World Art Bazaar, Honolulu Academy of Arts' annual sale of unusual gift items from around the world, with jewelry, folk art, ethnic clothing, textiles, ornaments and more, continues 1-5 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, through Dec. 14, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free admission. 532-8700.
Art sale: ceramic sculpture, jewelry, paintings, prints, collectibles by Vicky Chock, Beverly Creamer, Kay Mura, Jo Rowley, Donna Shimazu, Esther Shimazu and Cora Yee, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today; community room, Manoa Gardens elder housing. 779-7543.
Otsuka Art show, with appearance by the artist, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Fine Arts Hawaii, Restaurant Row; free admission. 536-8820.
"Impressions," with etchings, lithographs, screen prints, wood prints and monotypes, including the prints of John Young, on sale to benefit programs of the Honolulu Printmakers, 1-4 p.m. today, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free admission. 536-5507.
"Bagannale!" exhibition of handmade bags holding original works by photographers, printmakers and multimedia artists, with a portion of proceeds donated to the University of Hawai'i Art Department; purchase for $40 at "Avant Pop," an art event Saturday at Club Pauahi, Chinatown ($5 cover charge); also at Imageworks, 3427D Waialae Ave., 735-0755, and Gallery Partly Furnished in the third-floor photography lab, Art Building, UH-Manoa. Information: Laura Lee, LH20G@aol.com.
kim taylor reece, photo demonstration and signing, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Pictures Plus, Kahala Mall. 733-5700.
Garry Palm, watercolor demonstration and signing, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Pictures Plus, Kahala Mall. 733-5700.
"Holiday shopping Off the Walls," matted prints ready for gift-giving from artists Peggy Chun, Donna Burns, Penny Gupton, Garry Palm, Lynn Cook and others, runs concurrently with the play "Peter Pan" through Dec. 29, Diamond Head Theatre Lobby Gallery. 733-0277.
A'ala: A Japanese Community in Hawai'i," featuring never-before displayed historical photographs and objects from the prewar decades, evoking the bustling ethnic enclave as a vibrant Japanese business community, opening Wednesday, continuing 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 14; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i. 945-7633, www.jcch.com.
group exhibition: glass, ceramics, lei and collectibles by Linda Gue, Mary Kamiya, Cory Lum, Joel Park, Charlene Tashima and Alicia S. Oh, opening reception 5 p.m. today, continues through Dec. 31; Soullenz Gallery. 291-2650.
"Black ships and Samurai: Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan," commemorating the 150th anniversary of United States-Japan relations, an exhibit of the differing interpretations of the contact between cultures through plasma-screen presentations, photographs, scrolls, lithographs and paintings, noon-4 p.m. today, East West Center Gallery; free. 395-2314.
"Wrappings of Happiness: a Traditional Korean Art Form," exhibit of textiles from the largest private collection from the Museum of Korean Embroidery in Seoul, South Korea, through today; Asian Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
ONGOING EXHIBITS (Listed by closing date)
"Glitz and Glamour," collection of garments and accessories from the 1930s presented by the University of Hawai'i's fashion program, Miller Hall Gallery, UH-Manoa; exhibit continues 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. tomorrow through Dec. 11; free admission. 956-2234.
"The Marquesas: Two Centuries of Cultural Traditions," historical and cultural artifacts, tapa, wood, ivory, bone and coconut carvings, musical instruments, jewelry and photographs, extended through Dec. 15; Mission Houses Museum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; admission to exhibition: $6, admission to exhibition and guided tour of the homes: $12. 531-0481.
"The Wright Stuff," interactive exhibit celebrating 100 years of flight beginning with the Wright Brothers, with photographs, artifacts and models, through Dec. 17; Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 236-9155.
The Downtown Art Show, works by local artists available for sale and by auction, through Dec. 19; The Exhibit Space, 1132 Bishop St. 587-5808, 734-9374.
Mixed-Media Miniature VI Invitational Show, through Dec. 19; Koa Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
"Weatherwise," graduate students' multimedia exhibit, through Dec. 19; University of Hawai'i Art Gallery, Art Building, UH-Manoa. 956-6888.
