The Jewel City

“The art is the only aspect of a world’s fair you can really recreate,” said [de Young Museum] exhibit curator James Ganz. “We can’t have any of these lavish buildings that went up, but we can bring the art back together again and give people that feeling of standing in the footsteps of the visitors from 1915.”  ... Read More >

Year-long Citywide Centennial Celebration of 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) Officially Kicks Off February 21st with Free, Fun-Filled Community Day Festivities

San Francisco, Calif. (February 9, 2015) – Get Ready San Francisco Bay Area! The centennial celebration of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) officially kicks off the weekend of February 20th with three days filled with spectacular events, activities, exhibitions, historic light displays and entertainment for history buffs, innovators and families that will bring to life the spirit and innovation of the 1915 World’s Fair. ... Read More >