Note: Most venues are closed today.
Things Japanese, annual sale of clothing, fabrics, lacquer and ceramic ware, antique dolls, tea sets and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Monday through Jan. 8, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i; free admission. 945-7633.
"Oh, Ye Gods and Goddesses" tour of the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, led by docent Carol Bonham, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 8, at the academy; free with regular admission, $7 ($4 military, seniors and students). Reservations: 532-8700.
Relighting ceremony for "Sun and Moon," light sculptures commissioned in 1971 to artist Otto Piene and recently restored by Rosa Lowinger will be relit, noon Friday, Hawai'i State Capitol Rotunda; free. Also, "The Art of Otto Piene," a talk by the artist on his work, 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Hawai'i State Art Museum's multipurpose room; free. 586-0900.
First Friday, gallery walk, 5-9 p.m. Friday, downtown Honolulu and Chinatown; free, visit any participating gallery for a map. 521-2903, 531-5122, 521-1097, 524-3552.
One Night Stand, display of works in various media by students from Daunna's Art Studio of Kailua, 5-9 p.m. Friday, Mendonca Building courtyard, 1126 Smith St. (enter through the gate marked by the Blue Dragon and lanterns); free.
The Whole Bead Show, sale of vintage through contemporary pieces made from glass, stone, metal, porcelain and polymer clay, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m Jan. 8, Blaisdell Center's Hawai'i Room. (800) 292-2577, www.wholebead.com.
Expression Session, Quala-Lynn Young teaches clay printing, for children ages 5-12 and their parents, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; $7 members, $12 nonmembers. Reservations required: 237-5230.
Art on the Zoo Fence, more than 35 Island artists display their work for sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue.
Artist 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 with 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.
Works by Peter Oyama and Keith Furugen, art by patients, tomorrow through Feb. 28, Louis Vuitton Creative Art Gallery, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. 531-3511.
"Treasures of Hawai'i," photography by Victoria McCormick, Tuesday through Jan. 30, Canon Photo Gallery. 522-5930.
"Tropical," works Waimea Arts Council members who use a tropical theme in their work, Tuesday through Jan. 28, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 887-1052.
"The Transfigured Pedestrian," paintings created using the banal by Vince Hazen and "running with scissors," an interactive multi-media installation by San Shoppell, Wednesday through Jan. 29, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 521-2903.
"Through My Father's Eyes," Filipino American photographs by Ricardo Ocreto Alvarado and "The Physicality of Paint and Clay," Hawaiian landscapes by Douglas Davenport, Thursday through Jan. 29, Academy Art Center at Linekona. 532-8701.
"The Apple and the Tree," a father and daughter exhibit by Danton and Nicole Naone features his pencil drawings of paniolo and her multi-media works including photography and painting, Friday through Feb. 28, opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday, Tea at 1024. 521-9596.
"More Treasures from Our Collection," including works by Madge Tennent, antique and vintage Japanese ikebana baskets and more works from the personal collection of the owners, Friday through Jan. 21, bibelot gallery. 738-0368.
"Rhythm of Colors," floral oil paintings by Noriko, Friday through Jan. 31, The Art Board Gallery. 536-0121.
Works by Kit Gentry and Carleton Kinkade, Friday through Jan. 26, reception 6-9 p.m. Friday, Village Galleries, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-4402.
"Out of the Mist (Puka Mai I Ka Noe)," paintings and ceramic masks by Ira Ono, Saturday through Feb. 12, high-tea reception with a poetry reading by Ono, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Volcano, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
6th annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit, through tomorrow, Volcano Art Center, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.
"Common Voice, Common Folk, — Folk Art from Around the World" handcrafted objects from the collection of Georgianna and David de la Torre and the Honolulu Academy of Arts, through Thursday, Exhibit Space at 1132 Bishop Street, second-floor lobby.
"Out of the Sketchbook," drawings, proofs, sketches, prints and three-dimensional works by local artists, through Thursday, Balcony Gallery, Kailua. 263-4434.
