Honolulu Academy of Arts offers free admission to the museum Tuesdays-Sundays, through May 14, when the exhibit "Life in the Pacific of the 1700s" closes. 532-8700.
Pacific Island Festival II, visit the "Life in the Pacific of the 1700s" exhibit and other galleries, create art to take home, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700.
José Clemente Orozco: the Man and the Muralist," lecture on the Mexican painter by his son, Clemente Orozco V, 2 p.m. today, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700.
Second Sunday Art Walk, art venue receptions, artist demonstrations and hands-on keiki activities, 2-5 p.m. today, The Balcony Gallery and other downtown Kailua art galleries; free admission. 263-4434.
"What? You call this stuff art?" tour of the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, led by docent Sheila James, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday and April 16, at the academy; free. Reservations: 532-8700.
"Beauty Through the Eyes of Our Children," 18th annual Children's Painting Contest winners on display, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Ward Warehouse, second-floor Kaka'ako conference room; free admission. 591-8411.
Celebrating Peace Through the Arts of the World, 2006 East-West Fest with cultural booths, art activities, entertainment, tea ceremony, 1-6 p.m. Saturday, East-West Center's Imin international conference center lanai in Jefferson Hall; free.
Art on the Zoo Fence, more than 35 Island artists display their works, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue.
Demonstrations by Island artists, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i, Ward Warehouse; free. Call for scheduled artists: 596-8885.
"WOW!" (Wailea on Wednesday), with guest artist, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Lahaina Galleries, Shops at Wailea, Maui. (808) 874-8583.
"Friday Night is Art Night," meet Island artists, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, Lahaina Galleries, Front Street, Lahaina, Maui; free. (808) 661-6284.
Painting demonstration by Island artists, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
OPENING THIS WEEK
Watercolors by Keiko Thomas and glass art by Christa Woodward, today through April 22, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3368.
"Cross Perspectives," 19th annual multimedia student art show, Thursday through May 3, opening reception 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Koa Gallery at Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9374.
"Ke Ala Kupuna (The Ancestral Path)," mixed-media paintings by Harinani Orme, Saturday through May 28, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Volcano Art Center, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
"Cultures of Hawai'i — Celebrating the Diversity," winners of the Canon Hawai'i 10th annual Amateur Photo Contest, through April 27, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
Hawaii Watercolor Society Members Juried Show, juried by Jean Uhl Spicer, through April 29, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"Having Fun at the Hawai'i Potter's Guild," ceramics by Yukio Ozaki and new paintings and prints by Sung Myong Lee, Keith Norman, Eric Minuth and Hans Loffel, through April 29, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.
Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration, works from the Loy McCandless Marks botanical library, through April 30, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
New Works, paintings by Anita Benson, Sus Sugihara and Warren Stenberg, and wood bowls by Hank Whittington, through April 30, artist reception 3:30-5:30 today, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery. 262-8306.
22nd annual Na 'Opio Junior Juried Art Show, art in a variety of media by young people of the Big Island, through April 30, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 328-9493.
"Moments of Reflection," works by Mark Kadota, through May 3, Bethel Street Gallery. 524-3552.
"Inside Out," oil paintings on canvas by Sanit Khewhok, through May 5, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"Pua: Flowers & Poetry," art and poems on display in memory of Gloria Foss and Meredith Carson, through May 5, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.
"Transparency," new glass work from students in the Manoa Glass Program, through May 5, opening reception with a glass-blowing demonstration, 4-7 p.m. April 21, Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College. 236-9155.
"MetroHAWAI'I: Gridlock and Other Local Traditions," visual arts, mural and educational programs explore the issues of urbanization, through May 20, 39 Hotel Gallery. 599-2552.
"Persian Visions," contemporary photography from Iran, through today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Asian Wing Gallery 14. 532-8701.
"Kapa Moe," Hawaiian sleep coverings made from the wauke (mulberry) plant, through today, Textile Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"Seven: Up," new works by artists Mary Mitsuda, Yida Wang, Nadine Ferraro, Birgitta Leitner, Karen Lee, Katherine Love and Kloe Kang, through today, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8741.
"Bhutan: Mountains, Myths and Mysteries," photographs by Celia Moore, through today, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8741.
Works by Aaron Padilla and Maika'i Tubbs, through today, Lodestar Collective, Kailua. 262-4606.
"Flow," paintings by Elena Garcia, through today, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Big Island. (808) 967-8222.
9th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, small-scale works by artist from around the world, through Thursday, UH-Manoa Art Gallery. 956-6888.
