Narcissus and Bonsai Display, local growers exhibit blooming crab-claw and upright narcissus cultures and bonsai display by the Hawaii Bonsai Association, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today, Central Courtyard, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700
Gallery Walk-through, gallery manager, Darrell Orwing, leads participants on a tour of the gallery and discusses the current exhibit from New Zealand, 1 p.m. each Sunday in January and February, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui; free. (808) 242-2787.
"Ola Na Mo Olelo, Living Stories Tour," a dramatic presentation by story tellers in costume sharing the life of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani, 1 p.m., Monday through Friday; included in ticket price; also "A Behind the Scenes Tour," a visit to restricted areas of the museums collection, focusing on artifacts of King Kalakaua and the royal family, for ages 12 and over, 1:30-2:30 p.m. each Monday through Friday, $15 in addition to the general admission, The Bishop Museum. 847-8243.
Annual Quilt Show, a variety of quilts, including Hawaiian, on display and "Tutus Trunk Sale," tomorrow through Friday, Bishop Museum; free. 847-8243.
"Intersections with visiting artist Mel Chin," lecture by sculptor and environmentalist, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Art Auditorium, UH-Manoa; free. 956-8474.
Witkin Exhibition Lecture, on the photographic work of Joel-Peter Witkin by Steve Yates, curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts New Mexico, sponsored by the Contemporary Museum, 4 p.m. Saturday, Academy of Arts theater; free. 526-1322.
Hawaiian Quilt Show, fabric art from the group, "Ka Hui Kapa pana O Waimea," 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Sunday, Parker Ranch Historic Homes Puopelu, Kamuela, Big Island; free. (808) 885-5433.
"World at a Glance," travel photo exhibit by Dennis Callan, opens today, Borders-Ward Centre; through March 3, opening reception 5-7 p.m. today. 591-8995.
"Fragments of a Journey," fabric and mixed media art by Betty Fines, in honor of Black History Month, opens today, Queen Emma Gallery; through March 18, opening reception 1:30-3:30 today. 537-7167.
"Unpublished and Unseen: Photography by Joel-Peter Witkin," photographic art, opens Friday, The Contemporary Museum; through April 8, viewer discretion is advised because the exhibition contains imagery which may be upsetting. 526-1322.
"Honolulu Printmakers: Checkmate--Black, White & Color," woodcuts by Laura Smith, photo etchings by Joe Singer, etchings by Howard Farrent, digital prints by Bobby Crockett, and monoprints by Lynn Cook, opens Friday, Diamond Head Theatre Art Gallery; through March 4. 734-0274.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, seeks applicants for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Awards, a team of master and artist asked to apply for the Foundation grants. Deadline: Friday.
Honolulu Printmakers invites print artists to submit up to four entries for their 2001 juried exhibit. $10 per entry for non-members, $6 fee for members. Deadline for mailing Neighbor Island entries: Feb. 21 and for Oahu entries: Feb. 23 at the Academy Art Center. at Linekona 536-5507.
Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women calls for entries for the mid-March Womens History Month exhibit, "Art of Women: Celebrating the Challenges and Successes of Women and Girls with Disabilities." Seeking art in any media from women artists with disabilities. Deadline: Feb. 24. 395-3317.
Canon Amateur Photo Contest 2001 in Hawaii seeks up to three photographs per person, taken between Jan. 1, 2000, and Feb. 28, 2001, on the the theme "Children in Hawaii." Deadline: Feb. 28. 522-5930.
Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui, seeks art in all media for April 27-June 10 juried show; $10 entry fee for up to three pieces.
Deadline: 8:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. April 13 and 14, Hui Noeau Solarium. (808) 572-6560, ext. 4.
Art of Polynesia Gallery, North Shore, seeks fine arts and crafts reflecting Polynesian culture and island living; ongoing. 637-1288.
Cafe Che Pasta Gallery seeks original art in all media from artists or groups with at least 35 pieces available to show; ongoing. 524-0004.
Gallery on the Pali seeks artists to exhibit at the gallery; ongoing. 526-1191.
Ocean Art Gallery seeks woodworks, sculptures, raku, pottery and ceramic artwork preferably on an ocean theme. Call for appointment: 263-6438.
CLOSING THIS WEEK
"Deviated Works" paintings by Norman Graffam Jr., through Thursday; The Gallery at Coffeeline, Atherton YMCA. 947-1615.
"Waters Edge," paintings by Betty Hay Freeland, through Thursday; The Village Gallery of Maui, Lahaina: (808) 661-5559, 1-800-483-8599.
"Løkahi: the Legend of the Rainshells," watercolors by Nancy Stone (Pohaku), through Friday; Gallery on the Pali. 526-1191.
"A Transient World: Ukiyo-e Prints From the Tadashi Goino Collection," woodblock prints of Japanese life during the 17th through 19th centuries, through Friday;University of Hawaii Art Gallery. 956-9659.
"Smart Heart Art," fourth annual show of valentines by local and national artists, through Saturday; Bibelot gallery; 738-0368.
