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Silicon Valley’s Secret History: Museum’s Evening of Intrigue

LOS ALTOS, CA (Oct 3, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum, in partnership with the Foothill-De Anza Center for Applied Humanities, invites the public to an evening of intrigue in a program titled “Conversations and Reflections: Silicon Valley Conspiracy Theories.” This event will take place at the Museum on Thursday, October 19, at 5:30pm.   Stanford Professor Steve Blank, referred…
October 3, 2023
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Los Altos Golf & Country Club Exhibit Unveiled at Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Sept 26, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Los Altos Golf & Country Club with a new exhibit. Titled “100 Years and Counting: The Los Altos Golf & Country Club,” this exhibit will be on display in the J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery from October 12, 2023, to January 7, 2024.…
September 26, 2023
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Museum Hosts Discussion on Architecture and Workplace Culture

LOS ALTOS, CA (Sept 5, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum's August program that focused on the stories behind the high-tech buildings featured in the exhibition “Building the Future: A Visual History of the Architecture of Silicon Valley” drew a packed house. Given the widespread interest in the subject, the Museum is pleased to announce the return of photographer Richard…
September 5, 2023
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All Aboard for Train Days at History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (August 22, 2023) – Get ready to embark on a journey into the world of model railroads at the highly anticipated Train Days event. Presented by Los Altos History Museum, this two-day extravaganza will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17, from 10am-3pm.   Train Days offers an immersive experience that transports visitors into…
August 22, 2023
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Museum Program Explores Stories Behind Iconic High-Tech Buildings

LOS ALTOS, CA (August 1, 2023) – As recently as 2013, the Los Angeles Times could dismiss Silicon Valley as “an architectural wasteland.”  Over the past decade, however, this picture changed dramatically as high-tech industry leaders—including Adobe, Apple, Google, Meta, Microsoft, and Nvidia—hired world-class architects to create iconic buildings that express their values and ideals. To shed light on this…
August 1, 2023
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Museum’s Photography Exhibition on the Architectural Evolution of Silicon Valley

LOS ALTOS, CA (July 18, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition of photographs by artist Richard Adler. Titled "Building the Future: A Visual History of the Architecture of Silicon Valley," the exhibition will be on display from August 3 to October 22, 2023, offering visitors a journey through the transformation of Silicon Valley's…
July 18, 2023