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The Los Altos History Museum Asks Artists To “Paint the Town”

LOS ALTOS, CA (March 1, 2018)--The Los Altos History Museum is issuing a "Call For Artists". When artists take their portable easels and work under an open sky, they often produce lush landscapes. The Los Altos History Museum is asking local artists to look around instead for man-made structures in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and the surrounding area that…
March 1, 2018
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Los Altos History Museum Looks to the Sky

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…
December 18, 2017
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Museum to Host a Twinkling Anniversary Reception at Historic Smith House Dec. 1

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…
November 22, 2017
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Catch the Spirit – The Holidays are Coming!

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…
October 9, 2017
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Los Altos History Museum Rolls out Slate of Six Speaker Programs to Support New Exhibition

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…
October 2, 2017