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Opening Event

Apr 18, 2012 – 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

1:00 p.m. Lecture (SDMoM Gill Auditorium):
Ramp It Up curator Elizabeth Gordon joins us from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian to talk about her experiences with the exhibition and the totally awesome world of Native American skateboarding.

2:00 p.m. Skateboarding Demo (SDMoM South Balcony):
Native American skaters and brothers Augustin Lerma III (Augie) and Armando Lerma (Mando), who are featured in the exhibition, will show us their moves on SDMoM’s indoor half-pipe mini ramp. They will also be joined by Southern California Native skaters O’Jay Vanegas and his team.

3:30 p.m. Guided Exhibition Tour (SDMoM Main Floor):
Curator Elizabeth Gordon will lead a guided tour of the Ramp It Up exhibition.

Free with general Museum admission


Apr 18, 2012
10:00 am - 5:00 pm