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Opening Reception and Discussion of “Surf Craft — The Design and Culture of Board Riding” at Longhouse Reserve
July 31, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - August 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am$10 – $20
SURF CRAFT – Design and the Culture of Board Riding will open at LongHouse Reserve on July 31, 2015. This new exhibition, organized by Mingei Museum of San Diego, CA and curated by surf historian Richard Kenvin, will occupy the Pavilion, presenting 45 surfboards built from the late 1940s to the present day in their historical context of craft and design. SURF CRAFT will be a unique surfboard design exhibition, capturing the influences behind design in board riding, from the alaia boards of ancient Hawaii, to obscure surf bathing boards of England, Japan and Africa, to postwar hydrodynamic planning hulls from Southern California.
FRIDAY JULY 31 5:30–7:30PM
Opening Reception at LongHouse $10, LHR members complimentary
SATURDAY AUG 1 10AM : Talk by Richard Kenvin, Curator of the exhibition at LongHouse, $20, LHR members complimentary to purchase tickets call 631.329.3568
or online at: instoreatlonghouse.org/collections/tickets.