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Gilbert Baker’s Rainbow Warrior: My Life in Color
July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Gilbert Baker, the creator of the rainbow flag. Bakers life will be celebrated through film and readings from his recently published autobiography, Rainbow Warrior: My Life in Color. A panel discussion will follow on the legacy of Bakers art and life. Copies of Rainbow Warrior will be available for sale and signing. / Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) was an activist, designer and flag maker renowned for the creation of the first Rainbow Flag in1978. Working with friends, he created the iconic flag that would be unveiled at San Franciscos Gay Freedom Day Parade on June 25. The flags immediate success led to Baker developing a rich career as both activist and designer, using his creations to further causes around the world. Charley Beal is the Manager of Creative Projects for the Gilbert Baker Estate.