Magic Bus Tours

    The Magic Bus is a colorfully painted hippie style bus outfitted with a full sound system and video projectors. At times screen lower over the windows turning the bus into a moving movie theater that shows documentary footage of San Francisco’s the Summer of LOVE.


    Jim Marshall’s 1967

    Follow iconic photographer Jim Marshall as he captured some of the most important cultural and social events of the Summer of Love.

    January 26 – June 17, 2017
    San Francisco City Hall


    On the Road to the Summer of Love

    In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love, we look back at the cultural movements and events that led up to this transformative moment in California history.

    On view through September 24
    California Historical Society


    The Beat Goes On

    The Beat Goes On features rock posters, artifacts and images that trace the influences of music, counterculture and rebellion in the North Bay.

    On View through April 2
    Museums of Sonoma County

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Events for Mar 31, 2017

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Mar 1, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018

Rock N’ Roll Billboards on Sunset Strip

Revisit a time when hand-painted temporary billboards on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip depicted the world’s greatest Classic Rock Stars. The Sunset Strip, circa 1967. Stephen Stills of Buffalo Springfield called it right: “There’s something happening here…what it is ain’t exactly clear.” What was happening then is now absolutely clear. Rock and Roll and the kids […]

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Exhibition  •  Los Angeles
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8:00 am
Mar 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Jun 23, 2017

Jim Marshall’s 1967

What would it have been like to be an ambitious music photographer in San Francisco in 1967? Follow iconic photographer Jim Marshall as he captured some of the most important cultural and social events of the year that defined an everlasting identity for San Francisco. Marshall had an all-access pass to documenting history in the […]

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Exhibition  •  San Francisco
10:30 am
Mar 31, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
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March 10 - May 14

Jim Marshall’s 1967 in Los Angeles

The GRAMMY Museum celebrates one of the most pivotal years in music — and the photographer who captured it — with a special limited showing of Jim Marshall's 1967. Organized by The San Francisco Arts Commission in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of San Francisco's Summer of Love, the exhibition features a selection of 60 images […]

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Exhibition  •  Los Angeles
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11:00 am
Mar 31, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Open Wednesday - Sunday

Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia

This major exhibition is the first comprehensive exploration of the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s and its impact on global art, architecture, and design. It presents an extraordinary array of works—many of which have been added for the Berkeley presentation—including experimental furniture, immersive environments, media installations, alternative magazines and books, printed ephemera, and films […]

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Exhibition  •  Berkeley
Mar 31, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Open Tuesday-Sunday

The Beat Goes On: Peace, Love and Rock & Roll in the North Bay

The late 1960s was as volatile a time in music as it was in the rest of society.  Music of the counterculture, psychedelic rock and hippie anthems, grabbed headlines across the country.  Music became part of the national conversation about youth, free love, drugs, and rebellion. The Beat Goes On features rock posters, artifacts and images […]

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Exhibition  •  Santa Rosa
1:00 pm
Mar 31, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thursday through Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

The Hippies

The curators of the Western Sonoma County Historical Society have collected memorabilia from the Hippie elders in our midst to recreate the environment that these rebels against consumerism and conformity built in the forests of Graton and Occidental 1966-1973. Morning Star Ranch in Graton was owned by Lou Gottlieb, the bassist of The Limeliters a […]

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Exhibition  •  Sebastopol
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