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05/29/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
We are open today for Memorial Day, so stop by and travel back in time to the 1960s, with 'The Summer of Love Experience.'

For info on opening hours and admission, visit: deyoung.famsf.org/visit-us

'Kinetic Light Painting' | Bill Ham | 2016–2017
We are open today for Memorial Day so stop by and travel
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05/27/2017 at 16:37. Facebook
Psychedelic rock band the Charlatans were early pioneers of what became known as the San Francisco Sound, which was characterized by an eagerness to experiment with different styles and instruments.

This poster, a mash-up of Victorian and wild west typography, advertises a June 1965 residency in Virginia City, Nevada, and is considered the first psychedelic rock poster.

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Psychedelic rock band the Charlatans were early pioneers of what became known
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05/26/2017 at 19:36. Facebook
What was life like at 710 Ashbury, aka the Grateful Dead house, during the Summer of Love? Find out in next Thursday's talk with former Merry Prankster and former wife of Jerry Garcia, Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia.

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What was life like at 710 Ashbury aka the Grateful Dead house
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de Young Museum
05/25/2017 at 15:46. Facebook
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05/24/2017 at 23:55. Facebook
Step inside the studio of Ian Johnson, our artist-in-residence for the month of May.

Johnson creates hypnotizing designs reflective of the improvisational quality of his two passions, skateboarding and jazz music.

Visit him Wednesday-Sunday afternoons through June 4th.

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Step inside the studio of Ian Johnson our artistinresidence for the month of May
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05/24/2017 at 00:24. Facebook
Hey, batter, batter! On June 25th we're taking over AT&T Park for a special 'The Summer of Love Experience' themed San Francisco Giants game, and we have 10 pairs of tickets to giveaway to celebrate.

For a chance of winning a pair, answer the following question: If you were a Giants player, what would your Summer of Love walk-up song be?

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05/23/2017 at 17:16. Facebook
Offset lithograph printing features heavily in 'The Summer of Love Experience' and the process is what created the loud, colorful and intricately designed rock posters adorning the galleries.

This video explains how the process works - stop by the exhibition to see the psychedelic results of this technique by artists including Victor Moscoso, Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelly and Mari...
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05/22/2017 at 19:46. Facebook
Preparations for 'Revelations: Art from the African American South' are well underway. Here, our technicians are busy installing some works that may look very familiar to those who remember our 2006 show, 'The Quilts of Gee’s Bend.'

Learn more about this exciting new exhibition at this Thursday's lecture. More infromation here: dey.ng/7n56G
"There were lots of reasons for the influx: Some were concerned about political and social injustice in the U.S. and looking for like-minded people."

From the posters lining The Fillmore to the streets of Haight Ashbury and our own 'The Summer of Love Experience' exhibition, there are plenty of ways to soak up the summer of 1967, via the Los Angeles Times.
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Join us and Farmgirl Flowers in making the ultimate Summer of Love accessory at our floral crown workshops on June 3rd and June 4th.

In these two-hour workshops, you'll get an expert lesson in making your very own "head-wreath" type of floral crown, and admission to 'The Summer of Love Experience.'

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Join us and Farmgirl Flowers in making the ultimate Summer of Love
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"Out into the world there were lots and lots of one-of-a-kind handmade clothes, each one different. Madison avenue, the idea of reproduction, was not in our great house." - designer and textile artist, Candace Kling

Candace and her husband Fred Kling hand-painted unique designs onto cotton during the late 1960s and early 70s, seen here in the two dress to the left. Witness their work in 'The...
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Stuart Davis made 'American Painting' in 1932 for the Whitney Museum of American Art's first ever painting exhibition. In the painting, you'll see subtle homages to William de Kooning, Arshile Gorky, and John Graham.

See a unique picture of American life in the early 20th century in 'Stuart Davis: In Full Swing.'

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Thanks to all our teens who turned out for the first 'Teens Take Action!' Day on Saturday, inspired by 'The Summer of Love Experience.' If you couldn't make it this time, here's what you missed...

Watch this space for more teen programming and events and learn more about the teens who organized the day here:

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Tomorrow evening, join us for a free after-hours artist talk with Leonardo Drew.

Drew's 'Number 197' spans three walls of our atrium, comprised of a multitude of sculptural elements created and arranged in response to the unique context of our architecture. Learn more about him and his approach in tomorrow's after-hours artist talk.

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Tomorrow evening join us for a free afterhours artist talk with Leonardo Drew
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ICYMI, we have a new book club! Page Views aims to deepen engagement with works on view by pairing special exhibitions with a companion text.

Join us in reading 'The Girls' by Emma Cline, in the context of 'The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll' and be part of next month's meetup.
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"I aimed at turning myself into my own gallery in protest to all those who were putting me down."

Birgitta Bjerke's crochet creations have turned heads since she began making them in the mid-1960s. Learn more about her in our latest VSCO article.
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Thank you to our Teen Advisory Board and the Bay Area teen community for joining us at our first ever β€˜Teens Take Action!’ Day on Saturday, May 13th!

In the spirit of β€˜The Summer of Love Experience,’ we welcomed teens for an afternoon of activism, art making, and free admission, exploring the themes of identity, equality, immigration and the environment.
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Swing by for the free guest lecture, 'Stuart Davis's Idiosyncratic Modernism,' by Whitney Museum of American Art curator Barbara Haskell in on May 21 at 11 am.

As one of the co-organizers of 'Stuart Davis: In Full Swing,' Haskell presents an overview of the painter's life and artistic development.

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'The Paris Bit' | Stuart Davis | 1959 | Whitney Museum of American Art
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Happy Mother's Day! From generation to generation, wishing you and the mother figure in your life peace, love, and a very groovy day!
Happy Mothers Day From generation to generation wishing you and the mother
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Today's the day! Join is from 1pm for our inaugural Teens Take Action day.

Organized by our Teen Advisory Board, 13 to 17 year-olds can enjoy free admission to 'The Summer of Love Experience.' In addition, teens can enjoy a special Youth Speaks panel, art-making and more, with a focus on social change, identity, immigration, equality, and the environment.

More info here: dey.ng/DgqKz