In the Fields of the North

19 Mar 2020 through 19 Aug 2020

Main Gallery

Traveling with migrant workers as the fruit and harvest season moves from the Mexican border to Washington state, the exhibition sheds light on the basic questions: How much do we know about the lives of the people who feed us? Where do they live? How does it feel to do some of the hardest repetitive labor imaginable? And, what answers do farm workers themselves have to end their poverty and endless migration?

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Gallery 9

30 Jan 2020 through 8 Mar 2020

Main Gallery

In 1970, nine local women decided to pursue their passion and establish a cooperative art gallery. Fifty years later, we look back at the history of Los Altos' oldest art gallery and explore the work of today's artists who continue to find inspiration in the town and beyond.

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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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