Call to Artists:

Official 2017 Festival Poster Contest

2016 Kite Festival PosterPrint the 2017 WSIKF poster competition guidelines and artist information form.  These will need to be signed and returned with your entry.

Artwork must be submitted by January 4th, 2017. 

Artwork will be on public display at the World Kite Museum. The winning poster will be selected by the Kite Festival Committee in March 2017.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Holli at the World Kite Museum, 360-642-4020 or by email: director@worldkitemuseum.com

If you would like to view the past poster winners, they are on display at the World Kite Museum and on our WSIKF Poster Contest page.

Thank you!

Here’s the fine print:

  • Limited edition printing will consist of 300 posters to be signed and numbered by the artist. Printing and proofing will be the responsibility of the kite festival poster committee.
  • Entries must be delivered to the World Kite Museum, 303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA by 5pm Monday, January 4th, 2017.
  • Please include this signed and dated document with your entry.
  • Please do not mat or frame your entries.
  • It is the artist’s responsibility to sign and number the prints as soon as they are received from the printer.
  • The Artist will receive 15 non-numbered posters which are not to be available for sale until after the Kite Festival.
  • The artist will receive a payment of $750 payable within 30 days of completion of all signing and numbering of posters. An additional commission of $2.00 per poster sold through 8-31-17 will be paid by September 15th. The final payment will be made by January 20th. There is no commission due on any poster sold after January 1st
  • The artist may elect to buy any unsold posters after January 1st. The price would be cost plus 10% (cost of poster printing & the tube & caps).
  • WSIKF retains the rights to print/publication.
  • The artwork shall be: 18 inches high by 24 inches wide or 24 inches high by 18 inches wide. 
  • The title block will be added by the Kite Festival.

Raise the Roof Ruckus!

CRaise the Roof Ruckus - detailsome, meet friends old and new, preview the latest exhibits, and enjoy an evening of frivolity!

It’s community fun night at the World Kite Museum! 

This year’s event is set for March 11, 2017.  Save the date!

This casual evening will be filled with family fun while raising funds for needed work on our roof.  Come out and enjoy with us!

One Sky One World Worldwide Kite Fly

30th Annual World Wide Event
Saturday & Sunday October 8 & 9, 2016

 One Sky One World …and always the second Sunday in October…
One Sky One World, International Kite Fly for Peace is held the second Sunday of October annually, around the globe. Come and fly with us on the Bolstad Approach all weekend. Sign the global register, fly for at least an hour, and receive a special participants pin!

One Sky One World promotes annual activities in concurrence with events in hundreds of locations around the world the second Sunday of October annually utilizing the multi-cultural symbol of the kite and ocean of air that we all share. People are made aware of the kites contribution to cultural history, the arts and sciences through recognition and enjoyment of the kite, its many manifestations and the activity of kite flying as expressed in many nations and regions throughout recorded history. The art and entertainment activities associated with the One Sky One World event, leads community enjoyment, understanding and friendship between people, environmental awareness and promoting world peace.

Questions? Call 360-642-4020 or email info@worldkitemuseum.com or visit www.oneskyoneworld.org.

One Sky One World

History

One Sky One World 2015

The Annual One Sky One World International Kite Fly for Peace takes place in hundreds of worldwide locations each year on the second Sunday of October. October 11, 2016 will mark the 31st annual event held in Denver (it’s birthplace) and around the world.

  • 1985: OSOW cover story of Soviet Life Magazine 
  • 1986: International Press Conference sponsored by Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado 
  • 1986: Dr. David Schramm, a world leader in theoretical astrophysics from the University of Chicago, a leading authority on the Big-Bang model on the formation of the universe, endorses OSOW 
  • 1989: OSOW receives Peace Award from the City of Ferrara, Italy 
  • 1989: Pope John Paul blesses OSOW and all World Kite-Fliers 
  • 1992: Kites fly in 1st peaceful protest in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China 
  • 1996: NASA commemorates OSOW 10th anniversary, takes 1st kite into space on Space Shuttle “Endeavor” 
  • 1997: Jane Parker-Ambrose first woman admitted into “The Kiting Hall of Fame” at the World Kite Museum along with Ben franklin, Wright Brothers, Domina Jalbert (parafoil), Alexander Graham Bell 
  • 2000: UNESCO votes to accept OSOW into the DECADE OF NON-VIOLENCE activities 
  • 2001: The OSOW International Reporting Site is established on the internet by Tomas Jekel of Germany 
  • 2006: John McConnell, Founder of Earth Day, speaks at One Sky One World in Denver 
  • 2009: OSOW in Denver is linked live to other OSOW locations around the world via Skype and the internet. Earth Day Founder, John McConnell, at age 94 is linked to worldwide locations. 
  • 2010: DreamWorks Animation, in celebration of its feature adventure and peace movie, “How to Train Your Dragon”, honors the 25th Anniversary of One Sky One World 2010.
  • 2012:  Founder of One Sky One World, Mrs. Parker-Ambrose traveled to Paris, France, and was the first person ever recorded to fly a kite off the Eiffel Tower. She flew a kite made by Belgian architect and kite maker, Nest Lernout.

One Sky One World 2015

WSIKF Auction & Tribute

World Kite Museum Auction NightThe World Kite Museum and Hall of Fame plays hard during WSIKF, Kite making, Kite flying, Auction Fundraising, Hall of Fame induction Ceremony, New Exhibits, Kite parties and more! Come out and enjoy!

The World Kite Museum
Presents

AUCTION & TRIBUTE!

Saturday August 22nd
Long Beach Elks Lodge 106 N Pacific Way

It’s time to laugh and joke about the week with old and new friends and to share what’s going on in the coming kite year and to show your support of the Kite Museum.

Tickets are available during the week at the Museum ($25) and at the door. Sales are limited to 200 tickets.  We would love it if you would wear an outfit in the cellular kites theme.  Be sure to check out the bag and silent auctions before the loud auction.  Doors open for no-host bar at 5:30 and dinner service begins at 7:00 pm.  Silent Auctions close @ 7 p.m, loud and bawdy begins @ 8 p.m.

Get your tickets early! 

You can order online until August 15th.  After that, please purchase your tickets by phone (360/642-4020), or in person at the Museum.