OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (August 10, 2023) – The Bahr Gallery, an art gallery dedicated to vintage, first-edition, psychedelic rock poster art, announced that it has been granted provisional membership in the IVPDA, the International Vintage Poster Dealer Association.
The Bahr Gallery will feature vintage posters celebrating the bands who played at the largest single-day rock concert ever: The Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, July 28, 1973. 50 years ago The Band, the Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers played an epic concert that attracted over 600,000 people - yes, bigger than Woodstock!
“The Hippie Ethos,” Exhibition to open at Bahr Gallery, April 15.
The exhibition of vintage 1960s rock concert posters will be those expressing late 1960s design and hippie lifestyle and culture from that utopian period where peace and love, joy and optimism, were emerging, even with the backdrop of the Vietnam War and massive social and cultural changes.
The Exhibition of Grateful Dead concert posters produced by Bahr Gallery and Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, MA was written up by the Boston Globe on January 23. You can get to the artilce HERE but there is a paywall. Clicking there and back a few times can allow you to view the article itself but we have also recreated it here below.
The Bahr Gallery and Narrows Center Gallery of Fall River MA present "Grateful Dead, The Vintage Posters, 1966-1995" running at the Narrows Center from January 27 through April 1. The Exhibition consists of nearly 80 concert posters featuring the Grateful Dead. If you can't make it in person we've narrated a 7-part video on the history of the psychedelic poster mixed in context with the entire Exhibition (every poster) and you can check that out HERE.
Grateful Dead radio host, author and musician David Gans played live at the Bahr Gallery on Thursday November 3rd and Friday November 4th, 2022.
The Bahr Gallery is featuring vintage Grateful Dead posters in an exhibition from October 21 through December 31, 2022.
Grateful Dead photographer Bob Minkin paid a visit to the Bahr Gallery on Thursday July 14, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 pm where he signed copies of his new book, Just Bobby, along with 2019’s, Just Jerry.
We are having our own British Invasion at the Bahr Gallery this Summer, featuring a simply smashing collection of original first edition poster art from British groups in America in the late 1960s and early 70s
Erica Bradley of NSTV in Great Neck toured the Bahr Gallery to air as part of theier programming for Art Day, April 15. Join Gallery owner Ted Bahr for a walk through the Gallery and learn more about the history of the psychedelic posters of the late 1960s.
The Bahr Gallery, the only art gallery in the country dedicated to vintage, first-edition, psychedelic rock poster art, announced a new Exhibition, “Rick Griffin and Mouse & Kelley, a Dual Retrospective,” opening at the gallery on March 18, 2022 and running through May 29.
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (November 26, 2021) – The Bahr Gallery, an art gallery dedicated to rare, first-edition, psychedelic rock poster art, has eight pieces on loan and available for view at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn NY through March 6, 2022. The Exhibition, titled, “Songs Without Words: The Art of Music,” opened on November 20 of this year.
Bahr Gallery is dsplaying close to 40 vintage first-printing Grateful Dead posters, most from the late 1960s, in a Free Exhibition running from October 22 through January 2.
Find your Best Gift Ever! Browse and choose from the Bahr Gallery Collection of more than 280 framed vintage psychedelic posters from the 60s and 70s.
Bahr Gallery will be exhibiting at the Art Market Hamptons show in Bridgehampton, August 12-15. Come visit and see our best and our brightest. Note that Bahr Gallery will be closed in Oyster Bay that weekend.
Join us at Club27, an Exhibition of the art featuring Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Ron “Pigpen” McKernen all of whom died too early at 27.
The ‘60s rock art from New York, Boston, LA and Detroit featured. Exhibition runs through early June.
3rd Annual “Art of the Grateful Dead” Exhibition Open October 23-January 3, 2021
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.
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.
We regret that the Scott Guberman Night, scheduled for Friday March 20, has been postponed until the Fall.
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.
Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Stephen Inglis returned The Bahr on November 9th to play some excellent live music.
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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.
Bahr Gallery will be exhibiting at the Art + Design Hamptons show in Bridgehampton, July 5-7. Come visit and see our best and our brightest. Note that Bahr Gallery will be closed in Oyster Bay that weekend.
A new Exhibition, "Woodstock and the Rock Festival," opened June 21 and runs through August 31. In addition to ppsters advertising Woodstock and other festivals, there is a special emphasis on the biggest live star of the day: Jimi Hendrix.
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.
Thank you all for being part of the Bahr Gallery in our first year. We will be open by appointment until February 8 when our next Exhibition debuts. Read more about 2018 and our plans for next year by clicking View More below
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!
Emily Moriarty's husband Ryan thought up a novel way to surprise his wife for her 40th birthday.