UH ArtMania, a free arts event with studio demonstrations, hands-on activities, live music and performances, and sales of student and faculty artwork, T-shirts and food for purchase; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 5, University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Art Building; free; 956-6888, www.hawaii.edu/art/artmania.
"RECYCLING CELEBRATION," featuring slam poetry arts, Kealoha, and Earth Day hands-on art activities, in Hawai'i State Art Museum's Second Saturday series; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 11; HiSAM; free; 586-0900.
"PHOTOGRAPHY 101," taught by John Chisholm (including last class fieldtrip); 6-8 p.m., April 8, 15, 22, 29, 3442 Wai'alae Ave. (second floor, Suite 4), Kaimuki; $75 (camera/film not supplied); Joett, 782-8920.
CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION EXHIBIT, display of more than 100 paintings and drawings by youths in the First Congressional District; 8 a.m..-4:30 p.m. April 7-17; Honolulu Hale courtyard; free; 541-2570.
AFFORDABLE ART SHOW AND SALE, with works by a number of local artists, many under $1,000, most under $500; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through April 30; Bethel Street Gallery, 1140 Bethel St.; 524-3552, www.chintownboardroom.com.
"JUMPING FLEA," mixed media exhibit by a number of local artists, with the 'ukulele as the "canvas," 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays (and by appointment); through April 25; 585-7200, www.chinatownboardroom.com.
MIXED MEDIA PAINTINGS by Alan Leitner, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays; April 10-May 10 (opening reception 5:30-8 p.m. April 10); Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St.; free; 589-1580.
WINNERS OF THE 2009 CANON ANNUAL AMATEUR PHOTO CONTEST, "A Perfect Day in Hawai'i," 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through April 29; The Photo Gallery, Canon USA, Ward Plaza; free; open to the public; 522-5930.
HAWAII WATERCOLOR SOCIETY'S 47th Annual Members Show; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; through April 25; The ARTS at Marks Garage (artists' reception and awards, 5-7 p.m. April 16); www.hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org.
CONTAINED CERAMICS by Daven, Diane K.W., Cory Lum and Joel Park; through April 25 (Third Thursday event, 5-8 p.m. April 16); Louis Pohl Gallery; 521-1812.
"THE ANATOMY OF A PHOTO-ETCHING," by Richard Palmer; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through April 16; Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu; 595-4047.
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"'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.
10TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SHOEBOX SCULPTURE EXHIBITION" of 150 works " no larger than a shoebox" in various media including metal, wood, glass, fiber, feathers, paper and clay through April 9; UH-Manoa Art Gallery; 956-6888.
HAWAII PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY EXHIBITION, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturdays, through April 10, Pauahi Tower, 1001 Bishop St.; 286-1728.
"THE SPACE IN BETWEEN," new paintings and sculpture, video and sound installations by Mark Kadota, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m Saturdays, through April 17; Koa Art Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College; 734-9374.
"ADDICTIVE ADORNMENT," one-of-a-kind necklaces by Barbara Edelstein and "CLIFFS AND CANYONS," paintings of southern Utah, by Susie Y. Anderson, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays; through April 23, The Gallery, Ward at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"CORINNE GALLARDO AND FRIENDS AT THE CAFE," also featuring Maurice Hutchinson, Anita Benson, Julie McIntyre, Lauren Achitoff and Tomas Del Amo, restaurant hours, through April 24; Che Pasta restaurant; 271-1344.
"THE OPEN SHOW," by the Association of Hawai'i Artists, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through April 25; Honolulu Country Club gallery; free; 395-3238.
HAWAI'I PACIFIC UNIVERSITY ANNUAL EXHIBITION of artwork in various media by artists from the HPU community, including students, faculty, staff and alumni, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through April 24; Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Hawai'i Loa campus, Kane'ohe; free; 544-0287.
"Time & Place: Inspired by the Manoa Heritage Center," an exhibition of 20 printmakers' interpretation of the historic landmark, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through April 27; Sub-Zero Showroom art exhibition space; free; 597-1647.
