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Mod: Visual, Social, Cultural Renaissance of the 1960s @ Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Embark on a retrospective journey through an exhibition capturing the 1960s’ pivotal cultural revolutions that are still blazing today, impacting visual, social and cultural landscapes.

Through a variety of art mediums including prints, record albums, furniture and clothing, visitors will immerse themselves in the conflicts that arose from the growing pains of a society in the adolescence of extreme technological growth. Come be inspired by those who gave voice to the long-simmering grievances of humanity and freed the creative spirit of a generation yearning to challenge the status quo.​

Take a journey back to the iconic 1960s. Mod: Visual, Social, Cultural Renaissance of the 1960s showcases the decade’s influential social revolutions, which continue to shape our visual, societal and cultural landscapes today.
The 1960s were a decade of dramatic change in the United States and beyond. These years saw the election and assassination of JFK, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the moon landing, the Vietnam War, the activism and assassinations of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Stonewall riots. Americans also experienced major developments in reproductive healthcare, civil rights, media technology, workplace equality, medical science, fashion and the arts. The political, cultural and civil movements from this period continue their revolutions today.
The exhibition features a variety of art mediums that include prints, record albums, furniture, housewares, media, décor, jewelry and clothing that reflect the conflicts and creative spirit of a transformative society.


Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
145 E. Main Street
Lancaster, OH 43130 United States
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