Enjoy these mini-tours of the Kite Museum

Most were created by Fortuna Found for the Microsoft Commons program, “Summer of One,” promoting the ultimate summer bucket list of activities.  You might also enjoy Nic’s TED Talk about The Power [...]

Exhibit: Kite Stamps

The Peninsula Postal Stamp Club of Long Beach, WA is in the process of creating an exhibit of kite stamps from countries around the world. In 2009 the group [...]

Exhibit: Dime Store Kites

Dime Store Kites This exhibit of paper and plastic kites from the 1920s to the 1960s introduces visitors to kites and kite manufacturers of that era. It includes 3-stick kites, [...]

Exhibit: Eye Witness to Disaster and Triumph

Eye Witness to Disaster and Triumph Explains the significance of the famous George Lawrence’s spectacular kite aerial photographs of the April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The pictures of the [...]

Exhibit: Kites of World War II

Kites of World War II Shows how the military dealt with communication before cordless phones, radar and Internet. From the 13’ X 10’ barrage [...]

Exhibit: A Kite Junket Through Southeast Asia

A Kite Junket Through Southeast Asia Begins in Japan, which is the featured Asian kite collection this year. A video of the Shironi Festival helps you realize the passion behind [...]

Exhibit: Kites of India

India’s Kite Culture One wall is covered with the plain and fancy fighter kites of this country whose enthusiastic kite fighting may look like a free-for-all. Their holiday festivals originate [...]

Exhibit: Kites Have Pull

This exhibit accompanies the featured Hall of Fame member, George Pocock. They both involve multi-line kites, which accomplish the power to pull. After Pocock’s development of a pair of [...]

Exhibit: Kites of Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Kite Games with No Rules Like most Asian fighter kites, Afghani fighters are made of tissue paper and bamboo. However, there are three differences. The Afghani kite is much [...]

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