"HAWAIIAN KINE CHRISTMAS," one of the series of Second Saturday events, with the chance to make lauhala ornaments and sing Hawaiian Christmas carols with the Manoa Voices, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0300.
"BAILOUT," a holiday sale featuring works in a variety of media by local artists, around the theme "Red," 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 18, Nu'uanu Gallery at Marks Garage (Bailout Bash/closing party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 18); 536-9828
"A CHRISTMAS FANTASY," annual benefit art and craft sale by students and community members, including prints, paintings, photographs, fiber art, handmade jewelry, wall hangings, cards, carvings, stained glass, ornaments and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7, Gallery 'Iolani , Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila; 236-9155, www.gallery.wcc.hawaii.edu.
"PEEKABOO MONSTER" art show, and sale of prints, T-shirts and original art pieces, store hours, Dec. 11-30 (reception 5-9 p.m. Dec. 11), The Lightsleepers Pop Up Store, 1311 Kapi'olani Blvd.; 222-9284.
CHRISTMAS POTTERY FUNDRAISER by the Windward Community College Student Ceramics Club, offering works in stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 12, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 13, Palanakila Ceramics Studio, school campus; 235-7323
"RE-VISIONING FAMILY: A PHOTOVOICE PROJECT WITH TRANSGENDERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN HAWAI'I," an exhibit of photos taken by transgendered individuals of family members, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays, through the end of February, (opening reception 2-4 p.m. Dec. 12); Gallery 721, Saunders Hall, UH-Manoa, seventh floor; 956-7464, or www.womenstudies.hawaii.edu.
20TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBIT AND CHRISTMAS RECEPTION, by member artists of The Gallery at Ward Centre, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 1, The Gallery at Ward Centre (public holiday reception 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 13); 597-8034.
27TH ANNUAL WORLD ART BAZAAR, an array of antique and contemporary handcrafted items from tree ornaments to clothing from around the globe, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 14, Academy Art Center at Linekona; free; 532-8712.
CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM DOCENT TRAINING CLASSES, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, through May 11; applications, 237-5217 or www.tcmhi.org.
THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, 20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS, free admission for twentysomethings through Sept. 30, 2009; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m., Sundays; 2411 Makiki Heights Drive; 526-1322.
HAWAI'I STATE ART MUSEUM seeks volunteers to help with monthly Second Saturday events; patience with children, flexibility and hands-on arts and crafts experience sought; 586-0307.
"LANDSCAPES AROUND THE GLOBE," oil paintings by Ingrid K. Salmon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays; 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 31, Cathedral Gallery, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace; 536-7036.
PAINTINGS AND CERAMICS by Chris Campbell and Diane CW, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, Dec. 12-Jan. 11; Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St.; free; 589-1580.
CONVERGENCE: THREE FRIENDS, THREE ARTISTS, THREE DREAMS," showcasing the art work of Everett Ching (washi paper collages of koi and cranes), Clover Tejada (photography) and Donna Robinson (contemporary art), 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 20, Pauahi Tower Gallery, mezzanine level; 342-0109.
"RAINBOW'S END, MANOA," acrylic landscapes by Patrick Doell, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Dec. 24, Ko'olau Gallery, Manoa Marketplace; free; 988-4147.
"CREATIVELY CHRISTMAS," a children's holiday program featuring a magic show by Santa's helper, Rosie, a look at Christmas-related art and a take-home art project; various hours, Dec. 7, 14, 20, 21 and 23, Honolulu Academy of Arts Museum Learning Center; free with museum admission; 532-8700' www.honoluluacademy.org/
"CADE ROSTER PUTS THE 'F' IN 'FINE ART'," show of painted skateboards, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through Dec. 27, Chinatown Boardroom, 1160 Nu'uanu Ave.; 585-7200, www.chinatownboardroom.com.
"HAWAI'I IN THE NEWS ... International Coverage of Events in the Islands," by photojournalist Hugh E. Gentry, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, through Dec. 30; The Photo Gallery, Canon USA, Ward Plaza; free; free parking; 522-5930.
"NEW WORK" by Jo Rowley, through Dec. 31, Bethel Street Gallery; 524-3552.
"CALIFORNIA HOTEL AND CASINO: Hawai'i's Home Away from Home," a collection of vintage photos, articles and video, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through Jan. 23, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i; free for center members; $3/nonmembers; 945-7633.
TOWN ART SHOW, with the work of surf photographer and cinematographer Dave Homcy, Jennifer Homcy's salvaged wood frames, and Crystal Thornburg's sandblasted/handpainted glass, restaurant hours, through Jan. 31, Town restaurant, 282-6133.
