"Free First Sunday," new program of free admission to the academy and all its galleries the first Sunday of each month, 1-5 p.m. today, Honolulu Academy of Arts; through Dec. 1, 2002. In addition, the "Teachers Free" program continues daily, except Mondays and holidays, through Dec. 31, 2002 for teachers with identification; free. 532-8700.
"Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale," books, stationery, posters, jewelry, ethnic clothing and more, 1-5 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, (closed Monday), at The Art Center at Linekona (note new location); free admission. 532-8700.
"One By One," screen and bamboo stamp printing demonstration by Phillip Markwart, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Native Books & Beautiful Things at Ward Warehouse; free. 596-8885.
Hawaii Photographic Society Meeting with guest speaker Robert Ebert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Makiki Recreation Center on Ke'eaumoku Street; free. 487-2090.
"Pots Are (Almost) Forever," a Valentine's Day ceramics from potters at the Toshiko Takaezu Ceramics Studio, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Laniakea Lobby at the YWCA on Richards Street; free admission. 538-7061.
Kim Taylor Reece, discusses and signs his works including "Aloha Liberty," 7-10 p.m. Friday, Diamond Head Gallery at the Outrigger Reef Hotel; free admission. 971-4851.
Narcissus & Bonsai Display, annual display of crab-claw and up-right cultures of blooming narcissus with display by the Hawaii Bonsai Association, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. next Sunday, Central Courtyard, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $7 general admission, $4 seniors, students and military, academy members free. 532-8700.
"Travel Photography," photo seminar led by Dennis Callan with discussion of composition, lighting, and equipment including digital cameras and computers for still travel photography, sponsored by the Hawaii Geographic Society, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Von Holt Room, St. Andrews Cathedral; $4. 528-4411.
Elderhostel Program at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, opens registration for Hawai'i residents and non-residents, 55 years or older, for two sessions: Feb. 10-16 (Experience the Art and Culture of Asia and the Pacific) and March 10-16 (An Art Adventure in Hawai'i). Program includes gallery talks, slide lectures and field trips focusing on the art of Asia and the Pacific. $400 fee for residents which includes meals, lectures, field trips, etc. but no hotel; $658 for non-residents or those needing accommodations. 532-3666.
"Angst," mixed-media exhibit with works by Stefan, Arnold Bornios, Sharon Hardie, Jason Nobriga and Scott Goto, opens today; through March 15, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"Smart Heart Art," fifth annual show of Valentine art in all media by local and Mainland artists, opens today, through Feb. 16, reception noon-4 p.m. today; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"Na Leo 'Opio: Young Voices," works by students from Kamehameha Schools Art Club, opens today, through March 1, reception 4-6 p.m. today; Aupuni Artwall at Native Books, Kapalama. 841-2447.
"Transitions," work of five contemporary artists: oils by Meala, mixed-media glass works by B. Akamine, mixed-media fiber art by Nicole Morita and Robin Lee and Mo'olelo drawings on coconut fiber by Pearl Pualani Ling Makasobe, opens tomorrow, through Feb. 23, opening reception 1-3 p.m. next Sunday; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery. 233-7323.
"Hawai'i Regional Scholastic Art and Photography Exhibition," 175 works in two and three dimensions and photographs created by Hawai'i students selected for entry to the national competition, opens Saturday, through Feb. 18; on each floor at Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana Shopping Center. Awards ceremony 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Ala Moana Centerstage. 394-1353.
"A Mermaid's Dream," original oils by Gabrielle Sunheart DeLeon, through Tuesday; Morning Brew, Kailua. 234-7065.
"9-11, Response and Remembrance," an exhibition concerning the events of Sept. 11 and the aftermath, through Saturday; Koa Gallery and Lama Library at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.
"Honolulu Printmakers Black, White & Color," exhibition in conjunction with the production of "Blithe Spirit," through next Sunday; Diamond Head Theatre Art Gallery. 733-0277.
Academy Art Center at Linekona: "Posers: Figure Studies by Chuck Davis," pencil line and watercolor wash explorations of the human form, through March 3. 532-8700.
AMC Gallerie: "Seaviews," recent works by Phil Uhl of sailing and the sea, ongoing. 949-0700.
The ARTS at Marks Garage: "Chinatown Images," painting from the Hawai'i Watercolor Society, through Feb. 19. 753-5176, 521-3282.
