Mar 03, 05:30PM – 07:00PM
Celebrate the ceremonial re-lighting of the Ferry Building in honor of the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition this year.
Mar 04, 12:00PM – 01:00PM
Marin Public Library
Laura Ackley, author of San Francisco’s Jewel City, will present her audio-visual program on the "People of the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition."
Feb 25, 07:30PM – 09:30PM
Shaping San Francisco
Shaping San Francisco presents: On the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), Gray Brechin and others discuss the relationship of world’s fairs to the idea of progress over time. How did the presentations at PPIE in their early 20th century context boost now long-held assumptions about progress and development through technological innovation and economic growth?
Mar 12, 06:00PM – 08:00PM
A richly illustrated panoramic tour of the PPIE from its historical inception to grand opening featuring its magnificent architectural and technological features, thrilling exhibits, diverse cultural dioramas and events, and the extravagant spectacles that drew hundreds of thousands of attendees over 10 months.