"BE ORIGINAL: BREAKING THE BARRIERS," juried art exhibit, sponsored by University of Hawai'i-Mānoa Center on Disability Studies, of 40 works addressing the stigma, and discrimination against, people with mental illness, through May 11, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Honolulu Academy of Arts Center at Linekona; information, 956-3975.
JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTING EXHIBIT, by The Sumie Society featuring students of Sachie Saigusa; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays, April 27-May 6, Honolulu Hale courtyard; free, open to the public; information, 768-6622.
THE BEAD SOCIETY meeting, with workshop on a butterfly crystal bracelet; 7 p.m. April 28; Academy of Art Center at Linekona; $5; 487-2090.
"THE GOLDEN CEREMONY: WEDDINGS IN ASIA," exhibition of garments/costumes, ritual objects, theatrical and artistic representations of wedding events, and dowry items, including textiles and jewelry; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, and 12-4 p.m. Sundays, through June 13, East-West Center Gallery, John Burns Hall, East-West Center; 944-7584. (Related event below:)
• Film Showing, of Ang Lee's award-winning movie, "Wedding Banquet," 2-4 p.m. May 2; in English and Mandarin.
PRE-MOTHER'S DAY SALE of jewelry by Roberto Coin, sponsored by elle Couture Jewellers, with portion of funds going to TCM, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. May 2, The Contemporary Museum; free; open to the public (fee for galleries admission); information, Gordon Wong, 237-5210.
"CELEBRATE!: THE EVOLUTION OF JAPANESE CELEBRATION IN HAWAI'I," historical exhibit including traditional Japanese seasonal celebrations such as New Year's and O-bon, to modern seasonal celebrations, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, through June 18, Honolulu Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i gallery; gallery fee other days; information: 945-7633, www.jcch.com.
"ARTFUL EXPRESSIONS," showing of artwork, including photography, paintings, drawings and ceramics, from the Waialua High and Intermediate School art students of teacher, Howard Farrant, library hours, through end of June (opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. April 29, Waialua Public Library; information, 637-8286.
FIRST WEEKEND ART GALLERY, Makāha: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., April 30, May 1-2, and June 4-6; information, 343-4916:
• The Underwater Art Photography of William Buck, on display through June 6.
• Jean Charlot Art Exhibit, on display through Aug. 6.
HAWAII QUILT GUILD'S Annual Quilt Show, "The Year of the Quilt," 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, April 30-May 9; Honolulu Academy of Arts Center at Linekona free; information, 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
GALLERY AT WARD CENTRE, exhibits, May 1-27; information, 597-8034:
• "On a Cloudy Day," new suite of prints by Laura Smith, exploring clouds at different times of the day and in different weather.
"Va-Va-Voom!!!," ceramics exploring the female form by Joel Park.
2010 HAWAII ARTIST EXHIBITION juried art show, May 1-28, Bethel Street Gallery (artists' reception, 5-8 p.m. May 7, and during First Friday, May 1); information, 524-3552, www.bethelstreetgallery.com.
"FLORAL, FAUNA AND FUNGI," a collection of photographs by Aileen Feldman and Neghin Modavi, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays, May 2-July 16, Hawai'i Pacific University, Art Gallery, windward Hawai'i Loa campus, Kāne'ohe; information, 259-3112. ,
ZEN PAINTING SHOW, featuring Andy Kay's students from Windward School for Adults, sponsored by Association of Hawaii Artists, park hours, through April 30, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery; information, 235-0927.
"BODY/MIND," exhibition of a number of artists, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, through May 14, Ycenter, 900 N. Nimitz Highway (enter from Alakawa Street). (Opening reception, 5-8 p.m., May 7).
"GUILT-ART!: FUNCTIONAL ARTWORK BY DALE MACHADO," featuring electric guitars handcrafted from local and imported woods, by the Hawai'i luthier, through May 15, Peggy Chun Gallery; information, 545-4810.
(Listed by closing date)
LATE ACADEMY HOURS: The Honolulu Academy of Arts will stay open until 9 p.m. the second Thursday monthly, with open galleries, and food/beer/wine service at the Pavilion Cafe; 532-8700.
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.
"KEAUHOU," (New Beginnings), acrylic and watercolor paintings by Mapuana Schneider, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, through April 25, Cedar Street Galleries; 589-1580.
41st ANNUAL ALOHA SHOW, Association of Hawaii Artists, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, through April 26, Honolulu Hale courtyard; free; information, 396-1863.
"WOVEN HARMONY," necklaces and jeweled/beaded accents by Barbara Edelstein, and "STREETS," watercolor prints of Honolulu streets by Roger Whitlock, 10-8 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, through April 29; The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"HAWAI'I NO KAI 'OI — THE BEST OF HAWAI'I," showcasing winners of the 2010 Canon Annual Amateur Photo Contest; through April 29; The Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza; 522-5930.
"STOLEN MOMENTS," solo show of photographer Johnny Knapp; through April 29; Chinatown Boardroom; 585-7200.
"NATURE'S PATTERNS," photographs by Dave Zatal, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, and 1-4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays; through April 30, Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 595-4047.
SECOND ANNUAL STATEWIDE SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, representing the work of photographers from five islands; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through April 30; Frame Arts Hawaii, 627 South St.; 956-8242.
