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Holiday High Tea: Where to sip among twinkling lights and historic architecture – 7×7 Bay Area – December 06, 2018

#GivingTuesday is November 27- here’s a list of local non-profits – InMenlo – November 26, 2018

San Francisco’s Andytown Coffee launches holiday cafe at Filoli – Elena Kadvany, Palo Alto Online – November 21, 2018

Holiday Lights: 19 spectacular Bay Area displays – Martha Ross, San Jose Mercury News – November 19, 2018

14 great gifts for Bay Area foodies, travelers and more – San Jose Mercury News – November 18, 2018

Holiday Festivities at Bay Area historic houses begin soon – San Jose Mercury News – October 31, 2018

An adoring Aloha for Filoli – Nob Hill Gazette – October 1, 2018

Everything’s coming up roses at Filoli – Nob Hill Gazette – September 30, 2018

Two Approaches to Museum Collection Photography – SavingPlaces.org – September 21, 2018

South Bay Accent – Jazz at Filoli – pg. 78 – June/July 2018

The Best Dressed Women in Tech – Nob Hill Gazette – August 31, 2018

Autumn Festival | Upcoming Events September 22, 2018 PJCC celebrates sukkot at filoli – PJCC

Home front grow Asian veggies; Filoli in the Fall – Palo Alto Online – August 9, 2018

Filoli Hosts First Art Faire – InMenlo – July 27, 201

Filoli announces its first-ever “Summer Nights” Event Series – Bay Area Parent – July 26, 2018

Tickets Go On Sale for Filoli’s Pacific Paradise Themed Gala – Redwood City Patch – July 21, 2018

Pacific Paradise Gala 2018: Filoli Estate, Woodside – Redwood City Patch – July 20, 2018

Filoli Announces 2018 Fundraising Gala for the Next Generation – Benzinga – July 19, 2018

Garden of Eden on odd side of highway – San Francisco Chronicle – July 11, 2018

Try a ‘Taste of Silicon Valley’ at Garden Court Hotel – NBC Bay Area – July 3, 2018

July 7-9 : Arj Barker, Nick Youssef, Conversation 7, Primo Major, Blanks, Stroll Down Penny Lane, Gal Holiday, Matt Costa, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Hunchback of Notre Dame – San Francisco Examiner – July 5, 2018

A Guide to Summer Jazz – Palo Alto Weekly – June 14, 2018

A Guide to Summer Jazz – Mountain View Voice – June 14, 2018

June 7-9: Keith Hennessy, Movies on the Square, Diana Purim, Alicia Garza, SF Design Week, Queer Women of Color Film Festival, Nicki Bluhm, Sheila E., San Mateo County Fair, SF Free Folk Festival – SFExaminer – June 7, 2018

Filoli kicks off the its summer season with 30th annual flower show – InMenlo – June 6, 2018

Stay and play around Palo Alto, California –FWT Magazine – June 4, 2018

Marin Magazine (print) – June Issue

Home front: modern home tour; Filoli flower show – Palo Alto Online – May 24, 2018

2018 Filoli Flower Show “California Kaleidoscope” – NBC Bay Area

Partner E-Bulletin – San Mateo County Silicon Valley Visitor’s Bureau – May 15, 2018

“California Kaleidoscope” Flower Show at Filoli Grand Estate in Woodside – Kstati News – May 13, 2018

“California Kaleidoscope” Flower Show at Filoli Grand Estate in Woodside – La Oferta – May 11, 2018

Where do you look for garden inspiration that provides fresh, innovative ideas? – Pacific Nurseries – May 2018

For Filoli-Loving Moms: Last-Minute Gift Ideas – Redwood City Patch – May 10, 2018

Filoli Announces 2018 Summer Jazz Series Lineup – Erie News Now – May 9, 2018

The Best Mother’s Day Brunches & Activities: Peninsula, SF 2018 – San Mateo Patch – May 9, 2018

Home front contractor honored, container gardens, pest control – Mountain View Voice – May 3, 2018

Back in orbit: Doug Stewart’s documentary of visionary artist Chesley Bonestell – Easy Reader News – May 2, 2018

