San Francisco Opera Presents 100 Years of History

Floria Tosca dress worn by Angela Gheorghiu in "Tosca" (2012). Courtesy of San Francisco Opera

Now through August 13, you can view “San Francisco Opera: A Centennial Celebration,” an exhibit at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1.

“San Francisco Opera: A Centennial Celebration” lets viewers pass through decades of costumes, props, and multimedia. Celebrate the history of SF Opera and its pioneers, such as Kirsten Flagstad and Leontyne Price.

A 16th century style clown costume with a tasseled hat and puppets.
Rigoletto costume worn by Marco Vratogna in “Rigoletto” (2012). COURTESY OF SAN FRANCISCO OPERA
A golden 18th century style gown with large brocade and jewels on the front.
Amelia Anckarström gown worn by Julianna Di Giacomo in “Un Ballo in Maschera” (2014). COURTESY OF SAN FRANCISCO OPERA
Opera tickets
War Memorial Opera House opening night ticket to “Tosca” (October 15, 1932). COURTESY OF SAN FRANCISCO OPERA
two pieces of costume from "Tannhauser" opera.
Tannhäuser costumes worn by Peter Seiffert in “Tannhäuser” (2007). COURTESY OF SAN FRANCISCO OPERA