"FROM WHISTLER TO WARHOL: MODERNISM ON PAPER," unpublished and rarely seen modernist works (along with free half-hour Spotlight Tours, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and related "Modernism in Film" film series), through May 2, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT of O'ahu panoramics by Chad Heronemus, store hours, Morning Brew, Kailua, through May 6; Morning Brew cafe, Kailua; 262-7770.
WINDWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY ART EXHIBITION, "Infinite in Faculty," 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and Sundays, and 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, through through May 7, Gallery 'Iolani, WCC campus, Kāne'ohe; free; 236-9155.
"GRAPHIC CABINET NO. 5: Private and Public Devotion in Medieval Europe," showcasing medieval manuscripts and stained glass; through May 9, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Gallery 9; 532-8700.
"BETWEEN: BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS EXHIBITION 2010," University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, of students' works in painting, printmaking, fiber, glass, drawing, graphic design, ceramics, sculpture, electronic arts and intermedia, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, 12-5 p.m. Sundays, through May 14, UH-Mānoa, Art Building, Art Gallery; free (parking fee may apply); information, 956-6888.
HAWAII PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY EXHIBITION, building hours, through May 14, Bishop Square, Pauahi Tower; information, 223-4007.
"WARRIORS, MAIDENS AND FOXES: Kabuki in Japanese Woodblock Prints," 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through May 23, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Robert F. Lange Foundation Gallery; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM exhibits, all through May 23: "Wonders, Curiosities and Conundrums" by Elizabeth Berdann, "Legendary Beings" by Judy Fox, "Face All Eyes, Eyes All Hands" by Fay Ku, and "Recent Videos — Hobo Clown and Forest" by Allison Schulnik; 526-0232.
"POETS AND PRINTMAKERS: LITERARY THEMES IN JAPANESE PRINTS," exhibit from the art museum's collection; through June 6, Robert F. Lange Foundation Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700; www.honoluluacademy.org.
"A YEAR OF CHARLES BARTLETT: BARTLETT IN JAVA AND CEYLON," a yearlong celebration of the English painter and printmaker, through June 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts, John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery; 532-8700; www.honoluluacade my.org.
"JAPANESE DOLLS FROM THE TSUJI FAMILY COLLECTION," dolls from the Edo and Meiji periods in Japan, through June 6, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 532-8700, www.honoluluacademy.org.
"RAY YOSHIDA: A MEMORIAL EXHIBITION," showing of the works of the late Kaua'i-born artist, Ray Yoshida, from public and private collections, and the artist's estate, banking hours, through June 11, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center; free; validated parking for TCM members; information, 526-1322, www.tcmhi.org.
"MASTERPIECES FROM THE RICHARD LANE COLLECTION," from the museum's recently-acquired collection, including Chinese, Korean and Japanese paintings, and Japanese woodblock prints, through June 27, Honolulu Academy of Arts; 988-7395.
"HO'OULU: The Inspiration of Hula," featuring works from the Art in Public Places Collection; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through July 17; Hawai'i State Art Museum; free; 586-0900, hawaii.gov/sfca.
"JEAN CHARLOT," art exhibit; 10 a.m.-6 p.m first Friday-Sunday of every month, through Aug. 6; First Weekend Art Gallery, Makaha Valley; 343-4916.
"WOMEN IN BLACK: PRINTS BY MARCIA MORSE," mixed-media prints and works on paper, exploring the "potent presence and corporeal experience of women who are cloaked and veiled," 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, through Sept. 30, Kuykendall Gallery, Kuykendall Hall, room 106, University of Hawai'i-Mānoa campus; 956-7647.
"UNCOMMON OBJECTS," works in wood, clay, glass, fiber and metal, from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts' Public Places Collection; 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday, for an unlimited engagement; Windward Community College, Palikū Theatre, second-floor lobby; 236-9155.
CALLS TO ARTISTS
Caf 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 its 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.
ARTS DEMONSTRATIONS, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. most Saturdays and Sundays, The Gallery at Ward Centre; 597-8034.
"A Gathering of Greenery," block prints by Caren Loebel-Fried; Kiawe Kitchen, Volcano Village, Big Island; 808-985-8979.
"Arts of the Philippines," Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts, Honolulu Academy of Arts. 532-8701.
"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.
IMPRESSIONIST OIL PAINTINGS BY FLEURETTE, Gallery Haiku, Windward Mall; Island Treasures, Koko Marina Center; 922-8641; www.fleuretteart.com.
"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.
Quan Gallery, fine-art photo collages by Carolyn Quan; Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and 900 Front St., Lahaina; 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.
GINNY WALDEN FINE ARTS, free talk and tour of gallery and sculpture garden, Olomana Gardens, Waimānalo; school groups welcome; by appointment only: 259-8453.
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.
The ARTS at Marks Garage seeks volunteers to help with events, gallery sittings and art installations; 521-2903; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Demonstrations by guest artists; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily; Native Books/Nā 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/Nā 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; noon-3 p.m., first and third Saturdays at Pearl Highlands Center; noon-3 p.m., second and fourth Saturdays at Ward Gateway Center; live sketches start at $40, portraits start at $160; 395-4630, 554-4600.
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-MĀNOA OUTREACH CLASSES, registration: 956-8400; www.outreach.hawaii.edu/noncredit/courses.
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; email@example.com.
Learn the Basics, class 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; $25 per class; 554-4600; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 a 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, 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 St.; $270 for the series; schedule: 383-0998.