.

.
Nostalgia on Wheels Shoppe - Check it out!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Skateboard: Evolution and Art in California Exhibit - EXTENDED THROUGH 08/29/10!


I never made it to this skateboard exhibit but I just saw it has been extended through August 29, 2010! For more details click on the California Heritage Musuem's page here!

"The California Heritage Museum is proud to present 'SKATEBOARD: Evolution and Art in California.' The show opens to the general public on Saturday, November 14, 2009 and continues through Sunday, August 29, 2010.

Guest curated by legendary Z-boy Nathan Pratt in conjunction with museum staff curator Michael Trotter and advisory committee members Jeff Ho, Skip Engblom (Zephyr co-founders), Cris Dawson (1966 Hobie Champ), Z-Boys Tony Alva and Stacy Peralta, and 1980’s world champion Christian Hosoi, the exhibition traces the evolution of boards from pre-1950 to the present showcasing the riders, designers, artists, and manufacturers that created the California phenomenon known as the skateboard. From the first planks of wood with metal roller skate wheels nailed to the bottom to the modern polyurethane wheels and kicktails, the boards have rocketed the skaters to greater heights of performance and style while taking “sidewalk surfing” from a homegrown activity to a worldwide cultural phenomenon.

More than 275 rare boards from the world’s finest collections including Jason Cohn, Dale Smith/Skate Designs Inc., Todd Huber/Skatelab Skatepark, Ray Flores, James Lang/South Bay Skates."

No comments:

Blog Archive

Nostalgia's Weekly Favorites

About Me

My photo
pureheavensmetal@yahoo.com -- Visit -1939CLOTHIER- Victor's WWII era clothing company, MADE IN U.S.A., at...(http://the1939clothier.com/about.html)

Nostalgia's Audience as of September 7, 2009 @ 11:00AM PST

free counters

The Latest Nostalgia via Email