"Toyland," holiday art from artists who have exhibited at the gallery, through Dec. 21; workspace. 732-2300.
"Feliz Navidad," annual marketplace of art, through Dec. 24; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"La Bella Figura," exhibit of painting created by the students of George Woollard and Chuck Davis during a painting retreat to Italy, through Dec. 28; Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8741.
"A Holiday Celebration," multimedia works by local artists for holiday giving, through Dec. 30, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
New Works by Meleanna ALULI Meyer, multimedia exhibit through Dec. 30, Pacific Traditions Gallery. 531-5122.
"My First Show," photographs by Fumio Okita of Hawai'i, through Dec. 30; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Grandfather's House: A Children's Exhibition on Korea," traveling interactive installation invites viewers into a traditional Korean home, through Dec. 31; Education Wing Galleries, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"MAnoa Rainbow," holiday art and miniature originals from Island artists, through Dec. 31; Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
Mixed-Media Works by Marge Wald, through Dec. 31; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-7671.
"Red & Green," holiday art from various artists, through Dec. 31; Tradewinds Gallery, Windward Mall. 236-2787.
"Gems from the East and West," jewelry from the collection of Doris Duke, through Jan. 4; Textiles Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Brett Weston in Hawaii," photographs from Weston's book "Hawaii, Leaves and Lava," through Jan. 4; Holt Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
Contemporary Korean-American Artists of Hawai'i, part of the Crossings 2003: Korea/Hawai'i exhibits; "Recent work by Sean K.L. Browne" and "Hawai'i Its Land and Culture," photographs by Elaine Mayes, all through Jan. 6; The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"In Celebration of Light," photographs from the collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce includes works by Imogen Cunningham, Ansel Adams, Brett Weston, Rocky Schenck, Rod Cook, Luis Gonzalez Palma and others, through Jan. 11, Luce Gallery, Honolulu Academy of the Arts. 532-8700.
"In Focus: A Hawai'i Photography Invitational," prints juried by Jim and Cherye Pierce, through Jan. 11; Graphic Arts Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Wahi Pana Sacred Places Kaho'olawe, O'ahu," works by Linda Kane inspired by the natural environment at Hawai'i's sacred places, continues through Jan. 23; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery. 544-0287.
Paul Pfeiffer, exhibition of photographs, sculpture, video, computer photo-collage and digital images, through Feb. 1; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the art museum's collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa (tapa) from the art museum's textile collection, ongoing; second-floor galleries, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8700.
"Arts of the Philippines," permanent exhibition of works from the art museum's collection, ongoing, George and Nancy Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
OTHER VENUES (Listed by closing date)
Works by Kalie Capadona, photography and mixed media, through Dec. 14; Sure Shot Cafe. 523-2326.
Paintings and Prints by Angela Treat Lyon, through Dec. 19; Cafe Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Hold and Behold," works by Anne Irons, Peter Murray and Deborah Nehmad, through Dec. 29; Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 428-0804.
Work of Edward Gorey, books, posters, artifacts and original art of the author and illustrator from the library's permanent collection, through Dec. 31; Bridge Gallery and other display areas at Hamilton Library, UH-Manoa. 956-8688.
"Artists mean Business," oils by artists with disabilities, through Jan. 15, Volcano Joe's Island Bistro Gallery. 941-8449.
Prints by Jennifer Callejo, Timothy Contreras and Keiko Kamata, through Jan. 25; The Contemporary Museum Cafe. 526-1322.
NEIGHBOR ISLANDS (Listed by closing date)
Raku and Silk Works, raku vessels by Kate and Will Jacobson and Hawaiian silk quilts from the collection of Rozemarijn van der Horst, through Friday; Discover Waikoloa Art Gallery, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kohala Coast, Big Island. (808) 886-1234, ext. 1747.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Expressions by Choice seeks avant-garde works in any medium in an experimental, cutting-edge style for display bimonthly with musical and performance art; ongoing. 593-3682.
Send announcements to Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax 525-8055; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "Art Cal" in the subject line.