Just because we cannot currently welcome visitors to the museum doesn’t mean the wheels stop turning in the meantime! Laura Babcock, Museum Director; Janice Havey, Collections; and Dixie Larsen, Board President, regularly show up to do a general check-up on the building (are there any critters ... Read More about We’re prepared!
Board Treasurer Allan Smirni submitted a preliminary financial report for the time period of January through November, 2020, which reflects the impact the pandemic has had on the society’s budget. A full report of the financial year 2019-20 will be presented at the next General Meeting, whenever we ... Read More about Financial Report 2020
While the museum itself is still closed (with a tentative opening date planned for January), there is good news for your Holiday shopping plans: the Museum Store will open with a limited schedule beginning November 5th! See details about hours and COVID protocol below. This is a unique ... Read More about Museum Store Open for Holiday Shopping
The museum was very fortunate to receive the donation of a magnificent hand-made tapestry, independently appraised at over $20,000! The tapestry is a Kaffe Fassett design, “Cabbages and Fruit”, in 7 mesh, a 5x7ft rug in 17 pieces made with Appleton wool embroidery thread, and backed with canvas ... Read More about New Donation- Needle Point Tapestry
Since our current exhibit in honor of the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, “Sunnyvale during the Wars”, opened only shortly before the museum had to close, not many visitors have seen it yet. Once we open our doors again, come over to have a look. Among a wealth of artifacts, you will find the ... Read More about A Peek into the current special exhibit