Wallace Stegner’s Literary Legacy on Exhibit at Museum (Los Altos)
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Los Altos History Museum | 51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA
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Los Altos History Museum opens a companion exhibit to its outdoor exhibition on Wallace Stegner, this time focusing on the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s legacy on the creative writing world, and the Los Altos area in particular. Co-produced by The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University, “A Society to Match its Scenery: Wallace Stegner’s Local Legacy” is on display in the J. Gilbert Smith House Nov 10, 2022 – Mar 5, 2023.
The exhibit will feature photographs of Stegner during the time he lived in Los Altos Hills, a collection of first editions and autographed copies of his books, and a reading nook.
The Museum’s outdoor exhibit, “Wallace Stegner: A Path to Conservation,” concentrates on Stegner’s work in protecting wild places and preserving the landscape. Visitors stroll the Conservation Pathway around the Museum using QR codes with Smartphones to hear recordings of, and about, Stegner.
The J. Gilbert Smith House is open Thurs-Sun, noon-4pm. Admission is free. Learn more at losaltoshistory.org/SocietyToMatch.
Categories: Art & Museums, In Person