A Magical Night Celebrating Pride at the 10th Annual “An Evening Among the Roses”

Published on Jun 10, 2024

The Huntington’s iconic Rose Garden was ablaze with color and festivity on Friday, June 7, as it hosted the 10th annual “An Evening Among the Roses.” This enchanting garden party celebrated the LGBTQ+ community and their invaluable contributions to The Huntington.

The evening began with a VIP reception on the south terrace of the Huntington Art Gallery. Guests enjoyed an exclusive cocktail reception, featuring a captivating performance by Wrabel and the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles. Attendees also had the opportunity to view the stunning “Albrecht Dürer: Wanderlust” exhibition, adding an artistic flair to the start of the evening.

As the clock struck 7 p.m., the main event commenced in the Rose Garden. Guests, dressed in their fanciful garden party attire, were greeted by a vibrant atmosphere of music, dancing, and a rainbow of blooms. The garden was transformed into a magical setting, with specialty cocktails, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and lively performances that kept the energy high throughout the night.

The celebration honored the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer members of the community, acknowledging their many contributions to The Huntington. This one-night-only event provided a unique opportunity for guests to revel under the stars, amidst the enchanting beauty of the Rose Garden.

The 10th annual “An Evening Among the Roses” was not just a party; it was a heartfelt celebration of diversity, inclusion, and community spirit. For more information about upcoming events at The Huntington, visit www.huntington.org.

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