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Inspired by Juana

18 Oct 2018 through 31 Mar 2019

The story of Juana Briones is a tale of resilience, ingenuity and business savvy – the hallmarks of Silicon Valley. Juana Briones was a dynamic 19th century figure who owned several businesses, many parcels of land, was a talented business woman, traditional healer and advocate for her family in what is now Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, San Jose, and San Francisco.

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J. Gilbert Smith House


4 Oct 2018 through 4 Nov 2018

In the spirit of Halloween, the J. Gilbert Smith House will be shrouded in mourning as visitors experience how death influenced life, and discover where many folk beliefs about bad luck and death originated.

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