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Antique Farm Equipment Exhibition

Monday, July 16, 2018

On Display September 7 – November 4 During Filoli’s Fall season, agricultural practices will be honored with this year’s theme of Golden Harvest. An outdoor exhibition of colorful antique farm equipment – including a vineyard plow, orchard wagon, and horse-drawn corn-stalk chopper – will be displayed throughout the Garden and Estate Trail.  Filoli’s display of … Read More

Botanical Art Graduation Exhibition

Monday, July 16, 2018

On Display October 23 – November 4 The exhibition in the Visitor and Education Center will feature beautiful and extraordinarily accurate flower portraits painted by 2018 graduates of Filoli’s Botanical Art Certificate Program. A marriage of art and science, botanical art immortalizes the plant world. After closely observing a plant, the artist discovers and documents … Read More

Illuminating Restorations

Friday, June 29, 2018

By Liberté Reilly With the beautiful glass pieces in the Garden I can’t help but think of the stunning glass pieces found in the House. We just finished up a major three year renovation project in the house: our Crystal Lighting Restoration. We were able to deep clean, rewire, replace missing and damaged prisms, and … Read More

Fall Landscapes of the Golden State Exhibition

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

On Display September 7 – November 4 Visitors to Filoli during fall are treated to a vivid snapshot of California’s season change. During Filoli’s Fall season, agricultural and preservation practices will be honored with this year’s theme of Golden Harvest. An outdoor exhibition of antique farm equipment will be displayed throughout the property and the … Read More

What is Floral Design?

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

By Gretchine Nievarez A Rutgers University study found that having flowers in your home increases happiness and reduces depression and anxiety. Flowers can also increase emotional contact with friends and family. Think about someone sending you flowers. You can feel the smile widen on your face. Floral arrangements have graced the House at Filoli since … Read More