"Zen Circle," work from the Zen painting classes at Adult Education, through Friday, Gallery on the Pali. 595-4047.
Works by A. LaMoyne Garside and Holly Katura, through Saturday, Hale'iwa Art Gallery. 637-3368.
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"Into the Light: The Shifting Palette in Edo- and Meiji-Period Ukiyo-e Prints," Japanese prints from the academy's collection, curated by collection conservator Susan Sayre Batton, through Jan. 8, Honolulu Academy of Arts, James A. Michener Gallery. 532-8701.
"Ka 'opu'u pua i mohala: A flower that began to open," works by Mark Kadota, through Jan. 16, Cedar Street Galleries. 589-1580.
"Enduring Threads," sunzani textiles from Bukhara, Uzbekistan, from the collection of Doris Duke, through Jan. 19, East-West Center Gallery. 944-7177.
"Frames of Mind," recent works by Terry Hildrebrand, Erika Luecke and Lauren Okano, through Jan. 20, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Kane'ohe. 544-0287.
"Bjoern Melhus: Eastern_Western_Park," video installation, through Jan. 22, Luce Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"New Year — New Works," by Takeo and Rich Richardson and "Water Through Your Fingers," traditional Japanese hand washing vessels and images by various Hawai'i artists, through Jan. 25, artist reception 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812.
"In a Classical Mode," painting by Snowden Hodges and hand-blown glass vessels by Bud Spindt, through Jan. 28, The Gallery at Ward Centre. 597-8034.
"Reflecting Hawai'i," juried exhibition of two-dimensional works by artists of Hawai'i, through Jan. 28, Diamond Head galleries; also, "Summertime," multimedia visuals on the themes and images of summer from more than 100 Hawai'i artists, through Jan. 28; and "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.
"From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramics," pieces from 54 Korean artists incorporate traditional techniques with new influences and innovative methods, through Jan. 29, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Clare Boothe Luce Gallery. 532-8701.
"Here: Paintings by Stephen Niles," "May Chee — An Overview of Ceramic Works" and "David Hamma: A Year of Sundays (drawings, paintings, prints)," through Jan. 31, Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. 526-1322.
"Ho'oulu I Ka Nani: Breadfruit Quilts of Hawai'i," 27th annual exhibit of Hawaiian quilts from three generations of quilters curated by Margo Vitarelli and Loretta Woodard, through Feb. 4, Mission Houses Museum; $5 exhibit tour only, $8-$10 more for mission houses tour. 531-0481.
"Ho'ohuli, To Turn Around," works by contemporary Hawaiian artists along with items from the Bishop Museum's collection, curated by Meleana Meyer, through March 12, Bishop Museum, Vestibule Gallery; included with museum admission of $14.95 general and $11.95 ages 4-12; kama'aina discounts. 847-3511.
"Kapa Moe," Hawaiian sleep coverings made from the wauke (mulberry) plant, through April 9, Textile Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"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, at 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.
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"Elia 0505," video wallpaper installation designed by French artist Marie Maillard, through Jan 9, Chanel Boutique, Waikiki. 923-3555.
"Good Omens," works by Lauren Joy Achitoff, Tomi Kobara, Erika Luecke and Paula Nokes, through Jan. 13, Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery. 441-9400.
"Journey to Kwan Yin: China 2005," photographic art by Robin Scanlon, through Jan. 15, Eye of the Islands Photography. 597-8068.
Collage Works by Thomas Krieger, Alexandru Preiss and Amanda Toy, through Jan. 22, Contemporary Café. 526-1322.
New works by Hans Loffel, Sabra Feldstein and Deborah Pacheco, presented by Balcony Gallery, through Jan. 27, Duc's Bistro. 531-6325.
"The Jolly Chef Collection," works on paper by Pam Tagariello, through Jan. 28, Café Che Pasta. 524-0004.
