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As of Sunday, December 21, 2014

LAST UPDATED: 10:12 p.m. HST, Dec 20, 2014

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"Art From the Heart" sale and demo
Works by offenders and ex-offenders, as well as local artists, for sale. Artists will also demonstrate their craft. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Na Mea Hawaii at Ward Warehouse, 596-8885.

"Creative Arts Experience Celebration"
6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 27, Louis Pohl Gallery, 521-1812.

"Tour + Talk Story"
Join a docent for themed tours Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons at the Honolulu Museum of Art and Honolulu Museum of Art School from 2:30-4 p.m., and Spalding House from 1:30-3 p.m. Free with $10 museum admission. Call 532-8700.

» Sound and Sight (Tuesday, Dec. 28)

» Picasso Prints (Dec. 30, Jan. 4)

» Art Deco Hawaii (Jan. 6, 8, 11)

» Modern Love (Jan. 13, 15, 18)

Spotlight Tours
Half-hour docent-led tours of specific collections. 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Honolulu Museum of Art, free with $10 museum admission, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

» Picasso Prints (Tuesday to Saturday)

» Photographs (Dec. 30, 31, Jan. 2, 3)

» Indian Treasures (Jan. 6-10)

» Impressionists: Prints and Drawings (Jan. 20-24)

» Art from the Age of Exploration in Hawaii (Jan. 27-31)

» One Masterpiece a Day (Feb. 3-7)

Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational
Plein air artists from Hawaii and the mainland will compete Feb. 14 to 22 in Lahaina and Kapalua. On Feb. 20, 100 pieces from the invitational will be exhibited for sale. On Feb. 23, artists will attend a meet-and-greet with the public, and new art will be available for purchase. For detailed schedule, visit mauipleinairpainting.org.

Noon Champagne Gallery Tour
Garrick Paikai, artistic director for On the Spot Improv, will lead a tour of 4 to 5 galleries in Chinatown's Honolulu Arts District. New exhibits are featured each month. Tours will he held on the second Saturday monthly and starts at the ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave. Call 521-2903; visit artsatmarks.com; or e-mail info@artsatmarks.com.

"Absolut Art"
Monthly art event features art activities, local artists, music and food. 6-10 p.m. third Friday monthly, Haleiwa Joe's, 66-011 Kamehameha Highway, 637-8005.

Haleiwa Art Walk
Artist demos and galleries, shops and restaurants are open late. 6-9 p.m. last Saturday monthly, Historic Haleiwa Town, 637-4458, gonorthshore.org.

Shangri La
Tour Doris Duke's oceanside estate near Diamond Head, which reflects the art and architecture of India, Iran, Morocco and Syria. Tours 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Japanese-language tours offered at noon Wednesdays and Fridays. Cost: $25 general, $20 kamaaina. Reservations: call 532-3853, visit honolulumuseum.org/visit, or email shangrilatickets@honolulumuseum.org.


"Accession: Recent Acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection"
Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.

"Amelia Earhart in Hawaii"
Ongoing photo exhibit, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 441-1007.

"Art Deco and the Golden Age of Travel in Hawaii"
Works by Frank H. McIntosh and Eugene Savage, including vintage posters, menus, magazine covers and more. Through Jan. 31, Halekulani hotel promenade, 923-2311.

"Art Deco Hawaii"
Works by various artists, including Eugene Savage's six 1940 Technicolor-hued murals created for Matson. Through Jan. 11, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

Art Gallery 315
New Kailua gallery features works by Mark Brown, Jill Butterbaugh, Barbara Eberhart, Norman Graffam, Angela Treat Lyon, Toni Martin, Frank Oliva, Bruce Schauble, Jonathan Busse, Rene Darrow, Jodi Endicott, Snowden Hodges, Julie McIntire, Shyrl Topp Matias, Pati O'Neal and Ginny Walden. Ongoing, 315 Uluniu St., Suite 204, 262-5678.

"Art in Paradise"
Ongoing exhibit of works by prominent Maui artists, Kapalua Bay Hotel, 669-5656.

Art on the Zoo Fence
Works by various artists. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Honolulu Zoo Fence, Monsarrat Avenue.

"Body of Work: Interpretations of the Human Form"
Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.

Prints by Noah Matteucci. Through June 30, Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., 441-4470.

"Colorful Stories: Indian Folk Paintings"
Through Jan. 11, East-West Center Gallery, 944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org.

"Conversations with Wood: A Gift of Contemporary Wood Works from the Collection of Ruth and David Waterbury"
Collection of wood art from the past 30 years. Through Feb. 15, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens Thursday.

"Encounters with Hawai'i: Art in an Age of Exploration, 1778-1820"
Through Feb. 8, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

"Finding the Silver Lining of the Manoa Flood"
Chronicle of recovery following 2004 flood that damaged millions of books, maps, photographs and documents in Hamilton Library. Through April 30, Hamilton Library, Bridge Gallery and Moir Reading Room, UH-Manoa, 956-5424.

First Hawaiian Center exhibitions
Features "Mountains to the Sea: Hawaii Landscapes" from the Honolulu Museum of Art Collection; "Reconstructing Memories," paintings by Sanit Khewhok; and "Rainforest Vessels," ceramics by Clayton Amemiya. Through Jan. 16, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, 526-0232.

