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Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

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40 Arts Circle Drive , Evanston, IL 60208 United States
23 Sep 2017
William Blake and the Age of Aquarius
23 September 2017 12:00 am (save to cal)

EXHIBITION ON VIEW SEPTEMBER 23, 2017–MARCH 11, 2018 In the summer of 1967, more than 100,000 young people streamed into the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco and the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, as well as Greenwich Village in New York and Old Town in Chicago, to celebrate peace, love, music, and mind-altering drugs. Many of the artists, poets and musicians associated with the “Summer of Love” embraced the work of British visionary poet and artist William Blake (1757–1827) and used…

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