The “Summer of Love Experience” Debuts at Our de Young Museum – A MUST SEE – Runs Through August 20, 2017

Here it is, at America’s fifth busiest museum:

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Walk from the pouring sun of Golden Gate Park through the entrance to see the now-decorated front doors.

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It’s The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll at our de Young Museum.

April 8th to August 20th from 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM on Tuesdays through Sundays. CLOSED MONDAYS.  Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive 94118. (415) 750-3600

I thought it would be heavy on textiles/fashion and it is. I thought it would be an A+ show and it is.

And here’s a taste of it – a Digital Story.

And here is the review:

Groove on hippie vibe at BAM, de Young Summer of Love exhibits by Charles Desmarais

And now, on with the show:
Flower Child Dede Wilsey and FAMSF Director Max Hollein at the kickoff:

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Colleen Terry (Assistant Curator, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Art) and Jill d’Alessandro (Curator of Costume and Textile Arts, de young Museum):

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It’s the Hermitage but for posters in there:

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And fashion fashion fashion:

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I’ve never seen a photo of the Further bus from the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

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And of course, exit through the dedicated gift shop:

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The catalogue is amazing as well:

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Memberships at the de Young start at $119

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And leaving you with this – road signs marked 1967 and 2017:

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