Bishop Museum: contemporary acrylic and paper panels depicting a Hawaiian chant describing the creation of heaven, earth and all its creatures, through March in the Vestibule Gallery; also 'A Canoe, woodcarved canoe once owned by Prince Kuhio, ongoing. 847-3511.
Bishop Museum Kalia, at Hilton Hawaiian Village: Hawaiian cultural artifacts and hands-on activities area, ongoing. 949-4321.
Britton Gallery, Northshore Marketplace, displays art in various media by local artists, ongoing. 637-6505.
Canon Gallery at Ward Plaza: "Sixth Annual Hawai'i Branch Employee Photo Contest," visit the gallery and vote for your favorite photograph of those on exhibit by eight of Canon's employees, winner announced at end of February, through Feb. 28. 522-5930.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center: "Site: Photographs by Timothy P. Ojile," Polaroid photos and prints; "Designing Salome: Set and Costume Designs by Thomas Woodruff," watercolors, drawings and scale-model set designs for the Hawai'i Opera Theatre; and "TRUST: an Installation by Anne Bush," multimedia installation, through April 23. 526-1322.
The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights: "Escape from the Vault: The Contemporary Museum's Collection Breaks Out" works from the museum's permanent collection, through March 24; also "The Human Family: A Work in Progress," continuation and additions to the ongoing video series focusing on "America's New War" as experienced by ordinary people, curated by Ann Brandman, in the Video Gallery through March 24 (Call for video program schedule). 526-1322.
East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, UH-Manoa: "XiQu: the Beauty of Chinese Opera," costumes, headdresses, props, photographs, puppets and other artifacts, through April 6. 944-7111.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "Wizard Tricks & Magic Sticks," mixed-media works by Lynn Schoonejongen Ohtani, through Feb. 22. 597-8034.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: "Sogetsu Bamboo Installation," Master Instructor Toshiyuki Ohki and his assistant, Shinichi Akimatsu, of Tokyo installation of large-scale bamboo structures, on the front lawn and in the Central Court, through Feb. 13; "Hawai'i Rainforests: Watercolor by Ben Norris," Holt Gallery, through Feb. 24; "James A. Michener's Favorite Prints," selection of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints, James A. Michener Gallery, Asian Wing, through March 17; "Japanese Woodblock Prints of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras from the Philip Henry Roach, Jr. Collection," a rotating exhibit of modern prints, Gallery 13, Asian Wing, through March 17; "Pen, Pencil, and Brush: American Drawings and Watercolors from 1850 to 1950," Graphic Arts Gallery, through March 17; and "Understanding Islam: Religion, Culture and the Arts," Kina'u Court Gallery, through March 17; "Taish Chic: Japanese Romanticism and Art Deco (1900-1930)," exhibition of paintings, textiles, woodblock prints and decorative arts from the academy's permanent collection, Luce Pavilion Special Exhibition Gallery; through March 31. (Please note the academy's Pavilion Cafe will be closed for lunch Feb. 5-7 to host the American Association of Museum Director's annual conference.) 532-8701, 532-8700.
Island Treasures Art Gallery: original photographs by Michael Stewart at both locations, ongoing. Kailua, 261-8131 and Koko Marina, 396-8827.
'Iolani Palace Galleries: exhibit of crowns, jewels, kahili, cloaks and sacred emblems, ongoing. 522-0832.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Gallery: "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.
Kapi'olani Community College, Koa Gallery and Lama Library: "9-11, Response and Remembrance," an exhibition concerning the events of Sept. 11 and the aftermath, through Feb. 9. 734-9375.
Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace: "Hearts & Flowers," new prints and Valentine specials by Rosalie Prussing, through Feb. 28. 988-4147.
Louis Pohl Gallery on Fort Street Mall: "New Ceramic Works by John Bade," crystal glazed bottles and wall sculptures, through March 1. 566-6644.
Nohea Galleries: 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 Lynne Boyer and a work by Bill Braden, ongoing. 263-6438.
Polynesian Treasures: art and handicrafts from Hawai'i, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti and New Zealand, also woodcarving and craft demonstrations, ongoing. Call for schedule: 637-1281, 637-1288.
Queen Emma Gallery: "Heal: A Tribute to Manamana," mixed-media installation by Kau'i Chun, through Feb. 10. 537-7167.
