Date(s) - 08/24/2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pasadena Museum of History
470 W. Walnut St.
$9 adults, $8 students; free for children ages 11 and younger.
noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. March 3-Sept. 2. From Buck Rogers to Blade Runner and beyond! This other-worldly exhibit explore the unique history of science fiction in Southern California from the 1930s to the 1980s. Curated by Nick Smith, the former president of Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, the exhibition brings together an unusual range of artifacts, fine and graphic arts, books, ephemera, and photographs. Besides looking at pop culture elements, this exhibit also examines how science fiction interacted with the advances of science, the changes in technology, and shifts in American society. Attention also is given to the fans of science fiction, individuals such as the legendary Forrest Ackerman, as well as fan organizations.