21st annual World Art Bazaar, ethnic clothing and jewelry, sculpture, baskets, ornaments and more selected by the staff of the Honolulu Academy of Arts, continues 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, except Mondays, through Dec. 15, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free admission. 532-8700.
Fall Art Fest, works in various media by local artists and artisans, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Hoku Theatre, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island; free admission. (808) 325-3488.
"Free First Sunday," free admission to the academy and all its galleries, 1-5 p.m. today, Honolulu Academy of Arts. In addition to the ongoing First Wednesday Free, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., also the "Teachers Free" program continues daily, except Mondays and holidays, through Dec. 31 for teachers with identification; free. 532-8700.
"Impressions," sale of etchings, lithographs, screenprints, woodcuts and monotypes from Honolulu Printmakers members, 1-4 p.m. today, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free admission. 536-5507.
Art Book Signing, marine artist Wyland signs copies of his book "Wyland, Artist of the Sea," 1-5 p.m today, Wyland Galleries, Hale'iwa, 637-7498 and 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Wyland Galleries, Hyatt Regency Waikiki. Both events are free.
Art Book Signing, Arthur Tennent will sign his book of colorful memoirs, with light refreshments and musical entertainment, 4-6 p.m. today, Tennent Gallery; free admission, sales will benefit the Tennent Art Foundation. 531-1987.
"Party Doll: Elegant Styles of the 1950s," exhibit of clothing, accessories and drawings from the 1950s, presented by students in the Apparel Product Design and Merchandising Program at UH-Manoa, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Costume Collection Gallery, Room 112, Miller Hall, UH-Manoa; free. 956-2245.
Annual Christmas Art Sale, ceramics, prints, photographs and glass works by students at UH-Manoa, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 8, Art Building, UH-Manoa; free admission.
2100 KalAkaua Avenue Grand Opening Celebration, gala opening of this new shopping venue, a benefit for storyteller culture and arts organizations, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2100 Kalakaua Avenue; $175 with 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales benefiting eight Hawai'i cultural and arts organizations and their art education programs in our community. 550-4449.
Open Art Studio, ceramist Douglas Kenney holds an open studio event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 8; 230 Kalama Street, Kailua; free admission. 261-7440.
Expressions Session, children ages 5-12 learn to create Christmas ornaments with Cheri Keefer, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; $5 children of members, $10 children of non-members. 526-1322.
Historic Hawai'i Foundation Winter Benefit, honoring Thurston Twigg-Smith for his support of culture and the arts in Hawai'i, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki; $150 of which half is tax-deductible. 523-2900.
"Antilogocentricus," multimedia works by students of UH-Manoa's Art Department, opens today, through Dec. 20; University of Hawai'i Art Gallery. 956-6888.
"Madame Horowitz's Estate Sale," multimedia exhibit of items from this imaginary character's home by Debbie Mitchell and "Nude Sockets," whimsical works of acrylic on wood by Ryan Higa, both open today, through Jan. 24; Hawai'i Pacific University Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"MAnoa Rainbow," holiday specials and miniature originals by local artists, opens today, through Dec. 31; Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Architectural Art of Herbert K. Gallagher," display of plans and designs used in the construction of office, retail, hotel, residential and other buildings, opens today, through Dec. 31; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-7671.
"Faraway and Near: Three Friends View Our World," works by Marianne Snelling, Beverly Fettig and Louisa S. Cooper, opens Monday, through Dec. 27; The Gallery at Pauahi Tower.
"Plantation Life," watercolors by Yoshio Hayashi, opens Monday, through Jan. 4; Caf Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Nepal Heart and Soul," travel photographs by Chick Alsop, opens Monday, through Dec. 30, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Monday; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Art for Gift," multimedia exhibit by Rona M. Awber, Bev Creamer, K. Everett, Debbie Mitchell and Roy Venters, opens Tuesday, through Dec. 31; The Pegge Hopper Gallery, Nu'uanu Avenue. 524-1160.
Daunna's Art Studio Exhibit, artworks created by Daunna's students, opens Tuesday, through Dec. 28; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Art Gallery. 233-7323.
"Reverence: Existence within the spiritual and earthly world," paintings on canvas by Dennis McGeary, opens Wednesday, through Jan. 3, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Saturday; Gallery on the Pali. 526-1191.
"Committed Generosity: Promised Gifts and Recent Acquisitions," first viewing of donations in various media made to the museum within the past five years, curated by retiring director George R. Ellis, opens Thursday, through Feb. 16; Luce Pavilion Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8901.
"Chic and Dandy: Contemporary Japanese Kimonos," from the collection of Hiromi Yonezawa, opens Thursday, through April 6; Textile Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8901.
"Holiday Shopping Off the Walls," matted prints, ready for gift giving, by local artists Peggy Chun, Garry Palm, Maile Ka'ai, Holly K, Lynn Cook and others, in conjunction with the musical "The Sound of Music," opens Friday, through Dec. 22; Diamond Head Theatre Art Gallery. 733-0274.
"Frogs and Garden Critters Art Show," exhibit of works on a garden theme, opens Saturday, through Dec. 29; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden. 233-7323.
"Seventh Annual Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition," invitational exhibit of small three-dimensional works from around the world, opens Saturday, through Dec. 28; Schaefer International Gallery, Kahului, Maui. (808) 242-2787.
"The Art of Mu Xin: Landscape Paintings and Prison Notes," landscape paintings and writings done while imprisoned in China, Asian Art Gallery 13, through today; Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701, 532-8700.
"Christ Pantocrator," selected paintings and drawings by Bahja, through today; Border's Cafe at Ward Centre. 591-8995.
