@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #SanFrancisco

In 1923, Igor Sikorsky founded the Sikorsky Aero Engineering Corporation (later renamed the Sikorsky Manufacturing Company)... #chinaclipper #sikorsky #igorsikorsky #panamerican #goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #sfhistory #aviationhistory #avgeek #panam

This image was posted on October 16, 2019.

Robert Bechtle’s early work was as a Bay Area figurative painter, but in the 1970s, he received national acclaim as a Photorealist... #sanfrancisco #painting #paxex #publicart #RobertBechtle

This image was posted on September 13, 2019.

#Onthisday in 1889, Igor Siskorsky was born in Kiev (Kyiv), modern day Ukraine... #chinaclipper #sikorsky #igorsikorsky #panamerican #goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #sfhistory

This image was posted on May 25, 2019.

The streets of San Francisco’s Mission District come alive in Ramin Talaie’s documentation of the city’s annual celebration of Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), a public holiday observed throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican ancestry everywhere... #VideoArtsSFOM #video #film #documentary #diadelosmuerto #DíadeMuertos #missiondistrict #sanfrancisco #mission #mexican #mexico #mexicanamerican #dayofthedead

This image was posted on October 30, 2018.

Built for the Panama–Pacific International Exposition in 1915, the Palace of Fine Arts is a San Francisco landmark... #sanfrancisco #SFHistory #history #aerialphotography #vintagephotograph #presidio #crissyfield #ggnra #1920s

This image was posted on September 03, 2018.

The Golden Gate International Exposition was held from February 1939 to September 1940 to celebrate construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #antique #worldsfair #sanfrancisco #baybridge #zenith

This image was posted on August 17, 2018.

#Onthisday in 1927 the City and County of San Francisco signed a lease with the Mills Estate for 150 acres to use as an airport... #throwbackthursday #SFHistory #SFOHistory #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #sanfrancisco #TBT

This image was posted on March 15, 2018.

This artwork is inspired by historical decorative styles found in the Bay Area... #localart #oakland #sanfrancisco #berkeley #bayarea #victorian #JoyceKozloff #airportart #painting #womenshistorymonth #5womenartists

This image was posted on March 10, 2018.

China Basin and Mission Bay in San Francisco have gone through an enormous transformation within the last twenty years... #sanfrancisco #sfhistory #chinabasin #missionbay #avgeek

This image was posted on February 16, 2018.

Growing up outside of San Francisco in the East Bay suburb of Walnut Creek during the 1950s and ‘60s, Mimi Plumb was raised amidst a changing landscape... #publicart #airportart #art #fineart #mimiplumb #whatisremembered #walnutcreek #bayarea #eastbay #sanfrancisco #bayareaart #bayareaartist #film #contracosta #suburbs #standardoil #photography

This image was posted on August 22, 2017.