We are proud to bring you an exciting lineup of programs, events and exhibits intended to engage your thinking, stimulate your creativity and encourage interaction and enjoyment among friends, family and the community. Check our calendar to see what’s coming up…And be sure to mark yours!

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Happening This Month

Date/Time Event
Apr 12, 2018 - May 27, 2018
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Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I

Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Appearing in the Museum’s Main Gallery, noon-4pm, Thursdays-Sundays April 4-May 27, 2018.   Read more

May 01, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Women, Workers, and the Suppressed

Event | Bus Barn Theater, Los Altos CA

In recognition of the extreme social upheaval of World War I on the homefront, the Museum is holding a panel symposium on the role of women workers and the suppressed... Read more

May 10, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018
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Dormers to Doors: A Look at a California Bungalow

Smith House Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Dormers to Doors: A Look at a California Bungalow appearing in the J. Gilbert Smith House, noon-4pm Thursdays-Sundays, May 10 to June 17, 2018. Read more

May 10, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dormers to Doors Opening Reception

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Opening reception with a 4:30pm guided architectural tour of the J. Gilbert Smith house led by Museum Deputy Director Heather Farquhar. This program is in support of  "Dormers to Doors: A... Read more

May 19, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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J. Gilbert Smith House Architectural Tour

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

May is Preservation Month, and to celebrate local heritage, the exhibition will explore the California Bungalow style, and how aspects of the J. Gilbert Smith House were inspired by the Arts... Read more

May 19, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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J. Gilbert Smith House Architectural Tour

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

May is Preservation Month, and to celebrate local heritage, the exhibition will explore the California Bungalow style, and how aspects of the J. Gilbert Smith House were inspired by the Arts... Read more

May 26, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Memorial Day Activities

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Memorial Day weekend activities. The public is invited to interact with local veterans, and engage in hands-on kids' activities, including crafting a trench periscope on Saturday, 10:30am-2:30pm, and making remembrance poppies... Read more

May 27, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Memorial Day Activities

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Memorial Day weekend activities. The public is invited to interact with local veterans, and engage in hands-on kids' activities, including crafting a trench periscope on Saturday, 10:30am-2:30pm, and making remembrance poppies... Read more

May 30, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Preservation Month Celebration

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

The event will take place on the Museum's patio and include: Volunteer Recognition awards by the Los Altos History Museum Preservation awards by the City of Los Altos Historical Commission... Read more