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Surf's Beat Generation: an Art and Culture Revolution in Orange County from 1953 - 1964

Presented by CSU Fullerton - College of the Arts at TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton CA

Feb 06 2016
Mar 12 2016
Surf's Beat Generation: an Art and Culture Revolution in Orange County from 1953 - 1964

Curators | Rhonda Gawthrop and Chrystal McCluney

About the Exhibition:

The post-World War II influence of Beatnik poetry, jazz and art interpretation around the California Coast created a revolution in the Orange County surf world. This exhibition defines the connection between the Beat Culture of the 1950’s to Surf Art and culture. The Beats changed the mindset of a young generation leading to an anti-establishment and rebellious freedom into the 1960s. The parallel beat counter-culture

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Opening Reception | Saturday, February 6, 2016, 5-8 pm

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GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Thursday, and Saturday: 12 – 4pm Closed: Friday, Sunday, major holidays, and periods of University closure. MISSION STATEMENT: It is the mission of the Cal State Fullerton Begovich Gallery to collect art and present exhibitions that contribute to the experience of learning about and better understanding visual culture. The regional focus of the exhibitions is Southern California, but also includes national and international projects that merit scholarly attention. PARKING: Park in the Nutwood parking structure at St. College Blvd./Arts Drive. Parking on weekends is free starting at 5 pm, Fridays. At all other times, daily permits are required and can be purchased for $8 upon entering the parking structure/lots.

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TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery, Cal State Fullerton

800 North State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92834

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