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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

Summer Sculpture Exhibition

Thursday, April 12, 2018

On Display May 31 – August 30 Filoli’s summer exhibitions celebrate the Colors of California and present a bright perspective on art in all forms. Glass art will be displayed throughout the Garden. The way that glass plays with sunlight, is reflected in water, and its interplay with natural forms is a perfect pairing for … Read More

Roland Petersen Exhibition

Monday, April 2, 2018

On Display June 1 – August 30 Rarely does one have the opportunity to view an artistic achievement as profound as the more than six-decade career of Roland Petersen. Having lived and worked in the whirlwind of the California art scene from the 50s to the present, Petersen creates art which is a distinctive vision … 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

The Invisible Wing: Life of a Servant

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

By Claudia Savin Filoli, and other country estates like it, could not have run without servants. They are often overlooked, since it was their job to live and work behind the scenes. It required a small army to maintain the estate and attend to the needs of the family, and the work required dedication and … Read More