Home art studio tours, wide variety of works on display and for sale; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dec. 2; Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kea'au, Big Island; free; 808-982-9838.
"Wine, Cheese and Chocolate," tasting event featuring fused-glass artist Susan Morita's work; 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 5; Accents Honolulu; $5; 255-1505.
"Ancient Cities: A Photo Journal," photographer and writer Guy Sibilla shares stories and photos from his trip to the Middle East; 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 5; Cupola Theatre, Honolulu Design Center; free; RSVP: 237-5462, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pool Rules, pool skaters exhibit their art, for 21 and older; 8 p.m.-12 a.m.; Dec. 6; NextDoor; free; www.grindforlife.org.
Holiday sales, glass and ceramics, paintings and prints; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dec. 7-9; University of Hawai'i-Manoa Art Building; free; 956-5258.
Pre-Christmas in-house sale, gifts at bargain prices; 4-7 p.m.; Dec. 7; Hawai'i Potters' Guild, 2480 Bingham St.; free; 941-8108.
First Friday Downtown Gallery Walk, 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 7; participating venues include the Cathedral Gallery, The ARTS at Marks Garage, The Pegge Hopper Gallery, Louis Pohl Gallery and The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center; free; 524-1160.
"Lauhala Holiday," Second Saturday event featuring lauhala-weaving demonstrations; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Dec. 8; State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Multipurpose Room, 250 S. Hotel St.; free; 586-0300.
Print signing, with artist Kathy Long; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Dec. 8; Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Big Island; free with park admission; 808-967-7565.
World Art Bazaar, art, clothing, jewelry, textiles and more for sale; through Dec. 9; the Art Center at Linekona; 532-8700.
Fifth-anniversary celebration, discounts and new artwork; through Dec. 11; Bethel Street Gallery; 524-3552.
Hawai'i Craftsmen annual gallery sale, featuring works by member artists; through Dec. 29; The ARTS at Marks Garage; 521-3282.
"Infrared Photographs of Hawai'i," works by Beverly Warns; opening reception 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 3, show runs through Dec. 27; Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza; free; 522-5930.
"[Extra]ordinary Objects," Zen-inspired paintings and functional art by Ann Smith; opening reception 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, show runs through Dec. 21; Gallery on the Pali; free; 595-4047.
"Recycled Art and Present-Day Commentaries," works by Bernard Moriaz; reception 5-7 p.m. Dec. 7, show runs through Jan. 4; Café Che Pasta; free; 524-0004.
"Matchbox Plus Show 2007," small two- and three-dimensional works by local artists; through Dec. 2; Cedar Street Galleries; free; 589-1580.
New paintings by Joey Caldarone; through Dec. 5; The Balcony Gallery, 442-A Uluniu St.; 263-4434.
Paintings and prints by Pat Ekstrand, exhibition of watercolors and lithographs; through Dec. 6; Kapi'olani Community College, 'Ohelo Building, fine-dining room; free; 734-9374.
"Westside Story," featuring artwork by Ray Nitta, Christine Faye and other artists; through Dec. 6; Kaua'i Museum Mezzanine Gallery, Lihu'e; 808-245-6931.
"Hawaiian Modern: The Architecture of Vladimir Ossipoff"; through Jan. 27; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8719.
"All Tomorrow's Parties," recent works by Alan Konishi, and "Lightning Bolt Grounded (Now You're Electrifying)," prints and drawings by Jennifer Callejo; through Jan. 18; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery; free; 544-0287.
"Celebrations!," works by members of the Association of Hawaii Artists; through Jan. 19; Honolulu Country Club; free; 395-3238.
"Playthings: Toys and Games," 19th- and 20th-century toys and games; through April 5; Mission Houses Museum; $6; 531-0481, ext. 714.
Works by Cora Yee and Russell Lowrey, paintings and jewelry; through Dec. 15; Nohea Island Art, Kailua; 589-1174.
"Paradise Found," works by Aelbert Aehegma; through Dec. 29; Firehouse Gallery, Waimea, Big Island; 808-887-1052.
"Hawaiian Memories," nostalgic prints by Joe Pimental; through Dec. 31; Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace; 988-4147.
