Special night with the Rolling Stone’s Chief Photographer
October 8, 2018 [St. Petersburg, FL] — The Florida Holocaust Museum presents a special program “The Rolling Stone Years” with Baron Wolman on Wednesday, October 24th at the Museum. Wolman was Rolling Stone’s Chief Photographer when the magazine was first published 50 years ago. This is a unique opportunity for the public to view his iconic photos and listen to him speak about his memorable encounters with Bill Graham and rock stars of his time.
In 1967, Baron Wolman became Rolling Stone’s first chief photographer. For three years his photographs were published regularly in Rolling Stone and became the magazine’s graphic centerpiece. Over forty years later, those same photographs, picture memories of the 60’s, are now widely exhibited and collected.
Wolman’s iconic music photography included shots on-stage with Jimi Hendrix, backstage with the Rolling Stones, and in front of the stage with Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin. Grace Slick and the Grateful Dead performed for the camera in his Haight-Ashbury studio.
“The Rolling Stone Years” will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at The Florida Holocaust Museum.This program is $9 per person for general admission and/or free for Museum members. To reserve your seat, please call 727.820.0100 ext. 301.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is organized and circulated by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, in association with the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, and made possible by the support of Alex Graham, David Graham, and Danny Scher.
Presented locally by Bank of America, with additional support from the State of Florida
Department of Cultural Affairs and The June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum
2017 marked a monumental milestone for The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) as the Museum celebrated its 25th Anniversary. One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The FHM honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered of died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org.
Photos and credits
Baron Wolman taking photographs of Carlos Santana on stage at Woodstock, photo of Wolman taken by Bill Graham.
Photo credit: Bill Graham
Baron Wolman present day standing in front of a photo he took of Jimi Hendrix at the Fillmore West in San Francisco in February 1968.
Photo credit: Lynn Lown