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Irving J. Gill Exhibition Member Preview

Join us and be among the first to experience the San Diego History Center’s newest exhibition that chronicles the life and legacy of this San Diego architect responsible for iconic projects (that can still be seen today) that ushered in the modernist style. Go behind the scenes with guest curator, James B. Guthrie, AIA and gain insight into the planning behind the exhibit and on architect Irving J. Gill.

Enjoy a light continental breakfast while you mingle with fellow History Center members and Gill enthusiasts.

This event is a benefit for San Diego History Center members only. If you would like to join or find out more about what membership has to offer, click here.


San Diego History Center
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9:00-11:00am
Free event; Reservations required
Light Reception

Eleven San Diego and Southern California cultural organizations are joining resources to tell the story of Irving J. Gill, an extraordinary San Diegan, and one of the key founders of modern architecture.

Participating exhibiting institutions include:

  1. Barona Cultural Center & Museum
  2. The Bishop’s School
  3. Coronado Historical Association
  4. Irving J. Gill Foundation (no exhibition)
  5. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
  6. La Jolla Historical Society with Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
  7. Oceanside Museum of Art
  8. San Diego History Center
  9. Save Our Heritage Organisation
  10. UC Santa Barbara Art, Design & Architecture Museum
  11. American Institute of Architects San Diego (no exhibition)

For information on collaborative institution offerings, visit: irvingjgill.org/exhibition-partners/


September 24, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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