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Press Releases

Lands End overlook
October 14, 2008
Lands End— historic place of steam trains, recreation, and scenic beauty—will unveil its newly rehabilitated Merrie Way overlook, trailhead, and parking area to the public on Saturday, October 18, 2008.
Warming Hut
September 3, 2008
Go easy on the planet—and your wallet—this year with eco-friendly gifts.
Fort Baker
July 12, 2008
A ceremony on June 14, 2008, at Fort Baker will tie an historic past to a brilliant new future and mark a milestone for California and the National Park Service.
Mori Point
April 15, 2008
The spectacular coastal promontory of Mori Point, one of the newest sites in the Golden Gate National Parks, will host a celebration on April 26, 10 am to 1 pm, honoring the ongoing trail work and habitat restoration.
December 5, 2007
The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are proud to be organizing a year-long commemoration of Muir Woods’ Centennial Year.

Press Coverage

NBC Bay Area

Ai Weiwei's exhibit on this former federal penitentiary raises questions about freedom of expression and human rights.

Time

The Chinese artist's seven installations on America's most notorious island champion human rights and recall America's dark past

FOX News

A highly anticipated exhibition at America’s most famous prison by one of China’s most prolific contemporary artists will open to the public Saturday, September 27.

SFist

Chinese dissident artist and architect Ai Weiwei's major installation @Large opens this weekend inside the former prison building of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.

The Guardian (UK)

The big man of Beijing's new show fills the former prison with a giant rainbow dragon and Lego models of 175 prisoners of conscience, from Nelson Mandela to Edward Snowden. The artist's bravery and commitment are extraordinary