Military Appreciation Sunday, admission to all galleries of the Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1-5 p.m. today and the first Sunday of each month; free to active duty, retired and reserve military and their families with a military ID. 532-8700.
Contemporarities Preview Exhibition, view selected works for the upcoming silent auction in The Contemporary Museum's Contempo event. On display during store hours, Thursday through April 23 at Neiman Marcus or online at www.tcmhi.org, where registration forms and artists' bios and color images may be obtained. 526-1322.
Art in the Village, art signings, talk story and demonstrations, pupu and hula, sponsored by the art galleries at Whalers Village, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, Maui; free. (808) 661-4567.
Banyan Tree Fine Arts Fair, artist demonstrations and works for sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and April 11, Banyan Tree Park, Lahaina, Maui; free admission. (808) 661-0111.
"Friday night is art Night," meet artists Alessio and Marcello, "The Twins" Bugagiar, and Hisashi Otsuka, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, at Lahaina Galleries' two venues on Front Street, Lahaina, Maui; free. (808) 667-2152, (808) 661-6284.
Art Symposium, educational event in conjunction with the Honolulu Academy of Arts exhibit, "Japan & Paris: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and the Modern Era." Speakers include Katsumi Miyazaki, Christine Guth, Alicia Volk and Louisa McDonald, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Doris Duke Theatre at the art museum; free, no reservations, limited seating. 532-8700.
Japanese Brush Painting, works by members of the Sumie Society of Hawaii, opens Monday and continues through April 23; Courtyard Gallery, Honolulu Hale. 523-4674.
"Kaha Ki'i, An Artistic Discovery," works from the second congressional district art competition, opens Tuesday and continues through April 16, reception 4 p.m. April 15, Kapolei Hale. 541-7386.
"Japan & Paris: Impressionism, Post-impressionism and the Modern Era," masterpieces from Matisse, Renoir, Cézanne, Monet and Japanese painters, opens Thursday and continues through June 6; Luce Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Art & Life in Paris & the Countryside: Impressionism/Post-impressionism," interactive exploration of the lives and times of French artists such as Monet and Cézanne, and their influence on each other, opens Thursday and continues through July 31, Education Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Pumehana," paintings by Linda Rowell Stevens, opens Saturday and continues through May 16, with meet-the-artist reception 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 16, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
"The JOhn Stevens Collection of Zen Painting & Calligraphy" and "Toko Shinoda, 91 Years of Avant-Garde Paintings & Calligraphy," both through today; Robyn Buntin of Honolulu. 523-5913.
Works by Thompson and Sirine, oil paintings by Peggy Ann Thompson and ceramics by Maren Sirine, through today; Banyan Tree Gallery, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-0111.
"Nature's Forces," works in glass by Hugh Jenkins and Stephanie Ross, through today; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
Faculty Art Exhibition, recent works in various media by the faculty of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa, through Thursday; Art Gallery, Art Building, UH-Manoa. 956-6888.
ONGOING EXHIBITS (Listed by closing date)
"Remains of the Rainbow," photographs of native Hawaiian species by David Littschwager and Susan Middleton with samples of native plants, through April 11, Hall of Discovery, Bishop Museum; included with museum admission of $14.95 adults and $11.95 children ages 4-12 (kama'aina, military and senior discounts available). 847-3511.
76th annual Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition, Toon Wegner juries this exhibit of prints by local artists, through April 11; Academy Art Center at Linekona; free. 536-5507.
"The Place I live In," exhibition of prints from Holland curated by Louise Barr, through April 11; second floor, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8742.
"Quiet Beauty: fifty centuries of Japanese Folk Ceramics from the Montgomery Collection," traveling exhibit featuring folk ceramics from 3000 B.C. to 1985, through April 11; Asian Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Constant Color," new work by Donna Broder and George Woollard; "Emergent Records," recent work by Jianjie Ji; and
"Matter and Material," group sculpture exhibition of works by Hawai'i artists; through April 13; The Contemporary Museum at the First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
Works by Claude Horan, exhibit of figurative ceramic sculptures by the recipient of the 11th annual KOA Outstanding Artist Award, through April 16; Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
"Images of Hawai'i," exhibit of work by Hawai'i photographers, through April 18 at Diamond Head Theatre Gallery; running concurrently with DHT's production of "Swing!" 737-2757.