"Pastel Paper Paint," works by Mark Brown, Carol D'Angelo, Nancy Jackson, Kathy Yokouchi, Jennifer Rothschild, and Allison Roscoe, through Saturday, Pauahi Tower Lobby Gallery. 239-4413.
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Works by Lynn Capell, Big Island artist who specializes in oil paintings, through April 20, The Gallery, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island. (808) 886-2199.
"Life in the Pacific: The 21st Century," through April 23, Honolulu Academy of Arts courtyards and Honolulu Hale Courtyard Gallery; featuring documentary photos of traditional Pacific-island cultures today, as seen by students who studied photography through a program at the academy to complement the current exhibit "Life in the Pacific of the 1700s." 532-8701, 527-5666, www.honolulu.gov/moca.
Ukiyo-e Exhibit, Japanese woodblock prints from the James A. Michener collection, through April 23, in the Honolulu Academy of Arts Michener Gallery. 532-8701.
"Return to France," paintings of Paris and Provence by Roger Whitlock; "Colorplay," wearable art by Barbara Edelstein; "Nature's Treasures," carved and sculpted gourds by Jennifer Rothschild; and "Latest Ceramics" by Esther Nowell; through April 27, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
HPU 'Ohana Exhibition, drawings, paintings and photography by students, faculty, staff and alumni, through April 28, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"Portraits of Persons, Views of Places, and Historical Representations of Remarkable Incidents," John Webber's images of Hawai'i created during his voyages to the Islands with Capt. James Cook, from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, through April 30, at the academy's Holt Gallery. 532-8701.
"Nature Prints," recent collage by Joan Allen, through April 30, Ko'olau Gallery. 988-4147.
China Porcelain Fair, fine ceramic works from Jingdezhen, China, selected by Li Zuo Yun, through April 30, 1146 Fort Street Mall, Suite E. 429-5342.
"Custom and Creativity: The Arts of the Upland Philippines," traditional art forms including basketry, ceremonial items, wood carving, weaving and contemporary photographs, video and paintings, through May 2, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.
"Mo'ili'ili — The Life of a Community," historical exhibition of photographs, artifacts and oral histories to expand on the recently published book of the same name, through May 5, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i. 945-7633.
4th annual All Media Juried Open Exhibition, juried by Marcia Morse and Allyn Bromley and presented by Windward Artist Guild, through May 5, The Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street.
"Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in South African Contemporary Art," works by 17 South African artists working in a variety of media, through May 7, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-1322.
"Chinese Painting of the Shanghai School: The Lee Family Internship Special Exhibition," with works created during the second half of the 19th century, organized by intern Rachel Farkas, through May 7, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Sullivan Gallery. 532-8701.
"Tropical Overtones," two- and three-dimensional works by Association of Hawaii Artists, Priscilla Hall, Suzanne McCrary, Jay Marr, Roy Okano, Phil Uhl and Noriko Wakayama, through May 7, Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 395-3238.
"Collaborations," 10 pairs of local artists create collaborative works in a variety of media, through May 11, The Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
"Life in the Pacific of the 1700s: The Cook/Forster Collection of the George August University of Gottingen," artifacts from the second and third Pacific voyages by Capt. James Cook from 1768 to 1779, including cultural objects from New Zealand, Tonga, Tahiti, the Marquesas, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Hawai'i and the northwest coast of North America, through May 14, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Luce Galleries. 532-8701.
"Tropical Reflections," drawings, paintings and sculpture by Jun Kaneko and "Over There," paintings by Erika Luecke, through June 6, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"Island Shadows," recent work in clay and bronze by David Kuraoka, through June 18, Honolulu Academy of Arts Holt Gallery. 532-8701.
Works by Paula Nokes and Lauren Okano, presented by Balcony Gallery, through June 23, Duc's Bistro. 263-4434.
"Ku I Ka Ni'o," works by Rocky Jensen, Imaikalani Kalahele, Herb Kane, Mary Lou Kekuewa, Marie McDonald and Ipo Nihipali, through July 9, Bishop Museum Vestible Gallery; admission is $14.95 for adults and $11.95 for youth 4-12 with discounts for seniors, military and Hawai'i residents. 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org.
"Art in Public Places," works in a variety of media collected by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, through Sept. 2, Hawai'i State Art Museum Diamond Head Gallery. 586-0900.
"Philippines: To the Plantations and Beyond," exhibit to honor the 100th anniversary of Filipinos in Hawai'i, with photos and costumes of Filipino workers; a tribute to the "All Filipino Regiments" who served in the U.S. military; and a display of leaders of Filipino ancestry, through Dec. 31, Hawai'i Plantation Village's Goro Arakawa Exhibit Room, Waipahu; free admission. 677-0110, www.hawaiiplantationvillage.com.
