History Museum Celebrates Spring with Ikebana Show and Garden Club Exhibit

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LOS ALTOS, CA (March 19, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum presents “April in Bloom: Floral Artistry through the Years,” an exhibit of floral art and related programs, April 6 – 20, 2019. The opening weekend features an Ikebana Flower Show with Japanese floral arrangements on display in the Museum’s Main Gallery and courtyard. Katsuko Thielke and her students will give…

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Orchard Walks Share Apricots, Green Space and History

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LOS ALTOS, CA (March 12, 2019) – Salute spring by bringing friends and family for guided walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Apricot Orchard, produced by Los Altos History Museum in cooperation with Los Altos Library. The informative Orchard Walks will take place every Saturday morning in April as guides take residents through the orchard, sharing stories of its past, present…

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Mexican California Ranching Days Come Alive at Los Altos History Museum

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 26, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum is hosting a free Rancho Day event at the Museum, where families can experience some of the daily activities it took to run a ranch during the Mexican California period, Saturday, March 16th, 12-3pm. Rancho Day supports the Museum’s bilingual exhibition, “Inspired by Juana: La Doña de la Frontera“, closing March…

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Los Altos History Museum Hosts Symposium on Influential Women of Color

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 12, 2019) – Inspired by the life and times of 19th-century figure Juana Briones, Los Altos History Museum‘s day-long symposium, “Negotiating Boundaries: Women of Color in Northern California History,” explores the lives of influential women who helped shape our communities. Scholars will share original research and analysis to give greater social context to these women’s lives. The…

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Los Altos History Museum Invites Participants to International Mother Language Day

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 5, 2019) – Celebrate a love of language on International Mother Language Day at Los Altos History Museum, Thursday, February 21st from 6-8pm. Community members of all ages are invited to tell stories, recite poems, or sing songs in their mother tongue around the theme of love, either their own composition or from a published work, in this…

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