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Palm Springs Film Festival directors find camaraderie in annual Sunnylands filmmakers forum

Friday, January 9, 2015

Narrative Filmmakers Forum January 2015

For five years, directors whose films are shown in the highly acclaimed Palm Springs International Film Festival have been invited to Sunnylands for a bonding experience like no other – a chance to ...

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Exhibition, Speakers, Catalogue Focus on Rising Seas and Strategies for Adaptation

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The roller coaster from the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, NJ partially submerged in the ocean after Hurricane Sandy. © Stephen Wilkes courtesy of Peter Fetterman Gallery
A woman makes her way down the seawall along the Kitakama and Ainokama coastline in Sendai, Japan after the tsunami in 2011. ©Paula Bronstein
Tacloban, Philippines, November 20, 2013. A man hammers away amidst the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan. © Paula Bronstein/Reportage by Getty Images

At a retreat in October 2014, Sunnylands and its partners Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and Scripps Institution of Oceanography addressed two of the most pressing issues impacting our planet: ...

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Sunnylands in the Media 12/22/14

Monday, December 22, 2014

In this edition, the “new type of great power relations” between the U.S. and China first discussed at Sunnylands are analyzed, the Annenberg Space for Photography exhibition Sink or Swim: Designi...

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Sunnylands in the Media 12/8/14

Monday, December 8, 2014

In this edition, President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China continue meetings started at Sunnylands, and Geoffrey Baum, Sunnylands director of communication and public affairs, discusses possib...

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Postcards Commemorate President Obama and President Xi's Sunnylands visit

Monday, December 8, 2014

This bench, located at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, is a replica of the one given by President Barack Obama to President Xi Jinping.
A Chinese-style pavilion, built in 1976, enhances the Sunnylands golf course.
This handscroll depicting the Summer Palace in Beijing was a gift from President Xi Jinping to Sunnylands.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng signed the Sunnylands guest book in June 2013.
Royal Crown Derby china. President Barack Obama hosted a dinner at Sunnylands in honor of President Xi Jinping on June 7, 2013.

The Sunnylands Gift Shop is now offering five postcards commemorating the June 2013 meeting between President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China and President Barack Obama at Sunnylands.Ea...

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Zesty Lemon Squares

Monday, November 24, 2014

Served with ice cream or fruit, these lemon squares are perfect for holiday lunches and dinners. They were a favorite at the Annenberg table and were always cut to be bite size. This is just one of fi...

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Students Study Monarch Migration and Habitat

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

CVHS student catching monarch butterflies for tagging.
Michaeleen Gallagher instructs students how to tag monarchs.
Students check monarchs for parasites and record information.
Students hold butterflies in their palms before releasing them back into the Gardens.
Digital design production students document their classmates' progress.

It was early in the day, prior to regular public hours, when students from Coachella Valley High School (CVHS) visited the Center & Gardens to tag and record monarch butterflies. Armed with nets, fres...

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