Nest: Creating Home

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 10:00am

  Free with admission Nest lectures $5 ea

A three-part exhibition about the people, animals and plants that created a home on the Filoli estate. WOODSIDE, CA., April 11, 2019--Filoli is proud to announce its innovative new exhibition, Nest: Creating Home. The exhibition weaves together the formal and informal places in the estate, and explores the stories of the people who lived and worked at Filoli. The exhibition runs from May 10 to November 10, and integrates interpretive stories through an exhibit and guided tour: “The People of Filoli,” a mixed media art exhibition: “The Birds of Im/Migration,” and an environmental art exhibition: “Nests: Patterns from Nature.” “At a time when ‘home’ is being redefined in the Bay Area, ‘Nest: Creating Home’ will tell the compelling story of immigration and migration over the last 100 years through tours, mixed media art, and an environmental art installation. We are very excited to bring our guests on a journey to reflect on what home means to them and share their stories,” said Kara Newport, Chief Executive Officer for Filoli. People of Filoli The People of Filoli exhibition tells the stories of key staff who migrated to the area in support of this working estate. Through a display in the House and guided tour, newly uncovered stories are brought to life. The estate took a community people to create and sustain, and was built as a labor of love by many immigrants over time. They created their own home built from different cultures, different languages, and different beliefs for a common goal.

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