Oct 19, 05:00PM – 07:00PM
The Book Club of California
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition by printing your own commemorative broadside on the Book Club's Columbian Hand Press.
Oct 17, 2015 to Jan 10, 2016
de Young Museum
Jewel City revisits the vital moment in the inauguration of San Francisco as the West Coast’s cultural epicenter. The landmark exhibition at the de Young reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.
Nov 10, 06:00PM – 08:00PM
California Historical Society and The Culinary Historians of Northern California
Food played a huge part in the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Visitors to the fair learned about new fruit hybrids, cookware innovations, leading Napa wines, and many other wonders in the Palace of Food Products; they tasted the winners of PPIE culinary competitions such as Larraburu sourdough bread; they snacked on enchiladas, chop suey, and clam chowder at the fair; and they explored San Francisco's restaurants during their stay in the city.
Nov 11, 07:00PM – 09:00PM
Less than a decade after the devastating Earthquake and Fire, and a year after the opening of the Panama Canal, the City regained its place as the major metropolis of the American West. The symbol of that revival, and in some ways its engine, was the dazzling PPIE, perhaps the greatest world's fair before or since. Join us as historians of Bay Area Jewry will discuss the meaning of the PPIE and the outsized Jewish role and contribution to this celebrated time and event.