Let's Play Ball
From the early 1900s to the present day, the Let's Play Ball, (March 21, 2015-Sept. 2016) will depict aspects of the game from local community teams to professional baseball players who have a San Mateo County connection. Highlights of the exhibit include one of Keith Hernandez's Golden Gloves and bats belonging to local legends Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Willie Mays and Willie McCovey. The exhibit will also have jerseys, equipment, historic phorographs and signed fan memorabilia.
San Carlos: The City of Good Living
San Carlos: The City of Good Living (Jan. 9 - May 16, 2015), on exhibit in the Lower Rotunda, features four original paintings by local artist Fleur Spolidor. The featured paintings are acrylic on canvas and mixed media on canvas. They show places and events from San Carlos' history.
Gardeners of Identity: Basques in San Mateo County
Of the 58,000 Basques living in the United States today, the largest population resides in California. Gardeners of Identity (open March 2010) explores the Basque culture, how it came to San Mateo County and its many unique traditions that have become an important part of the local community.
San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame
World-class athletes have trained and competed in San Mateo County. In the Upper Rotunda and Hallways, the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame features plaques with pictures and information about each athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame. Do you know the identity of this Jefferson High School athlete?