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Smokey Bear: 75 Years of Positive Propaganda Art

Collector Rick Gibson will take us on a historical journey from the origins of the campaign to stop forest fires through the life and artists of Smokey Bear using selections from his own collection and from the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Explore the power of positive propaganda art as we discover why the campaign was created and how this icon of environmental safety reached audiences around the world. Accompanied by a birthday cake celebration for Smokey, and dessert wine pairing courtesy of Spin the Bottle Wine Company. Open to adults 21 and over. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!