Los Altos History Museum’s Latest Smith House Exhibit Combines History with Paranormal Fun

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LOS ALTOS, CA(September 20, 2018) –In the spirit of Halloween, the Los Altos History Museum unveils a new exhibit in the historic J. Gilbert Smith House, “Superstitions,” running October 4th – November 4th. Visitors will experience a Victorian-era house in mourning, learn how death influenced life, and discover where many folk beliefs about bad luck and death originated. The exhibit is…

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Los Altos History Museum’s Exhibition “Paint the Town” Closes October 7th

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LOS ALTOS, CA (September 19, 2018) – The Los Altos History Museum will hold a closing ceremony for its current exhibition: “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past,”on Sunday, October 7th, from 12-2pm. The exhibition features artwork of historic places, buildings, structures, memorials, and homes that tells the story of our community’s rich history. More than 50 local artists contributed their…

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Los Altos History Museum Announces Winners of Juried Art Exhibition

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LOS ALTOS, CA (August 1, 2018) – Over 50 artists submitted works in response to the Los Altos History Museum’s “Call for Artists” for their exhibition “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past.” After careful deliberation, a panel of judges chose five winning entries depicting local historic landmarks, which are among the art on display, and available for purchase, at…

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Local Artists to Receive Awards for Entries in Los Altos History Museum’s “Paint the Town II”

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LOS ALTOS, CA (July 12, 2018) – When the Los Altos History Museum put out a call for artists to paint local historic homes and landmarks for their exhibition: “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past,” over 50 artists responded, ranging in ages from 9 to 90. An awards ceremony for these artworks, which include paintings, textile and digital art, will…

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Winner Shares Recipe from Apricot Tasting Competition

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LOS ALTOS, CA (July 6, 2018) – Local businesses and individuals took part in an old-fashioned taste-testing competition at the Los Altos History Museum‘s first-ever Apricot STEM Fair on June 24th. The only rule: entries had to be made with apricots. Judging the competition was a roster of Celebrity Judges, with People’s Choice Judges adding their votes in three categories: appetizers, entrees,…

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