History Museum Celebrates Language Diversity with Bilingual Film Screening

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 28, 2020) – Los Altos History Museum observes International Mother Language Day with a screening of the Japanese documentary “Paper Lanterns,” followed by messages of peace in languages from around the world, Friday, Feb 21st, 5-7pm. International Mother Language Day was approved in 2000 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to promote awareness…

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Gallery 9 Celebrates 50 Years in Los Altos

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History Museum Marks Milestone with Exhibition Town Crier Staff Report, Los Altos Town Crier Los Altos has seen changes aplenty over the past 50 years, but Gallery 9 has remained true to its mission as members celebrate the art gallery’s golden anniversary this year. It continues, as it did in 1970, to provide a supportive place for local artists to…

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The Evolution of the Los Altos History Museum

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By Elisabeth Ward, Executive Director, Los Altos History Museum, published in Los Altos Town Crier I was recently asked, “How did the Los Altos History Museum get land in the middle of the civic center?” This is a very relevant question amid all the happenings on the civic center campus. The demolition of Hillview Community Center and construction of a…

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History Museum’s Exhibition Celebrates Art

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 14, 2019) – Gallery 9 of Los Altos was founded in Menlo Park by a group of nine women artists in 1970. As a cooperative owned and operated by the artists themselves, the gallery offered its members a space to learn from each other and show their work. Now, 50 years later, Gallery 9 marks its…

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KQED: Take A Ride on the Big Shaker in Los Altos

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By Rachael Myrow, KQED The Los Altos History Museum has been marking the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake with an exhibition called Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now. It’s set to close on January 19, 2020. But today only, you can take a ride on the Big Shaker, the world’s biggest mobile earthquake simulator. “It’s…

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