"ARCHIPELAGO & REMAINS OF THE RAINBOW," land and sea "portraits" of plants and animals by art photographers/environmentalists, David Littschwager and Susan Middleton, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through Jan. 31, The ARTS at Marks Garage; free; 521-2903
"MURAQQA: IMPERIAL MUGHAL ALBUMS," jewel-like paintings from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through March 1, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $10/general, various discounts; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
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"UNCOMMON OBJECTS," various works from wood, clay, glass, fiber and metal, from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Public Places Collection, 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays, and Sundays, for an unlimited engagement; Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, second-floor lobby; 236-9155.
"MATCHBOX PLUS IV SHOW 2008," fourth annual miniature art show, with 60 artists in all media, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, through Dec. 7; Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St.; free; 589-1580.
"dot dot DASH," a digital fine-art exhibition of painters, printmakers, photographers, engineers, graphic designers, multimedia experts and others, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 11, The Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway; 595-4047.
"MAUKA MAKAI: MAYUMI ODA & LANI YAMASAKI," an exhibition of works by two artists — Mayumi, small etchings to "thangka-style" paintings, with ocean scenes of coral divers, surfers and honu; and Yamasaki's photography and artwork of Hawaiian plants and Big Island landscapes) — combining their shared passion of sustainable environment, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, through Dec. 20; Robyn Buntin of Honolulu, 523-5913.
"MIXED MEDIA MINIATURE XI," "the original small-work show" with holiday gift selections by 150 local artists, including gems, paintings, sculpture and gifts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 20, Koa Art Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College; 734-9374.
"M. GOOD & JUICY ART," artworks by the husband-and-wife team of James Erickson (glass works inspired by patterns, colors and shapes of local fruits) and Margo Goodwill ("impressionistic sensual acrylics on canvas), through Dec. 26, Louis Pohl Gallery (Christmas Party, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 18); 521-1812.
"BODIES," preserved human body specimens, through Dec. 31, Ala Moana Center; adults $26, $24 seniors, $18 children, $19 student/military with valid ID; 877-273-4375; www.bodiestickets.com; www.bodiestheexhibition.com.
"FRANCIS HAAR'S HAWAI'I YEARS, 1960-1997," photography exhibit, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. through Dec. 31, UH-Manoa, Hamilton Library, Bridge Gallery; free; 956-2849
"BACKBONE OF THE KING AND OTHER MARCIA BROWN STORIES," display of original art and autographed books by children's author and illustrator Marcia Brown, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., through Dec. 31, UH-Manoa, Hamilton Library, Bridge Gallery; free; 956-2849
"KOREANS ON THE PLANTATION" exhibit; through Dec. 31; Hawaii's Plantation Village, Waipahu; free; 677-0110, www.hawaiiplantationvillage.org.
"CHOICE ART," an invitational art exhibition with a number of artists, supporting Planned Parenthood of Hawai'i, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through Jan. 3; Pegge Hopper Gallery; 524-1160.
HAWAIIAN AND POLYNESIAN FIGURE STUDIES by Suzy Papanikolas, through Jan. 3, restaurant hours, Che Pasta, Bishop St.; www.papanik.com. "CREATIVE HANDS HAWAI'I," showcasing the works of 14 artists and crafts people, including jewelry, ceramics, quilts, wood, recycled materials, prints and watercolors, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Jan. 16; The Exhibit Space, 1132 Bishop St.; 728-0911.
"SMALL DOSES DAILY," a show by Michael Sweitzer of paintings, each a cropped image from an original photograph of his childhood, and recent works of acrylics and spray paint, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through Jan. 16, Hawai'i Pacific College Art Gallery, Hawai'i Loa campus, Kane'ohe; free; 544-0287.
"INTERTWINE: A SELECTION OF HAWAI'I FIBER ART," a sampling of textile and fiber works from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Public Places Collection; through Jan. 17; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.
"RICHARD LANE AND THE FLOATING WORLD," featuring the Asian art collection of Japanese art scholar Richard Lane, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 1, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $10 adults, $5 students and seniors; free for members and children under 12; 532-8700.
"GRAPHIC CABINET No. 3: FACE TO FACE," a showing of Honolulu Academy of Arts photography collection, in an ongoing "Graphic Cabinet" series of showing of works on paper, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, at the academy; through Feb. 22; $10 adults, $5 students; free for members and children under 12; 532-8700.
"'ILI IHO: THE SURFACE WITHIN," museum exhibit exploring four museum textile treasures — a feathered cloak, a makaloa mat, an intricate kapa and a "protest quilt"; museum hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through April 5, Bishop Museum, J.M. Long Gallery; museum admission applies; 847-3511, www.bishopmuseum.org.
"ACCESSION," recent acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection; through July 18; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.
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"ISLAND ESSENCES," oil paintings done on location on Maui by Koana Smith, gallery hours, through Jan. 4 (reception, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6), Banyan Tree Gallery, Lahaina; 808-661-0111
"HOLIDAY SHOW '08," through Jan. 9, TimeSpace Gallery, Hanapepe, Kaua'i; 808-635-3162.
"2008 NATIONAL BIENNIAL PRINT EXHIBITION," through mid-April 2009; UH-Hilo, Campus Center, third-floor gallery; free; 808-974-7524.
"SCENIC PAINTINGS OF ALFRED RICHARD GURREY SR.," oil paintings, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through June 6, The Kaua'i Museum, Lihu'e; $10; 808-246-2470.
"EARLY PORTRAITS OF KAUA'I (1778-1940)," photographs, artwork and oil paintings, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through June 6, The Kaua'i Museum, Lihu'e; $10; 808-246-2470.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
"PAN-PACIFIC NATION" commissions available for artist's renditions of what King David Kalakaua's dream of a Confederation of Pacific Nations would look like now; deadline for a one-page proposal, Dec. 15; 521-2903, www.artsatmarks.com.
"ARTISTS OF HAWAI'I 2009" submission deadline is Jan. 2. Submissions must be made online: www.honoluluacademy.org, 532-8770.
MACY'S DOWNTOWN seeks artwork to display in The Gazebo restaurant; for details: Francisco.Mireles@macys.com.
Café Che Pasta seeks hanging art in all media from solo or group exhibitors; 524-0004.
The Gallery at Ward Centre seeks three-dimensional works in any media from O'ahu artists; 597-8034.
RESOURCE SUITES seeks art work to display in the office; contact Daniel Kaneshiro; 447-5801, www.resourcesuites.com.
WAIMEA VALLEY seeks Native Hawaiian, North Shore, Island artists and producers to showcase their locally made products in its retail store, Ku'ono Waiwai; 638-7766.
"A Gathering of Greenery," block prints by Caren Loebel-Fried; Kiawe Kitchen, Volcano Village, Big Island; 808-985-8979.
"Arts of the Philippines," from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection; Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts, at the academy. 532-8701.
Works by Brenda Cablayan, Chris Campbell, Scottie Flamm, Frank Sheriff, Christopher St. John, Marc Turner and other Island artists; Bethel Street Gallery; 524-3552, www.bethelstreetgallery.com.
"Cap-a-City," installation art project made of recycled plastic bottles, caps, cans and other everyday containers; Tadpole; www.tadpolestudio.org.
"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.
"O2art 3: Paul Morrison, gamodeme," black-and-white monumental painting; The Contemporary Museum at Makiki Heights; 526-0232.
"The Pacific Islands," from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection, including "Barkcloth of the Pacific," examples of kapa; at the academy; 532-8701.
The Quan Gallery, fine-art photo collages by Carolyn Quan; Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and 900 Front St., Lahaina, Maui; www.carolynquan.com.
Satoru's Art Gallery; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; 905 Makahiki Way; 945-3939.
"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.
"uncommon objects," works from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Art in Public Places Collection; Hawai'i State Art Museum; 586-0900, 586-0305, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
The ARTS at Marks Garage seeks volunteers to help with events, gallery sittings and art installations; 521-2903, email@example.com.
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.
Wayne Takazono paints portraits from photos and offers live sketches at Marine Corps Base Hawaii and various Pictures Plus locations: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., first and third Fridays at Marine base; 5-9 p.m., second and fourth Fridays at Kahala Mall; 12-3 p.m., first and third Saturdays at Pearl Highlands Center; 12-3 p.m., second and fourth Saturdays at Ward Gateway Center; live sketches start at $40, portraits start at $160; 395-4630, 554-4600.
"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 demonstrations 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.
GLASS-ETCHING CLASS, 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Rubber Stamp Plantation; $40, $35 for two people; 591-2122.
FREE TEXTILE ART PROJECTS, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Museum Learning Center art studio; 12-4 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays ; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 9; $10*; 532-8700.
Palette knife oil-painting classes, Ed Furuike teaches how to paint landscapes and seascapes, all experience levels welcome; 6-9 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at Shingon Shu Temple, 915 Sheridan St. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at Pigtails & Crewcuts, Moanalua Shopping Center; 206-0901, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"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; $30 for each two-hour class; register: 927-0452.
"Basics in Oil," classes led by Elaine Matsuda, for 12 and older; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-3 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.
Drawing classes, with Wayne Takazono; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Hawaiian Graphics; also, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 12 weeks; Art at the Atrium, Kane'ohe Atrium; both $25 per class; 554-4600, email@example.com.
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. Saturdays; $100 for four weeks of instruction, plus supply costs; call for location and registration: 523-0790.
Hawaiian quilting workshops, experienced and novice quilters welcome; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; second and fourth Saturdays of the month; Mission Houses Museum; $35 for first workshop, then $6 per class; 531-0481, ext. 714.
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.
Send announcements at least 10 days before the event, 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.