Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Guide

While it is totally legitimate to argue that the “summer” of love really started in the winter of 1967 with the Human Be-In protest, it is a fact that all of the events that followed that protest occurred exactly 50 years ago this year. Luckily for everyone living in SF, near SF, or traveling to SF in the next few months, this also means there are a plethora of opportunities to break out the tie-dye and enrich yourself in the bygones of hippie culture. Check out (at least some) of the footage from the Human Be-In below, which will give you that much more appreciation for all the exhibitions going on this summer. Peace!

1. Love or Confusion: Jimi Hendrix in 1967 at MoAD 4/26-8/27. $10.

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2. The Summer of Love Experience at the de Young 4/8-8/20. $25.

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3. Jim Marshall: Summer of Love at City Hall 1/26-6/17. Free.

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4. Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia at BAMPFA 2/8-5/21. $12.

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About the Author // Eliza Dropkin is a Vantigo Tour Guide. She enjoys live music, good food, and cruising around town in Jerry (though she loves all the vans equally).

 

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