"TAU RIMA TAHITI: CRAFTING PERFORMANCE & 'ITE 'UPA'UPA," by curator Scott Bartlett, showcasing the craft artists and material artifacts of Tahiti, including costumes and instruments; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12-7 p.m. Sundays, through April 28; University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Hamilton Library, Bridge and Phase II Galleries; 956-8688.
CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM AT FIRST HAWAIIAN CENTER trio of exhibits by May Izumi, Wendy Kawabata and Melinda Morey, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Fridays, through May 1; 526-1322
"BEA ORIGINAL," mixed-media abstracts and oil landscape paintings by Benita S.N. Hunt, on display through May 15, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Kailua; 262-7344.
"IMPERIAL KOREAN PAINTING," highlighting Korean screens part of the academy's permanent collection, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through May 17, Honolulu Academy of Arts $10 adults, $5 students; free for members and children under 12; 532-8700.
"A HOMAGE TO HAWAI'I," paintings, sculptures and etchings by Colombian artist Ivan Osorio, 9-11 a.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays (or by appointment), through May 20, Han's Gallery, Koko Marina Center; 396-5775.
FRANK OLIVA, exhibit of his paintings, known for their bright "bubbling dots," and Australia "aboriginal" series; through May 31; Morning Brew, Kailua; 754-1274.
"FabricActions," paintings and textile art by Advertiser fashion editor Paula Rath, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12-2:30 p.m. Sundays, through May 31; The Contemporary Museum Cafe; 526-0232.
"AFRICAN ART FROM THE ACADEMY'S COLLECTION," display of carved masks, bronze statues, fabrics and other African art, in celebration of Black History Month, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, through May 31; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
"ALPHABET SOUP: LITERARY, LANGUAGE AND LEARNING," showing the history of the written Hawaiian language, literary works about Hawai'i and an "alphabetical" introduction to the museum's artifacts collection, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, through June 13; Mission Houses Museum; 447-3910.
"BOTANICAL AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOS OF HAWAI'I, by Edward Sawada, on display 9 a.m.-4 p.m., through June 14, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitors Center Lecture Room, Kane'ohe; free; 623-3140.
"20 GOING ON 21: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Looking to the Future," an exhibition of Hawai'i artists in celebration of the museum's 20th anniversary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m., Sundays; through June 21; The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive; 526-1322. .
ACCESSION," recent acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection; through July 18; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900.
"DECADES OF ABSTRACTION," a survey of abstract expressionism, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 18, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $10 adults, $5 students/seniors; free for members/children younger than 12; 532-8700.
THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, 20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS, free admission for twentysomethings through Sept. 30; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m., Sundays; 2411 Makiki Heights Drive; 526-1322.
"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.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
BETHEL STREET GALLERY solicits entries statewide for its juried Third Annual Hawai'i Artist Exhibition; deadline, April 8; for prospectus/application, 524-3552.
'IOLANI (SCHOOL) FAIR ART SHOW AND SALE solicits participation by visual artists for its April 15-18 fundraising (consignment sales) show on campus. Send information name, contact details, artistic medium and any connection (not required) with 'Iolani to firstname.lastname@example.org); information, 943-2253, www.iolanifair.org.
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 3-D works in any media from O'ahu artists; 597-8034.
RESOURCE SUITES seeks artwork 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.
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.
"THIRD THURSDAY," live music for art lovers and people wanting to "stay and play" Downtown, 6-7 p.m., third Thursday monthly; The ARTS at Marks Garage; free; 1159 Nu'uanu Ave.; 521-2903.
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.
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.
UH-MANOA OUTREACH CLASSES, registration, 956-8400; information, www.outreach.hawaii.edu/noncredit/courses:
"Oil/Acrylic Painting on Location," 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturdays, through April 11 (call for locations); $150, new students; $125, repeat students.
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, Kaneohe 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.