RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

A collection of news and information related to Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens published by this site and its partners.

Top Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Will the weekend stink? Corpse flower gets close to blooming, Huntington says

     
    Thursday afternoon the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino posted a coy message on its Twitter account: "A fly has been spotted buzzing around the Corpse Flower bud. Does he know something?" Officials later released a...
  • Lost L.A.: For these horses, a room with a view

     
    At a time when cars were replacing horses and Southern California's stables were being converted to garages, Capt. William Sanford Banning never lost his love for his four-hoofed friends. As Sam Watters writes in his latest Lost. L.A. column: Middle-class...
  • Rare French ceramics coming to LACMA and Huntington

     
    It was announced Thursday that the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have received gifts of rare French ceramics from the collection of Pasadena art patron MaryLou Boone. Boone has given the...
  • Finding Nemo in ... San Marino? Disneyland Hotel donates 250 koi to Huntington gardens

     
    More than 250 koi have been transported from the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino as part of the hotel's preparations for a makeover. The move is permanent. Floristic gardens...
  • Huntington raises $243 million in six-year campaign

     
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is announcing Monday that it has raised an estimated $243 million – surpassing its target of $175 million – during a six-year campaign that was the most comprehensive in its history. Money....
  • U.S. job-stimulus dollars help bring Gertrude Stein novella to L.A. stage

     
    There’s a certain irony in the fact that $50,000 from last year’s $787-billion federal economic stimulus bill has trickled down to the premiere of "Brewsie and Willie," a new adaptation of Gertrude Stein's 1946 novella that opened Thursday in...
  • Huntington announces exhibitions through 2011

     
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has announced that it will host nine exhibitions through 2011, including major shows dedicated to sculptor John Frame and the late artist-designer Sam Maloof. As was previously reported, the...
  • ‘A Terrible Roar’—Updated

     
    Courtesy of University of Southern California, on behalf of the USC Special Collections. Oct. 1, 1910: The Times Building in flames, as seen from Broadway just south of First Street. Notice The Times Eagle outlined by the fire. El Alisal,......
  • Lost L.A.: Tea party as spin control

     
    The year: 1946. The place: the living room of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Jones. Behind the lens: legendary photography Maynard Parker, shooting for Architectural Digest. And carefully laid out on the table: a proper setting of tea, of course....
  • Christie's to sell art from Robert Shapazian estate; Huntington to receive an early Warhol [updated]

     
    Robert Shapazian, who died earlier this year at age 67, was not your usual art dealer. Although he was the founding director of Gagosian in Beverly Hills, he had a PhD in English literature from Harvard. He was openly nostalgic......
  • A Warhol 'Brillo Box' for the Huntington -- and some 'Hulten Brillo Boxes' too [UPDATED]

     
    In addition to the bequest of Andy Warhol's "Small Crushed Campbell’s Soup Can (Beef Noodle)," a unique painting made in 1962 as a variation on the famous series of soup cans first shown that year at L.A.'s Ferus Gallery, the......