History Museum Celebrates Language Diversity with Bilingual Film Screening

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 28, 2020) – Los Altos History Museum observes International Mother Language Day with a screening of the Japanese documentary “Paper Lanterns,” followed by messages of peace in languages from around the world, Friday, Feb 21st, 5-7pm. International Mother Language Day was approved in 2000 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to promote awareness…

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History Museum’s Exhibition Celebrates Art

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 14, 2019) – Gallery 9 of Los Altos was founded in Menlo Park by a group of nine women artists in 1970. As a cooperative owned and operated by the artists themselves, the gallery offered its members a space to learn from each other and show their work. Now, 50 years later, Gallery 9 marks its…

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Ride the BIG SHAKER at History Museum

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LOS ALTOS, CA (December 10, 2019) – The world’s largest mobile earthquake simulator, the BIG SHAKER, rolls into the Los Altos History Museum on Saturday, January 11th, 10am-3pm, weather permitting. In an event titled “Be Prepared for the Big One,” visitors can experience what a magnitude 8.0 earthquake feels like and see what can happen inside their homes if contents…

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Museum Exhibit Highlights the History of Hams

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LOS ALTOS, CA (December 3, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum serves up “Ham for the Holidays: Amateur Radio Operators, Then and Now,” a historical perspective on how radio hobbyists help keep neighborhoods safe during disasters, in an exhibit appearing in the J. Gilbert Smith House through January 5, 2020. The exhibit features ham radio equipment through the years, and…

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