Designed to entertain as well as educate, the changing exhibitions in the Kathryne Beynon Foundation Exhibition Hall in the History Center address Pasadena’s diverse and multi-faceted community history.
Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California
March 3 through September 2, 2018
Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California explores the history of science fiction in Southern California from the 1930s to the 1980s, and how it interacted with the advances of science, the changes in technology, and shifts in American society. Curated by Nick Smith, former president of Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, the exhibition features historic artifacts, fine and graphic art, books and ephemera, and historic photographs.
Thank you to our exhibition sponsors: The William Hayward Pickering Memorial Fund & Archive, the Art Directors Guild, and NBCUniversal.
This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org.
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