I Want the Wide American Earth

19 Oct 2017 through 7 Jan 2018

Main Gallery

Created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), this exhibition celebrates how Asian Pacific Americans have shaped and been shaped by the course of this nation’s history.

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Traveling Stitches

15 Feb 2018 through 29 Apr 2018

J. Gilbert Smith House

In partnership with the Day Worker Center of Mountain View and directed by volunteer Naomi Zamir. Seven Quilts are displayed, created block by block by the day workers. Each square depicts the stories, memories, dreams, ideas and hopes of the day worker who created it.

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Celebrating 40 Years and Counting…

23 Sep 2017 through 31 Dec 2017

J. Gilbert Smith House

An exhibition celebrating the Los Altos History Museum's 40th anniversary as a community organization. It explores the stories created through the years by friends and volunteers and provides a peek into plans for the future.

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Our Community Through the Eyes of Children

7 Jul 2017 through 10 Sep 2017

J. Gilbert Smith House

This exhibit showcases artistic response to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school program at Almond School. The art project provides a unique opportunity to express creativity around this theme. Resulting works are on display in the J.Gilbert Smith House Gallery and first floor conference room.

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Eichler Homes

29 Apr 2017 through 8 Oct 2017

Main Gallery

Eichler Homes

This exhibit explores Eichler Homes, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, which he built from 1949 to 1974. Through photos, mid-century modern furnishings, and memorabilia, the story of an era filled with optimism and prosperity will shine a light on the structural building blocks that make Eichler living so appealing.

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Love One Another

11 Nov 2016 through 2 Jul 2017

J. Gilbert Smith House

The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy, Americas' beloved duo introduced in1918, and showcases over 60 dolls adopted by Diane Simmons over the last 40 years.

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