The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution serving scholars and the general public.
Each year, The Huntington provides nearly 2,000 scholars with access to its world-class collection; awards $2.1 million in fellowships to scholars for advanced humanities research;
educates thousands of schoolchildren and their teachers in art, history, literature, and botanical science; organizes special exhibitions to enhance the visitor experience, interpret the collections, and facilitate learning;
and hosts more than 800,000 visitors. It is an independent nonprofit organization, supported by gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies, and by a private endowment.