Events

Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses

Los Altos History Museum

May 24, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the exhibition displays photos, mid-modern furniture, stories, and will include a series of programs highlighting why these homes remain unique, desirable and celebrated 65 years later.

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Exhibit | Radiant Light: The Story of Eastfield / Ming Quong

New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU

May 24, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger thread of merging organizations dedicated to giving at risk children a better life. Today the historic property is the home of Uplift Family Services. This exhibit will explore 150 years of the...

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New Exhibit: The Nature of Patterns

CuriOdyssey

May 24, 2017 - Mar 25, 2018 @ 2:30 PM

CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the beautiful patterns of nature amaze and inspire us.  Discover and create patterns in shape and sound at CuriOdyssey.  Members-only "Sneak Preview" on the evening of March 24th. ...

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Cement Prairie: The History and Legacy of the 1952 American Indian Urban Relocation Program

NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos

May 24, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017 @ 11:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an exhibition that explores the genesis, rollout and impact of the American Indian Relocation Program initiated by the US government in 1952. This significant yet little-known chapter in American Indian...

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Extraordinary Playscapes

San Francisco Main Library

May 24, 2017 - Jul 8, 2017

Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play hospital, and hand-knit crochet installations. The exhibit emphasizes the importance of play to childhood development, thriving communities and social equity. The exhibit includes playable...

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Thomas & Friends®: Explore the Rails

Children's Discovery Museum

May 24, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017

Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster STEM literacy through playful learning experiences. The exhibit incorporates foundational STEM practices that encourage thinking mathematically, making comparisons, experimenting to solve problems...

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Natural Indigo Dyeing Workshop | Drop-in Friday's | Ages 13+

New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU

May 26, 2017 - May 26, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

Explore the basics of dyeing indigo, learn new techniques, and practice creating patterns and varying color depth. Yards of muslin fabric will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring their own un-dyed cotton, linen, or silk fabrics as well. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy, as indigo will stain fabrics. Arrive anytime before 3:30 to get the most out off the...

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Friday Nights @ OMCA

Oakland Museum of California

May 26, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the third and last Friday of May, June and July.

Join the Oakland Museum of California each Friday for its festive night market -- open an extra hour in spring and summer -- with art workshops for the whole family, food trucks, music and half-price admission for adults.

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"Over the Top: Math Bass & the Imperial Court SF"

Oakland Museum of California

May 27, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Enjoy the pairing of new work by a contemporary California artist alongside crowns, scepters, portraits and banners bearing the insignia of the empresses and emperors who have served the Imperial Court of San Francisco.  April 1-July 23.  Open 10am Wed.-Fri. and 11am Sat. and Sun

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"Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest"

Oakland Museum of California

May 27, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year old to a sword swallower. Children can also create their own artwork in a felt room inspired by the exhibition.  11am-5pm Wed. and Thu. 11am-9pm Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. and Sun.

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