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Los Altos History Museum picks June 29 for Apricot STEM Fair

Town Crier Staff Report/Los Altos Town Crier Explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at Los Altos History Museum’s Apricot STEM Fair. The family-friendly event offers hands-on STEM activities that highlight the journey of humans – and apricots – to the Santa Clara Valley, and their future travels. The event is scheduled 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29…
June 11, 2024
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Apricot STEM Fair

San Jose/Kids Out and About.com All ages are invited to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math at Los Altos History Museum's “Apricot STEM Fair .” This family-friendly event offers hands-on STEM activities that highlight the journey of humans—and apricots—to the Santa Clara Valley, and their future travels. The event will be held in the Museum’s courtyard on…
June 6, 2024
An Indian-inspired oil painting hangs on the museum wall. Brandon Roth/Town CrierIn The News

Museum’s new exhibit offers global perspectives on local communities

Emma Ford Town Crier Editorial Intern/Los Altos Town Crier History is happening now – in the stories we tell about ourselves and how we tell them. The stories of Los Altos are being told by local artists from cultures around the world at the Los Altos History Museum’s new “Expressions” exhibit, running through Sept. 15. The exhibit includes painting, textiles,…
June 4, 2024
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Unleash Your Inner Scientist at Museum’s Apricot STEM Fair

LOS ALTOS, CA (June 4, 2024) – All ages are invited to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math at Los Altos History Museum's “Apricot STEM Fair.” This family-friendly event offers hands-on STEM activities that highlight the journey of humans—and apricots—to the Santa Clara Valley, and their future travels. The event will be held in the Museum’s courtyard…
June 4, 2024
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New plant calls history museum home

Front Page/Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum planted a new Manzanita shru last week after it was donated by the Los altos Daughter of the American Revolution. The Plant, native to California, was planted in the history museum garden. Glossy green leaves line the branches, which have a reddish brown bark. Though it currently has no flowers,…
May 29, 2024
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New interim director brings enthusiasm, continuity to museum

Town Crier Staff Report/Los Altos Town Crier Julie Bly DeVere is the new interim executive director at the Los Altos History Museum. DeVere, who grew up in Los Altos, succeeds Elisabeth Ward, who left her executive director position last month after leading museum operations the past seven years. DeVere is a museum professional with more than 20 years of experience.…
May 28, 2024
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Explore the Evolution of Downtown Los Altos at Museum Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 28, 2024) – Los Altos History Museum announces an evening of history and community with a “Neighborhood Block Party: The Downtown Triangle,” taking place on Thursday, June 20, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. This event celebrates the heritage and vibrant community of downtown Los Altos. In 1888, Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune, purchased…
May 28, 2024
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Museum invites public input on cultivating an equitable harvest

Town Crier Report/Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos Heritage Orchard, following extensive rehabilitation efforts, is poised to produce a crop of Blenheim apricots in June. Renowned for their sweetness and juicy flavor at peak ripeness, this heirloom variety’s harvest season lasts two to three weeks. In a proactive approach, Los Altos History Museum is actively seeking community input on fostering a…
May 7, 2024
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A Mosaic of Art and Diversity Converge in Museum’s Exhibition

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 7, 2024) – Los Altos History Museum highlights the cultural perspectives of local artists in the exhibition “Expressions: Multicultural Artists Showcase” on display in the Museum’s Main Gallery May 23 – September 15, 2024.   Artists from Los Altos and the surrounding areas use traditional art styles from their respective cultures to portray their experiences of…
May 7, 2024
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Best Volunteer Job Ever!

I love working in the Los Altos Heritage Orchard because it brings up so many happy memories as a child growing up in Los Altos Hills; I lived with my family in an apricot orchard. I’d run from tree to tree through the yellow mustard, and couldn’t wait to devour fresh apricots straight from the trees in July. Dad made…
May 2, 2024
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Museum Invites Public Input on Cultivating an Equitable Harvest

LOS ALTOS, CA (April 30, 2024) – The Los Altos Heritage Orchard, following extensive rehabilitation efforts, is poised to produce a crop of Blenheim apricots in June. Renowned for their sweetness and juicy flavor at peak ripeness, this heirloom variety’s harvest season lasts two to three weeks. In a proactive approach, Los Altos History Museum is actively seeking community input…
April 30, 2024