The most recent from the SFO Museum

If you happen to miss your flight at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) blame it on the curators of the SFO Museum.

At anyone time, there are maybe 20 top-notch exhibitions on view all through the terminals, spanning all the pieces from vintage radios and Victorian wallpaper to all method of aviation historical past.

And every exhibit will make you wish to cease and keep some time.

One of many latest exhibitions, Recollections… From the Unkown Museum, on show by means of March 2024 in Terminal 2, affords picks and creations culled from a unusual assortment of classic popular culture artifacts.

A well known ‘secret’ museum in Mill Valley, CA because the mid-Seventies and now artist Mickey McGowan’s non-public assortment, the Unknown Museum is crammed with a mass quantity of objects courting from the Nineteen Forties to the Nineteen Eighties. The museum is an “exploration into America’s mind” and a “full immersion in conceptual artwork and American consumerism.”

Amongst different issues.

 Recollections… from the Unknown Museum at SFO Airport is a sampling of the numerous improbable artwork and object installations on show at numerous areas of the museum from the mid-Seventies by means of the current.

“My unique intent was to rescue these things, to supply them with a relaxation dwelling for the rest of their days,” museum curator and archivist Mickey McGowan stated again in 1988.

Thank goodness he did.

Listed below are some snaps from the exhibit, courtesy of SFO Museum, and Mickey McGowan.

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