Events

Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I

Los Altos History Museum

May 22, 2018 - May 25, 2018

Curated by the National Archives in Washington D.C., the exhibition looks at “The War to End All Wars”, which ravaged Europe from 1914 to 1918. That time period is also when Los Altos was coming into its own, as orchards multiplied, the train came to town, and everything began to boom. It looks at how that far away conflict impacted the everyday lives of communities across the U.S,...

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The House Imaginary

San Jose Museum of Art

May 22, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

In The House Imaginary, the house is a lens through which artists explore memory, identity, and belonging in an increasingly itinerant world. The house can be a lightning rod in which social policies around immigration, homelessness, urban planning, race, and gender intersect with personal histories and fictions. After the horrors of World War II, theorist Theodor Adorno famously...

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GENERATION OF CHANGE: A MOVEMENT, NOT A MOMENT

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

May 22, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018

Social Justice Sewing Academy’s mission is to inspire students to be aware of social injustices and turn them into leaders and organizers who believe that change can happen when they try and take action. By learning a strong foundation in sewing and textile art expression, SJSA's goal is to prepare students to solve the issues in their communities by their innovative thinking. Each...

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Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of Frankenstein

Cantor Arts Center

May 22, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

Curated by the National Archives in Washington D.C., the exhibition looks at “The War to End All Wars”, which ravaged Europe from 1914 to 1918. That time period is also when Los Altos was coming into its own, as orchards multiplied, the train came to town, and everything began to boom. It looks at how that far away conflict impacted the everyday lives of communities across the U.S,...

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Bill’s Backyard: Bridge to Nature

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

May 22, 2018 - Jun 5, 2018

Bill’s Backyard: Bridge to Nature is the museum’s new, outdoor learning space where kids climb, build, dig and get dirty exploring the outdoors. Children have fun scaling the Tree Climber, scurrying through the tunnel to the Look Out Tower, and scooping gravel, sand and dirt in the Dig Pit while making their own discoveries of the natural world. This newest addition doubles the...

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Supporting Mamas - Postpartum Support Group

Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

May 22, 2018 - Dec 5, 2018

Welcoming pregnant and new mothers who find the challenges of pregnancy or motherhood to be different than expected and those with a diagnosis of prenatal or postpartum mood or anxiety disorders. Join us in a safe, confidential setting designed to nurture you and to create supportive connections between mothers. Babies aged 0 to 6 months old are welcome to join. Meetings are the...

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GUNS: LOADED CONVERSATIONS

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

May 22, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018

An enormous divide exists between people who cherish their heritage of gun ownership and others who are concerned that guns contribute to the rising tide of gun violence. The pieces presented in this exhibition spark conversations relating to this important societal issue. The work explores heritage and current cultural norms reflected in gun ownership and consider how people's personal...

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