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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Apricot STEM Fair June 24, 2018

Los Altos History Museum’s “Apricot STEM Fair” Captures the State Fair Experience

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 30, 2018) – Break out your microscopes and favorite apricot recipes and head to a mini -version of an old-fashioned state fair, minus the livestock. The Los Altos History Museum’s 2018 Apricot STEM Fair, co-sponsored by 23andMe and the Peter Pavlina Family, LLC, will be held on Sunday, June 24th, 10am-3pm. Admission is free. The fun…

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Los Altos History Museum Features Exhibition on Stories of Bay Area Families during WWI

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 23, 2018) – The Los Altos History Museum highlights material seldom told in its new exhibition: “Right Here: Our Local Stories,” a focus on WWI artifacts and stories of local families affected by the Great War. The exhibition, opening June 1 and extended through July 1 due to overwhelming interest, features personal letters, original newspaper stories, and posters promoting…

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Los Altos History Museum Commemorates WWI Photographic Exhibition with Memorial Day Activities

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 10, 2018) – A costumed historical reenactor and hands-on World War I-themed craft projects are activities planned by the Los Altos History Museum for its closing weekend of the nationally touring photographic exhibition “Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I,” slated for Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, 10am-3pm, and makes way for the opening…

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