Palace of Fine Arts 100 Year Celebration: Live Jazz & History | SF
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Palace of Fine Arts | 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Celebrate the Centennial of Palace Preservation Day on Friday, October 16, 2015 with a day of music and lectures at the Palace of Fine Arts.
The California Historical Society, in partnership with the Maybeck Foundation, presents the Centennial of Fine Arts Preservation Day. On this day in 1915 Phoebe Hearst and the Exposition Preservation League raised funds to save the Palace of Fine Arts after the fair.
To honor the importance of this day, visit the Palace of Fine Arts at Noon Friday for free jazz and lectures by Palace scholars, including Dr. Gray Brechin and Victoria Kaster.
Palace of Fine Arts 100 Year Preservation Celebration
Friday, October 16, 2015 | Noon
Palace of Fine Arts, SF
Schedule of events:
- Noon – Jazz by the American Ragtime Ensemble
- 1:00p – Introduction by Laura Ackley, author of San Francisco’s Jewel City: The Panama-pacific International Exposition Of 1915
- 1:15p Dr. Gray Brechin, visiting scholar in the U.C. Berkeley Department of Geography and founder and project scholar of the Living New Deal Project.
- 1:45p – Victoria Kastner, Hearst Castel Historian
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