Centennial earthquake exhibit at San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art
January 22, 2006
San Francisco (BCN) - Bay Area residents
and tourists interested in seeing what San Francisco looked like
following the 1906 earthquake can head over to the San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art, which is currently displaying post-earthquake
In commemoration of the centennial of the 1906 earthquake,
from now until May 30, the museum will display it's 1906 Earthquake:
A Disaster in Pictures installment, the museum reported.
Nearly 100 photographs depicting the destruction
caused by the earthquake, which struck the Bay Area on April 18,
1906, will be on display as part of the exhibition, the museum
According to the museum, the exhibit will show works
by both professional and amateur photographers that demonstrate
the enormity of the damage caused by the earthquake as well as
the subsequent relief efforts that took place.
More information on the 1906 Earthquake: A Disaster
in Pictures exhibit and museum hours of operation is available
on the Web site, http://www.sfmoma.org.
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