Upcoming Events

This exhibit is the culmination of many months of work collaborating with the staff of the Italian Collector and entrepreneur, Marco Boglione, who is generously loaning us his very valuable collection of early computing artifacts. Mr. Boglione, as well as other notable tech luminaries, will be attending this exclusive event.  Here is a link to the video trailer of the exhibit.

The Cupertino Historical Society + Museum’s Annual BBQ Fundraiser, “A Sip of History!” will take place Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the DC Tap House at Deep Cliff Golf Course in Cupertino. This fun, family-friendly event focuses on honoring members, volunteers and local businesses who have been supporters of our organization, while highlighting exhibits and educational initiatives of the previous year. This year’s event will feature the musical stylings of the Grateful Dads, wine-tastings and a live auction. This fundraiser is our main source of funding for the year and has become a beloved tradition in the community.

Our summer lecture will be a celebration of Chinese Valentine's Day and feature Board Member, Crystal Tsai. Crystal will discuss her book, A Poetic Portal to Chinese CultureJoin us for a book signing and author's talk.

Crystal Tai was born in Taipei and moved to San Francisco with her family as a teenager. She earned a Master's degree in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies with coursework in Journalism from Stanford University in 2007. Since then, she has worked as a full-time news reporter for the Silicon Valley Community Newspapers and the Los Altos Town Crier. She has also been a regular contributor to Patch.com and the Palo Alto Weekly. Currently, she works as a communications specialist in the high tech sector, a bilingual talk show host for Chinese TV North America, and a freelance translator. She has translated former Google China president Kai-Fu Lee's and former Taipei Mayor San-Lien Wu's biographies as well as her own maternal grandfather Yu-Ting Chi's memoirs from Chinese into English. Among these translations, the family memoir book, Nine Memorable Decades, serves as research material in the archives of the Hoover Institution. RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

Past Events
Cupertino Historical Society Annual Fundraiser BBQ: 2018
A Sip of History - Nine, Wine & Dine

2019 marks the sesquicentennial of one of the most pivotal events and achievements in the history of the United States, the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Western part of the Railroad would not have been possible without the work of Chinese immigrants.  Hear the stories of one of the descendants of a Chinese Rail Worker in: Making Tracks:The Philip P. Choy Story by Noted Historian and Activist: Connie Young Yu.   For more about Connie Young Yu and this year's celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in Utah, see: