The San Francisco Map & Print Fair - Virtual For 2020
Due to COVID-19 the traditional in-person fair at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has been canceled until 2021. However, with the advancement and widespread adoption of video conference technology, we are happy to bring the San Francisco Map & Print Fair to you virtually.
Through The Virtual Platform by Collectible Events, Virtual Attendees Will Be Able To…
Browse and purchase hundreds of maps and prints from the comfort and safety of you home or office.
Connect with dealers via Zoom Video and ask questions about their inventory and collecting in general.
Sit in on live presentations by leading map experts from around the world.
Watch and listen to pre-recorded and live streamed lectures by members of the California Map Society.
The virtual fair is FREE, but donations to the California Map Society are suggested as they have graciously agreed to open their meeting / lecture series to all attendees and host this new virtual fair. Donate now and reference Collectible Events in the comments section.
The lecture series portion of the San Francisco Map Fair will be sponsored by the California Map Society. It will consist of three 40 minute lectures followed by a 10 minute Q & A period. The mission of the California Map Society to preserve and disseminate historical and contemporary cartography, primarily of California, for members as well as the general public. The society was formed as a statewide association in 1978 and incorporated as a California non-profit public benefit corporation in 1987.
The San Francisco Map Fair is sponsored by the History in Your Hands Foundation (HIYHF), a non-profit organization with a mission to provide classrooms with authentic, historical objects in an effort to help foster a more enriched learning experience. For more information about the History in Your Hands Foundation, visit our website at www.hiyhf.org.