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Roswell Museum & Art Center

Posted on: August 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Decades 1960s Opens Saturday!

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Decades 1960s

8/7/21- TBA

Horgan Gallery

In the United States, the 1960s marked a period of significant change. Highly charged political events like the Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy lead to a generation of fed-up young people who wanted to tune-in, turn on, and drop out. The counterculture movement was an opportunity to question authority and detach from the materialism that marked the 1950s.

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