California History Center

California History Center

The Art of Protest

Twenty-six original silkscreened posters from campus social movements during the 1960s and 1970s -- an exhibit from the San Jose Peace and Justice Center.   

About the Exhibit

In follow-up to our Spring (2012) quarter student-curated exhibit on the 1968 presidential elections, CHC is hosting the San Jose Peace and Justice Center's collection of protest posters created at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz during the 1960s and 1970s.

Exhibit Dates

Jan. 15 through Feb. 28, 2013

Exhibit Hours

9:30 a.m.-noon, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, 4:00 p.m., CHC

Featuring guest speakers:

  • Lincoln Cushing, Archivist
  • Gil Villagran, Lecturer, School of Social Work, San Jose State University
  • Sharat Lin, President, San Jose Peace and Justice Center

For more information, contact Tom Izu at 408.864.8986 or by e-mail at

California History Center
Building: CHC
Contact: Tom Izu
Phone: 408.864.8986

Last Updated: 9/24/15