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Quilts Tell Tales: Yvaska for the Mercury News reports the Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View Team up

Yvaska for The Mercury News Quilts tell tales: The Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View are teaming up to present “Traveling Stitches: Quilts Made at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View.” The exhibit runs until April 29. The project invited individuals at the Day Worker Center to create quilt blocks, and 140 women and men took part. Each block illustrates…
February 15, 2018
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Los Altos History Museum Winging it with New Bird Exhibition

Los Altos Town Crier Reports The Los Altos History Museum's latest exhibition, “Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway,” is scheduled to open Thursday and run through April 1. The display chronicles the story of birds – their beauty, their biology, their migrations and their ecosystems. Curated by the professors from the UC Davis School of Design, the exhibition is inspired by…
January 24, 2018
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Bay Area’s historic houses get decked out for the holidays

By STEVEN WAYNE YVASKA | steve.yvaska@sbcglobal.net | Mercury News It’s time to shop, mingle, sip tea and ogle the decorations — all for good causes. These fundraising festivities not only put you in a holiday frame of mind, but they also help preserve the Bay Area’s historic homes, fund museum programs and support countless charities. Reminder: Early reservations are a…
November 8, 2017
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I Want the Wide American Earth in SF/Arts Monthly

See what SF/Arts curator Christian L. Frock had to say about I Want the Wide American Earth: "Organized and traveled by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, this exhibition considers how Asian Pacific Americans have participated in and been cultivated by this country’s history, from a variety of historical vantage points, including the California Gold Rush, the development of the…
November 3, 2017
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The Mercury News: September Shows: Train Days

Kids of All ages are certain to have an engaging time at Train Days on Sept. 16-17. The event — now in its ninth year — is held on the grounds of the Los Altos History Museum, and attracts many families from across the Bay Area. Visitors can mingle with model-train collectors and eye elaborate railroad layouts and scenery, scaled…
August 31, 2017