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  • $100 million-plus for Huntington will be largest cash gift in institution's history

     
    The suspense is over. Now that the late Frances Brody’s other heirs have received their shares of her fortune, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has a much clearer idea of its own windfall from the L.A. art......
  • Monster Mash: Huntington Library to receive $100-million-plus gift; more 'Spider-Man' safety issues

     
    Windfall: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino is expected to receive a gift exceeding $100 million from the estate of the late Frances Brody. (Los Angeles Times) Safety first: State inspectors were scheduled to...
  • Old becomes new again with this urban gardening project

     
    Today's enthusiasm for urban agriculture — or, to put it more romantically, kitchen gardens — would seem more than familiar to millions of Americans who lived during the world wars. "We're just going back and claiming our heritage," Rose Hayden-Smith,...
  • Times Past: When macramé was a head-turner

     
    From the L.A. Times archives: Home magazine, July 3, 1977 Does anything say "1970s" quite like macramé? Would you call this owl a piece of art? Craft? Hideous waste of twine? However your answer, consider this challenge: We're wondering if......
  • Coming Attractions -- Marion Eisenmann

     
    The Huntington Gardens, Marion Eisenmann, July 10, 2009 Marion Eisenmann, who contributes artwork to the Daily Mirror, is giving classes on Plein Air watercolor painting on the next two Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Library, Art...
  • Artist's Notebook -- Huntington Gardens

     
    The Huntington Gardens by Marion Eisenmann The Huntington Gardens by Marion Eisenmann The Huntington Gardens by Marion Eisenmann Marion Eisenmann and I were going over some of her recent work and this caught my eye: A page of value studies she did earlier...
  • Gardening as therapy: Event at the Huntington on Friday and Saturday looks at horticultural healing

     
    Community volunteer Linda Preuss and master gardener Nancy Cipes believe in the healing value of gardening. When seeds, soil, sun and water combine to grow food, the results are powerful, especially for women and children who tend to two vegetable gardens...
  • Artist’s Notebook – Brookside Golf Course

     
    Oct. 2, 2009, Brookside Golf Course, Marion Eisenmann This week, Marion visited a place in Pasadena. She writes: It is a section of the golf course, viewed from the north side of the Rose Bowl. I walked inside, and sat down in the shade of a tree...
  • 'Blue Boy' is ready for his close-up

     
    Did you notice that "The Blue Boy" is looking a little fresher this week? That???s because the Huntington???s most famous painting, a full-length portrait of Jonathan Buttall painted in 1770 by Thomas Gainsborough, has a new coat of varnish. On......
  • Flower Duet hosts pomander class for kids at the Huntington on Saturday

     
    Young floral designers can create festive holiday pomanders like the one shown above in a Saturday workshop hosted by Casey Schwartz and Kit Wertz, co-owners of the Redondo Beach-based floral design business Flower Duet. Working with wet floral foam and...
  • Huntington and LACMA go shopping for a chair

     
    Can a chair be a ravishingly beautiful, fascinating and revolutionary object as well as a place to sit? That’s what art specialists at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art say......