Welcome back college students!
Ready to show off your Hippie Chic style? Join us for Throwback Thursday – dress up in your funkiest threads, take your picture with the vintage VW vans, make your own tie-dye, tune into some groovy music on the jukebox, and check out the far-out "Hippie Chic" exhibition.
Thursday, September 26 at the MFA from 6-9:45pm.
Present your current student ID from a participating University Member school to access:
- Free admission
- 20% off concert tickets
- 10% off MFA Shop purchases
- $5 film tickets (regularly priced screenings purchased in person)
Lois B. and Michael K. Torf Gallery (Gallery 184)
Taking students back in time to 1967 through 1972, “Hippie Chic” showcases the colorful and fun spirit of “hippie” style that informed the beautifully made garments of “chic,” in 54 ensembles complete with paisley, velvet, and far-out wigs.
Vintage VW Vans
Take your photo with two vintage VW vans—hop in the back and give your best peace sign or pose with your favorite '70s rock star on the painted van.
Tie-Dye Fashion Art
Explore the tie-dye artwork that came into vogue during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Learn about the different styles and innovative techniques popularized during the psychedelic era. Join in and try to create your own small tie-dye piece to bring home.
FREE Bindi Gelato
Taste Café, Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, Level 1
Take a break from exploring the museum and enjoy a free scoop of Bindi gelato at Taste Café, just steps from the bookstore, contemporary galleries, and tie-dye artist demonstration.
The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan
Remis Auditorium 161
Use your University Membership to buy discounted $9 tickets to see The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan by Roger Gastman and Joseph Pattisall (US, 2012, 90 min.). This film explores the turbulent post-“Hippie Chic” 1980s through the eyes of DC’s most visible graffiti artist at the time. Discussion with directors follows the September 26 screening.
Plus, check out many more great exhibitions on view including including She Who Tells a Story and An Enduring Vision: Photographs from the Lane Collection.
In This Series
September 26, 2013