Gardening for Victory: Direct Sow for Fall

Thursday, August 6, 2020

This blog is the third installment of our Filoli “Gardening for Victory” series, which offers tips, tricks, and encouragement to all you aspiring home gardeners. Today, we’ve got some advice about how to sow seeds for your Fall garden. Behold the power of the seed! Sowing seeds directly into the soil is a low-cost and … Read More

The Decades of Entertainment

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

*The historic House may be closed due to state and county restrictions Just like it took a village to run the Estate in the Bourn and Roth days, it takes a village to create new Filoli exhibitions. Staff from Collections, Interpretation, and Facilities collaborate to re- envision the rooms in House, which are themed around … Read More

Filoli Pride Student Show

Monday, June 29, 2020

I’ve tried to spare you. I really don’t want to say it. But here’s the thing: We are in unprecedented times. Everything we planned at Filoli this year has not been able to go accordingly. Filoli Pride has been no exception. When we started planning our 2020 celebration this winter we were ecstatic to bring … Read More

Dynasty! #FilmedAtFiloli

Friday, June 26, 2020

Filoli is not just the home of the Bourn and the Roth families – it is also known as the home of the Carrington Family on the hit 1980s TV Show Dynasty. Although set in Denver, the 3-part pilot ‘Oil’ was filmed all over the property, in the House, in the Garden and even on … Read More

The History of Pride at Filoli

Monday, June 22, 2020

Brittany’s Pride at Filoli Story In January of 2019, Kevin Wisney and I, both working in the Visitor Services Department at the time, found ourselves discussing a big “what if” scenario. What if we could host Pride at Filoli? It stemmed from a conversation we were having about being queer-indentified staff at Filoli and how … Read More