May 05, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015
Museum of the San Ramon Valley
Visitors to the Museum of the San Ramon Valley will have the opportunity to view rarely displayed items from the fair that come from the special collections of the California State Library.
Jun 17, 07:00PM – 09:00PM
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) as Laura Ackley tells the fascinating story of the stunning innovations that awed 19 million fair visitors from San Francisco to Danville and beyond.
Feb 21, 2015 to Jan 03, 2016
California Historical Society
Journey inside the PPIE to see what fairgoers encountered 100 years ago in the grand palaces, exotic foreign pavilions, and the amusement midway known as the Joy Zone. Learn what distinguished this world’s fair through vintage photographs, souvenirs, and other artifacts.
May 30, 2015 to Jan 03, 2016
Oakland Museum of California
Turning the familiar idea of California as the western frontier on its head and re-positioning the State as “the East Coast of the Pacific,” Pacific Worlds weaves together objects and ephemera from the Oakland Museum of California’s collections along with contemporary California Pacific Islander artwork and community voices.