Air Play by Stacey Sharpe, 8th & Pennsylvania

Visual artist Stacey Sharpe had so much fun creating her large-scale kite installation for Art in the Loop this summer, she wanted to share the love and invite you to make your own through multiple workshops and art classes throughout the summer. Stacey is teaming up with art educators, local businesses, and Art in the Loop to provide opportunities for Kansas Citians to make and fly their very own kite!

There are multiple classes and workshops taking place, one is sure to fit your schedule:

  • Friday, June 22 at Aquarium Project Space, 1717 Wyandotte, KCMO, with Scrambled Apples.
    • Join Air Play artist Stacey Sharpe and local art educator Virginia Zetmeir in their art class where teachers and students design, build, paint, and fly their own unique kite. Parents are encouraged to drop their children off for this educator-led class for children ages 5-12. Space is limited, please enroll by clicking here.
    • First session 9:00am-11:00am
    • Second session 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Saturday, June 23rd at Spokes Cafe & Cyclery, 1200 Washington, KCMO.
    • Sponsored by Spokes Cafe & Cyclery and Friends of West Terrace Park, the kite workshop begins at Spokes with kite decorating and flying/safety tips. After that participants are free to have lunch and head to West Terrace Park to fly kites!
    • Event takes place from 10:30am-1:00pm. This is a family event, open to the public, and admission is free.
  • Friday, August 3rd, at Kansas City Public Library-Central Branch, 14 W. 10th St., KCMO.
    • This kite workshop pairs artist Stacey Sharpe with the library’s free event, Art Starts at the Library.
    • Event takes place from 5:30pm-7:30pm, with kite flying on the library rooftop, and in nearby West Terrace Park.
    • This is a family event,  open to the public, and admission is free.
  • Saturday, September 1st at Spokes Cafe & Cyclery, 1200 Washington, KCMO.
    • Sponsored by Spokes Cafe & Cyclery and Friends of West Terrace Park, the kite workshop begins at Spokes with kite decorating and flying/safety tips.  After that participants are free to have lunch and head to West Terrace Park to fly kites!
    • Event takes place from 10:30am-1:00pm. This is a family event, open to the public, and admission is free.
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