also features exhibits from the collection. The statuary surrounds the Shakespeare Garden.

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