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New Executive Director joins Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, CA – The Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Elisabeth I. Ward, Ph. D. will join the Los Altos History Museum as its new Executive Director effective March 20, 2017. There will be a series of private receptions to introduce Dr. Ward to the Los Altos/Los Altos Hills community. “Elisabeth will be a passionate and energetic leader,…
March 1, 2017
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30th Crab Feed tickets on sale at Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, CA – A Community Event: Saturday, February 4, 2017 6-10pm St. William, 611 S. El Monte, Los Altos Public ticket sales start January 10, 2017: $95/person for LAHM members, $110 per person for non-members All you can eat crab, salad, bread and dessert Los Altos, CA – The Los Altos History Museum, will open its ticket sales to the community beginning…
December 21, 2016
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Los Altos History Museum welcomes Seaweed, Salmon and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast Exhibition

Los Altos, CA – Filled with historic and contemporary photographs, baskets and other artifacts, food specimens, memoirs, and recipes, Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast is a new statewide traveling exhibition from the Grace Hudson Museum and Exhibit Envoy.  The exhibit, which opens at the Los Altos History Museum on January 12, 2017 and runs through April…
November 15, 2016
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Special Holiday Treat — Raggedy Ann and Andy come to the Los Altos History Museum

Smith Gallery: November 11, 2016 through February 26, 2017 Thurs-Sun, Noon-4pm Los Altos, CA – During this year’s holiday season, the Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy showcasing over 60 dolls adopted by…
November 10, 2016
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MoonFest – Community Celebration October 15

Los Altos, CA - MoonFest, inspired by the Mid-Autumn Festival and Lantern Festival celebrated in many Asian countries, returns to the Los Altos History Museum on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This beloved children’s holiday is traditionally held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the East Asian lunar calendar (September 15 this year). But the…
October 6, 2016