Day Workers Share Stories through Quilts at History Museum’s J. Gilbert Smith House

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 1, 2018)–The Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View are excited to announce a partnership to bring “Traveling Stitches: Quilts Made At The Day Worker Center of Mountain View“ to the J. Gilbert Smith House, February 15 to April 29, 2018. The exhibition was directed by curator Naomi Zamir, a volunteer at…

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Instinct Extinct

Los Altos History Museum Looks to the Sky

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LOS ALTOS, CA (December 18, 2017)–The Los Altos History Museum is pleased to announce that the extraordinary story of birds—their beauty, their biology, their migrations, and their ecosystems—will take center stage in the Museum’s upcoming exhibition entitled “Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway“, opening January 25 – March 31, 2018. The exhibit, curated by professors from University of California-Davis School…

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Museum to Host a Twinkling Anniversary Reception at Historic Smith House Dec. 1

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Los Altos, CA—November 22, 2017. The Los Altos History Museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary by inviting the community to a glittering reception, “Keep the Lights Twinkling“, at the historic J. Gilbert Smith House, Sunday, December 1, 2017, 5-7pm. Weddings have contributed significantly to the Museum’s success, and those who have been married at the Museum and plan to marry…

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Catch the Spirit – The Holidays are Coming!

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Los Altos, CA – October 9, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum invites the community to start this year’s holiday season with “Catch the Spirit” on Wednesday, November 15, noon to 4:00pm, with a special event at the J. Gilbert Smith House, located on one of the last active apricot orchards in Santa Clara Valley. Thriving among the buildings of the…

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Los Altos History Museum Rolls out Slate of Six Speaker Programs to Support New Exhibition

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Los Altos, CA – October 2, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum announced its speaker series slate designed to encourage community dialogue and discussion of themes presented in its upcoming exhibition: “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story”. The exhibit will run from October 19, 2017 – January 7, 2018. Guest speaker, Rowena Chow kicks-off the series…

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