Sunday Paper (print) – San Francisco Chronicle

Pull-out Summer Activities Book (print) – Marin Magazine

Bridges of Madison County Program (print)- TheatreWorks

May/June Program (print) – StanfordLive 

Program (print) – San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

Angels in America Program (print) – Berkeley Rep

Spring Tour 2018 Booklet (print) – Gamble Garden

Garden Issue (print) – Diablo Magazine

Directory Section (print) – Sunset Magazine

Weekend 101 (digital) – Marin Magazine e-Newsletter

Mother’s Day Mad Hatter Tea – Bay Area Parent – May Issue

Hillsborough Together – May E-Newsletter

2018 Filoli Flower Show Afternoon Teas – SFStation

Filoli Flower Show Opening Night – Bay Area Parent

Filoli Flower Show Teas- Bay Area Parent

Filoli Flower Show Afternoon Teas – SFTravel

Filoli Flower Show Opening Night – SFTravel

2018 Filoli Flower Show Opening Event – SF Station

Filoli Flower Show Afternoon Teas – Spingo

Filoli Flower Show Opening Night – Spingo

Filoli Flower Show – Bay Area Parent

Filoli Flower Show – SFTravel

2018 Filoli Flower Show – SFStation

2018 Filoli Flower Show Afternoon Teas in Redwood City – eventful

2018 Filoli Flower Show in Redwood City – eventful

Filoli Flower Show – sponge

Filoli Flower Show Opening Night – PressDemocrat

Filoli Flower Show – PressDemocrat

2018 Filoli Flower Opening Night in Redwood City – eventful

Bloom Towns – Sunset Magazine – April Issue

MyTowne Silicon Valley – April 2018

Bay Nature Magazine – April Issue

Land Trust Offers ‘Feathers and Eggs’ Drawing Class – Greenwich Sentinel – April 30, 2018

Pavilions to host 500+ exhibitors at Las Vegas summer market – Home Accents Today – April 26, 2018

Home front: design workshop; art fair; Mother’s Day bouquet – Palo Alto Online – April 26, 2018

Filoli Announces 2018 Summer Jazz Series Lineup – Chicago Evening Post – April 24, 2018

Filoli’s 2018 Jazz Summer Series: See The Talented Line-Up – Redwood City Patch – April 23, 2018

Obituary – Condolences – Lurline Coonan – SFGATE – April 22, 2018

Lurline Matson Roth Coonan passes away at age 97 – InMenlo – April 18, 2018

Filoli Announces 2018 Summer Jazz Series Lineup – Fox 19 Now – April 24, 2018

Filoli Announces 2018 Summer Jazz Series Lineup – NBC Right Now – April 24, 2018

The best time to visit Filoli historic house & gardens – Bright Lights of America – April 15, 2018

8 Colorful spring destinations (in the US!) – Bright Lights of America – April, 8 2018

Mother’s Day Brunches & Events 2018 SF Bay Area: Start Planning! – Livermore Patch – April 5, 2018

Filoli Gardens April Programs – NBC Bay Area – April 2018

Tickets on sale for Filoli’s 30th annual flower show, “California Kaledioscope” – InMenlo – April 2, 2018

Filoli Announces its 2018 Flower Show – Bensinga – April 2018

Vacaville museum sets guild trip set for filoli – The Reporter – March 4, 2018

Events Around the Bay – Spring at Filoli – A Palette of Flowers – Kstati: Russian American News and Views – March 15, 2018

Events Around the Bay – Spring at Filoli – A Palette of Flowers – La Oferta: Serving the Hispanic Community Since 1978

Southern San Mateo County Museums Gardens and Wine Oh My – Luxury Travel Magazine – March 23, 2018

Spring at Filoli – Citizens of Woodside – March 2018

Filoli Historic House & Garden Provides Romantic Opportunities for Couples Touring California’s Countryside – DatingAdvice.com – March 30

The Best Silicon Valley Tips From Our Readers – Life Hacker – March 2018

Filoli hosts Daffodil Daydreams with thousands of blooms – The Mercury News – Feb 20, 2018

Spring Frolic – Filoli’s Season Opening – Carpe Diem! San Jose

Spring blooms early at Filoli estate in Woodside; Botanical Art Exhibition opens – Los Altos Town Crier – Feb 28, 2018

Tuck & Patti – bandsintown 

Event Space Options – First-Hold

Filoli – Festival of Fruit 2018

The Filoli Florilegium – Event Crazy

Mother’s Day Mad Hatter Tea – Event Crazy

Season Opening Night – Event Crazy

Kaleidoscope of Color Tea – Event Crazy

Filoli Announces its 2018 Flower Show “California Kaleidoscope” – Event Crazy

Mother’s Day Mad Hatter Tea in Redwood City – Eventful

The Filoli Florilegium in Redwood City – Eventful

Behavioral Health Symposium in Redwood City – Eventful

FIloli Announces its 2018 Flower Show “California Kaleidoscope” in Redwood City – Eventful

Season Opening Night in Redwood City – Eventful

2018 Filoli Flower Show in Redwood City – Eventful

FIloli Kaleidoscope of Color Tea in Redwood City – Eventful

Ditch Saturday Cartoons for Nature – Red Tricycle

5 Reasons Why San Mateo Makes the Perfect Girls Getaway – Dame Traveler

Mother’s Day Mad Hatter Tea – Bay Area Parent

Museum gotta see ‘um – San Mateo Daily Journal – Feb 2, 2018

Filoli Gardens Season Opening Celebration – NBC Bay Area – Feb 14, 2018

Now Open for Winter Season – The Daily Telescope – Jan 21, 2018

Must See American Estate Gardens – Flower Magazine (online) – 2017

Traveler’s Guide to California Destinations, San Francisco Chronicle Newspaper, Printed Ad, 2017, p. F2


