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History Museum Reopens with Expanded Exhibition

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 29, 2020) – Los Altos History Museum opens its indoor main gallery to visitors for the first time since March, with an expanded version of its exhibition, “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” beginning October 15. The exhibition and the lobby gift shop will be open Fri-Sun, noon-4pm, with special hours reserved for seniors/vulnerable visitors…
September 29, 2020
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History Museum Honors Jane Reed with Tribute Fund

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 8, 2020) – Los Altos History Museum is holding a special fundraiser in honor of Jane Reed, a key Museum supporter and former Los Altos mayor, for her decades-long contributions in helping to preserve the Los Altos story. All funds raised will go toward the Changing Exhibits Program that Reed spearheaded for fifteen years. Reed’s relationship…
September 8, 2020
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History Museum Offers Online Programs

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 1, 2020) – In support of its outdoor exhibition, “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” Los Altos History Museum offers a series of free programs on the Zoom platform. The programs delve into the history of voting rights, current challenges, and women in politics. “Elected Women Speak Up,” a conversation with Los Altos’ elected officials—the…
September 1, 2020
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History Museum Celebrates Women’s Suffrage with Outdoor Exhibit

LOS ALTOS, CA (August 4, 2020) – One hundred years ago, women fought for, and won, the right to vote. Los Altos History Museum celebrates this milestone with an outdoor exhibit entitled “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” on display beginning August 20. Originally slated as a larger exhibition in the main gallery of the Museum, a mini-version of…
August 4, 2020
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History Museum Honors Volunteers, 2020 Style

LOS ALTOS, CA (June 23, 2020) –  Los Altos History Museum took to the road to honor 14 nominees for Volunteer of the Year in this annual appreciation event. Normally, the Museum holds the awards ceremony in the garden courtyard, inviting all 180 volunteers. But with County guidelines restricting large gatherings, the Museum changed plans. In 2020 fashion, members of…
June 23, 2020
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History Museum Announces New Board Members and Officers

LOS ALTOS, CA (June 16, 2020) – Los Altos History Museum welcomes three new diverse members to its board of directors and a slate of new officers for its executive committee for 2020–2021. The election process, normally held on the grounds of the Museum, pivoted to a Zoom format due to COVID-19. Julia Lovin, the current Board President, conducted the…
June 16, 2020