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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
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Los Altos Museum Seeks Volunteers

Los Altos, CA – The Los Altos History Museum has been a vital contributor to the life of the local community for almost 40 years. The dedicated support of its volunteers has been critical to its past success. “I truly appreciate the assistance of hundreds of volunteers over the years,” said the new Executive Director, Dr. Elisabeth Ward. “They have…
May 12, 2017