The Flag on Paper, Selections from the American Flag collection of Kit Hinrichs

Exhibition :: The Flag on Paper, Selections from the American Flag collection of Kit Hinrichs

Curator :: Kit Hinrichs

Exhibition Run Dates :: June 14 – September 30, 2018

Location :: San Francisco Center for the Book

Admission is free.

About the Exhibit:

A look at 150 years of the Stars and Stripes in everyday use. A rich display of printed ephemera including political memorabilia, fine art, sheet music, propaganda posters, philatelica and packaging.

Kit Hinrichs studied at Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California. He served as principal in several design offices in New York and San Francisco before spending 23 years as a partner of Pentagram. In 2009, Hinrichs opened an independent design firm in San Francisco called Studio Hinrichs. He has more than 3,000 Stars and Stripes artifacts in his collection, which has been exhibited at the American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York and the San Jose Museum of Art. He lives in San Francisco.

Opening Reception :: Thursday :: June 14, 2018 (Flag Day) from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 

Grilled hot dogs, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served. Admission is free. R.S.V.P. here...

Exhibition Catalog

A fully illustrated catalog of this exhibition may be purchased from San Francisco Center for the Book