The History Museum will open “Scenes of San Mateo County” on September 16, 2014, in the Museums’s first floor central rotunda. The exhibition will feature eight original paintings of historic sites on the Peninsula. Stop by the History Museum to see artist renderings of some of the County’s most iconic sites:
Old Adobe, by June B. Alley, 1964 (an oil painting depicting The Sanchez Adobe of Pacifica).
Hillsbarn Theatre, by Robert W. Price, 1986 (a watercolor of the Theatre as it once stood on the old Borel Estate in San Mateo).
Chinese Shacks and Vegetable Gardens of Pescedero, circa 1973 (watercolor of lost buildings).
Hatch Mill, by E.H. Batchelder, 1967 (oil painting of historic lumber mill in Purrissima Canyon).
Pulgas Water Temple, by Elizabeth Cassidy, circa 1986 (oil painting of the Canada Road monument, built to commemorate the completion of the Hetch Hetchy Water Project).
Salt Pile, by Robert Price, 1986 (watercolor of Redwood City landmark).
Pumpkin Field, by D.Young, circa 1986 (acrylic view of a Coastside Farm).
Woodside Store, by Joan L Selby, 1954 (oil painting of iconic building on Tripp Road in Woodside).
The exhibit will close December 31, 2014.