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  • Natural History Museum to raise admission price to $12 on May 11

     
    Price hike to $12 in store at Natural History Museum...
  • Norton Simon Museum borrows Vermeer from Metropolitan, never shown before in California

     
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has five, not counting one now established as fake. The National Gallery of Art in D.C. has four, not including its two known examples of forgeries. But no West Coast museum owns......
  • Lost L.A.: The Arabella Huntington gallery, a fleeting tribute from husband to wife

     
    It was railroad magnate Henry Huntington's tribute to his late wife, Arabella: the gallery, pictured above, with Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings, French gilded bronzes and inlaid furniture, and other treasured collections lighted by chandeliers...
  • The Dry Garden: Meet Hesperoyucca whipplei, those white floral spires rising on hillsides

     
    This is the time of year when even those hostile to the idea of water rationing in the garden have their heads turned by what nature has created without sprinklers. Rising from the untended hills of Southern California are spires......
  • 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......