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Annie Plaza
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105




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Opening Reception – Engineers of Illumination: The Illuminated Palace

California Historical Society
Jul 16, 05:30PM – 07:00PM

The California Historical Society invites you to attend a special reception celebrating The Illuminated Palace, a projected light piece by Kevin Cain, the third installation in the Engineers of Illumination series.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
5:30 – 7:00 PM
California Historical Society
678 Mission Street, San Francisco
Free Event

At 5:30 PM toast with us to the launch of The Illuminated Palace followed followed by a discussion between Kevin Cain and Jessica Hough, Director of Exhibitions, and a screening of the new work. After dark, view The Illuminated Palace from Annie Plaza next door.

The Illuminated Palace continues through Sunday, August 16, 2015, every night after dark until midnight.

Engineers of Illumination is a series of projected light installations inspired by the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, created by Optic Flare, and sponsored by the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District.

This event is part of Yerba Buena Third Thursdays, a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco. For information on other participating venues, visit

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