Huntington Pre-Conference

“A Day at the Huntington: Art, Literature,
and Gardens in Jane Austen’s Time”

Thursday, October 5, 2017
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
San Marino, California

Attend the dedication of a beautiful new garden bench to honor Jane Austen!  Learn Mark Twain’s true feelings about women, including Austen.  Gaze at 19th Century paintings Austen saw exhibited in London.  Roam 120 acres of 16 distinct and world famous gardens.

This Pre-Conference takes place at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, one of the premier cultural centers in the U.S. Here are the day’s events:

Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.  Lunch for ticket holders will be served on an outdoor terrace with stunning views of the Huntington’s lawns and trees and the Los Angeles basin beyond, weather permitting.  Transportation will be provided from the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa to the Huntington Library.