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Children’s Workshop: It’s a Tea Party!

Children’s Workshop: It’s a Tea Party!

Saturday 9/22 from 9:30 to 12:30

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Discover the fascinating history of afternoon tea. This tea party will include close observation of paintings and decorative arts in the Huntington’s collection. Then put your chef hats on and whip up scones, tea sandwiches, and chai tea from scratch. Ages 7 and up. (Fee includes one accompanying adult).

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image: The Gascoigne Family, Francis Hayman, British, 1740, oil on canvas, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

A Dickens Christmas

charles dickens

A Dickens Christmas

Saturday 12/8 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Back by popular demand!

Celebrate the holidays exploring the Victorian era of Charles Dickens. Discuss literature, paintings, and decorative arts of the era before preparing a contemporary meal adapted from period cookbooks from the Huntington’s collection. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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image: Portrait of Charles Dickens, 1859, by photographer Herbert Watkins. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.