Spectacular Photographs: Unforgettable Faces, Facts, and Feats
Participating Archives and Collections: California Historical Society (SF), Canapress Photos (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Chicago Historical Society, Circus World Museum (Baraboo, WI), H.H. Bennett Photographic Studio (Wisconsin Sells, WI), Houdini Magical Hall of Fame (Niagara Falls, Canada), Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (Washington DC), Minnesota Historical Society (St. Paul, MN), Niagara Falls Museum, Ripley’s Believe it or not (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), San Francisco Chronicle, Underwood Photo Archive (San Francisco, CA), Vanishing Georgia Collection (Atlanta, GA) and State Historical Society of Wisconsin
February 2 - March 11, 1989

Staged Documents
Tina Barney and Nic Nicosia
March 16 - April 22, 1989

Bay Area Students Project
Mills College and San Francisco Art Institute
APRIL 27 - MAY 13, 1989

The Bear in the Marketplace: Anticommunism and Patriotism in Recent American Advertising 
Richard Bolton
May 18 - June 24, 1989

Beware Art! Photomontage as Political Intervention
Klaus Staeck
May 18 - June 24, 1989

Hysterics of Photography
Karl Baden, Jay Boersma, Karen Keister, Joachim Schmid and Adib Fricke
July 5 - August 19, 1989

The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
Judith Black, Elaine O’Neil, Sally Mann, W. Synder MacNeil and Bea Nettles
September 5 - October 14, 1989

Face to Face
Su-Chen Hung
October 19 - November 18, 1989

Scott Stark
October 19 - November 18, 1989

Tamarra Kaida, Tony Mendoza, Clarissa Slig and Jeffrey A. Wolin
December 8, 1989 - January 27, 1990