Celebrates 50 Years
Morrison Hotel Gallery as Official Gallery for the Anniversary Celebration
New Details for On-Site Art Installation Revealed
June 16 – 18, 2017
Monterey County Fairgrounds – Monterey, CA
(The Who, Credit: Henry Diltz/Morrison Hotel Gallery)
Friday, May 19, 2017 – The Monterey International Pop Festival – Celebrating 50 Years announced that the Morrison Hotel Gallery, the international leader in fine art music photography, is now the official gallery for the anniversary celebration. New details of the previously announced art exhibit, “It Happened in Monterey…Music, Love, and Flowers,” have also been revealed.
Morrison Hotel Gallery will be on site of the festival with a pop-up gallery that will have over 50 photographic prints for sale, of the artists that performed at the original Monterey International Pop Festival, June 16, 17, & 18, 1967. Photographer Henry Diltz, Morrison Hotel Gallery co-owner and founder, and one of the key photographers at the original festival will be on site to sign autographs.
A number of photographers represented by Morrison Hotel Gallery, including Jerry de Wilde, Elaine Mayes and Lisa Law who were at the original festival will also be there to celebrate this culturally historic event. All the photographs in this gallery will be for sale.
Throughout the festival weekend, there will also be an art exhibit on-site titled “It Happened in Monterey…Music, Love and Flowers” the exhibit designed by Abbott Miller of Pentagram and developed by Ileen Gallagher of ISG Productions. The exhibition explores the history of the original festival produced by John Phillips and Lou Adler. The exhibit is divided into five sections: Plan, Festival, Film, Charity and Impact. It traces the roots of the festival from 50 years ago all the way to present day. Rare documents and photographs reveal the planning of the festival and an environmental installation shows highlights from the Monterey Pop documentary. Lastly, documents, posters, record albums in the Charity and Impact sections trace the cultural implications of the festival.
The single day schedule for Monterey International Pop Festival – Celebrates 50 Years was announced this week – PRESS HERE to view the daily lineups. The festival begins at 12pm and goes until 11pm daily. 3-Day GA and 3-Day VIP, as well as Single Day General Admission tickets, are currently on sale – PRESS HERE to purchase. Goldenvoice and Another Planet Entertainment will work together with The Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation, which Lou Adler serves as Director.
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ABOUT THE MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL FOUNDATION:
The Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation (MIPFF) is a non-profit charitable and educational foundation empowering music-related personal development, creativity, and mental and physical health. In the spirit of Monterey International Pop Festival, and on the behalf of the artists who took part, the Foundation awards grants to qualified organizations and individuals with identifiable needs in those areas.
ABOUT MORRISON HOTEL® GALLERY:
Morrison Hotel® Gallery (MHG) was founded in 2001 by former record company executive Peter Blachley, music retail industry professional Richard Horowitz, and legendary music photographer Henry Diltz. In 2012, author, director and photographer Timothy White joined the team, launching an additional West Coast gallery at The Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood. The partners just launched a new location at Mick Fleetwood’s General Store in Maui, Hawaii.
MHG is the world’s leading brand in fine art music photography representing over 100 of the world’s finest music photographers and their archives. Their vast catalog of photography encompasses jazz, blues, and rock imagery spanning several generations through to today’s contemporary music artists and now includes iconic photographs in the world of sports as well. MHG has a robust online presence, featuring over 100,000 images searchable by photographer, music artist, band or concert. www.morrisonhotelgallery.com