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  • FAIR BALL: The San Francisco Seals at the Golden Gate International Exposition
    FAIR BALL: The San Francisco Seals at the Golden Gate International Exposition
    Sat, Apr 06
    San Francisco
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    A Free Exhibition Defining the Legacy of the San Francisco Seals and Celebrating the Opening of the 2024 Baseball Season
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  • Marin County Artists at the Golden Gate International Exposition
    Marin County Artists at the Golden Gate International Exposition
    Sat, Mar 23
    Treasure Island Museum
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Many local GGIE artists were from Marin County which then and now had a thriving arts community.
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  • Our Annual Swing Dance Benefit
    Our Annual Swing Dance Benefit
    Sat, Feb 17
    Historic Building One on Treasure Island
    Feb 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Historic Building One on Treasure Island, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    An evening of dancing and retro cocktails featuring the Nick Rossi Swing Six, our Third Annual Swing Dance will be a celebration of our ongoing role as a cultural, intellectual, and artistic hub on the revitalized island.
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  • View a Model of the Golden Gate International Exposition
    View a Model of the Golden Gate International Exposition
    Sat, Feb 10
    Treasure Island Museum
    Feb 10, 2024, 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Another opportunity to see this detailed model.
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  • The Past, Present, and Future of World's Fairs
    The Past, Present, and Future of World's Fairs
    Sat, Feb 10
    San Francisco
    Feb 10, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Have you ever wondered what happened to world's fairs?
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  • THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ADALINE KENT
    THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ADALINE KENT
    Sat, Jan 20
    Treasure Island Museum
    Jan 20, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Working and living alongside other Bay Area artists, Adaline Kent created sculptures for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition. Two of her pieces stand in front of historic Building One today, welcoming visitors to the Treasure Island Museum.
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  • View a Model of the Golden Gate International Exposition
    View a Model of the Golden Gate International Exposition
    Sat, Jan 20
    Treasure Island Museum
    Jan 20, 2024, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    A one-day-only opportunity to see this detailed model.
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  • Holiday Organ Concert
    Holiday Organ Concert
    Sat, Dec 09
    San Francisco
    Dec 09, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Songs of the season will fill the lobby of historic Building One.
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  • Inspiring Escapism: The GGIE Interiors of Frances Elkins
    Inspiring Escapism: The GGIE Interiors of Frances Elkins
    Sat, Nov 04
    San Francisco, Treasure Island
    Nov 04, 2023, 10:30 AM – Nov 05, 2023, 11:30 AM
    San Francisco, Treasure Island, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Historian Scott Powell will discuss the career of California-based interior designer Frances Adler Elkins (1887-1953), who worked primarily in California, Illinois and New York.
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  • Celebrate Fleet Week on Treasure Island
    Celebrate Fleet Week on Treasure Island
    Sat, Oct 07
    San Francisco
    Oct 07, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Saturday, October 7 10:30 am Treasure Island Museum celebrates Fleet Week
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  • Doors Open California
    Doors Open California
    Sat, Sep 09
    Treasure Island Museum
    Sep 09, 2023, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    "Doors Open California" is an annual statewide event sponsored by the California Preservation Foundation! Historic sites and out-of-the-way places open their doors to the public and offer special programs.
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  • Treasure Island: Inspiring Artists Since 1939
    Treasure Island: Inspiring Artists Since 1939
    Sat, Jul 22
    San Francisco
    Jul 22, 2023, 10:30 AM – 10:35 AM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Join us for our July program featuring the art of the GGIE and meet two contemporary artists using unique historical materials to create public art on and off the island.
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  • Beatrice Judd Ryan and The Rise of Modern Art in the Bay Area
    Beatrice Judd Ryan and The Rise of Modern Art in the Bay Area
    Sat, Jun 17
    San Francisco
    Jun 17, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    A Free Public Program Featuring Berit Potter. Potter's lecture will explore Ryan’s role as a champion of local artists and how she encouraged audiences to look at modern art in new ways.
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  • "Stranded in the Sky: The Untold Story of Pan Am" Book Launch & Q+A
    "Stranded in the Sky: The Untold Story of Pan Am" Book Launch & Q+A
    Sat, May 20
    Treasure Island Museum
    May 20, 2023, 10:30 AM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Please join Philip Jett at the Treasure Island Museum for the premiere of his newest book, "Stranded in the Sky"!
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  • Organ Concert with Jerry Nagano at Treasure Island Museum
    Organ Concert with Jerry Nagano at Treasure Island Museum
    Sat, May 13
    Treasure Island Museum
    May 13, 2023, 2:00 PM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms #111, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    The Treasure Island Museum and the Treasure Island Yacht Club is proud to present an afternoon concert of Hammond organ music performed by Jerry Nagano. Free to the public!
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  • Dudley Carter: Diego Rivera’s Man With an Axe, Times Three
    Dudley Carter: Diego Rivera’s Man With an Axe, Times Three
    Sat, Mar 18
    San Francisco
    Mar 18, 2023, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Join TIM for a special screening of award-winning documentary Dudley Carter, and Q+A with filmmaker Abby Sher!
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  • Return to the Magic City: Dance on Treasure Island!
    Return to the Magic City: Dance on Treasure Island!
    Sat, Feb 18
    In the lobby of historic Building One
    Feb 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    In the lobby of historic Building One, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Join us for a special Treasure Island Swing Dance in Building One, sponsored by the Treasure Island Museum. Music by the Nick Rossi Swing Six! Celebrate the anniversary of opening day of the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island--February 18, 1939!
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  • New Year Organ Concert Celebration!
    New Year Organ Concert Celebration!
    Sun, Jan 08
    Treasure Island Museum
    Jan 08, 2023, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Treasure Island Museum, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Celebrate the New Year with a free organ concert on Treasure Island! Featuring the Hammond Organ from TI's Navy Officer's Club and performer Jerry Nagano.
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Treasure Island Museum Program Series

These ongoing talks on the past, present and future of Treasure Island cover topics including Treasure and Yerba Buena Island history, San Francisco world’s fairs, naval history, current island activities and redevelopment, island sustainability, the Golden Gate International Exposition, and art and architecture on Treasure Island.

The “Little Island, Big Ideas” program series is presented with support from the Treasure Island Development Authority and funding from the Historic Preservation Fund of the City and County of San Francisco, Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

 

See Coming Programs

Get email reminders of our programs and other events

See the Directions page for maps and directions to Treasure Island Museum.

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Click here for the archive of all program flyers from March 2013.

Click here for titles and abstracts of all talks.

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