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Shaking the Hand of the Land: Getting To Know Place

Monday, August 6, 2018

by Andrew Wollenberg | Andrew is a guest blogger writing about Filoli’s Nature Preserve. This is the first in an occasional blog series. Enjoy! When we meet a person for the first time we are typically introduced through a mutual friend, a work setting or simply risk saying hello and sparking up a conversation. From that point … Read More

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. Paintings in the Visitor Center capture scenes of California during the autumn months, using the … Read More