2013 / Huntington Library presenting three viewing stone exhibitions through Jan. 2

The Huntington Library opens three viewing stone exhibitions on Dec. 27 and will run through Jan. 2.

Viewing Stones Show is open to the public with free admission.

Bob Watson’s Suiseki and Steel and Stone exhibitions are required with entrance tickets.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is located at 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108.

Closed on Tuesday.

Weekdays admission for adults: $20

Weekends admission for adults: $23



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Viewing Stones Show

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2 (Closed Jan. 1)
10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Free.  Friends’ Hall

The California Aiseki Kai presents its 23rd annual show featuring more than 100 outstanding examples of suiseki and other viewing stones. Long a popular art form in Asia, viewing stones invite contemplation of their subtle, fanciful forms, shaped by nature, the elements, and time.



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Bob Watson’s ‘Suiseki’ – Forty Years of Viewing Stones at The Huntington

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2 (closed Jan. 1)
10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Japanese Garden Ikebana House

A special historical presentation of over 70 viewing stones (stones shaped by nature) collected by Robert T. Watson, former head of the Japanese Garden and an early American proponent of suiseki.



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Steel and Stone: Forms from the Desert

Dec. 27 – Jan. 2 (closed Jan. 1)

10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Botanical Center Flora-Legium

Ten steel sculptures of desert flora by Khachik Khachatouryan are on display with a selection of 28 desert stones from the American Viewing Stone Resource Center.