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Catch the Holiday Spirit at History Museum Event

LOS ALTOS, CA (Oct 26, 2021) – As County restrictions lift and hopes for happy holidays return, Los Altos History Museum brings back a much-loved live community event, with some sensible precautions. Titled “Catch the Spirit,” the program will still include gift shopping, home-baked goodies, and live music, with masks required indoors, and the music pivoting to outdoors. The program…
October 26, 2021
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History Museum Program Highlights Public Art

LOS ALTOS, CA (Oct 12, 2021) – Arts Los Altos has made a big difference in the downtown area by implementing public art for the community’s enjoyment. Learn more about this local nonprofit and what they’re doing to beautify, invigorate, and brand the community, in an online program titled “Arts Los Altos: Public Art and Placemaking,” hosted by Los Altos…
October 12, 2021
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Museum Program Encourages Making Time for Art

LOS ALTOS, CA (Oct 5, 2021) – In a presentation on how to fit art into daily life, local artists Denise Howard and Doreen Cohen will discuss “Making Time for Art,” a program held both at Los Altos History Museum and via Zoom on Sat, Oct 23 from 10-11:30am. The two artists bring different perspectives on the subject. Howard, who…
October 5, 2021
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Heritage Orchard Sparks Exhibition and Celebration at History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Sept 14, 2021) – In the midst of a historic drought, Los Altos History Museum invites the public to consider the importance and preservation of the Los Altos Heritage Orchard in an event combining art and green technology. An exhibition of apricot-themed artwork opens in the J. Gilbert Smith House with an artist meet-and-greet. A groundbreaking ceremony…
September 14, 2021
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The Art of Anna Knapp Fitz on Display at Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (August 17, 2021) – In 1921, eight-year-old Anna Knapp Fitz moved with her family to an eight-acre farm in Los Altos. As an adult, when asked what life was like in those early days, “Annie,” as she was known, picked up her paintbrush to tell the story. This self-taught artist donated 212 of her paintings to Los…
August 17, 2021