Opening Reception: April 22, 2017 (5pm-8pm)

Opening Reception: April 22, 2017 (5pm – 8pm)

Gallery Viewing: 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Live Music: 7:00 – 8:00 pm // Music performances by StarHeadBody and Bad Shi*t

Exhibit Run Dates: April 22, 2017 – May 31, 2017

Shutterspeed is curated in collaboration with:

  • Dave Christensen, Director of the Harvey Milk Photography Center
  • Mike Kershnar, of The Growlery
  • Nicola Bosco-Alvarez, Recreation Specialist & Director, Young People’s Teen Musical Theatre Company
  • RE Casper, Project Graphic Designer

Harvey Milk Photo Center in San Francisco is proud to present “ShutterSpeed”

ShutterSpeed is an international exhibition and event that invites you to open your mind and discover the intersection of photography, art, and the athleticism of skateboarding. Observe the raw fusion where the artist meets the landscape, creating a culture of street skating within the beautiful, picturesque city of San Francisco. San Francisco boasts unparalleled geography, with its crooked streets and hills, creating a dream destination for skateboarders.

Shutterspeed celebrates skate culture with a gallery exhibition of Art and Photography by Bay Area locals and legends alike:

Adam Wallacavage, Adrian Martinez, Al Davis, Alan Gonzalez, Ando (FTC), Andrew Schoultz, Austin Leong, Bay Hill, Ben Gore, Bigfoot, Bram De Martelaere, Brian Christopher, Brian Delatorre, Brian Gaberman, Bryce Kanights, Clare Rojas, Cole Matthews, Dan Z, Dave Hoang, Dave Schubert, Dennis McGrath, Douglas Miles, Dylan Christopher, Elissa Steamer, Eric Palozzolo, Evan Smith, Fiona Lake, French Fred, Fryle, Gabe Morford, George Rocha, Greyson Fletcher, Gx1000, Jai Tanju, Jake Darwen, James Givens, Jason Adams, Jason Henry, Jason Jesse, Joe Brook, John Longyear, Johnny Schillereff, Jon Coulthard, Jordan Hill, Kyle Camarillo, L. Fong, Lindsey Byrnes, Luidgi Gaydu, Marc Falkenstien, Marcel Veldman, Margaret Kilgallen, Mark Gonzales, Matthew Bajda, Max Schaaf, Max Stern, Michael Kirschner, Mike Kershnar, Mike USA, MQ, Pat Ngoho, Piper, Rachel Rothstein, Ray Barbee, Richard Hart, Rob Collinson, Russ Pope, Ryan Esquibel, Salman Agah, Schmitty, Sean Gutierrez, Sergej Vutuc, Skot Jonz, Steve Olson, Supe FMK, Teen Witch, Thomas Busuttil, Thomas Campbell, TKP, Tobin Yelland, Todd Francis, Vicky Sinh.

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department celebrates the art of skate boarding with 5 accessible Skate Parks and our own recreational program, Shred N Butter.

The newly renovated HILLTOP PARK & SKATEPARK, San Francisco’s first skate park, is located at La Salle & Whitney Young Circle San Francisco, CA 94124, Balboa Skatepark: Ocean & San Jose, SF, CA 94112, Crocker Amazon Skatepark: 1700 Geneva Ave., SF, CA 94134, Potrero Del Sol Skatepark: Potrero & Army St., SF, CA 94110, SOMA West Skatepark: Central Fwy San Francisco, CA 94103

Special thanks to “French Fred” for use of his stunning image for Shutterspeed cover photo.

Everyone has the potential to be a photographer because we all see the world from our own and unique perspective.” – French Fred

Photo by: French Fred

Skateboarder: Brandon Westgate



Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1pm-8:30pm
Wednesday: 1pm-3pm / 5pm-8:30pm
Thursday: 1pm-8:30pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm
Sunday: 11am-5:30pm

And a special thank you to all of our Sponsors

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Operation Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tue-Thur: 3pm-10pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

*Lab operations end 30 minutes before close


Gallery Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tue-Thur: 3pm-9:30pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm
Sunday: 11am-5:30pm