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Old-Fashioned Holiday Festivities at Museum

Los Altos Patch Los Altos History Museum invites the public to “Catch the Spirit” of the holidays with music, tasty treats, and boutique shopping on Wednesday, November 16 from noon-4pm. Attendees may tour the historic J. Gilbert Smith House decorated for a 1930s Christmas, enjoy home-baked sweet and savory goodies on the porch, and shop for unique gifts in two…
November 10, 2022
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Museum highlights Stegner’s literary legacy in new display

Town Crier Report/ Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum is scheduled to open a companion exhibition to its outdoor display on Wallace Stegner, this time focusing on the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s legacy in the creative writing world, and the Los Altos area in particular. Co-produced by The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University, “A…
October 19, 2022
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History Museum’s offsite exhibit previews what’s to come

Town Crier Report/ Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum has opened an offsite display highlighting its new Permanent Exhibition, “Making Connections: Stories from the Land.” The teaser display, which opened Sept. 19, will be open through January at the Los Altos Community Center in the space earmarked for the cafe, replacing the museum’s current pop-up exhibition revealing…
September 28, 2022
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LA History Museum celebrates volunteers

Town Crier Report / Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum honored its volunteers recently, awarding certificates and gifts at a ceremony in the garden courtyard. The heads of 18 committees nominated an outstanding volunteer to receive the recognition for the year, with a special award naming Pilar Parducci as Volunteer of the Year. Parducci was singled out for…
September 14, 2022
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Los Altos History Museum displays artwork by local children

Staff Writer/ Cupertino Today The Los Altos History Museum will feature an exhibit displaying artwork by winners of the countywide “Peace, Love, Unity” Children’s Art Contest from earlier this year. The J. Gilbert Smith House will host the exhibit beginning September 1. “The themes of peace, love, and unity are vitally important to the mission of the Los Altos History…
September 1, 2022