Los Altos History Museum’s Latest Smith House Exhibit Combines History with Paranormal Fun

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LOS ALTOS, CA(September 20, 2018) –In the spirit of Halloween, the Los Altos History Museum unveils a new exhibit in the historic J. Gilbert Smith House, “Superstitions,” running October 4th – November 4th. Visitors will experience a Victorian-era house in mourning, learn how death influenced life, and discover where many folk beliefs about bad luck and death originated. The exhibit is…

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Los Altos History Museum’s Exhibition “Paint the Town” Closes October 7th

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LOS ALTOS, CA (September 19, 2018) – The Los Altos History Museum will hold a closing ceremony for its current exhibition: “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past,”on Sunday, October 7th, from 12-2pm. The exhibition features artwork of historic places, buildings, structures, memorials, and homes that tells the story of our community’s rich history. More than 50 local artists contributed their…

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Don’t Miss Train Days…

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The Mercury News |by Steven Wayne Yvaska|   Train Days in Los Altos: All aboard for Train Days, Sept. 15-16, at the Los Altos History Museum. The hoopla, celebrating model railroading, is in its landmark 10th year “We’re delighted to celebrate Train Days’ tenth anniversary,” said Kristen Fuller, event chair. “What started as a small, one-time supporting event for a museum exhibition,…

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Heritage Walks Offered by Los Altos History Museum

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Take a stroll through history as Robin Chapman, author of “California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley,” leads heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard Saturdays, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, at 11:30 am. Hosted by the Los Altos History Museum, the walks are free, and open to all ages. Meet at the back door of…

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Los Altos History Museum Announces Winners of Juried Art Exhibition

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LOS ALTOS, CA (August 1, 2018) – Over 50 artists submitted works in response to the Los Altos History Museum’s “Call for Artists” for their exhibition “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past.” After careful deliberation, a panel of judges chose five winning entries depicting local historic landmarks, which are among the art on display, and available for purchase, at…

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