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History Museum Reopens with Exhibition on Wildflowers and Climate Change

LOS ALTOS, CA (March 2, 2021) – Breathtaking photographs address climate change and its effect on a universal symbol of beauty—the wildflower—in "Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change", a new traveling exhibition appearing at Los Altos History Museum, March 6 - July 11, 2021. The exhibition marks the reopening of the Museum’s indoor gallery at its new…
March 2, 2021
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History of Local African Americans Focus of Museum’s Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (February 9, 2021) – Local author and historian Jan Batiste Adkins explores The History of African Americans in Santa Clara County from 1780 to present day in a Zoom event hosted by Los Altos History Museum, Feb 24 at 5pm. Through photographs and untold stories of African American pioneers of the local region, Adkins will present research…
February 9, 2021
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History Museum Posts Virtual Field Trip of Current Exhibition

LOS ALTOS, CA (January 26, 2021) – In an effort to provide students with a safe educational experience during the pandemic, Los Altos History Museum mounted a virtual field trip of its current exhibition, “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage.” Made possible through a grant from the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy, the virtual tour is geared…
January 26, 2021
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County Awards Grant for Museum’s Exhibition Redesign

LOS ALTOS, CA (January 12, 2021) – Los Altos History Museum is embarking on a bold reimagining of its permanent exhibition to underscore its emphasis on place, storytelling, and shared experience—utilizing the latest in multimedia technology to explore local aspects of racial and ethnic diversity. The redesign will include an oral history kiosk with a working title “Our Stories,” featuring…
January 12, 2021
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Museum Kicks off 2021 with Women in Tech Panel

LOS ALTOS, CA (Dec 22, 2020) – When it comes to the pioneers who built Silicon Valley, it wasn’t only men. Women made a significant contribution, and Los Altos History Museum brings these innovators to light in a webinar entitled “Women in Tech: Then and Now,” slated for Jan 14 at 5pm. The presentation will focus on key technologies that…
December 22, 2020
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History Museum Presents Women in Leadership

LOS ALTOS, CA (Nov 24, 2020) – A panel of female trailblazers will discuss “Women in Leadership” in a talk hosted by Los Altos History Museum held on the Zoom platform, Dec 8th at 6pm.  The panel, moderated by Protima Pandey, Director of the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy, will share how they broke barriers to become successful leaders, and why it’s important to…
November 24, 2020