2018 – ARTICLES AND MENTIONS

 

Celebrate the Holidays at National Trust Historic Sites – SavingPlaces.org – December 6, 2017

Our Guide to Celebrating Filoli’s 100th Year – The Six Fifty – Nov 29, 2017

The Adventures of Elf Mateo –  San Mateo County Silicon Valley Conventions and Visitors Bureau – Nov 22, 2017

Bay Area Historic Houses Get Decked Out For the Holidays – The Mercury News – Nov 9, 2017

Filoli celebrates the holiday season with an array of events – Los Altos Online Crier – Oct 25, 2017

Museum gotta see ‘um – San Mateo Daily Journal – Oct 13, 2017

Filoli Gardens Fall Festival – Well-Traveled Wife – Sept 28, 2017

Filoli’s Autumn Festival will be held on September 23 – InMenlo – Sept 17, 2017

Rare weasel emerges at Peninsula’s historic Filoli estate – San Francisco Chronicle – Sept 10, 2017

Modern Luxury Silicon Valley (online) – 2017

Matson Newsletter (print) – August 2017 Issue

Autumn Festival – Daily Post – August 25, 2017

Filoli’s Centennial Gala 2017 – San Mateo Daily Journal – Aug 20, 2017

Nestled in the Native Garden – Daily Post – August 17, 2017

Filoli’s Centennial Gala – Daily Post – August 11, 2017

Everything You Need to Know to Tour the Bay’s Filoli Garden Estate – Timber Press – July 28, 2017

3 Historical Peninsula Gardens to Visit – Eva Barrows Writing Services – July 27, 2017

Filoli Estate Hits the Century Mark – San Mateo Daily Post – July 3, 2017

Five Ways to Enjoy Filoli – SF GATE – May 15, 2017

Home front: bird walks; Filoli garden tour – Mountain View Voice – May 11, 2017

Stop & Smell the Roses: The Best Bay Area Gardens for Romance and Relaxation – Bayarea.com – April 14, 2017

In Filoli’s Greenhouses Behind the scenes with Kelly Osborn – Pacific Horticulture Society – April 2017

6 Best Gardens to See Spring in Bloom in the Bay Area – Mommy Nearest – March 21, 2017

Pacific Horticulture (print) – Spring 2017 Issue

Gentry Magazine (print) – Spring 2017 Issue

Celebrating “The Year of the Garden” at Filoli – Garden Collage Magazine – Jan 30, 2017

Edible Silicon Valley Magazine (print) – 2017

Evoke Magazine Issue No. 2 (print) – 2017

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days 2017 Directory, Printed Listing (print) – 2017

Sunset Magazine (print) – 2017

Visitors Guide to the Mid-Peninsula, Printed Ad, Spring/Summer (print) – 2017

Mom Matters – San Mateo Mothers Club Monthly Newsletter (print) – 2017

Traveler’s Guide to California Destinations, San Francisco Chronicle Newspaper (print) – 2017


2017

Filoli on Film

Filoli has provided a memorable location for a variety of motion picture, television, and commercial productions.

 


Commercials and Catalogue Shoots

  • Estée Lauder
  • The RealReal
  • Fast Company Magazine
  • Shutterfly
  • Tea Collection
  • Brunschweig et Fils’
  • Lincoln Mercury
  • Macy’s
  • Restoration Hardware
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Target
  • Vanderbyl Furniture
  • Volvo
  • Williams-Sonoma

 


Movies and Television

Heaven Can Wait (Movie)1978Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Dyan Cannon
Dynasty (TV Pilot)1981-89John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Joan Collins
Starman (TV) 1986-87Robert Hays
Bay Area Backroads (TV)1985
An Inconvenient Woman (TV) 1991Jason Robards, Jill Eikenberry, Rebecca De Mornay
Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie) 1991Mark Harmon, Margaret Welsh, Norm Skaggs
Dying Young (Movie)1991Julia Roberts, Campbell Scott, Vincent D’Onofrio
The Joy Luck Club (Movie) 1993Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Kieu Chinh
Bob Villa's Historic Houses of America (TV) 1995
Nash Bridges (TV) 1996-2001Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe
Lolita (Movie) 1997Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith
America’s Castles: Garden Estates (TV)1997
The Game (Movie) 1997Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn
George of the Jungle (Movie) 1997Brandan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden
What Dreams May Come (Movie) 1998Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra
Stigmata (Movie)1999Patricia Arquette, Gabriel Byrne, Jonathan Pryce
The Wedding Planner (Movie) 2001Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
Rent (Movie) 2005Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel
The Master (Movie)2012Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams

Other Television Spots

  • In Wine Country (KNBC)
  • Rebecca’s Garden (HGTV)
  • Henry’s Garden (KRON)
  • The Dirt on Gardening (DIY Network)
  • Gardening by the Yard (HGTV)
  • Smart Gardening (PBS)
  • P. Allen Smith