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Celebrate the History of North Los Altos at Museum Event

LOS ALTOS, CA (July 5, 2023) – Residents of North Los Altos are invited to join Los Altos History Museum’s upcoming Neighborhood Block Party. This event will provide an opportunity for community members to connect with one another, explore captivating photos from the Collection of key landmarks, and share their experiences of growing up or living in the area. The celebration…
July 5, 2023
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Museum Welcomes Five New Board Directors to its Roster

LOS ALTOS, CA (June 27, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum is pleased to announce the addition of five new directors to its board of directors and a slate of new officers for its executive committee. These individuals bring a wealth of diverse experience and expertise, further strengthening the Museum's commitment to preserving and promoting the history of Los Altos…
June 27, 2023
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Museum Exhibit Explores History of Water Management

LOS ALTOS, CA (June 20, 2023) – Harnessing the scarce water resources of the Santa Clara Valley has been a challenge for more than 100 years. Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibit “Drip, Dry, Flood: Orchard Water Management” showcases how orchardists have tackled this challenge historically and today. On display in the J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery June 29 – October…
June 20, 2023
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Museum Invites Feedback in Restoration of Heritage Orchard

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 30, 2023) – The Los Altos Heritage Orchard is one of three remaining orchards in the area—and the oldest—planted in 1901 by J. Gilbert Smith. Following a series of droughts, the health of the apricot grove has declined. Los Altos History Museum invites the public to engage in a meaningful dialogue about restoring the City’s Historical…
May 30, 2023
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History Museum Launches a Series of Conversations and Reflections

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 2, 2023) — Los Altos History Museum rolls out a series of programs scheduled for the third Thursday of every month alternating between panel discussions related to the newly opened Permanent Exhibition and changing exhibits, and block parties related to the history of neighborhoods. Held in the Museum’s upstairs Geschke Gallery, the inaugural program, "Hidden Communities:…
May 2, 2023
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Museum Accepts Applications for 2023-24 Teen Docent Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (March 14, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum is seeking applicants for its 2023-24 Teen Docent Program. Open to any student enrolled in a local high school for the upcoming academic year, the program offers teens the opportunity to work alongside museum professionals and interact with community members while experiencing a behind-the-scenes look at museum magic in…
March 14, 2023
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History Museum Hosts Program on Being an Environmental Advocate

LOS ALTOS, CA (Feb 14, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum will host Green Foothills’ Executive Director Megan Fluke and legendary environmental advocate Lennie Roberts in a discussion on how a committed group of people can create a positive impact on the environment. “Green Foothills: Advocates and Activists” is slated for Saturday, March 4 from 10:30 - 11:30am.   “Youth…
February 14, 2023