8th annual Summer ArtFest, the Hale'iwa arts festival features juried visual artworks, artist demonstrations, musicians, dancers, storeytellers, trolley tours, keiki art activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Hale'iwa Beach Park; free admission. www.haleiwaartsfestival.org.
Artists' Demonstrations, observe the techniques in realism, abstractionism, impressionism and caricatures created by Sandra Blazel, A. LaRue, LaMoyne Garside and Warren Stenburg, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today,, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3368.
Hawai'i All-Collectors Show 2005, antiques show and sale with collectibles from Island and Mainland dealers, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; $4 adults, $2 children 7-11. 941-9754.
"Bird Watching in the Galleries" tour of the museum's collection with docent Mary Flynn, 2:30-4 p.m. today and Tuesday, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free with museum admission, $7 general and $4 military, seniors and students. Reservations: 532-8700.
ArtLunch Lecture, Leah T.U. Kihara discusses the making of "I Scream, Floats and Sundays," a short film now showing at the museum's "Summertime" exhibit, noon Tuesday, Hawai'i State Art Museum's multipurpose room; free. 586-0900.
Christmas in July Workshop, members of the Bead Society meet, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Central Union Church; free. 383-9857.
"Exhibiting in a Large Art Trade Show," J. Forest Ocean Bennett shares his experiences from showing at the New York International ArtExpo, including costs, developing a media kit, shipping time frames and other concerns for Hawai'i artists, 6 p.m. Thursday, Central Union Church, room 202; $20 general, $10 students. Register: 637-4627.
Cool Nights, Hot Jazz, final Friday event sponsored by ARTafterDark with Noel Okimoto and his jazz quartet and Geronimo Band performing the blues with viewing of all exhibits available, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free for academy members, $7 for nonmembers. 532-8700, 532-6091, www.artafterdark.org.
Photographs of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Susan Middleton presents digital images of photos taken by her and David Liittschwager during their recent trip to Midway, Kure Atoll and the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife refuge aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship Hi'ialakai, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Hawai'i Convention Center's O'ahu room 313 B and C; free. 864-9812.
"Masterworks of Chinese Art," over 50 examples of porcelain, jade, lacquer and ceramic pieces as well as calligraphy and scrolls from the Rosalind Ching Pastor collection, Thursday through Sept. 25, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 14. 532-8701.
"Trans Luxe," a collaboration in glass by Bud Spindt, glass artist, and Roger Whitlock, watercolorist; "One Day in Valparaiso," recent paintings from a South American trip by Roger Whitlock; and "Summer Fun!" ceramics by Esther Nowell; Saturday through Aug. 25, Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"The Zen Circle," ink on paper works by students of Andy Kay, Saturday through Sept. 30, opening reception 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.
Artists of Hawai'i 2005, annual show of contemporary multimedia works, juried by Bernice Steinbaum, plus solo exhibits of works by invited artists Sean K.L. Browne, Fred H. Roster, Frank W. Sherriff and Shige Yamada, through today, Henry R. Luce Pavilion and Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"American Studio Sculpture," early-20th-century works from the academy's collection, through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Graphic Arts Gallery. 532-8701.
Recent Works by Michael Lee, wooden vessels; Recent Paintings and Works on Paper by Debbie Young; and "It Figures," small sculptures by Jackie Mild Lau; through Thursday, Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Ocean Power & Beauty," photographs by Zak Noyle, through Thursday, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Different Strokes," new works by Shizuko Mansho, Sara Yukako Sakakibara and Keiko Thomas, through Thursday, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.
Vintage Painting of Hawai'i, exhibition of works by Isami Doi, Alexander MacLeod, Sunao Hironaka, John Young, Paul Tokunaga, through Saturday, Neal's Art for Sale, Kilohana Square. 737-1368.
10th annual Student Art Exhibit, mixed-media works by students of Howard Farrant from Waialua Intermediate and High School, through Saturday, Waialua Public Library. 637-8286.
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"Hawai'i in Paris: The Art of Hula," works in a variety of media by Parisian artists on the subject of hula, curated by Sandra Kilohana Silve, through July 31, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Education Wing Gallery. 532-8701.
Exhibition of Children's Art, works in a variety of media completed by students in the summer art classes, through July 31, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8701.
"Shady Ladies," recent works by Susie Anderson, through July 31, Nohea Gallery at Ward Centre. 591-9001.
Daniel Van Zyle, wildlife etchings and paintings, through July 31, Ko'olau Gallery. 988-4147.
"grasping the bird's tail," recent paintings by james t. kuroda, through Aug. 5, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"True Color," oil paintings by Leo Laxa, through Aug. 6, Mezzanine Gallery, Pauahi Tower. 226-5205, 596-8821.
"Nostalgic Japan," landscapes by Kawase Hasui from 1883 to 1957, through Aug. 7, Honolulu Academy of Arts, James A. Michener Gallery. 532-8701.
Korean Lacquer Workshop, Jung Yong Ju teaches begining and intermediate students his method of combining ott (lacquer technique) with contemporary sculpture, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, Academy Art Center at Linekona; $150 includes supplies. 532-8741.
CALL TO ARTISTS
The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce seeks entries for the 27th annual "Commitment to Excellence" exhibit planned for Aug. 16-26. Submit new two- and three-dimensional works for judging 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 8 or 9, Academy Art Center at Linekona. Entry fee $10 per piece. Call for requirements: 949-5531.
Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Island Life, Art Calendar, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honolulu advertiser.com, with "Art Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.