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  • '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......
  • Pacific Asia Museum is accredited by American Assn. of Museums, joining 15 others in L.A. County

     
    The Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena has announced that it’s been accredited by the American Assn. of Museums — which means it completed an application process, including a site visit from evaluators, and was found to meet standards set by......
  • An L.A. cultural guide to New Year's Eve

     
    Getting fall-down drunk not your thing on New Year's Eve? Then Culture Monster has some alternatives that might suit your more refined tastes. Though many cultural venues are closed for New Year's Eve -- even artists need time off to......
  • January -- time to stop and prune the roses

     
    As most gardeners know, rose bushes do best if they are pruned in the winter -- January and February to be precise. But even experienced gardeners can find proper rose pruning a thorny problem.Fortunately, demonstrations on Jan. 9 at two public gardens...
  • Huntington Library makes a Dickens of an acquisition

     
    In a bit of news that may elicit a chorus of “Bah, humbug!” from disappointed rival collectors -- or hearty congratulations if they choose to follow the code of proper Victorian civility -- the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical......
  • Cheery gerbera daisy umbrella at the Huntington Library bookstore

     
    I took my baby to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens last Sunday, and we had an hour and a half of pure joy before he started to melt down. It was only noon as we headed for the gates -- prime arrival hour for everyone else --...
  • Datebook: Events, classes, exhibits for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. L....
  • 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...
  • Private art collection may bring more than $150 million

     
    One of the most vaunted private art collections in Los Angeles, highlighted by a prized Picasso nude and including works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas and Edouard Vuillard, is expected to fetch more than......