"Islamic Cultural Festival," celebration of the opening of the Arts of the Islamic World Gallery the permanent display of art from the Doris Duke estate and orientation center for tours of Duke's Honolulu home with art demonstrations, costume show, music, dance and keiki activities, noon-4 p.m. today, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700.
Michael Godard Show, fanciful works on canvas, 6:30-9:30 p.m. today, Diamond Head Gallery at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 971-2800.
Wood Repair and Restoration, Hawaiian artisan Sol Apio and museum conservator Valerie Free discuss the restoration of a large 'umeke (Hawaiian wooden bowls), participants are encouraged to bring their own cracked bowls to receive advice by the experts, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Paki Conference Room II, Bishop Museum; free. 848-4190.
Photography Exhibit by Hollywood photographer Gina Marie of Shootz Studio,6-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday during "Martini Night," Cascada Restaurant, Royal Garden Hotel, Waikiki; no cover charge. 943-0202.
"Hawai'i: The state of the arts," two-day Governor's Statewide Conference on Culture and the Arts, with speakers including Pualani Kanahele, Mararu "Pundy" Yokouchi, Evan Dobelle, Walter Dods and recording artist Graham Nash, and discussion covering arts education, cultural preservation,public policy and advocacy and cultural tourism among others, sponsored by The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, 8:30-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Hawai'i Convention Center; $100 for the two-day conference. Register in advance at 956-8204 or at the door.
"Colonial Camp-Out:" register your child now for the overnight, 6 p.m.-8 a.m. Friday and Saturday, event for children ages 9-12. Campers will tour the "Art and Life in Colonial America" interactive exhibit, hands-on art projects, a scavenger hunt, bedtime movies, snacks and breakfast; Honolulu Academy of Arts; $40 per student. Space is limited registration required: 532-8726.
Demonstration of gyotaku, fish printing on clay by ceramist Reid Yoshida, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nohea Gallery, Ward Warehouse; free. 599-7927.
20th annual Trash & Treasure Craft Fair, sponsored by Temari Center for Asian & Pacific Arts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. next Sunday, McKinley High School Cafeteria; free admission. 735-1860.
"Celebrate Culture," day to honor the opening of the Hawai'i State Art Museum, with many art museums and historic sites open to the public, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3, downtown area sites including the Honolulu Academy of the Arts, Mission Houses Museum, 'Iolani Palace, Washington Place, and the new Hawai'i State Art Museum and others; free admission. 586-0300, www.state.hi.us/sfca.
"Hawaii Colorful Island," photographs by Hiroshi Utashiro, opens Friday, through Nov. 26, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
Works by Suzanne DeCillia, acrylic paintings, opens Friday, through Nov. 28, art night reception 6-9 p.m. Friday; Village Gallery, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.
"Tropical Moods," batiks and paintings by Marti Wiese Rounds and Gwen Hanson, opens Friday, through Nov. 29; Ho'omaluheia Botanical Gardens Gallery. 233-7324.
"Home Sweet Home," prints, etchings and watercolors by Joan Allen, opens Friday, through Nov. 30; Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"50 Photographs From My Life," selected works by Harry G. Kasanow, spanning 30 years, from 40 countries on six continents, opens Friday, through Dec. 8, opening reception 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Art House at Restaurant Row. 526-4171, 988-1311.
Works by Jane Taylor and Her Students, multimedia exhibit, opens Friday, through Nov. 30, opening reception 3-5 p.m. Nov. 9; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-7671.
"Three Views of Paradise," works by Janet Davis, Rik Fitch and Howard Lapp, opens Saturday, through Nov. 30; Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui. (808) 242-2787.
"Gauguin's Zombie: an Installation by Debra Drexler," large-scale paintings, wood carvings and writings, through today; Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8801.
"Beyond Craft: Modern Ceramics of Hawai'i," contemporary works by local ceramists, through today; Holt Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.
"Gone but not forgotten," oil paintings and woodcut by Agnieszka de Gielgud-Nickelson remember the 9/11 attacks, through tomorrow; Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Visualize Hawai'i," photographs by Mitsuhiro Tamai, through Wednesday; Canon Photo Gallery at Ward Plaza. 522-5930.
"Roman/Bachrach Exhibit," paintings and watercolors, through Wednesday; Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery, Kane'ohe. 233-7324.
"Hawai'i Craftsmen 35th Annual Statewide Exhibition," juried exhibit of crafts by regional contemporary artists; and "Garden: Recent Works by Nina Hagiwara and Mary Mitsuda," exhibit of ceramics, paintings and works on paper, both through Thursday; Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8700, 596-8128.
"Meg Stone: Watercolors," through Thursday; Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Acrylics and Watercolors," by Sheree Pokipala, through Thursday; Tradewinds Gallery @ Windward Mall. 236-2787.
"Three North Shore Artists," wood carvings by Theyare Jay Marr, jewelry by Paris Armstrong and paintings by John Frink, through Thursday; Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.
"The Many Faces of Jim Hutchinson," multimedia exhibit of works on Hawai'i and beyond, through Thursday; Pu'u'opelu Gallery, Parker Ranch Historic Homes, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-7311.
"Maui Shores," seascapes by Barbara Ward, through Thursday; Village Gallery, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.
Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show, multimedia exhibit by members of the Waimea Arts Council, through Thursday; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
Statewide Community College Faculty Exhibition, multimedia exhibit from faculty and lecturers, through Friday; Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 235-7346.
"20/30 Vision," works by ten artists in their 20s and 30s, through Saturday; Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center.
