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Summer of Love Celebration: Street Art Painting & Live Music | San Rafael
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the summer of 1967, and Italian Street Painting Marin is excited to celebrate this far-out occasion through the captivating art of street painting and music on June 24-25, 2017 with Summer of Love: An Art & Music Experience.
Over 100 renowned Madonnari (street painters) from the United States, Canada and Mexico will come together over art – transforming the streets into an awe-inspiring quilt of talent, color, and local history.
talian Street Painting Marin is dedicated to showcasing the fine art of street painting and supports quality arts-based programs and experiences for under-served students.
Summer of Love: An Art and Music Experience
Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 10 am-8 pm
Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 10 am-6 pm
Downtown San Rafael
Tickets are $10-$15. Children 12 & under are free.
Journeying back to the era of peace and love, much of this year’s artwork will pay homage to the Summer of Love theme and focus on the cultural revolution that started in the San Francisco Bay Area, changing art, music, and the direction of the country forever.
Lending even more of a psychedelic-flair to the event, attendees will have the chance to meet legendary artist Stanley Mouse and view an exhibition of his iconic Rock and Roll posters. Also, the inspiring artwork created by the winners of EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases’ Rare Artist contest will be on display in the Rare Artist Gallery.
To get attendees groovin’, top musical hits from the era will be performed Saturday and Sunday on the main stage.
Musical Entertainment Lineup
The final music performance schedule is subject to change.
- Otilia Donaire – 1:15 to 2:45 PM
- San Francisco Airship – 3:00 to 4:00 PM
- Aquarius – 5:30 to 6:30 PM and 7:00 to 8:00 PM
- Shakey Zimmerman – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
- Ruckatan Latin Tribe – 1:15 to 3:15 PM
- Aquarius – 3:30 to 4:30 PM and 5:00 to 6:00 PM
Bring the Kids
The youngest of art fans, aged 2-12 will enjoy “Flower” Children’s Avenue where they can design their own 2’ x 2’ street painting, and receive a box of chalk pastels to take home. (fee $10)
All of those young at heart will enjoy beloved beagle, Snoopy, who will be onsite to mingle and take photos.
*Tickets are $10-$15. Children 12 & under are free.
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Address: Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA
Submitted by Michie