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Unleash Your Inner Scientist at Museum’s Apricot STEM Fair

LOS ALTOS, CA (June 4, 2024) – All ages are invited to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math at Los Altos History Museum's “Apricot STEM Fair.” This family-friendly event offers hands-on STEM activities that highlight the journey of humans—and apricots—to the Santa Clara Valley, and their future travels. The event will be held in the Museum’s courtyard…
June 4, 2024
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Explore the Evolution of Downtown Los Altos at Museum Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 28, 2024) – Los Altos History Museum announces an evening of history and community with a “Neighborhood Block Party: The Downtown Triangle,” taking place on Thursday, June 20, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. This event celebrates the heritage and vibrant community of downtown Los Altos. In 1888, Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune, purchased…
May 28, 2024
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A Mosaic of Art and Diversity Converge in Museum’s Exhibition

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 7, 2024) – Los Altos History Museum highlights the cultural perspectives of local artists in the exhibition “Expressions: Multicultural Artists Showcase” on display in the Museum’s Main Gallery May 23 – September 15, 2024.   Artists from Los Altos and the surrounding areas use traditional art styles from their respective cultures to portray their experiences of…
May 7, 2024
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Museum Invites Public Input on Cultivating an Equitable Harvest

LOS ALTOS, CA (April 30, 2024) – The Los Altos Heritage Orchard, following extensive rehabilitation efforts, is poised to produce a crop of Blenheim apricots in June. Renowned for their sweetness and juicy flavor at peak ripeness, this heirloom variety’s harvest season lasts two to three weeks. In a proactive approach, Los Altos History Museum is actively seeking community input…
April 30, 2024
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Museum Exhibit Explores Impact of Rotary Club

LOS ALTOS, CA (April 2, 2024) – What do the Veterans Community Plaza, the fountain in front of the Los Altos library, and the annual Fine Art in the Park have in common? They were all initiatives of the Rotary Club of Los Altos. The history of this local branch of the international service organization takes center stage in Los…
April 2, 2024
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Margo Cilker’s Orchard-Inspired Concert at History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Mar 12, 2024) – Los Altos History Museum will host an afternoon of song celebrating the agricultural past of the region in an event titled “Valley of Heart’s Delight: Concert with Margo Cilker” on April 7, 2024 from 4-6pm. Presented by Music Producer Debra Heesch and Museum orchard volunteers, the event will take place in the Museum’s courtyard.…
March 12, 2024