Oils and Acrylics by Nikki Johnston and Mafalda, through Friday; Roy's Restaurant. 396-7697.
"2002 Open Exhibition," works by members of the Hawaii Watercolor Society, through Saturday; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2908.
Works by Catherine Cranford, paintings on display, through Saturday; also watch the artist paint from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday; Cedar Street Galleries at The Top Of Waikiki Restaurant. 924-3100.
"Gassho: Works by Reverend Ikenaga and Hideo Okino," traditional Japanese calligraphy and ceramics, through Dec. 8; Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8743.
"50 Photographs From My Life," selected works by Harry G. Kasanow, spanning 30 years, from 40 countries on six continents, through Dec. 8; The Art House at Restaurant Row. 526-4171, 988-1311.
ONGOING EXHIBITS (listed by closing date)
"Statewide Community College Student Exhibition," multimedia works, through Dec. 14; Gallery 'Iolani at Windward Community College. 235-1140, 235-7346.
"A Christmas Fantasy," art and craft items by students and others appropriate for holiday gifts, through Dec. 14; Gallery 'Iolani at Windward Community College. 235-1140, 235-7346.
"Mixed-Media Miniature Invitational Show," through Dec. 17; Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.
"The Night Before Workspace," art from local artists for holiday giving, through Dec. 22; workspace. 732-2300.
"A Slew of our Favorite Things," annual holiday show and sale of works by local and Mainland artists, through Dec. 24; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"Ramayana in the Arts of Asia," multimedia exhibit currated by Garrett Kam, through Jan. 3; East-West Center Gallery. 944-7111.
"Lesley Dill: a Ten-Year Survey," multimedia exhibit of works by New York artist Lesley Dill, through Jan. 12; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Ukiyo-e Renewed: Conservation of the Michener Collection of Japanese Woodblock Prints," exhibition of recently conserved ukiyo-e prints from the academy's collection, through Jan. 27; Michener Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"The Hawaiian Calabash: The Anna Rice Cooke Collection," 'umeke (bowls) from the academy's founder's collection, through Feb. 2; Holt Gallery, Luce Pavilion Complex, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Recent Work by Mary Mitsuda," paintings; "Flagrante Delicto," photographs by Gaye Chan; and "Recent Work by David Kuraoka," ceramic vessels; all through Feb. 4; The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"European Modernism: Drawings and Watercolors from the Academy's Collection, (1850-1950)," works by English and European masters, through Feb. 9; Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Enriched by Diversity: the Art of Hawai'i," multimedia exhibit by 284 local artists, ongoing; Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.
OTHER VENUES (listed by closing date)
Works by Olga Shevchenko, exhibit of oils and watercolors, through Dec. 10; SeaLion Cafe at SeaLife Park. 259-9911.
"Land and Sea," oil paintings by Mari Kuramochi and Tom Smith, through Dec. 11; Ka'ikena Fine Dining Room, 'Ohelo Building, Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.
New Works by Lena Chan, exhibit of oil paintings, through Dec. 20; The Gallery at Coffeeline Campus Coffeehouse. 778-7909.
"Kapa and Ipu," exhibition of fiber art and kapa by Kawaikaula'au Aona-Ueoka and carved wood and netting by Uncle Val Ching, through Dec. 27; Aupuni Artwall at Native Books Kapalama. 845-8949.
"Magique!" multimedia show of works by local artists at two venues, through Dec. 30; the Mystery Cat and the Coffee Factory, both on South King Street. 591-1055.
"Ka Iwi: Survival of a Coast," exhibit of black and white original photographs from the book by Albert Benedict, through Dec. 30; Waimanalo Public and School Library. 259-2610.
"Reflections of Paradise," recent watercolors by Dolores A. Manija, through Dec. 31; Assaggio Restaurant, Kailua. 261-2772.
"Splendid Hues of Hawai'i," oils and acrylics by Nikki Johnston, Mafalda, Shirley Schweitzer and Jeannine Levitt-Riccio, through Jan. 1; Kevin's Two Boots & Rib Crib, Kailua. 230-8111.
"Surfing Art & Sea Scapes," paintings by Mark Dillinger, through Jan. 6; Caf Laufer. 735-7717.
Acrylics by Simone Berlin, sponsored by the Cedar Street Galleries, through Jan. 7; Angles Bar & Grill, Waikiki. 922-3536.
"Food for Thought," mixed-media group exhibition, through Jan. 19; The Contemporary Museum Caf. 526-1322.
NEIGHBOR ISLANDS (listed by closing date)
"Life on Kaua'i's Sugar Plantations 1876-2002," works in various media reflecting the multi-ethnic heritage of imported labor, through Dec. 31; Kaua'i Museum, Lihu'e. (808) 245-6931.
"2002 Pacific States Biennial National Exhibition," juried exhibit of prints of various types, through Jan. 15; University of Hawai'i-Hilo, Third Floor Gallery, Campus Center. (808) 974-7307.
"Photographers of Plantation Life," past and present photos of people at work and play, through Jan. 25; Kaua'i Museum, Lihu'e. (808) 245-6931.
Classes/workshopStained Glass Ornament Workshop, Eva Anderson teaches basics of making stained glass stars for the holidays, for ages 12 and up, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Volcano Art Center, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; $45 includes supplies. (808) 967-8222.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Small-Works Show 2002 accepting entries with a maximum size of 18 inches in any one dimension for the Dec. 13 through Jan. 31 juried show presented by the Kaua'i Society of Artists. Up to five pieces per artist with an entry fee of $10 for first and $5 for each additional entry. Entries due 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Kukui Grove, Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Additional requirements and details: (808) 332-7776, www.hawaiian.net/~ksa/.