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Docent Lecture: "Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition", by Ellen Harden

Guérin, Panoramic View of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
November 8, 2015 -

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The grand exposition covered 76 city blocks and boasted national and international pavilions showcasing innovation, industry, and the arts.

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Curator Lecture: "The Great ArtQuake of 1915", by James A. Ganz

van Rysselberghe, Garden of the Generalife in Granada
October 16, 2015 -

Nine years after San Francisco was rocked by the great earthquake of 1906, the city was the site of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, a world’s fair that included one of the largest art exhibitions ever presented on the West Coast. This talk gives an overview of the great “artquake” of 1915 and the aftershocks that are still being felt in San Francisco’s cultural institutions.

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