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Kristen Fuller

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Los Altos History Museum Rolls out Slate of Six Speaker Programs to Support New Exhibition

Los Altos, CA - October 2, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum announced its speaker series slate designed to encourage community dialogue and discussion of themes presented in its upcoming exhibition: "I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story". The exhibit will run from October 19, 2017 – January 7, 2018. Guest speaker, Rowena Chow kicks-off the series…
October 2, 2017

J. Gilbert Smith House Hosts Exhibit: “Celebrating 40 Years and Counting…”

The exhibition celebrates the Museum's 40th anniversary as a community organization and recognizes the many volunteers, exhibits, programs and fundraisers that have made the Los Altos History Museum a unique and welcoming community resource. It looks back at the Museum’s beginnings, explores the many stories created over the years and provides a peek into plans for its future. Documents, photographs…
September 23, 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
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Los Altos to Host Smithsonian Exhibition on Asian Pacific American Experience

Los Altos, CA - August 21, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce its upcoming exhibition: "I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story", created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibition is supported by a grant from the W. K. Kellogg…
August 21, 2017
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Discover the Story behind your Antique Treasure from Steve Yvaska, The Seasoned Collector

Los Altos, CA – July 5, 2017. Always wondered if that heirloom handed down from great-grandmother should be insured? Convinced that you bought a real Fabergé cigarette case at the local flea market? Or, just want to know more about one of your treasures? Then, don’t miss an opportunity to lunch under the oaks for Let's Talk Antiques with Steve Yvaska, “The Seasoned…
July 5, 2017
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Los Altos History Museum Celebrates 40 years!

Los Altos, CA – June 30, 2017. The Los Altos History Museum celebrates its first 40 years with a Summer Garden Party Under the Oaks on Sunday, July 23, from 5-8pm. The special dinner event will honor community leaders who have helped the Museum thrive over the past 40 years including past Museum presidents, major donors, past Los Altos and Los Altos Hills mayors and long-time…
June 30, 2017
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Call for local authors for Author’s Showcase

Los Altos, CA - June 15, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum is looking for local authors! Writers can present their published works at the Museum's "Authors’ Showcase”, one of the special activities at the annual Catch the Spirit holiday event. Authors that have published a book during the last two years in any genre -- fiction, non-fiction, children's literature…
June 15, 2017
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Our Community Through the Eyes of Children” art exhibit opens at Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, CA – June 8, 2017. The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce the upcoming exhibit “Our Community Through the Eyes of Children” on display at the Museum's J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery and conference room, July 7 - September 8, 2017. The exhibit will showcase artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a Community of..." by K-6 students participating in Los Altos…
June 8, 2017
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Troop 37 Celebrates its 100th Anniversary. Limited exhibit opens at Los Altos History Museum.

Los Altos, CA, June 1, 2017. – The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of artifacts from the Museum’s collection related to Troop 37 in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open during the Museum's hours from Thursday, June 22 through Sunday, July 2. “We are pleased that…
June 1, 2017

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