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Presents from the Past on Display at the Historic J. Gilbert Smith House

LOS ALTOS, CA (October 23, 2018) –The Los Altos History Museum opens a holiday-themed exhibit for young and old of Christmas gifts from yesteryear. On display November 8th, 2018 through January 6th, 2019 in the J. Gilbert Smith House, "Presents from the Past: A Look Back at Christmas Gift-Giving," features a collection of iron toys, antique shaving mugs, children's books and…
October 23, 2018
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Los Altos History Museum’s Latest Smith House Exhibit Combines History with Paranormal Fun

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 20, 2018) – In the spirit of Halloween, the Los Altos History Museum unveils a new exhibit in the historic J. Gilbert Smith House, "Superstitions," running October 4th – November 4th. Visitors will experience a Victorian-era house in mourning, learn how death influenced life, and discover where many folk beliefs about bad luck and death originated. The exhibit is…
September 20, 2018
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Los Altos History Museum’s Exhibition “Paint the Town” Closes October 7th

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 19, 2018) – The Los Altos History Museum will hold a closing ceremony for its current exhibition: "Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past,"on Sunday, October 7th, from 12-2pm. The exhibition features artwork of historic places, buildings, structures, memorials, and homes that tells the story of our community's rich history. More than 50 local artists contributed their…
September 19, 2018
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Los Altos History Museum Announces Winners of Juried Art Exhibition

LOS ALTOS, CA (August 1, 2018) – Over 50 artists submitted works in response to the Los Altos History Museum's "Call for Artists" for their exhibition "Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past." After careful deliberation, a panel of judges chose five winning entries depicting local historic landmarks, which are among the art on display, and available for purchase, at…
August 1, 2018