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April 2020

Free Tuesday Talk: Balboa Park: Architectural Inspirations from Old Spain (and Elsewhere)

April 14, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events Events for April have been canceled. We are working to present our programs in virtual format. Sign up to receive updates! The watershed moment for Balboa Park came in 1915-1916 when San Diego held the Panama-California Exposition. The fair organizers hired New York’s Bertram Goodhue as the exposition’s lead architect. Goodhue’s plans for the buildings in Balboa Park differed dramatically from previous exposition traditions. Rather than using the accepted style of Beaux-Arts, classical Greek or Roman, Goodhue designed his…

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Fashion Redux Finale Party 2020

April 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events Events for April have been canceled. We are working to present our programs in virtual format. Sign up to receive updates! Join us on Friday April 17 from 6-8 pm for the Fashion Redux Finale Party, an evening featuring models wearing the student garments, a lecture by Mesa College fashion professor emeritus, Susan Lazear, and light refreshments. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the coveted People’s Choice Award. Tickets for the event can be purchased by clicking…

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