Sep 09, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015
San Francisco Public Library
This special exhibition offers a glimpse into the efforts made by government, business, and societal leaders to prepare for and organize the PPIE and the crowd of nearly nineteen million national and international visitors that descended upon a revitalized city in search of entertainment and opportunity.
Feb 21, 2015 to Jan 10, 2016
Palace of Fine Arts
After the fair closed, this ephemeral “city within a city” was all but erased from the landscape. The only building saved from demolition—and still standing in its original location—was the Palace of Fine Arts. Repaired in the 1930s, reconstructed in the 1960s, and recently restored, this beloved city landmark is one of architect Bernard Maybeck’s San Francisco masterworks.
Jul 25, 2015 to Feb 14, 2016
de Young Museum
This exhibition presents a survey of Willard Worden’s photographs from the first two decades of the 20th century, including views of San Francisco’s coastline, Golden Gate Park, and Chinatown.
Sep 17, 06:00PM – 08:30PM
Environmental Design Archives, UC Berkeley
The Environmental Design Archives has planned a fun and informative lecture and book signing, and reception on the evening of Thursday, September 17th, 2015 in conjunction with opening of Exceptional Expositions (on view September 8 – December 16, 2015 in the Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall).