Saatchi Art hosts the fourth annual The Other Art Fair, a curated showcase of 140 national and international artists from as far as Tokyo displaying paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed-media works.
Following Thursday’s kick-off party, the weekend continues with kids’ activities, guided tours, food, cocktails and workshops on such topics as “Crafting Your Digital Presence: Storytelling with Instagram,” “The Transformative Power of Hair Color” and “Creatives Practice with Scent.”
Highlights this year are several special exhibits, namely “This Is England,” which features contemporary British artists; “British Visions of L.A.,” which includes L.A.-British artists; and “One Small Step,” a tribute to the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 lunar mission made up of artistically rendered astronaut helmets.
Barker Hanger, 3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica; Thu., Sept. 5, 6-10 p.m.; Fri., Sept. 6, 3-10 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 8, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $15, $13.50 seniors & students, private viewing $60. (310) 390-9071, la.theotherartfair.com.