This international loan exhibition examines the life and legacy of the iconic priest Junipero Serra.
From the Huntington website:
Every fourth-grader in California knows the name of Junípero Serra (1713-1784), the Franciscan priest who oversaw the establishment of the first nine missions in the state--missions that have been studied, and meticulously reproduced in miniature, by generations of school children. The Huntington goes beyond the textbook to paint a more complete and complex portrait of Serra and his missionary work among Indians.The exhibition runs through Jan. 6.
For more on Serra, including his influence on the history of California food, check out this story in KCET's Public Kitchen.