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Seniors Answer Teens’ Questions in Museum Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (Mar 22, 2022) – What are teenagers curious about when it comes to older people? What was it like growing up as a young person decades ago, and what's better about being a teen now as opposed to then? The answers to these questions and others will be the subject of Los Altos History Museum's program “Everything…
March 22, 2022
Teen Docents interact with museum professionals and community members while experiencing a behind-the-scenes look at museum magic in action.Press Releases

Museum Accepting Applications for Teen Docent Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (March 1, 2022) – Los Altos History Museum is seeking applicants for its 2022-23 Teen Docent Program. Open to any student enrolled in a local high school for the 2022-23 year, the program offers teens the opportunity to work alongside museum professionals and interact with community members while experiencing a behind-the-scenes look at museum magic in action.…
March 1, 2022
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History Museum Program Looks at Aging in Place

LOS ALTOS, CA (Feb 22, 2022) – When it comes to living out our senior years, where we live, and with whom, is important to our well-being. In a program titled “There’s No Place Like Home,” Los Altos History Museum shares what cities are doing to become age-friendly for happy, sustainable intergenerational communities. The free program is slated for Thursday,…
February 22, 2022
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The Radio Revolution Comes to the History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Feb 15, 2022) – Today, if we want to listen to music, entertainment, or the news, we can easily pull out our phones and access our favorite entertainment on demand. In the 1920s, the choice was limited. Instead of Spotify, it was the radio. In a new exhibition, Los Altos History Museum focuses on the Radio Revolution…
February 15, 2022
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History Museum’s Photography Exhibit Showcases Local Citizens

LOS ALTOS, CA (Feb 1, 2022) – French photographer, videographer and storyteller Maud Daujean wanted to learn more about Los Altos and the people who made it special, having lived in the town for seven years. With camera in hand, she spent a year photographing and interviewing 35 elders in the community, capturing her subject’s memories of the growth of…
February 1, 2022