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.
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.
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.
May 01, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
Alliance Française de San Francisco
Showcasing the importance of the French community in San Francisco’s history, and why it was known as the Paris of the Pacific.