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This exhibit is located on the second floor of the Main Library in Oakland, at 125 14th Street, near the Lake Merrit Bart station.




The exhibit is free and open to the public and is available whenever the library is open. The library hours are:
Saturday: 10 - 5:30
Sunday: 1 - 5
Monday: 10 - 5:30
Tuesday: 10 - 5:30
Wednesday : 12 - 8
Thursday: 12 - 8
Friday: 12 - 5:30

Contact info

(510) 238-3134




  • Near BART
  • Good for groups
  • Good for kids
  • Inside

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The Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915

Oakland Public Library
Feb 01, 2015 to Mar 26, 2015

The Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915 was the 20th century’s first significant art and architecture exposition on the West Coast. Covering an area of 635 acres on the San Francisco waterfront, it featured the works of major Bay Area artists including architect Bernard Maybeck. The Oakland History Room will celebrate the centennial of this major cultural event with an exhibit, showcasing original programs, souvenir books, photographs, maps, and other ephemera.

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