"Family Ties in Asian Textiles: Childrens and Adult Costumes from Japan and China," exhibit from the textile collection on the Christensen Fund, through next Sunday; Second Floor Galleries, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
Academy Art Center at Linekona: "Beauty of Place," photographs by Rowema Otremba, First Floor and "Consciousness & Lace," mixed media paintings by Dexter Doi and Carol DAngelo, Second Floor, through Feb. 22. 532-8700.
Arts of Paradise Gallery: "Two Creative Wahine," recent oils by Dora Lin and pastels by Fong Ling; through Feb. 28. 924-2787.
Bethel Street Gallery: "Ka Ikena," installation by Chuck Kawaiolu Souza; through March 8. 533-2836.
Bishop Museum, Vestibule Gallery: contemporary acrylic and paper panels depicting a Hawaiian chant describing the creation of heaven, earth and all its creatures, through March 2002; and A Canoe, woodcarved canoe once owned by Prince KÂhiø; ongoing. 847-3511.
Canon Gallery at Ward Plaza: "Canon USA Hawaii Branch Employee Photos" fifth annual contest among photographs by eight employees. Visitors may vote for their favorite photo with the winner announced at the end of February; through Feb. 28. 522-5930.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center: "Recent Painting by Hiroki Morinoue," "An Essential Balance: Works by Toshiko Takaezu," and "Prints by Duncan Dempster, Melinda Morey, Rob Noland and Jeff Tam"; through May 2. 526-1322.
East-West Center Gallery: "Carved Puppets of Asia," traditional puppets of many cultures displayed with paintings, storyboards, tapestries, musical instruments and video; through March 23. 944-7584.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "Kahiko" watercolors by Cindy Conklin and "Getting Small," sculptures by Lynn Schoonejongen Ohtani; through Feb. 23. 597-8034.
Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College: "Murray Turnbull/Recent Works," paintings, through March 9, reception 4-7 p.m. Friday. 235-1140, 235-7346.
Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery: "Lady Pop," assemblages in a variety of media by Tai Kitakata and "Elements of Change," prints by Donna Broder, through March 16 544-0287.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: "The Art of Warner Bros. Animation," original drawings, painting and cels from the creators of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and friends, cartoon classics in the Cartoon Theatre and an interactive Animation Station for keiki, Education Gallery with special viewing hours, through April 1; "Frances Pickens: A Retrospective," including jewelry and sculptural forms in a variety of metals and techniques, Graphics Art Gallery, through April 1; The Howard and Estelle Bern Collection of Japanese hair ornaments, Japanese Gallery, ongoing; "East Meets West: Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts," highlight of artwork from the Academys Asian and Western collections, ongoing. 532-8700.
Honolulu Advertiser Gallery: "Surfaces," photographs and paintings by Mark Kadota, sponsored by The Advertiser Gallery and Christian Macias and Art Associates; through Feb. 28. 263-1159, 735-2730.
Honolulu Art Gallery: "Jean-Jacques Dicker: an Erotic Retrospective," hand printed black and white photographs, through March 2. 955-5250.
Hoomaluhia Gallery: "E Komo Mai: Art Expressions," exhibit by Karren Barozzi, Susan Cardenas, Tracy Mafalda Hirata, Nikki Johnston and Susan Locke; through Feb. 27. 233-7323.
Iolani Palace Galleries: Exhibit of crowns, jewels, kahili, cloaks and sacred emblems; ongoing. 522-0832.
Island Treasures Art Gallery: Works by Jon Mozo; ongoing. Two locations: Kailua, 261-8131 and Koko Marina, 396-8827.
John Young Museum of Art: "Korean Masks from the Ryun Namkoong Collection," over 100 masks used in traditional dance-dramas, shaman rituals and festivals; through Feb. 27; artifacts from Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa, ongoing; Krauss Hall 002, UH-Manoa; 956-3634.
Koa Gallery, at Kapiolani Community College: "Throw a little color on it," selected paintings by Amy Russell, through March 1. 734-9375.
Koolau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace: "Hearts & Flowers," recent iris prints and serigraphs by Rosalie Prussing, through Feb. 28. 988-4147.
Nohea Galleries: "Kahiko," paintings by Cindy Conklin, Kahala Mandarin Oriental, through Feb. 23, 737-868; also, art in various media from local artists, Ohana Reef Towers Hotel, ongoing, 926-2224 and Moana Surfrider Hotel, ongoing, 923-6644.
Ocean Art Gallery: works by Gary Reed and Lynn Boyer; ongoing. 263-6438.
Salon 5: "Jet Set," mixed-media, multi-disciplinary new work from over thirty artists from Hawaii, Los Angeles and New York; through Feb. 24. 550-2855.
Satorus Art Gallery: works by Satoru Abe; ongoing. 545-4220.
Tabora Gallery, Rainbow Bazaar, Hilton Hawaiian Village: seascapes by Roy Gonzalez Tabora and various artists; ongoing. 955-4339.
Tennent Gallery: Selected works by Madge Tennent; ongoing. 531-1987.
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