Upcoming Programs

Programs are held in the Mission Room, Olive Hyde Art Center, 123 Washington Blvd @ Mission Blvd, Fremont, from 10 am – 12 noon, refreshments provided. Programs are held each month except July, August, November and December.

For programs requiring an RSVP, you can submit the forms below. For questions, contact Elaina at programs@olivehydeartguild.org.

You can check out our previous programs, for an idea of the range of activities offered.

Note: Program field trips are a members-only benefit. Join the Olive Hyde Art Guild and experience friendship and fun on our next field trip!

San Jose Quilt & Textile Museum
Thursday, April 5

We will carpool to the San Jose Quilt & Textile Museum, 520 South 1st Street, San Jose.

Come join us at this unique and delightful museum in Downtown San Jose. Please RSVP by signing up below. Please indicate if you can be a carpool driver (and how many riders you can take) or indicate if you would like to be a rider.

We will depart Fremont at 10:10 am.

The Guild will pay for a Docent led tour of the following exhibits you will see:

  • “Shoji Tabucheese: Chuck Stolarek (amusing & confusing?)
  • “A Geographical Journey: The Paul J Smith Textile Collection” First showing of private collection of traditional and ethnographic textiles from around the world
  • “Talismanic Tresses: By Vien Le Wood, a British Textile Artist & Designer (Gold Spink Studio) incorporating embellished human hair
  • “Without A Net” by Susan Else, a Santa Cruz-based artist who creatively takes the art quilt movement to another level by including sound, light and motors with colorful, stitched figures.

View pictures of all exhibits & additional information info on the museum’s website.

Admission costs: Adults, $8; Seniors (65+), $6.50.

Bring lunch money. We’re open to suggestions in San Jose or along our return to Fremont — include your ideas/suggestions in the comments section of the RSVP form.

Our private docent-led tour begins at 11 am, and takes about 35 minutes, followed by additional time to browse exhibits and/ or gift shop.

There are metered street parking spaces, as well as nearby lots. Riders: please pay your driver’s parking fees.

Please sign up no later than Monday, April 3.

* indicates required field

Filoli Estate & Gardens in Woodside
Wednesday, April 25

Join us on a field trip to Filoli Estate & Gardens in Woodside. On view is their 20th Annual Botanical Art Exhibit, as well as a self-guided tour of the gorgeous Georgian Revival house and their legendary gardens. We will be carpooling to 86 Canada Road, in Woodside, departing Fremont at 9 am. Filoli opens at 10 am. Your admission includes a short introductory film and self-guided tour of the house. There is a Cafe on site, plant shop, and gift shop. Considerable walking and some steps in gardens, however, benches are located throughout gardens.

Admission costs: Adults, $22; Seniors (65+), $18. There is no maximum number of entry tickets — no one is turned away.

Bring lunch money.

Filoli operates rain or shine, so dress accordingly and in comfortable shoes. This wilI be a busy day and the time of return trip to Fremont will be decided by drivers. Allow for time to walk back to your meeting spot, the gardens are extensive. Please do not attempt any hikes on this trip, as we do not want to deal with possible injuries.

Drivers and riders please exchange your mobile phone numbers, and know where to meet up in time for your return trip to Fremont. A later departure will be impacted by increasing traffic.

Please RSVP by signing up below, starting April 6 (deadline April 23). Please indicate if you can be a carpool driver (and how many riders you can take) or indicate if you would like to be a rider.

Pending your interest and timing of available docents and tours, the Guild may be able to reserve and pay for a 1 hour docent-led Garden Tour. Please indicate if you are interested in the Garden Docent Tour when you RSVP. It is doubtful that information will be confirmed until April 24.

If you are not familiar with Filoli, please check out their website.

The RSVP form for this trip will be available and posted here on April 6.