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Orchids: Glorious and Grand

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

January 6 – February 24, 2019   Built as a country estate in 1915, Filoli is recognized internationally for its horticultural excellence. During Filoli’s 2019 Winter Season, orchids will be the feature of lush floral displays and living arrangements, and unique species plants and cultivars will fill the Historic House and Greenhouse. To complement the … Read More

A Filoli Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Holidays at Filoli is in full swing. We want to take a look at how the Bourn and Roth families, the Estate’s previous owners, celebrated their holidays. You will find their stories throughout the House: sprinkled on panels, in our special Holidays-themed tour, and, of course, with our knowledgeable staff and volunteers. Filoli was always … Read More

Following the Squirrels Lead

Thursday, November 22, 2018

by Andrew Wollenberg | Andrew is a guest blogger writing about Filoli’s Nature Preserve. This is the second in an occasional blog series. Enjoy! As the temperatures lower and plant and animal life prepare for winter, I often find myself entertained by the lively preparations of the squirrels. Effortlessly bounding up and down trees, keeping … Read More

Lest We Forget

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Lest We Forget: Filoli and World War I This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I (WWI), also known as the Great War by those who lived through it. The story of Filoli and the Bourns is linked to WWI. It comes as no surprise that the Bourn family, who … Read More

Nobody Does Summer Nights Better Than Filoli

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

By Holly Daley  | Holly is a guest blogger and student volunteer writing about her experience photographing Summer Nights at Filoli. My name is Holly Daley. I am currently a senior at Sacred Heart Preparatory School in Atherton, CA. My love of taking pictures lead me to take two years of photography courses at SHP … Read More