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Recent works by Joe Fletcher and Levan Keola Sequeira; through Dec. 13; Village Gallery, Lahaina, Maui; 808-661-4402.
"Excelling the Work of Heaven: Personal Adornment from China," objects made with precious materials during late imperial China; through Dec. 14; UH-Manoa Art Gallery; free; 956-6888, www.hawaii.edu/artgallery.
Mixed Media Miniature Show X, contemporary art show and sale; through Dec. 15; Koa Art Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College; 734-9374.
"Wood Works," wood artwork by a variety of artists; through Dec. 15; The Exhibit Space, 1132 Bishop St.; 599-5009.
"Tinkered and Toyed 2007," artwork inspired by various winter holidays; through Dec. 21; Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, Community Gallery; free; 945-7633.
Holiday exhibit, featuring paintings, glass and wood art, ceramics and jewelry; through Dec. 27; The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"Surf's Up!," artwork by Tom Fanning; through Dec. 29; Chinatown Boardroom; free; 585-7200.
"Brain: The World Inside Your Head," discover facts and mysteries of the brain; through Jan. 8; Bishop Museum; 847-3511.
"Paradise Revisited," sculptures and paintings by Alison Moritsugu; "Scapes," monotypes by Charlotte Nairn; and "Flow," new works by Carol Bennett; through Jan. 8; The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center; 526-1322.
"Out of the Sketchbook 3," original works by more than 50 artists; through Jan. 9; The Balcony Gallery, Kailua; free; 263-4434.
"Lights, Trees and Ocean Edge," paintings by Noreen Naughton; through Jan. 11; The Art Treasures Gallery; free; 536-7789.
"Living Angkor," exhibition of 13th- and 14th-century sculpture from Angkor Wat; through Jan. 17; East-West Center Gallery; 944-7584.
"Exploring the Feminine — New Ideas of Beauty," works by Yoko Harr, Keiko Hatano, Tsugumi Iwasaki Higbee and Noriko Wakayama; through Jan. 21; Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom, 938 Pi'ikoi St.; free; 597-1647.
"Linny Morris: Selected Works," photographs; through Feb. 3; The Contemporary Museum; 526-1322.
"Matteo Sandonŕ and Hawai'i: A Capital Ambition," works by Sandonŕ commissioned by members of early Hawai'i society; through Feb. 24; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700.
EXTENDED AND PERMANENT EXHIBITS
"Mai Ka PIKO Mai: Gathering of Indigenous Artists," contemporary works by indigenous artists throughout the Pacific Rim; through April 6; Bishop Museum, Joseph M. Long Gallery; 847-3511.
"75 Years of the Lyman Museum: A Journey Through Time and Place," retrospective exhibit; through April 30; Lyman Museum, Hilo, Big Island; 808-935-5021, www.lymanmuseum.org.
"Playing in the Islands," 2007 Student Art Exhibition, exhibit-themed work by students in grades K-6 statewide; through May 2008; Hawai'i Convention Center; docent-guided tours by appointment only; 9-11 a.m.; Wednesdays-Thursdays; reservations for groups of 10 or more: 943-3587.
"uncommon objects," works from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Art in Public Places Collection; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900, 586-0305, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
"The Pacific Islands," permanent installation from the academy collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa; Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8701.
"O2art 3: Paul Morrison, gamodeme," black-and-white monumental painting; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; 526-0232.
"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 academy collection; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts; 532-8701.
"Enriched by Diversity: The Art of Hawai'i," works from the 1960s to the present by Island artists, tours available; Hawai'i State Art Museum; 586-0900.
The Quan Gallery, fine-art photo collages by Carolyn Quan; Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and 900 Front St., Lahaina, Maui; www.carolynquan.com.
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Photographs by Jyoti Mau; through Dec. 9; Mu'umu'u Heaven, Kailua; free; 263-3366.
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" 'Tis the Season," works by Maui artists, plus home decor, arts and crafts, food and more; through Dec. 28; Old Kahului Railroad Building, Maui; 808-878-3301.
"The Paintings of Hajime Okuda (1906-1992)"; through March 31; Isaacs Art Center, Hawai'i Preparatory Academy, Kamuela, Big Island; 808-885-5884.
Demonstrations by guest artists; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; daily; Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free; call for schedule: 949-3989.
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 schedule: 596-8885.
"WOW! (Wailea on Wednesday)," with guest artists; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Wednesdays; Lahaina Galleries, The Shops at Wailea, Maui; free; 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.
Expression Sessions, for children ages 5-12; 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m.; Saturdays; The Contemporary Museum; $7 members, $12 nonmembers; reservations: 237-5230.
Painting demonstration by Island artists; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturdays; The Gallery at Ward Centre; free; 597-8034.
Art on the Zoo Fence, works by more than 35 Island artists; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays; Honolulu Zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue.
Assorted classes for keiki and adults; various times and dates through November; Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui; fees vary according to course; more information and registration: 808-572-6560, ext. 1; or www.huinoeau.com.
Assorted classes in jewelry-making, clayworking, photography, watercolor and Japanese brush painting; various times and dates through November; Windward Community College; fees vary according to course; more information and registration: 235-7433.
Pottery classes, handbuilding or wheel throwing, for adults of all skill levels; morning and evening classes; through Dec. 1; Hawai'i Potters' Guild, 2480 Bingham St.; $150 plus cost of clay; more information and registration: 256-4378 or 988-2418.
Palette knife oil-painting classes, Ed Furuike teaches how to paint land- and seascapes, all experience levels welcome; 7-10 p.m. Mondays and 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kapahulu Center, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays at Pigtails & Crewcuts, Moanalua Shopping Center; 206-0901, email@example.com.
Learn the Basics, class taught by Susan Brooks in structural drawing, perspective, value and color; 12:30-2:30 p.m. or 3-5 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays; Arts of Paradise Gallery, Waikiki Shore Hotel; $40 for each two-hour class; register: 927-0452.
Basics in Oil, ongoing classes by Elaine Matsuda, for 12 and older; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-3 p.m. or 4-6 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays; Midori Art Studio, 2639 S. King St., Suite 204; $100 for five-week series of classes, plus supply fees; call for supply list and registration: 532-3989.
Plein-air Painting, on location at Magic Island, Makapu'u, North Shore and other spots to be arranged; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; $50 per class includes use of an easel and art supplies; call for location: 590-7092.
Life drawing classes, Disney animator Jim Goss teaches basics of life drawing, leading up to head painting and sculpture; 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays; Naturally Hawaiian, 41-1025 Kalaniana'ole Highway; $30, bring your own supplies; 384-5867.
Oil-painting classes, paint Island scenes using palette knife, and learn composition, natural color mixing, value, chroma and knife strokes from George Eguchi; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.; Thursdays; Hawaiian Graphics, 1923 S. Beretania St.; $125 for four consecutive sessions; registration: 398-8178 or www.GeorgeEguchi.com.
Oil-painting classes, learn composition and color from Noriko Wakayama; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Fridays; $100 for four weeks of instruction, plus supply costs; call for location and registration: 523-0790.
Watercolor class, Koko Toyomura teaches how to mix and work with contemporary color and shades to create moods; 3-5:30 p.m.; Saturdays; The Art Board; $100 for four weeks; 536-0121.
Oil-painting classes, modern impressionist techniques using brush or palette knife, with artist Yuan Shaw, for beginning students, nine workshop hours; YWCA on Richards Street; $270 for the series; schedule: 383-0998.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
The state Tourism Authority asks artists and arts organizations to submit information on their cultural events, programs and activities; deadline Dec. 28; 973-2268.
Hawai'i residents are invited to enter the "Breathtaking Views of Hawaii" Canon Amateur Photo Contest; submissions accepted through Feb. 29; rules and application: www.krater96.com.
'Iolani School seeks artists for its 'Iolani Fair Art Show on April 16, 18 and 19; 943-2339, firstname.lastname@example.org; provide your name, contact information, artistic medium and any affiliation with the school.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists; 597-8034.
Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group exhibitors; 524-0004.
Art Fairs seeks works in any media to show at the YWCA on Richards Street during First Friday Downtown gallery walks; 383-0998.
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.