Paul Ramírez Jonas’s We Make the Treasure, the second installment in the Exploratorium’s Over the Water series of large-scale commissioned artworks for public space, explores the value of objects lost and recovered, above and below the water line. By traversing layers of present-day experience and forgotten history, the work invites you to investigate the visible and invisible forces that make something a treasure. 
On February 17, 1863, the schooner Beeswing sank with her cargo and crew as she was returning to San Francisco from Monterey.
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