A Legacy of Paintings

4 Apr 2019 through 28 Apr 2019

Main Gallery

April presents a rich collection of paintings from Los Altos artist, Annie Knapp Fitz, 1912-1995. Nine-year old Annie came to Los Altos, married, raised three boys and remained on her family property her whole life. Self taught and almost 60, she began painting and sculpting clay portraits to illustrate what the town was like in its early years.

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Silicon Valley Eats

11 May 2019 through 8 Sep 2019

Main Gallery

Los Altos History Museum

From the Valley of Heart’s Delight to the delight of a valley of technology and innovation, the people here have eaten well. The fertile soil and temperate climate brought the native Ohlones, the settlers, the farms, the produce, the transportation, the immigration, the education, and the boom in population to a valley abundant with possibilities for growth.

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Superstitions

4 Oct 2018 through 4 Nov 2018

J. Gilbert Smith House

In the spirit of Halloween, the J. Gilbert Smith House will be shrouded in mourning as visitors experience how death influenced life, and discover where many folk beliefs about bad luck and death originated.

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Paint the Town II

5 Jul 2018 through 7 Oct 2018

Main Gallery

View never-before-shown works of art by local artists that showcase "echoes of the past" by representing many historic homes and historical sites that are still present in our landscape and capture our connection to the past.

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Right Here

1 Jun 2018 through 1 Jul 2018

Main Gallery

A follow-on exhibition to "Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I" with local artifacts and stories that focus on the growing Los Altos community in the context of a wartime Peninsula. Featuring personal letters, original newspaper stories, information on Camp Fremont, and graphic posters promoting patriotic messages.

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