Ramsay Gallery: "Corky's Icons," exhibit of original cartoons by Corky Trinidad of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, also works by Ramsay, both ongoing. 537-2787.
Satoru's Art Gallery: works by Satoru Abe, ongoing. 545-4220.
Sunshine Arts Hawaii: Plein-air paintings by Dennis Morton, ongoing. 239-2992.
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.
University of Hawai'i-Manoa Art Gallery: "Translation," paintings, ceramics, photography, sculptures by graduate art students, through Feb. 22. 956-6888.
Assaggio's Restaurant, Kailua: "Reborn in Color," watercolors and oils by Deborah J. Pacheco, Arlene Woo and Frances, through Feb 28. 537-6534.
The Gallery at Coffeeline: "Bodhi," figurative sculpture by Cary Lathan, through Feb. 14. 947-1615.
The Contemporary Museum Cafe: "Common Sense," print portfolio exchange between Honolulu and Kona printmakers, through May 19. 526-1322.
Double Tree Alana Waikiki Hotel: "Horizons & Windows," recent works by Patricia Carelli (Ebert), in the Mezzanine Gallery through April 26, opening reception 4-6 p.m. today. 597-8108.
Jaron's Restaurant: works by Thomas Deir, ongoing. 261-4600.
Morning Brew, Kailua: "A Mermaid's Dream," original oils by Gabrielle Sunheart DeLeon, through Feb. 5. 234-7065.
Native Books & Beautiful Things: "The Back Porch," with works in wood by Herb Kaneko, John Critchfield and Jim Lovell, through April 30; reception 2-5 p.m. Saturday. 591-9008.
The Rainbow Collection at Ala Moana Center: "Photographs by Linny Morris Cunningham," large-scale exhibit of mounted images on vinyl, through Feb. 15. 947-8058.
Roy's Restaurant, Hawai'i Kai: "Recent works by Julie Kerns Schaper," batik style acrylic and watercolor paintings, through March 2. 396-7697.
BOOM Gallery, L?hue Plantation Building, Kaua'i: "Selections from the BOOM Collection, 1990-2001," through Feb. 15. (808) 245-2898.
Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island: "Recent Works by Jay West," series of glass pieces displayed in an innovative manner, through Feb. 28, artist reception 3-5 p.m. Feb. 23. (808) 885-7671.
Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihu'e, Kaua'i: "Portraits of Kaua'i," paintings, prints and photographs; also video presentation "Oral History," from members of the Garden Island Arts Council, through Feb. 28. (808) 245-2898.
Mauna Kea Galleries, Kamuela, Big Island: "Huc Luquiens: Hawai'i 1881-1961," prints from the co-founder of the Honolulu Printmakers, through March 31. (808) 887-2244.
The Pacific Center of Photography, Wailuku, Maui: "Worlds Within World," exhibition of digital photography from thirteen international photographers, through Feb. 28. (808) 986-0686.
Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului: "Inspired Hands: Contemporary Works in Wood & Quilts," a collaboration between Maui Woodworkers Guild and the UH-Manoa Textiles Department, through Feb. 24. (808) 242-2787.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
National Park Service is accepting applications for the Isle Royale (Michigan) National Park's 2002 Artist-in-Residence Program. Resident artists (writers, composers, visual and performance) live and work in the park for 2-3 week stays from mid-June through early Sept. 2002. Deadline is Feb. 16. Call for application instructions: (906) 482-0984.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., Hawaii Branch announces the 2002 Amateur Photo Contest. Up to three original photographic prints from Hawai'i residents, taken between Jan. 1, 2001 and Feb. 28, 2002, on the theme "Flowers in Hawai'i," may be submitted until Feb. 28. Call for entry form and more information: 522-5930.
Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui invites participation in the juried exhibit for mid-May 2002, "Home Is Where the Art Is." Handwoven works in any media for use, functional, conceptual or decorative, in the home will be considered. Deadline: May 2002. Call for prospectus: 591-8539.
Hali'imaile General Store, Maui seeks art for display. Call between 9:30 and 11 a.m. for an appointment to show portfolio; ongoing. (808) 572-2666.
C & G Restaurant on Merchant Street seeks local artist to exhibit works on a theme of old downtown Honolulu (other themes considered); ongoing. 538-3181, 737-2403.