"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the Honolulu Academy of Arts' collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa, at the academy's second-floor galleries. 532-8701.
"Tennis Dessus," site-specific installation of hand-painted art on the museum's tennis courts by Michael Ming Hong Lin of Taiwan, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.
"Arts of the Philippines," permanent exhibition from the Honolulu Academy of Arts' collection, in the academy's Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts. 532-8701.
"Na Hale 'O Waiawi," site-specific installation by Patrick Dougherty, created from strawberry guava and rose-apple saplings, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights. 526-0232.
"Enriched by Diversity: The Art of Hawai'i," works from the 1960s to the present in various media by Island artists, with docent-led tours available, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.
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"Pua Mae 'Ole, Flower That Never Fades," works by David Behlke, Linda Hutchinson, Anne Irons, Mark Kadota and Noriko Wakayama, through April 21, Sub-Zero/Wolf showroom. 597-1647.
"Vibrations of the Soul," abstract paintings by Akiyo Ohgury, through April 28, Laser Eye Center of Hawai'i's Vision Gallery. 946-6000.
Photographs by Dana Forsberg, san shoppell and Mark Yoakum, through April 30, The Contemporary Cafe. 526-1322.
Works by Lorena Long, through April 30, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.
Works by Ador Quijano and Shizue Nakayama, art by patients, through April 30, Louis Vuitton Creative Art Gallery, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. 531-3511.
"The Digital Advantage," digitally generated fine art by Carolyn Ward Clark, through May 27, Cafe Che Pasta. 524-0004.
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"What Does Global Citizenship Look Like?" Maui County, Sister Cities 2006 exhibit of work by young artists, through April 11, Maui Mall, Maui. (808) 281-2331.
'Aina, works in various media by members of the Garden Island Arts Council, through April 21, Kukui Grove Center Exhibition Hall, Kaua'i. (808) 245-2733.
Beginning Watercolor Class for Seniors, four-week class on the basics of watercolor technique taught by Rowena Liu, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, April 11-May 2, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; $65. Registration: 235-7433.
Afternoon Youth Artists Program, six-week painting and drawing workshop, ages 6-9, 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 11-May 16; ages 10-16, 1:30-3:30 Wednesdays, April 12-May 17; Kane'ohe; $75 includes supplies. Location and registration: 783-7079.
Basics in Oil, ongoing classes by Elaine Matsuda for ages 12 and older, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 4-6, Tuesdays-Fridays; Midori Art Studio, 2639 S. King St., Suite 204; $100 for five-week series of classes. 952-0309.
Oil-painting classes, learn composition and color from Noriko Wakayama, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays; also, watercolor classes led by Koko Toyomura on how to create mood through the use of color and shade, 3-5:30 p.m. Saturdays; The Art Board; $100 a month for either class. 536-0121.
Oil-painting classes, modern impressionist techniques using brush or palette knife with artist Yuan Shaw, for beginning students, nine workshop hours taught at the YWCA on Richards Street; $270 for the series. Schedule: 383-0998.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Aloha Festivals invites fourth- and fifth-grade students to submit poster art for the 3rd annual Keiki Art Contest. Designs should reflect the 2006 Aloha Festivals' theme "Na Paniolo Nui O Hawai'i — The Greatest Cowboys of Hawai'i." Fifty finalists will have their work displayed at Pearlridge Center Uptown with winners to receive cash prizes and festival ribbons. Entry forms: www.alohafestivals.com, 589-1771 or at the festival office at Ward Warehouse. Deadline for submission is April 17.
Waimea Arts Council invites Big Island artist to submit work in any medium on the theme "Tea" for the May 2-27 juried exhibit, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 29 at the Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. Entry fees are $15 for one piece, $24 for two and $30 for three with discounts for council members. Additional information and prospectus at www.waimeaartscouncil.org, (808) 887-1052.
Hawaii Craftsmen calls for fiber art for the May 3-27 show at The ARTS at Marks Garage. Prospectus and additional information: 596-8128. Deadline is April 30.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any medium from O'ahu artists for exhibit. 597-8034.
Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group artists. 524-0004.
Art Fairs seeks works in any media to show at the YWCA on Richards Street during First Friday downtown galleries walks. 383-0998.
Gallery on the Pali seeks interested artists to submit works for Abilities 2007, call 539-3874, email@example.com; and/or Leap Year Show 2008, contact the Association of Hawaii Artists; for solo or group exhibitions, 526-1191.
Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, 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.