Gallery Talk by Pia Stern, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center; free. Reservations requested: 526-1322.
Tours of Hawai'i Convention Center Artwork, ongoing, docent-led tours of the center's art collection, building and landscaping, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. each Wednesday and Thursday. Call for reservation or group tour information: 943-3587.
Academy Shop sale, discounts on gifts, books, posters and jewelry begins Saturday, through June 19, Garden Courtyard Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts; no admission for the shop or Garden Cafe in the Luce Pavilion Complex. 532-8700.
Alan Houghton Autograph Signing, photographic artist will sign his "2002 Heartbeat of Hawai'i" calendar, noon Saturday, Mark's Hallmark, Uptown Pearlridge; free. 487-8383.
2001 Photo Competition, winning photographs from the Chinese Photographic Society of Hawai'i, opens today,Third Floor Gallery, Honolulu Hale; through June 23. 523-4674.
8th Annual KAAH Children's Art Show, sponsored by the Korean Artists Association of Hawai'i, opens tomorrow, Lane Gallery, Honolulu Hale; through June 29. 523-4674.
"Tanghal Sining," exhibit of Filipino-American artists including Leo Laxa, Arman Dapar, Mandell Andres and Serafin Colmenares III, opens Tuesday, courtyard, Honolulu Hale; through June 22. 523-4674.
Raku Ho'olaule'a 2001, 25th anniversary celebration and juried exhibition, presented by Hawai'i Craftsmen, opens Thursday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; through June 28, opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 596-8128.
Mark Cross, original oils and limited edition prints, opens Friday, Hale'iwa Art Gallery; through July 6. 637-3368.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Maui Arts & Cultural Center accepting proposals from artists for exhibitions in the Schaefer International Gallery from May 2002 through June 2003. Submissions requested on the theme "Intentional Combinations," which display the work of two or more artists. Deadline: June 29. For guidelines and application, call (808) 242-2787, ext. 258.
Association of Hawai'i Artists seeks entries for its all media members juried art show, "The Sky's the Limit," set for July 3-28. Entries accepted 9-11:30 a.m. July 1 at Ho'omaluhia Gardens Art Gallery. $15 fee for three entries. 395-3238.
Liberty House seeks original art in any medium or combination of media on the theme "Kalo, or Taro Plant" for the Ku'u Home Art Contest. Winning entries displayed at Liberty House-Ala Moana, Sept. 9-23. Deadline: July 2. 945-8149.
'Ohina, the Short Film Showcase accepting entries of film shorts and videos under 30 minutes for the Sept. 28-30 showing at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Deadline: Aug. 3. 951-4413.
@ the UnDergROUND seeks submissions by emerging artists. Works in all mediums which may be deemed progressive and cutting edge; ongoing. 595-6377, 348-0591.
Britton Gallery, Northshore Marketplace, seeks fine arts and crafts reflecting Polynesian culture and island living, ongoing. 637-6505.
Chw Pasta Cafe 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.
Native Books and Beautiful Things seeks ceramics, glassware, woodwork and other handcrafted items from guest artists. All submissions must be designed, created and manufactured by hand in Hawai'i, ongoing. 591-9008.
Ocean Art Gallery seeks woodworks, sculptures, raku, pottery and ceramic artwork preferably on an ocean theme. Call for appointment: 263-6438.
CLOSING THIS WEEK
"Political (S)Elections," two videos on American political life: "Political Advertisement 2000," with presidential ads from Eisenhower to George W. Bush documented by Antonio Muntadas and Marshall Reese; also "Spin," outtakes carried by satellite feeds with raw TV footage of the 1992 election before editing by the networks, through today; The Contemporary Museum. 526-1322.
"Drawing is Another Kind of Language," recent American drawings from a New York private collection, through today; The Contemporary Museum. 526-1322.
"His & Hers," works by Garry Palm and Peggy Chun, through today; Diamond Head Theatre Lobby Gallery. 734-0274.
Hui No'eau Juried Members Show, annual all-media juried exhibit; through today; Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui. (808) 572-6560.
"2x4x8 Fourth Generation," juried show of works on wood by Kaua'i artists, sponsored by the Garden Island Arts Council, through today; Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, Kaua'i. (808) 245-2733.
"Beauty Through the Eyes of Our Children," art by elementary school students from Hawai'i and Japan, sponsored by the Mokichi Okada Association, through tomorrow; Academy of Art Center at Linekona. 532-8700.
"When Gravity Hits Memory," sculptures created by Nicole Morita which are dipped into porcelain slip by Ryan Takaba, through Thursday; The Gallery at Coffeeline. 947-1615.
"Enveloping Spiral," ceramics by Daven Hee, through Friday; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
Thomas Deir, new seascape and landscape paintings, posters and prints, through Friday; Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3368.
"Na Maka Hou: New Visions," artwork in various media by Native Hawaiians, inaugural exhibition in the Henry R. Luce Gallery, Henry R. Luce Pavilion, through next Sunday; Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
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; also 'A Canoe, woodcarved canoe once owned by Prince Kuhio, ongoing. 847-3511.
Britton Gallery, Northshore Marketplace, displays art in various media by Chai, Coley, Fettig, Braden, Aldag and other local artists; ongoing. 637-6505.
Canon Photo Gallery: "Botanicals of Hiroshi Ohta," photographs, through June 30. 522-5930.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center: "Recent Works by Pia Stern," oils on canvas; "Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny: Recent Works by Stephen Freedman," ceramics; and "Hawai'i: Old and New," images of Hawai'i's buildings and landmarks in a variety of media; through Sept. 5. 526-1322.