"Honolulu: Island Views," works by Mark Brown, Brenda Cablayan, Ka-Ning Fong and Tom Smith, through Jan. 31, Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom, Pi'ikoi and King streets. 597-1647.
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"With Passion for Food and Art," works by employees of Kiawe Kitchen restaurant, through Jan. 12, Kiawe Kitchen, Volcano, Big Island. (808) 967-7711.
2005 International Invitational Works on Paper Exhibition, works by seven artists from Japan, Canada and the U.S.: Gene Chu, Dorothy Faison, Rosalyn Richards, Francisco Souto, Elizabeth Stuck, Kodou Tadataka and Raine Vasquez, through January, University of Hawai'i-Hilo, Campus Center Gallery. www.uhh.hawaii.edu/~art.
Hawaiian Masterworks, paintings by Lionel Walden, D. Howard Hitchcock, Robert Lee Eskridge and original artwork for the Matson Line menus by Frank Macintosh, through Jan. 31, Mauna Kea Galleries of Kamuela, Wiamea, Big Island. (808) 887-2244.
Louis Pohl Exhibit, four major oils and a variety of mixed-media prints on display and for sale, through March 4, The Isaacs Art Center, Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Waimea, Big Island. (808) 885-5884.
"Grandfather's House," full-scale replica of a 1930s Korean home, through March, Lyman Museum, Hilo, Big Island. (808) 935-5021.
"Dragonsblood and Ashes," five-day workshop on medieval manuscript-making techniques with Paul Werner, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Academy Art Center at Linekona; $280. 532-8742.
Registration for Spring art classes, adults and children may register now for the 11-week series of classes, Jan. 17-April 8, Academy Art Center at Linekona; most classes have a $130 fee. For schedule: 532-8741.
Basics in Oil, classes by Elaine Matsuda for ages 12-14, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 4-6 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays beginning tomorrow, Midori Art Studio, 2639 S. King St., Suite 204; $90 includes supply fees for five-week series of classes. 952-0309.
Oil-painting Classes, impressionist techniques using brush or palette knife, for beginning and experienced students, series of six classes (90 minutes each); $270 for the series, taught at the YWCA on Richards Street For schedule: 383-0998.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Kauai Society of Artists calls for entries for the Small Works Show 2006. Kaua'i resident artist may enter up to five works in any media, each measuring no more than 12 inches in any direction including the frame or base, with an entry fee of $5 per piece. Entries accepted 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 21 at Kukui Grove Center, Lihu'e. (808) 823-0579.
Honolulu Printmakers seeks hand-printed works for the 78th annual exhibition, scheduled for Feb. 22-March 17. Works from O'ahu artists accepted Feb. 17 at Academy Art Center at Linekona; Neighbor Island artists may mail their works, framed in Plexiglas, on Feb. 15 to the art center. Entry fee of $7 per entry for Honolulu Printmakers, $11 per entry from nonmembers. For more information and requirements: 536-5507, www.hono luluprintmakers.com.
Canon USA Hawai'i seeks photographs for the 10th Canon Amateur Photo Contest, scheduled for the month of April at Canon Art Gallery. Works by nonprofessional photographers who are Hawai'i residents accepted until Feb. 28. Selected works will be displayed in the gallery. 522-5930.
VSA arts seeks works from artists ages 22 and older who have a physical or mental disability for the juried "Transformation" exhibit scheduled for June in Washington, D.C. Winning artists will receive roundtrip tickets to view their work on display. Enter two slides of earlier work and three slides of current work completed within a five year span. Complete details and entry forms at www.vsarts.org/transformation, 202-628-2800. Deadline is March 24.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists for exhibit at the gallery in 2006. 597-8034.
Art Fairs seeks works in any media to show at the YWCA on Richards Street during First Friday downtown galleries walks. 383-0998.
Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from single or group artists. 524-0004.
Gallery on the Pali seeks interested artists to submit works for: Abilities 2007, call 539-3874 and/or Leap Year Show in 2008, email@example.com; 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.