Los Altos History Museum Hosts Symposium on Influential Women of Color

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 12, 2019) – Inspired by the life and times of 19th-century figure Juana Briones, Los Altos History Museum‘s day-long symposium, “Negotiating Boundaries: Women of Color in Northern California History,” explores the lives of influential women who helped shape our communities. Scholars will share original research and analysis to give greater social context to these women’s lives. The…

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Los Altos History Museum Invites Participants to International Mother Language Day

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 5, 2019) – Celebrate a love of language on International Mother Language Day at Los Altos History Museum, Thursday, February 21st from 6-8pm. Community members of all ages are invited to tell stories, recite poems, or sing songs in their mother tongue around the theme of love, either their own composition or from a published work, in this…

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Tours of Historic J. Gilbert Smith House Focus on History of Valentine’s Day

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 29, 2019) – Love is in the Air when Los Altos History Museum offers special tours of the historic J. Gilbert Smith House with a Valentine’s Day theme on Saturday, February 9th at 10am and 11:30am. Deputy Director Heather Farquhar will discuss the history of Valentine’s Day and its customs on these free tours. Reservations required at losaltoshistory.org. “Love is a…

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Latina Leaders Honor a Legacy of Women Entrepreneurs in Panel Discussion

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 22, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy and Comerica Bank, will hold a panel discussion, “Latina Business Leaders: Diverse Pathways to Success,” Thursday, February 7th at 7pm in the Orchard Room at Los Altos Library. Prior to the event, the Museum will hold a reception and special…

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Traditional Healing Workshop at Los Altos History Museum

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 8, 2019) –Learn about indigenous Mexican and Mexican American traditional medicine with Elisa Marina Alvarado, Saturday, January 26th, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at Los Altos History Museum. The workshop will cover basic indigenous concepts about health and healing, and include activities to experience a few of the practices of medicina tradicional. Cost is $20 and includes…

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