Bahr Gallery owner and curator Ted Bahr wrote a featured article that appeared in this Winter's issue of a quartly print publication, Vintage Poster. The 9-page article, entitled, "The Psychedelic Poster Art and Artists of the late 1960s," was a deep dive overview of the period and the art form.
A nice write-up in Newsday on the current Exhibition at Bahr Gallery. Please note that the Exhibition has been extended through August 31. Read the article HERE
The Bahr Gallery takes a deep dive into the work of two of San Francisco’s Big Five psychedelic poster artists presenting a dual retrospective of critical early works by Wes Wilson and Victor Moscoso. The Exhibition will run from March 7 through August 31 and an Opening Reception will be held Saturday March 7 from 5:30-8:00pm with refreshments, music and of course, the art.
Nice article on Bahr Gallery by Newsday! October 27, 2019. Check it out here
The Bahr Gallery, dedicated to first-edition, psychedelic rock poster art of the 1960s, will feature vintage Grateful Dead posters in an exhibition opening October 12, and running through December 23, 2019. Grateful Dead posters from 1966-1991 will be displayed with emphasis on pre-1971 rare works. Included in the exhibition are the Grateful Dead at the Boston Tea Party on New Year's Eve 1969, the original Aoxomoxoa poster, a rare first printing Skeleton and Roses, Radio City 1980, and a 1971 Skull and Roses Tour Blank.
More than 100 people visited the Bahr Gallery on a rainy Tuesday night October 29th to meet and hang with well-known rock photographer and author Jay Blakesberg at Bahr Gallery Jay was signing and promoting his new book, “Jerry Garcia: Secret Space of Dreams,” and also had on hand several other titles from his amazing array of 15 coffee-table books.
This was Jay's only Long Island Appearance on his East Coast book tour and a grand time was had by all - click "View More" below to see some pictures
David Gans played at Bahr Gallery on Friday, October 4 in a solo performance of originals and interpretations of Grateful Dead songs. David is the Voice of the Grateful Dead Hour (for 30+ years) and is half of the duo hosting Tales from the Golden Road on the Sirius FM Grateful Dead Channel. For the set list and pictures, click "View More"
More than 80 people attended a very special event at the Bahr Gallery on Sunday August 18 featuring a Woodstock reunion, unique music from the period, wine and cheese and all surrounded by posters featuring Woodstock and the bands that made it happen! Guests were also treated to a visit by Sha Na Na co-founder Rob Leonard, who regaled the crowds with stories of his personal experience on and off stage with Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and others.
Pioneer rock cello innovator, Aaron Minsky (aka Von Cello), was joined by Lisa Ratner on keyboards as they played the music of bands from the era. The highlight of the evening was when Von Cello played a spine-chilling and magical rendition of Jimi Hendrix's Star Spangled Banner on the electric cello.
Please join us for an acoustic evening at the Bahr Gallery on Friday, May 31 featuring music from the British Invasion of the late 1960s. Local musicians Gary Adler and Joe Galardi will make up the “Bahr Band” and entertain us from 6:00-8:00pm while you enjoy our British Invasion Exhibition - plus wine and cheese and other Gallery-style refreshments.
The evening is free but please RSVP if you are coming.
We had a very special evening Friday, April 26th with Phil Lesh & Friends keyboardist Scott Guberman.
Scott played for 2 hours while 80 people enjoyed Bahr Gallery-style refreshments (beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks). Click the "view more" link below and get some background and view pictures from the event!
The British are Coming!
We are having our own British Invasion at the Bahr Gallery this Spring, featuring a simply smashing collection of original first edition poster art from British groups in America in the late 1960s and early 70s. The free Exhibition runs from April 13-June 9. Click below for more information.
More than 90 people came to enjoy Hawaiian Slack Key guitar music at the Bahr Gallery on Saturday night, March 23rd. The wine and cheese, snacks, and great music were all surrounded by the Winter Showcase Exhibition of more amazing vintage 1960s psychedelic rock poster art!
More than 30 new pieces are hanging at the Bahr Gallery and waiting for you to come and see! The exhibition opens Feb 8 and runs through March and we have opening receptions Thursday Feb 7 and Saturday Feb 9. Click "View More" below for more information.
David Gans and Stephen Inglis, performing as Fragile Thunder, entertained a rapt crowd of 100 at the Bahr Gallery on Friday, November 16. Patrons were treated to a guest appearance by Von Cello and the musical event was preceded by a 90 minute “meet and greet” and book and CD signing session by both artists.
The Bahr Gallery, dedicated to first-edition, psychedelic rock poster art of the 1960s, will feature vintage Grateful Dead posters in an exhibition opening October 26, and running through December 23. Grateful Dead posters from 1966-1987 will be dispayed with emphasis on pre-1971 rare works. Included in the exhibition are a scare 5/8/77 Barton Hall, the Grateful Dead at the Boston Tea Party on New Year's Eve 1969, the original Aoxomoxoa poster, a rare first printing Skeleton and Roses, and an oversized, mind-blowing day-glo poster from Panther Hall in Ft. Worth Texas, 1970.
Two opening receptions with refreshments and period music are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday nights (Oct 27 & 28) from 5:00-7:00pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org More info below!
45 North Shore residents braved heavy rain to gather and celebrate with Cove Living Magazine on a Fall Thursday night at The Bahr. Guests noshed on traditional Gallery fare; wine, cheese, nuts and veggies and Curator Ted Bahr gave a guided tour of the period and it's vibrant art.
Enjoy some refreshments and great acoustic music next Thursday night, Aug 16, at the Bahr Gallery with Huntington-based singer-songwriter Linda Sussman! From 6:30-8:30 we’ll be getting ahead of the rush of events next summer and celebrating Woodstock’s 49th anniversary!