Rock & Pop, Museum Exhibits, Art Exhibits

Summer of Love Turns 50

When: Through Feb. 11, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fifty years ago, the epicenter of counterculture, the San Francisco neighborhood Haight-Ashbury, attracted young people by the thousands. Though an eclectic group, they often shared similar beliefs: experimentation, a rejection of consumerist values, peace, and a general opposition toward the Vietnam War. They also shared a passion for music. The Summer of Love Turns 50 exhibition will celebrate a time when musicians were looked to as a collective mouthpiece for a generation. Visitors can experience rarely seen artifacts including guitars and outfits, iconic posters, and artwork.

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