East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall: "Bamboo in Japanese Culture: Traditional, Ritual, Practical," more than 200 objects, curated by Nancy Moore Bess, loaned by the artists, collectors and the Honolulu Academy of Arts; through June 29. Group tours and information: 944-7584.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "Other Worlds," wood vessels by Mike Lee and "New Color Abstracts," paintings by George Woollard, through June 22. 597-8034.
Gallery on the Pali: "Landscapes to Love Stories," watercolors and books by Ken Friedman, through June 22. 526-1191.
A Gift for All Seasons Gallery: "Island Scenes," oils by R. W. Field; through June 30. 737-9038.
Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Windward Campus; "Evolution(s)," mixed-media works by Ellen Leo, and "Untitled," oil stick on paper and intaglio by Saba Daraee; through July 27. 544-0287.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: "Bamboo Masterworks: Japanese Baskets from the Lloyd Cotsen Collection," exhibit of baskets selected for their beauty, craftsmanship, rarity and historical importance, Second Floor Gallery, Western Wing, through July 1; "Tropical Energy: Recent Ceramic Sculptures and Drawings by Jun Kaneko," displayed on the front lawn, courtyards, Gallery 3 of the Graphics Art Gallery and in the Luce Pavilion; through Aug. 12; "Pupu o Ni'ihau: An Exhibition of Ni'ihau Shell Lei," traditional and modern examples of these Hawaiian "gems," John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Hawai'i Gallery, Luce Pavilion, through Sept. 30; also on display in the Holt Gallery, "Hawai'i and Its People," works in various media from the academy's permanent collection; ongoing; 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 academy's Asian and Western collections, ongoing. 532-8700.
Honolulu Art Gallery: "Critical Issues," exhibition of art on global political themes; extended through June 30. 955-5250.
'Iolani Palace Galleries: exhibit of crowns, jewels, kahili, cloaks and sacred emblems; ongoing. 522-0832.
Island Treasures Art Gallery: works by Beverly Fettig at both locations; ongoing. Kailua, 261-8131, and Koko Marina, 396-8827.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Gallery: "Francis Haar: the Japan Years (1940-1960)," black-and-white photography, through July 15; and "Okage Sama De: I am what I am because of you," ongoing. 945-7633.
John Young Museum of Art, Krauss Hall 002, UH-Manoa: artifacts from Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific islands and Africa, ongoing. 956-3634.
Koa Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College: "Jean Williams Selected Works, an Overview," textiles and fabric sculptures, through June 22. 734-9375.
Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace: "Fish Tales," gyotaku fish prints by Naoki Hayashi; through June 30. 988-4147.
Mission Houses Museum: annual Hawaiian quilt exhibition, with quilts from the collection of Margo Morgan, through July 7. 531-0481.
Nohea Galleries: Pastels and acrylics by Russell Lowrey, through June 18, Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawai'i Hotel, 737-8688; 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: new oil seascapes by Linda Briggs and original oils by Cathy Cranford; ongoing. 263-6438.
Pauahi Tower, Mezzanine Gallery: "Getting Here From There," paintings of the abstracted landscape by Geoffrey Kam, through June 18. 537-6838.
Queen Emma Gallery: "Zoo," paintings, drawings and mixed media by Masako Nitz and Cade Roster, through July 1. 537-7167.
Ramsay Gallery: "Corky's Icons," exhibit of original cartoons by Corky Trinidad, also works by Ramsay; both ongoing. 537-2787.
Satoru's 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.
Assaggio Italian Restaurant, Kailua: original oils by Shirley Schweitzer; through June 30. 261-2772.
Bogart's Cafe: "Recent Oil Painting and Prints by Nikki Johnston," through July 31. 739-0999.
The Contemporary Cafe at The Contemporary Museum: "Journey: Recent Paintings by Linda Fong," abstract landscapes, through Oct. 14. 526-1322.
Fujioka's Wine Merchants, Market City: "Unfiltered," three-dimensional mixed-media show by Lynn Schoonejongen Ohtani, through June 29. 739-9463.
Jaron's Restaurant: works by Thomas Deir; ongoing. 261-4600.
Waialua Public Library: 6th Annual Waialua High and Intermediate School Art Exhibit; through July 7. 637-4876.
Waikiki Grand Hotel: recent works by Anthony Randall; ongoing. 949-1863.
Zoo Fence Art Mart, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; ongoing. 946-7282.
Banyan Tree Gallery, Old Courthouse, Lahaina, Maui: acrylics on canvas by Charlie Lyons and sculptural works and baskets by Susan Kilmer, exhibit by the Lahaina Arts Society; through July 1. (808) 661-0111.
Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island: "Anything Goes," art in various media from members of the Waimea Arts Council, through June 30. (808) 885-7671.
Kaua'i Museum, Mezzanine Gallery: "Reliquaries and the New Suburbanites," joint exhibit of oils by Sally French and shadow boxes by Ira Ono, through July 12; and "Ki: a Celebration of Works by Robert M. Hamada," exhibit of works in wood, through July 12. (808) 245-6931.
Puopelu Historic Home, Parker Ranch, Waimea, Big Island: "East Meets West," exhibit of oils, watercolors and serigraphs by Hon-Chew Hee; through Aug. 31. (808) 885-5433.
Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island: "Heart and Hands," scratchboard drawings and watercolors on handmade paper by Cindy Conklin, through July 16. National Park entrance fees apply. (808) 967-7565.