"I was always interested in borders and issues around land and landlessness, and being an immigrant, and I found it rewarding to look up and see these clouds moving — without any limitations, without checkpoints, without passports." #SanazMazinani #5WomenArtists #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on March 17, 2020.
#AmeliaKonow travels to locations visited by people in search of experiences connected to the mythologies of the landscape and returns with images that reflect the often-intangible sensations that specific locations or geological features can evoke. #photography #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on January 08, 2021.
#FrankLobdell was a significant artist in West Coast Abstract Expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Movement and a popular instructor at the California School of Fine Art (now the San Francisco Art Institute) from 1957 through 1965. #SFAC #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on August 03, 2020.
#KleaMcKenna works in total darkness to make “photographic rubbings” – photographic images made through touch. McKenna’s process begins with light-sensitive photographic paper, which she hand embosses into surfaces. Then she exposes light to the imprinted paper. #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on July 28, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing his historic solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. His 3,500-mile journey crossed more than 1,900 miles of open ocean before he landed in Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on May 21, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1931, Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles A. Lindbergh, took off on a survey flight from Long Island to China, to scout out a commercial route for #PanAm. Anne was a licensed pilot, and together they embarked on several well publicized survey flights. #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on July 27, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1950, Pan American World Airways acquired American Overseas Airlines (A.O.A.) from American Airlines. Once acquired, Pan Am obtained all of A.O.A’s routes and assets including 8 Boeing 377 Stratocruisers, 7 Constellations, 3 DC-4s, & 1 DC-3. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on September 25, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1971, the first McDonnell Douglas DC-10 service started at @flysfo. United’s DC-10 was the first of the three-engine, or tri-jet, wide-body airliners to arrive at SFO. Have you ever flown on a DC-10? #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on August 14, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1974, the Concorde landed at SFO. This brief visit was part of a promotional tour to airports around the world. The Concorde was in service between 1976 and 2003. Did you ever fly on a Concorde? #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on October 21, 2020.
#OnThisday in 2001, the ceremonial last Trans World Airlines (TWA) flight departed from Kansas City, Missouri and landed in St. Louis, Missouri. The flight was flown on a McDonnell Douglas MD-80. What are your favorite memories of #TWA? #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on December 01, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1919, KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., or KLM Royal Dutch Airlines) was founded. The company is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. Have you ever flown on KLM? #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on October 07, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1927, Hangar No. 1 at Mills Field was completed. The Airport's first hangar was made of steel framing with galvanized-corrugated iron siding. Navigational aids included 11-foot high lettering identifying the airfield. #SFOHistory #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on September 23, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1932, #AmeliaEarhart departed from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, in a single-engine Lockheed Vega 5B. After 15 hours, she landed in Northern Ireland and became the first woman & the second person to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on May 20, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1947, Howard Hughes embarked on a test - and only - flight of the huge Hughes H-4 Hercules (nicknamed the Spruce Goose) to prove that it, the largest wooden plane ever built, could fly. The prototype now resides on display in the @EvergreenMuseum. #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on November 02, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1958, the first scheduled Pan American World Airways jet service took off from Idlewild, New York. Flying to Paris, Pan Am carried 111 passengers across the Atlantic. Have you ever flown on a Boeing 707? #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on October 26, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1969, the first British-made #Concorde took off on its maiden flight departing from Filton, UK. Developed as a joint endeavor between the governments of Great Britain and France, the aircraft could travel at 1,350 miles per hour. #MuseumFromHome #avgeek
This tweet was posted on April 09, 2020.
#Onthisday in 1983, Central Terminal was rededicated as the International Terminal. Constructed between 1951 and 1954, the Central Terminal ushered SFO into the jet age. It served as the International Terminal until the current IT opened in 2000. #SFOHistory #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on July 13, 2020.
#Onthisday in 2011, the newly remodeled Terminal 2 opened. Completed in 1954 as the Central Terminal, T2 has gone through many remodels, including this one in the early 1980s that updated the control tower. #SFOHistory #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on April 14, 2020.