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MoonFest – Community Celebration October 15

Los Altos, CA - MoonFest, inspired by the Mid-Autumn Festival and Lantern Festival celebrated in many Asian countries, returns to the Los Altos History Museum on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This beloved children’s holiday is traditionally held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the East Asian lunar calendar (September 15 this year). But the…
October 6, 2016
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Call for local authors for Author’s Showcase

The Los Altos History Museum is looking for local authors interested in presenting their published books at our Authors’ Showcase, one of the activities at the annual “Catch the Spirit” holiday event on Wednesday, November 16, noon to 4 pm. Continue Reading Call for local authors for Author’s Showcase
July 6, 2016
Events

Los Altos Mayor Proclaims May 18th, “Paul Hau Day”

Friends and family of world-renowned Chinese painter, Hau Beiren, also known as Paul Hau, gathered at the History Museum for a private reception to honor his 100th year and celebrate his upcoming exhibit. A Los Altos resident for nearly 60 years, Mr. Hau’s works will be on view at the Museum Oct. 13-Nov.13.Continue Reading Los Altos Mayor Proclaims May 18th,…
May 18, 2016
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May 7th Geschke Garden Gala to benefit the Museum

  Enjoy a rare glimpse of the gardens of one of the most elegant homes in old Los Altos. May 7, 2016, 4:30-7:30pm, 220 University Avenue. Plein air artists, chamber music, gourmet appetizers, premier wine tasting and garden boutique.Continue Reading May 7th Geschke Garden Gala to benefit the Museum
April 13, 2016
Events

Ikebana flower show & demo draws over 700

Katsuko Thielke and her students provided a 2-day flower show with live demonstrations before standing-room only audiences at the Los Altos Library. Illustrating the traditional art of Japanese flower design, the program ties to the Museum's exhibit, Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping Memories Alive.Continue Reading Ikebana flower show & demo draws over 700
March 24, 2016
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Catch The Spirit – the holidays are coming!

A Community Event Wednesday, November 18, 2015, noon to 4pm The Los Altos History Museum invites the community and beyond to start this year’s holiday season with “Catch the Spirit.” The J. Gilbert Smith History House will be decked out with holiday decorations reminiscent of the 1930’s. Tasty treats will be serviced on the spacious front porch and pianist, Carole…
October 15, 2015
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Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping Memories Alive

Los Altos History Museum Remembers Loved Ones Who Have Passed on in New Show Opening October 29, 2015 The Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibit, Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping Memories Alive, will open on October 29, 2015 and is a multi-cultural look at how we remember our loved ones who have passed on.Continue Reading Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping…
September 30, 2015