The California Historical Society galleries present fascinating changing exhibitions on the history, art, and culture of the Golden State. The rotating exhibits have featured themes such as A Wild Flight of the Imagination: The Story of the Golden Gate Bridge, I See Beauty in this Life: A Photographer Looks at 100 Years of Rural California, and Curating the Bay: Crowdsourcing a New Environmental History.
Its permanent photography collection containing over 500,000 images, including works by Eadweard Muybridge and Ansel Adams. For the latest exhibition update, please visit the Society's website or call in advance.
The official California Historical Society Store also boasts an excellent resource for books and quality California-themed gifts!
Here is a look at some of the exhibitions the California Historical Society regularly hosts:
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Comments about Smart Destinations California Historical Society:
Some of the photography was interesting. Worth a look-see if you happen to be visiting the Cartoon Art Museum across the street (love that place).
678 Mission Street
F-Line to Third Street. Muni/BART to Montgomery Station. Or Bus #15 (exit at Mission and 3rd Street). The Museum is located on Mission Street between New Montgomery and Third Street.
San Francisco, CA
Website: California Historical Society
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