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Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll

M.H. de Young Museum

Presenting an exhibition of iconic rock posters, photographs, interactive music and light shows, costumes and textiles, ephemera, and avant-garde films. A 50th anniversary celebration of the adventurous and colorful counterculture that blossomed in the years surrounding the legendary San Francisco summer of 1967, the exhibition will present more than 300 significant cultural artifacts of the time, including almost 150 objects from the Fine Arts Museums' extensive permanent holdings, supplemented by key, iconic loans.


This is what SF/Arts curator Christian L. Frock had to say about Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll :

This vast exhibition explores that bacchanalia of the summer of 1967 in San Francisco—a watershed cultural moment in art, music, fashion and politics. Presenting more than 300 objects, including iconic rock posters, photos, interactive music and light installations, costumes, textiles, avant-garde film and ephemera. More than 100,000 young people poured into the Haight that summer—come see why.

Event Info
Ends in 30 days:
Apr 08 → Aug 20
Open 9:30 am-5:15 pm Tue-Sun; Open select holidays; Closed most Mon
$25, Seniors $20, students $16; Youth 6-17 $7 Children 5 and under FREE; First Tuesday of Each Month FREE
M.H. de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco
Info: 750-3600
Venue: 750-3600
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