World’s Fair Wednesdays – Pacifica

Pacifica was the mascot statue of the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco, CA.  Standing 81 feet tall, she welcomed guests to the Exposition, embodying that year’s themes: World Peace, Neighborliness, and the Unification of the Pacific Coast. Pacifica was created by Ralph Stackpole, the Bay Area’s leading artist in the 1920s and…

Worlds Fair Wednesdays – Expo Ernie

Expo ’86 took place in Vancouver and, from what I can tell, was pretty well received all around.  Expo ’86 focused mostly on innovations in the  transportation and communication fields. The three interlocking loops in the logo symbolize the main modes of transportation:  air, land and water.   The mascot of Expo 86 was Expo…