"Buffet," wood turnings of bowls, hollow forms and sculpture in Hawaiian woods by Ed Potter, through April 23; bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road," exhibit traces the history of coffee-growing on the Big Island and Japanese immigrant workers through artifacts, models and photographs and art, through April 24; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery. 945-7633.
"Koge: Japanese Contemporary Crafts," traveling exhibition of works by 64 master craftsmen, through April 25; East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.
"Larger than they, smaller than I," photographs by Arolo Valera and Hyeyoung Kim, through April 25; workspace. 732-2300.
"What's Up," sculptures by Lynn Schoonejongen Ohtani and "chill," recent work by Chuck Davis, through April 29; The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
Works by students, faculty, staff and alumni, annual multimedia exhibition, through April 30; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery. 544-0287.
"Pets in Hawai'i," exhibition of winning photographs in the annual contest, through April 30; Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Islands in the Sun," group exhibit of multimedia works, through April 30 with a reception 3-5 p.m. April 17; Tradewinds Gallery, Windward Mall. 236-2787.
Spring Juried Member Exhibition, multi-media works created by members of the Windward Artists Guild, juried by Alan Leitner and Vicky Chock, through April 30; 1132 Bishop Street Exhibit Space. 235-5545.
"Define Awareness: Waiting for Humanity to happen," nine artists collaborate on large canvases throughout the month to create works that will be auctioned to raise money for the gallery, through April 30; Soullenz Gallery. 525-7757.
hand-painted Silks and Cottons by Claudia, fiber art by Claudia Donaldson-Selby, through April 30; Livingston Galleries, Ka'a'awa. 237-7165.
42nd annual Hawaii Watercolor Society Show, juried by Don Andrew, through May 1; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"Ke Kumu me Ka Mana," works by former students are exhibited next to works by their mentors, through May 1; Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 236-9155.
"s, m, l (small, medium, large)," group multi-media exhibition, through May 1; Studio 1. 550-8701.
OTHER VENUES (Listed by closing date)
"Off the Beaten Palette," abstract and contemporary watercolors by Linda Spadaro, through April 19; Laser Eye Center of Hawaii. 946-6000.
Five North Shore Artists, works by Daniel Ward, Char Hazen, Linda Linebaugh, Karen Howse and Bill Howse, through April 20, Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.
"Erotic Stained Glass," works by Dick
Hoyer, through April 26; Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Korean russian," exhibit chronicles the history of Koreans in Russia from the 19th century to the 20th, through April 30; fourth floor, Hamilton Library, UH-Manoa. 956-2309.
Works by the late Randall Isao Fujikawa and the late Ellen Jane Allgaier, former members of the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program, through April 30; Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific lobby.
Art and Cartoons of Dick Adair, exhibit of work by The Advertiser's editorial cartoonist, through May 1; Roy's Restaurant. 396-7697.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Queen Emma Summer Palace Docent Course, learn the history of the Hawaiian monarchy and train to become a docent at the palace, 9 a.m.-noon, eight Mondays and two Tuesdays between April 5 and May 24 at the palace in Nu'uanu; $50 course fee. 595-3167, 595-3603.
Mission Houses Museum seeks volunteers for the gift shop, gallery, information desk and school program docents and guides. 531-0481.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife seeks submissions of paintings of the California quail in Hawai'i habitat for the 2004-05 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation Stamp and Hawaii Game Bird Stamp, used for state hunting licenses. Submission deadline is Wednesday. Winning entry receives $1,000. For entry form and more information: www.dofaw.net or 587-0166.
Artists of Hawai'i 2004, prospectus and entry forms for the 54th annual show, July 1-Aug. 1 at the Honolulu Academy of Arts are available. Works may be in any medium or combination of media, created in the past two years by any Hawai'i resident. Entry fee: $5. Entry forms available at the academy. Deadline for slide submissions: noon Saturday. 532-8700.
Hale'iwa Arts Festival seeks artists for the juried July 24 and 25 Summer ArtFest. Original works in all media will be considered. Artist must display their own work in person. Visit www.haleiwaartsfestival.org to download guidelines and application or e-mail email@example.com. Deadline: April 17.
Send announcements to: Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.