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March 2020

Junípero Serra Museum Tours

March 7, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events As part of San Diego Architectural Foundation's OH! San Diego Program, SDHC is offering two unique opportunities– Friday, March 6 in our Research Archives and Saturday, March 7 at the Junípero Serra Museum. Tour this Mission-Revival style landmark standing prominently atop the hill and recognized as the site where California began.  Tours are offered at 11 AM and 1 PM on Saturday. Book your spot at a specific time.  This event is free.Maximum 2 participants per reservation.Each tour is…

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Free Tuesday Talk: Belle Baranceanu, Modern Art and the New Deal

March 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events Prior to the onset of the Great Depression, San Diego was often viewed as a provincial coastal town; a cultural wasteland perhaps, and certainly not a major art center. Young professional artists in the decades before the Great Depression centered themselves in New York or Chicago, but not in California. The New Deal injected federal government funds into the arts, and brought sweeping changes to the region that have had a lasting impact in San Diego. Although Belle Baranceanu was…

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Balboa Park History Stroll

March 13, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Balboa Park History StrollExplore Balboa Park using photographs and documentation from the History Center collections to bring you back in time to the 1915 Panama California Exposition. This easy-paced stroll through the Park reveals intriguing aspects of its past and its vibrant present as the nation’s largest urban cultural park.

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May 2020

Fashion Redux Live Webinar

May 15, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events May 15, 2020 - 7:00pmFor the past nine years, students enrolled in Mesa College’s Fashion Program have used garments from the History Center’s vast costume collection as an inspirational springboard for their own contemporary designs.For the 2020 iteration of Fashion Redux – the exhibition has gone virtual – digitally showcasing the student’s reinterpretations of four garments from the 1970s alongside their archival counterparts.Virtual Zoom event featuring discussions withthe student designers participating in Fashion Redux 2020, Mesa College Fashion Professor…

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Community Café: Discussion Series | Detroit to Oceanside: A Filipino Migration Story

May 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

COMMUNITY CAFÉ: DISCUSSION SERIES DETROIT TO OCEANSIDE: A FILIPINO FAMILY MIGRATION STORY THURSDAY, MAY 28, 20207:00PM - 8:00PM RESERVE YOUR VIRTUAL SEAT TODAY! Through a mix of casual storytelling, poetry, and video, this talk will explore one Filipino family's experience with migration, state violence, and the ongoing struggle for social justice.   Dr. Jason Magabo Perez is the author of the hybrid poetry and prose book, This is for the mostless. Perez works as Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at CSU San…

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