The Museums of Los Gatos

4 Tait Avenue
Los Gatos CA  95030

Phone: (408) 354-2646

The Museums of Los Gatos

New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU), formerly the Los Gatos Museum Association founded in 1965, is a public non-profit art and history museum located in the Civic Center Plaza in downtown Los Gatos. NUMU’s mission is to engage the community at the intersection of art, history and education through innovative, locally connected and globally relevant exhibitions, programs and experiences.

The NUMU Atelier offer classical instruction in painting and drawing. NUMU MakerSpace programs offer weekday, weekend and evening hands-on art engagement for children and adults.

Museum hours:
Wednesday 1pm-5pm
Thursday 11am-8pm
Friday through Sunday 11am-5pm.

General admission is $10. Admission for members of the military and students over 18 years is $6, and free for members and visitors under 18 years of age.

Engaging community at the intersection of art, history and education through innovative, locally connected and globally relevant exhibits and programs.

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Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Art Gallery, Art Museum, Education, Historical Place, History Museum, Museum

Hours

Wed: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Cuong Nguyen | Portrait in Pastel

Cuong Nguyen | Portrait in Pastel
10:00 am - 11/09/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Our good friend Cuong has become widely successful in many media. His love for pastel painting combines his expertly rendered drawings with his masterful use of...

Zhaoming Wu Workshop | Alla Prima Clothed Figure Painting

Zhaoming Wu Workshop | Alla Prima Clothed Figure Painting
10:00 am - 10/13/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Capturing the likeness of his subjects, Zhaoming leaves his mark with expressive and masterly strokes of paint. The movement and energy in his portraits leaves a...

Girl Scout Badge Program | Seniors

Girl Scout Badge Program | Seniors
10:00 am - 09/15/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

NUMU is excited to introduce The Girl Scout Badge Program for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors Girl Scouts. The NUMU Badge Program offers a unique opportunity...

David Gray Workshop | Painting The Classical Portrait From Life

David Gray Workshop | Painting The Classical Portrait From Life
10:00 am - 09/06/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

In this intensive 4-day program, David will take you step by step through his four stage process of building a portrait from life. From under-drawing to final glazes,...

Girl Scout Badge Program | Cadettes

Girl Scout Badge Program | Cadettes
10:00 am - 08/11/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

NUMU is excited to introduce The Girl Scout Badge Program for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors Girl Scouts. The NUMU Badge Program offers a unique opportunity...

Jim McVicker Workshop | Still Life Painting

Jim McVicker Workshop | Still Life Painting
10:00 am - 08/03/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Jim McVicker has been a professional full time oil painter for 45 years. He and his wife Terry paint from life at home in the studio and outdoors on location. He...

CeraColor Liquid Wax Painting Workshops | 3-Days

CeraColor Liquid Wax Painting Workshops | 3-Days
01:00 pm - 07/31/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Spend three days learning a fun and new art medium for painters. CeraColors are water-soluble wax-based paint for artists providing a wide range of painting techniques...

Oil Alla Prima Portrait Class with Elizabeth Zanzinger Workshop

Oil Alla Prima Portrait Class with Elizabeth Zanzinger Workshop
10:00 am - 06/23/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Elizabeth Zanzinger is one of the bay area's most talented and versatile oil painters. She is also an accomplished teacher and her workshops are very special occasions...

Summer Art Studio | Ages 12+

Summer Art Studio | Ages 12+
01:00 pm - 06/18/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

June 18 through August 17, 2017 Instructor Gabriel Coke presents the 5th annual summer art program. This program offers the opportunity to build classical painting...

Portrait Painting Workshop with Bob Semans

Portrait Painting Workshop with Bob Semans
09:00 pm - 06/02/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Bob Semans is a master painter with an enormous body of knowledge and experience. Bob offers a proper introduction into using a palette as means of managing and...

MakerSpace Open Studio | Express Yourself with Buttons and Bad

MakerSpace Open Studio | Express Yourself with Buttons and Bad
12:00 pm - 06/02/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Design your own buttons or badges and express yourself! We'll be using shrink plastic and markers to design cool badges, then shrinking them in our oven and making...

MakerSpace Open Studio | Mini-Koinobori Windsocks

MakerSpace Open Studio | Mini-Koinobori Windsocks
12:00 pm - 05/26/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Enjoy a belated Japanese Children's day activity-- Carp windsocks are hung in Japan from April through May to celebrate Children's Day and the hope that the family's...

Portrait Painting Workshop with Robert Semans

Portrait Painting Workshop with Robert Semans
10:00 am - 05/26/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Bob Semans is a master painter with an enormous body of knowledge and experience. Bob offers a proper introduction into using a palette as means of managing and...

MakerSpace Open Studio | Pop Up Art!

MakerSpace Open Studio | Pop Up Art!
12:00 pm - 05/19/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

This weekend we'll be making art that stands out--literally. Kids will learn the basics of pop-up art then use scissors and glue to make their own pop-up creations....

Thinking Outside the Frame | Opening May 18

Thinking Outside the Frame | Opening May 18
11:00 am - 05/18/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Open May 18 - September 30 New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU) and the California Society of Printmakers is pleased to present Thinking Outside the Frame, a juried group...

MakerSpace Open Studio | Viking Ships Ahoy!

MakerSpace Open Studio | Viking Ships Ahoy!
12:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

It's International Viking Day at NUMU! We'll turn recyclables into fabulous viking ships with tissue paper, paint, and hot glue. Skaal, vikings! Best for ages 4-10 Cost:...

Girl Scout Badge Program | Seniors

Girl Scout Badge Program | Seniors
10:00 am - 05/12/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

NUMU is excited to introduce The Girl Scout Badge Program for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors Girl Scouts. The NUMU Badge Program offers a unique opportunity...

MakerSpace Open Studio | May the Fourth: Star Wars

MakerSpace Open Studio | May the Fourth: Star Wars
12:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

Celebrate May the Fourth at NUMU with a variety of arts and crafts set in a galaxy far, far, away. So come finish your Jedi training and May the Fourth be with us!...

MakerSpace Open Studio | Sock Penguins

MakerSpace Open Studio | Sock Penguins
12:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

How does a penguin make art? Igloos it together! For World Penguin Day, we'll do the same with a fun, no-sew, sock penguin craft! Bring in a black sock and take...

Coffee Tawk with Lisa Coscino, Executive Director of NUMU

Coffee Tawk with Lisa Coscino, Executive Director of NUMU
02:00 pm - 04/26/2018

At The Museums of Los Gatos

April's Tawpic: Censorship in the Arts Join us for an hour-long casual conversation about art, life and how they intersect with NUMU Executive Director, Lisa Coscino....

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