|January 28, 2019 [St. Petersburg, FL] — In response to visitor demand, The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) will extend its immensely popular exhibition, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, through Sunday, June 30, 2019! The exhibition explores the extraordinary life of renowned music promoter Bill Graham (1931- 1991) who helped launch and promote the careers of countless artists including the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, The Who, Led Zeppelin, and the Rolling Stones. It also traces the indomitable spirit of a man brought to the United States as an eleven-year-old Jewish refugee fleeing the Nazis, fueling a lifelong passion and advocacy for social justice.
The FHM is proud to present this iconic exhibition, 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.
“Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution has been wildly popular and we are looking forward to sharing it with new visitors as we enter our busiest time of the year. We are hoping people come for the rock & roll exhibition, but leave with even more stories of survival and hope after seeing our other exhibits,” said Erin Blankenship, The FHM’s Curator of Exhibitions and Collections
Through memorabilia, photographs, archival concert footage, historical and new video interviews, ephemera, and psychedelic art, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll
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.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum
One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of men, women
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