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See the Bay’s Epic “Sand Globe” Beach Art

Learn how to create beautiful sand globes at Stinson Beach
By - posted 6/16/2017 No Comment

Since it’s Father’s Day, why not take Dad to the beach to learn to make sand art.

Making sand globes feels like magic. Someone said, “It’s like making a sand castle in the air.” Creating sand art and playing with sand globes brings happiness, and connects everyone with the earth and each other.

At this event, environmental artist Zach Pine will teach everyone to make sand globes (and encourage all to teach others). Then, as in all his collaborative create-with-nature events, you’ll make a spontaneously evolving art installation on the beach.

Non-globe creativity involving sand and people is also encouraged of course. They’ll also play cooperative sand globe games like “pass the peas” and “large sand globe collider,” and invent new ones.

Sand Globe Extravaganza on Stinson Beach
Sunday, June 18, 2017 | 11 am-3 pm (arrive anytime)
Middle area of Stinson Beach, near the main parking lot

Please note, no pets are allowed on this part of the beach. The event is on, fog or shine. Bring a picnic (groceries in town), or visit the Siren Canteen on the beach. Also, consider carpooling (find rides through the Facebook event page) or take public transport (Marin Transit).

Zach Pine has been been refining his technique for making sand globes since 2000, and has taught over a thousand people how to make them. Learning to make your first sand globe takes about 5 minutes; it usually takes beginners about ten minutes to make a grapefruit-sized globe.