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The 5th Annual Otis Kite Festival in Santa Monica is April 9

April 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Image via Otis College of Art & Design on Facebook


Looking to add a little color into your life? Come see the “gallery in the sky” at the 5th annual Otis Kite Festival on April 9, hosted by the Otis College of Art and Design.

World-renowned kite artists and kite-makers from across the country will showcase some of their best work throughout the afternoon, and the festival will also include workshops for kids focusing on the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) principles involved in kite-making. The workshops will combine lessons on the physics of flight, wind and climate, and sustainable materials with color theory, art, and design.

In addition to the educational bits, attendees will be offered the chance to build their own kite using a provided kit and basic design instruction. The event will materials for participants to create up to 3,000 kites.

Best part? It’s all free!

The Otis Kite festival will take place just north of the Santa Monica Pier

Keep in mind parking at the North Parking Lot 1 is $12.

A free shuttle will also be transporting festival goers between the pier and Otis College during the following times:

Depart from Otis:

10:00am
11:20am
12:55pm
3:15pm

Depart from Pier:

10:40am
12:10pm
2:30pm
4:00pm

via GB TV / YouTube

Details

Date:
April 9, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.otis.edu/calendar/5th-annual-otis-kite-festival

Venue

Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
Phone:
(310) 458-8901
Website:
http://santamonicapier.org/

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