LIGHT the Woodstock Bus Launch Party

LIGHT the Woodstock Bus Launch Party at the American Visionary Art Museum.

Join LIGHT as it recreates its journey back to Woodstock.

A free-to-all party

  • Dates: Monday, August 12
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • Cost: Free, with online RSVP requested. Click here to RSVP online.
  • Location: AVAM's Dame Anita Roddick Love Barn

LIGHT the Woodstock Bus by Baltimore's Dr. Bob Hieronimus departs Baltimore to recreate its journey back to Woodstock for the Golden Anniversary Weekend at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Meet the artists and mechanics who helped rebirth the new LIGHT Bus, plus the Baltimore commune members and the Light band musicians who drove the original bus. We'll send off this iconic symbol with music, a guided meditation and an interpretive tour of the symbols by Dr. Bob.


10am Program Speakers and VIP

  • Rebecca Hoffberger, Founder & director of American Visionary Art Museum
  • Dr. Zohara Meyerhoff Hieronimus, LIGHT bus collaborator
  • Dr. Robert Hieronimus, LIGHT bus artist
  • John Wesley Chisholm, Filmmaker of "The Woodstock Bus"
  • Robert and Marlo Skinner, and Fallon Taylor, Mechanics
  • Rodger Roundey, Representative of the 5 artists in the LIGHT Brigade

10:40am Group Meditation led by Susan Beverly

10:50am Original Band Members of "Light" Perform. Bob Grimm and Trudy Morgal, who drove the original VW van in 1969, perform live.