History Talks! Lecture Series: San Diego’s Rich Surfing History

Join us at the museum on Wednesday, May 18 at 7 pm for our next “History Talks” Lecture featuring the California Surf Museum. Jim Kempton, President of the California Surf Museum located in Oceanside, CA will discuss San Diego’s rich surfing history.

Jim Kempton is a well-known pioneer in the surf & action sports industry, an author, editor, media marketing authority, chef and historian. Over his career, he was Editor and Publisher of Surfer Magazine, Group Publisher for TransWorld Publishing, and Director of the Quiksilver Crossing setting up programs for the brand around the globe. For most of the last decade Kempton worked as Media Director of Billabong. Kempton is currently the President of the California Surf Museum where he has served for the last 10 years.

The California Surf Museum serves as an international repository and resource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing by capturing, preserving, and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.

We look forward to welcoming you back in-person to the Davis-Horton House for our latest “History Talks” Lecture.

History Talks! is a monthly lecture series presented by the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Each month a local historian or specialist will delve into topics related to San Diego and the Davis-Horton House to bring a unique glimpse into the history of our city. Come hear history come alive!

Lectures are free for GQHF Members, $5 for the general public.

Limited seats Available. Click here to register for this event.