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October 17, 2019 - January 19, 2020

Main Gallery

On October 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the Bay Area. As the 30th anniversary approaches, we reflect on how natural disasters have shaken our lives and how our resilient community has come together to rebuild. Are we ready for the next one?

Related Programs

– Opening Reception – Oct 20th, 2pm

– Water Safety and Reliability Workshop *Oct 23rd, 7pm

– Pet Preparedness Workshop*Nov 2nd, 9am

– Emergency Volunteer Appreciation Night*Nov 14th, 5:30pm

– Holiday Safety Workshop*Dec 11th, 7pm

– Be Prepared for the Big One – Jan 11th, 10am

* Online registration required.

Click on the above links for program details and to register.

For other workshops and events supporting this exhibit visit here.

Exhibit Description

Co-produced with the City of Los Altos’ Division of Emergency Preparedness, the exhibition will feature historic photographs of the aftermaths of Loma Prieta and other local brushes with disaster. Related programming will also teach visitors how to prepare for the next natural disaster. Learn how to pack a kit; find exit routes; and care for yourself, your loved ones, and your pets during an emergency.

Exhibit Highlights

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