Our Community Prepares

17 Oct 2019 through 19 Jan 2020

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On October 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the Bay Area. As the 30th anniversary approaches, we reflect on how natural disasters have shaken our lives and how our resilient community has come together to rebuild. Are we ready for the next one?

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Silicon Valley Eats

2 May 2019 through 6 Oct 2019

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From our agricultural roots to today’s cutting-edge sustainability efforts, the way we grow, eat, and share food has been shaped by innovation.

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April in Bloom

6 Apr 2019 through 20 Apr 2019

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The Museum celebrates the month of April with an opening weekend of Ikebana—the Japanese art of floral arrangement—followed by programs and artistic displays from The Garden Club of Los Altos.

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Inspired by Juana

18 Oct 2018 through 31 Mar 2019

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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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Paint the Town II

5 Jul 2018 through 7 Oct 2018

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View never-before-shown works of art by local artists that showcase "echoes of the past" by representing many historic homes and historical sites that are still present in our landscape and capture our connection to the past.

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Right Here

1 Jun 2018 through 1 Jul 2018

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A follow-on exhibition to "Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I" with local artifacts and stories that focus on the growing Los Altos community in the context of a wartime Peninsula. Featuring personal letters, original newspaper stories, information on Camp Fremont, and graphic posters promoting patriotic messages.

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