Globe Poster: Exhibit, Talk, and Film Screening in Cambridge on Feb. 2nd

Explore music history and art through advertisement. View an exhibit of over 50 private collection of Globe Posters, iconic music posters that promoted top R&B and rock acts. At its peak, Globe printed more than 20 music posters jobs a day in addition to carnival, fair and political posters.

Globe’s owner Bob Cicero and Mary Mashburn, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and owner of Typecast Press, will be speak about the collection.

Attendees will view a never-before-seen short film by Cambridge native, Baltimore Magazine’s John Lewis, who writes about the Baltimore arts scene. The film introduces the story of the infamous posters and the Globe Poster family business that made such an impact on the music business.

A special commissioned poster just for Downtown Cambridge will also be unveiled.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Includes one drink ticket and heavy appetizers. Cash Bar tended by Cambridge Main Street volunteers! The event supports our downtown revitalization efforts. 6pm – 10pm @ 447 Race Street (Historic Phillips Hardware Building).

 

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