Military Appreciation Sunday at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, admission to all galleries, 1-5 p.m. today and the first Sunday of each month; free to active duty, retired and reserve military and their families with military ID. 532-8700.
Slide Lecture by Raku Ho'olaule'a guest artists Dave and Boni Deal with examples of their work, 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, reception 5:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8768.
Frames of Mind, Allison Roscoe leads a tour of the academy's collection, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, part of the "Tea and Tour" program, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free with $7 adult admission or $4 for senior, student and military admission. Reservations required: 532-8726.
Clay Demonstration and Potluck, part of the Raku Ho'olaule'a, 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Shafter Arts & Crafts Center; free. 596-8128.
Raku on the Beach, weekend of events sponsored by Hawai'i Craftsmen, with camping, beachside firing of ceramics, community kiln, floating sculpture contest and more, Thursday through Aug. 9, Kualoa Regional Park, Kamehameha Highway between Waikane and Ka'a'awa; most events are free. Call for schedule and to register for overnight camping or group firing: 596-8128.
First Friday Gallery Walk, art receptions with refreshments and entertainment at most art venues in downtown Honolulu, including the State Art Museum, ARTS at Marks Garage, Pegge Hopper Gallery, Studio 1, Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center and others, 5-9 p.m. Friday, with maps available at most art galleries; free. 521-2903, 521-1812, 524-3552.
Friday Night is Art Night, meet artists Jan Parker and Gil Bruvel, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, at Lahaina Galleries' two venues on Front Street, Lahaina, Maui; free. (808) 667-2152, (808) 661-6284.
"Midnight Bloom," acrylics on silk and limited-edition prints by Spark Chan, today through Aug. 31, Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace. 988-4147.
"Transgressed Boundaries & Potent Fusions," multimedia exhibition of work by Diana Jeon, Chris Mitts and George Newton, today through Sept. 24, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery. 544-0287.
"Ululani," works by Merna Joan Watts, today through Aug. 30, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"Time Exposure/Durational Events," photography by Gary Nakamoto, tomorrow through Aug. 30 with an opening reception 6-8 p.m. tomorrow, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"ha," paintings and sculpture by Imai Kalahale plus works by Bruce Behnke, Frances Hill and Gallyn and a retrospective of works by Louis Pohl, Tuesday through Aug. 27 with an opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday, the Louis Pohl Gallery, 1111 Nu'uanu Ave. 521-1812.
"Exuberance and Joy," oil paintings by John Young from the Chris Hemmeter estate and the John Young Foundation on view and for sale, Tuesday through Aug. 31, Robyn Buntin of Honolulu. 523-5913.
Works by Peggy Chun and Marc Turner, Wednesday through Aug. 30 with an opening reception 6-9 p.m. Friday, Atelier 4 Fine Art Gallery. 524-3552.
"Fantastic Mountains," paintings of the Ming and Qing dynasty from the Shanghai Museum, 80 traditional Chinese landscape paintings, Thursday through Oct. 3, Honolulu Academy of Arts Luce Gallery. 532-8701.
"Cristina Rosa Recent Works," paintings, prints and large-scale drawings, Friday through Aug. 23 with opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Studio 1 Gallery. 550-8701.
Recent Works, art by James Dover, Friday through Aug. 31 with an opening reception 6:30 p.m. Friday, Soullenz Gallery. 525-7757.
"For the Keiki," annual Association of Hawaii Artists members' show juried by Wayne Takazono, Saturday through Aug. 28 with an opening reception 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Art Gallery. 233-7323.
"Artists of Hawai'i 2004," 54th annual juried exhibition of works by resident artists, through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Luce Gallery. 532-8701.
"Muryo-Doji A Child of Immeasurableness," Buddhist paintings by Kohei Takagaki, and "Everything Buddhism," watercolor paintings by John Dumas, through today, Higashi Hongwanji Mission, Kane'ohe. 247-2661.
"Seasons of Life and Land," photographic exhibit of works by Subhankar Banerjee of the Hulahula River in the Alaskan Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, through today, Hall of Discovery, Bishop Museum; included with admission to the museum, $14.95 adults, $11.95 ages 4-12 with discounts for kama'aina, seniors and military, children younger than 4 and Bishop Museum members are free. 847-3511.
Works by Alan Leitner and Mari Kuramochi, through Wednesday, Atelier Fine Art Gallery. 524-3552.
New Paintings, recent work by Carl Jennings, through Friday, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"The Beach House," works by members of the Pacific Handcrafters Guild, through Saturday; The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"Human: Nature," new prints and sculptures by John Koga, through Saturday, workspace. 732-2300.
ONGOING EXHIBITS (Listed by closing date)
"Inspiration," works by David Behlke, through Aug. 8, showing concurrently with the production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," Diamond Head Theatre's Lobby Gallery. 737-2757.
Landscape Art, group showing of plein-air art, through Aug. 12, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.
Works by Keiko Thomas, watercolor paintings, and Vietnam Exhibition, hand-embroidered silk pictures from the Dalat Traditional Village and the XQ Embroiderers of Vietnam, both through Aug. 14, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3366.
"Benchmarks," recent works by the Catharine E.B. Cox Award winner, Lonny Tomono, through Aug. 22, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Graphic Arts Gallery. 532-8701.
"On Golden Pod," recent work in wood, pods and other forms, by Michael Lee, and "Faces and Places: Ireland Revisted," recent paintings by Helen Iaea, through Aug. 26, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Tied, Bound, Folded and Stitched," exhibition of tie-dyed textiles from the academy's collection, through Aug. 29, Honolulu Academy of Arts Textile Gallery. 532-8701.
Works by John Tuan Le, works by former patient and student in the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program, through Aug. 31, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Art Gallery. 531-3511.
"E Ku Mau Mau Ku Everlasting," statue of the Hawaiian god Ku, artifacts from the museum's collection including temple images associated with Ku and Hina, and contemporary interpretations by local artists, through Sept. 6, Vestibule Gallery, Bishop Museum; included with admission to the museum, $14.95 general, $11.95 ages 4-12 with discounts for kama'aina, seniors and military, children younger than 4 and Bishop Museum members admitted free. 847-3511.
The Nature of Hawaiian Quilts, annual quilt exhibition explores motifs taken from the environment, the significance of the selected plants and flowers, and the steps taken from natural elements to the completed quilts, with photography of Hawai'i's flowers, through Sept. 18, Mission Houses Museum. 531-0481.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
'Ohina: The Shortfilm Showcase 2004, calls for entries of short films no longer than 30 minutes. Fee is $10 per entry. Entry forms available at Hawai'i Blockbuster locations. 428-0100 or www.ohina.org. Deadline is Friday.
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce announces a call for new art works for the 26th annual "Commitment to Excellence," exhibition planned for Aug. 17-27. Works in all two- and three-dimensional media will be considered for cash prizes and display in the show. Entry fee is $10 per work. Call for requirements: 949-5531. Deliver submission 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 to Academy Art Center at Linekona.
Send announcements with contact name and phone number to Island Life, Art Calendar, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; email@example.com with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.