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The Skateroom Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

Our very first annual report is here! Find out about who we are, what we do, and why we do it. As we continue to create a global community around our Art for Social Impact movement, we invite you to discover our goals, social and environmental commitments, challenges, results, and our plans for the future. […]

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5 Reasons Why Skateboarding is Awesome

Skateboarding is one of those sports that looks cool. You don’t really know why, but there’s just something about it that makes you want to jump on a board and hit the streets – or at least that’s what going on through our heads as we watch someone else grind a rail. At The Skateroom, […]

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Craziest Skateparks in the World!

According to Skateboard.com.au’s World Skatepark Map there are an estimated 4820 skateparks around our blue little planet. Each skatepark’s build is unique in its own way with locations, materials, and obstacles leaving no two alike. Of course, with nearly 5000 of these wonderfully adventurous playgrounds, there were bound to be a few odd experiments in […]

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Art Podcasts You Need In Your Life

Last week we compiled a list of sweet virtual exhibitions that you could check out from home. This week, we are making a special list for those of you who want to keep your hands free but still enjoy a good art chat. That’s right Podcast-lovers, this one’s all about you! Just choose one of […]

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Upcoming Exhibitions – April

So, most of us are in quarantine, and if you’re like us, you’re probably starting to miss going to museums and checking out the latest exhibition. If that sounds like you, rest assured, because we’ve got news for you. What if we told you that you CAN visit museums while safely staying at home? In […]

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COVID-19 – A Message to Our Community

As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads, The Skateroom is stepping up its safety measures to protect employees and customers. While we cannot predict how long the pandemic will last, it is our responsibility to limit its ability to spread and endanger those closest to us. Because our social partners are counting on us for funding, we […]

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Skate Study – More Than a Sport

If you grew up in the 90’s, there is no way you don’t know Tony Hawk. The legendary skateboarder not only innovated the sport (looking at you, 900) but has a video game series to which spoke to a whole new crowd of people. In 2002, he also established the Tony Hawk Foundation to promote […]

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Upcoming Exhibitions – March

 We love art – that’s kind of our thing. We would love to go to every single exhibition, but sadly, that’s just not possible. Instead, each month we are choosing 5 exhibitions that we are really excited about. If you get a chance to go, you should, and send us a picture too while you’re […]

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Warhol’s Soup Cans: Art or Not?

Ever since the first public appearance, Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans have (pardon the pun) stirred controversy. The iconic series has, both, been hailed as a masterpiece and denounced as an outrage. How could these cans have brought about such chaos in the art world? When the 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans were first exhibited, they […]

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