"Big Idea, The Marquettes of Robert Arneson," and "Friends and Enemies: Photographs by Julie Moos," both through next Sunday; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Flowers of the Garden," mixed-media paintings, drawings and papier maché by Gillian van Royen, through next Sunday; the Gallery & Gardens, Kane'ohe. 239-8146.
"Burnt Offerings," invitational group ceramics show, through Nov. 26; 1132 Bishop St. Exhibition Area. 271-0952, 263-9545.
"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.
"Ramayana in the Arts of Asia," multimedia exhibit currated by Garrett Kam, through Jan. 3; East-West Center Gallery. 944-7111.
"Playing With Fire," blown glass vessels by Bud Spindt and "Market Places," recent watercolors by Roger Whitlock, both through Nov. 27, artist's reception 2-5 p.m. Nov. 17; The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Triple 3," artwork in three media by Anne Irons and "Etching in Stone," sculpture by David Graves, through Nov. 22; Hawai'i Pacific University Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"Sacred Treasures of Mount Koya: The Art of Japanese Shingon," Luce Pavilion Special Exhibition Gallery, through Nov. 10; "The Art of Mu Xin: Landscape Paintings and Prison Notes," landscape paintings and writings done while imprisoned in China, Asian Art Gallery 13, through Dec. 1; Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701, 532-8700.
"Recent Experiments," paintings by Hioki Morinoue, through Nov. 16; Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9375.
"Lauhala Weaver," exhibit of weavings by Ed Kaneko, Margaret Lovett, Lola Spencer and Deborah Tuzon with weavers' tools by Herb Kaneko and stone and woodwork by Shane Delos Reyes, through Nov. 24; The Back Porch, Native Books and Beautiful Things at Ward Warehouse. 596-8885.
Recent Works, drawings by K. Everett, paintings by Pegge Hopper, décor objects by Debbie Mitchell and heart pieces and Balinese ladders by Roy Venters, through Nov. 20; Pegge Hopper Gallery, Nu'uanu. 524-1160.
Madge Tennent, selected works, ongoing; Tennent Gallery. 531-1987.
"Pattern and Purpose," rare, embroidered Japanese fishermen's coats from Awaji Island, through Nov. 22; UH-Manoa Art Building Gallery. 956-6888.
"breakfastlunchanddinner," works on paper by Jason Teraoka, through Nov. 15; workspace. 732-2300.
RESTAURANTS AND OTHER VENUES
"Food for Thought," mixed-media group exhibition, through Jan. 19; The Contemporary Museum Café. 526-1322.
"Wired: a Sculpture Exhibit," by Gregory A. Smith, through Nov. 15; opening reception 5-7 p.m. Tuesday; The Gallery at Coffeeline. 947-1615.
Oils and Acrylics by Nikki Johnston and Mafalda, through Dec. 6; Roy's Restaurant. 396-7697.
Oils, Watercolors and works on stone, by Windward Artists Guild members Daniela Minerbi and Gallyn, through Nov. 12; Sealion Cafe at Sealife Park. 259-9911.
"Life on Kaua'i's Sugar Plantations 1876-2002," works in various media reflecting the multi-ethnic heritage of imported labor, through Dec. 31; also "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.
"Spirit World," multimedia exhibit of works by the Garden Island Arts Council, through Nov. 24; Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall. (808) 245-7784, (808) 246-4561.
"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.
"NA Kaha Ki'i o Ka'U," multimedia exhibit by twelve artists from the Ka'u district, through Nov. 12; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; exhibit is free, but park entry fees apply. (808) 967-7565.
"Twined Amulet Pouch," workshop led by Chrys Martin-Rowell on making a pouch out of waxed linen thread and beads, sponsored by Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kenjo Building, 5088 Pi'ikoi; $50 plus $7 supply fee. 591-8539.
CALL FOR PARTNERS
The ARTS at Marks garage looking for new non-profit and small art and cultural organizations or groups to collaborate with the current partners who seek to develop the cultural environment in the downtown area. Low-cost office spaces, along with other benefits, are available. Call for additional information: 596-8128.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Hawai'i State Art Museum, which is scheduled to open on Nov. 3, calls for volunteer docents, education assistants, gallery attendants, greeters and special events volunteers. Individuals, groups of friends and clubs are invited to apply. Call 586-0304 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
The University of Hawai'i calls for submission of proposals for an all media exhibit scheduled for Feb. 10-11 during the Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities. Seeking drawings, paintings, and photography from people with or without disabilities. Deadline is Friday. Call for additional information: 956-8710 or visit vsarts.hawaii.edu/professional/professional.htm.
The Association of Hawaii artists seek work for the Nov. 4-29, all-media members art show, juried by Pat Hickman. Bring work 9 a.m.-noon Saturday to Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery. Member's entry fee is $15 for up to three entries, nonmembers may join for an additional $30 annual fee. 395-3238.
The Laser Eye Center of Hawaii announces "The Art of Vision" art contest, open to residents of Hawai'i ages 15 or over. Entry forms at Laser Eye Center of Hawaii, 1600 Kapi'olani Blvd., by downloading from www.lasereyehawaii.com or by calling 946-6000. Deadline Nov. 15.
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens announces the annual "Frogs and Garden Critters" art contest. Deadline: Nov. 30. Call for rules and application: 233-7323.
Native Books and Beautiful Things seeks Christmas guest artists for exhibit Nov. and Dec. All submissions of crafts, ornaments or Christmas product items must be designed, created and manufactured by hand in Hawai'i. 591-9008.
Correction: The exhibit "50 Photographs From My Life," which opens Friday at The Art House at Restaurant Row, features selected works by Harry G. Kasanow. A previous version of this listing was incomplete.