Heritage Walks Offered by Los Altos History Museum

Take a stroll through history as Robin Chapman, author of "California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley," leads heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard Saturdays, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, at 11:30 am. Hosted by the Los Altos History Museum, the walks are free, and open to all ages. Meet at the back door of…
August 14, 2018

Adobe Creek Lodge Tour Sold Out!

Attend a private, history-led tour of this estate developed by San Francisco businessman Milton Haas. In 1934 Haas purchased the 35-acre Los Altos Hills property to develop a luxurious country retreat. He engaged prominent San Francisco architects to design a $250,000, 17-room English-style manor, an immense sum at that time, as well as built outbuildings and accommodations. The property was considered among the finest on the San Francisco…
May 22, 2017

Los Altos Mayor Proclaims May 18th, “Paul Hau Day”

Friends and family of world-renowned Chinese painter, Hau Beiren, also known as Paul Hau, gathered at the History Museum for a private reception to honor his 100th year and celebrate his upcoming exhibit. A Los Altos resident for nearly 60 years, Mr. Hau’s works will be on view at the Museum Oct. 13-Nov.13.Continue Reading Los Altos Mayor Proclaims May 18th,…
May 18, 2016

May 7th Geschke Garden Gala to benefit the Museum

  Enjoy a rare glimpse of the gardens of one of the most elegant homes in old Los Altos. May 7, 2016, 4:30-7:30pm, 220 University Avenue. Plein air artists, chamber music, gourmet appetizers, premier wine tasting and garden boutique.Continue Reading May 7th Geschke Garden Gala to benefit the Museum
April 13, 2016

Ikebana flower show & demo draws over 700

Katsuko Thielke and her students provided a 2-day flower show with live demonstrations before standing-room only audiences at the Los Altos Library. Illustrating the traditional art of Japanese flower design, the program ties to the Museum's exhibit, Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping Memories Alive.Continue Reading Ikebana flower show & demo draws over 700
March 24, 2016