The Beatles ranks as one of the world’s most iconic bands, and the late photojournalist for LIFE Magazine, Bill Eppridge, was there to capture their historic visit to the United States in 1964.
Western Connecticut State University will feature this collection, “Bill Eppridge – The Beatles: Six Days that Changed the World” in their art gallery exhibition, sponsored by the Department of Art, through Saturday, March 13 at the Visual and Performing Arts Center.
There will be an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 in the Art Gallery on Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave.
The exhibition is open to the public during gallery hours from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and on weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
From left to right: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ed Sullivan (of the Ed Sullivan show), George Harrison and Ringo Starr; taken by Eppridge during their appearance on the show on Feb. 9, 1964.
Alana Branch | Arts & Entertainment Editor