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The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 Article

Palace of Fine Arts, Exploratorium

The Palace of Fine Arts is the only building that remains from the Panama-Pacific Exposition The Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California between February 20 and December 4 in 1915. Its ostensible purpose was to celebrate the completion of...

Museums in San Francisco Article

SFMOMA, Culture, Palace of Fine Arts, Exploratorium, Museum

The Museum of Modern ArtThe Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) 151 3rd Street (415) 357-4000 The Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) contains 20th Century and contemporary pieces. It moved to its iconic building in South of Market in 1995 and attracts 600,000 visitors annually. The California Palace of the...

Palace of Fine Arts Article

San Francisco Landmarks, Palace of Fine Arts, Marina district, Tea house

The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco is a building originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. It was designed by Bernard Maybeck, who took his inspiration from Roman and Greek architecture. The sculptured frieze and allegorical figures representing...

Exploratorium Article

Palace of Fine Arts, SFMOMA, Museum

The Exploratorium is a museum in San Francisco full of hundreds of exhibits mixing science and art, most of them made onsite. It also aims to promote museums as informal education centers. Founded in 1969 by the noted physicist and educator Dr. Frank Oppenheimer, the Exploratorium offers visitors...