The Summer of Love Experience Articles

Ben Van Meter was born in Oklahoma in 1941. Twenty years later he moved away to San Francisco to study at San Francisco State College (today San Francisco State University), where he graduated with a B.A. in Film-Poetry in...
The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll highlights the iconic clothing styles of 1967. Styles rarely stand the test of time, but with there has been a resurgence of flower crowns and flowy...
Meet APEXER, a street artist and San Francisco native whose murals have colored the city. The de Young partnered with Apexer for a Summer of Love mural on view now at Haight and Masonic. The mural celebrates the 50th...
Hey, Flower Children! We hope you’re enjoying our newest Page Views selection, The Girls by Northern California native Emma Cline (Random House, 2016) for our exhibition The Summer of Love Experience: Art,...
The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll highlights the iconic clothing styles of 1967.  Styles rarely stand the test of time, but with the resurgence of flower crowns and flowy silhouettes...
During the opening day festivities for The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll, ten cultural organizations in San Francisco came to celebrate and share their causes with the community. In...