"Flowers, Ho'omaluhia"
Works by Thomas Garcia. Through Dec. 31, Canon U.S.A. Hawaii, Ward Plaza, Suite 200, 522-5930. Opens Monday; reception, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hawaii Convention Center Student Art Exhibition
Works by more than 90 elementary school students illustrate the theme "Celebrating Hawaii with My Family and Friends." Through May 2015, Hawaii Convention Center, Room 323, 1801 Kalakaua Ave.

Hawaii Glass Artists 12th Annual Exhibition 2014
Juried show by established and emerging glass artists. Through Jan. 10, The ARTS at Marks Garage, 521-2903. Opens Tuesday. Reception: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

"He Makana"
Small objects, prints and paintings donated by the Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig collection. On view indefinitely, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-9959.

"HI Society"
Works by various artists explore the theme, 'Who lives here?" Through Jan. 4, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700.

"Image & Imagination"
Curiosity-inspiring works from the Art in Public Places Collection. Through July 2016, Hawaii State Art Museum, Diamond Head Galleries, state.hi.us/sfca.

Art by Jenn Johnson
Indefinitely, Muumuu Heaven, 767 Kailua Road, 263-3366.

Furniture and luminaries by designers from the University of Hawaii School of Architecture; and wall illustrations by Mistprint. Through Jan. 17, Fishcake, 307c Kamani St., 593-1231.

"Asia Leong: Photographic Intaglio Etchings and Ceramic Sculpture"
Through January, Town restaurant, 3435 Waialae Ave., 735-5900.

"A Look Back"
Collection of works by Gallery on the Pali artists throughout the year. Through Jan. 8, Gallery on the Pali. Opens Friday. Reception runs 5-7 p.m. Saturday.

Contemporary fiber works from the Honolulu Museum of Art collection. Through Jan. 25, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

"Louda: Dressing a Dress"
Kauai artist Louda Larrain transforms 200 swatches of textile archives into a dress. Through Dec. 30, fishcake, 307C Kamani St., fishcake.us.

"Matchbox Plus X"
Ninth annual miniature art show. Through Jan. 5, Cedar Street Galleries, 589-1580, cedarstreetgalleries.com.

"Maui the Kite Maker"
Exhibit of kapa kites created by fourth graders from Waianae Elementary and Ka Waihona O Ka Na'auao Public Charter School as part of a Bishop Museum outreach program. Showing indefinitely at Bishop Museum's Science Adventure Center.

"Modern Love"
Twentieth-century Japanese erotic art. Through March 15, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

"Picasso Prints"
Through Jan. 4, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

"Qi Baishi: Modern Master"
Works by the Chinese painter from the museum collection and Gene and Cecilia Doo. Through Jan. 25, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

"Recent Acquisitions"
Sculptures, paintings, drawings, prints, photography, textiles and decorative works. Through April 12, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens Thursday.

"A Royal and Matson Lines Celebration & Feast"
Rare collection of archived photos depict captured moments from posh parties that occurred on the passenger ships during the 1920s to 1960s. Through July 31, 2015, The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Coronet Lounge.

"Small Works, BIG SHOW"
Through Jan. 2, Kauai Society of Artist's Gallery, Kukui Grove Center, artinkauai@gmail.com, kauaisocietyofartists.org.

"Through the Darkness: The Nightscapes of Saito Kiyoshi and Kawase Hasui"
Works by the Japanese printmakers. Through Jan. 18, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

Tiffany's Art Agency
Showroom displays a curated collection of art by more than a dozen local artists, ongoing, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, timelessmaunakea.com.

"Where We Live"
Ongoing, Hawaii State Art Museum, 586-0900.

"Work Space"
Works by Marc Thomas. Through Jan. 18, SPF Projects, 729 Auahi St., spfprojects@gmail.com.

Works by Steven Power, Daniela Antar Power, Vince Cavataio, Sean Davey and Lynne Boyer
Indefinitely, Cove Art Gallery, Turtle Bay Resort, 371-5248.

"Lynne Yamamoto: House for Listening to Rain"
Indefinitely, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700.


"Garden of Delights"
Works by Linda Umstead and several other local artists. Through Jan. 31, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Main Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, 233-7323. Opens Jan. 2. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 10.

The Plaza Photovoice Project Exhibition
Photography by residents of The Plaza senior living community. Through Jan. 30, state Capitol, chamber-level foyer. Opens Jan. 2.

"Robyn Ocepek: Generations of Life's Celebrations"
Photography by Ocepek. Through Jan. 31, Canon USA Hawaii gallery, Ward Plaza, Suite 200, 522-5930. Opens Jan. 5; reception: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

"Undercurrents of Tradition"
Works by Rochelle Weidner, Anita Bruce and Rebecca Snow. Through Feb. 12, Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047. Opens Jan. 11. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17.

Schaefer Portrait Challenge
Triennial statewide juried exhibition features portraits of artist-selected distinguished subjects. Through March 22, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, mauiarts.org. Opens Jan. 13.

Works by Ken Bushnell
Travel sketches and silkscreens by the artist. Through March 12, Koa Gallery at Kapiolani Community College, 734-9374. Opens Jan. 16.

"Dreams of Mt. Fuji: Masterpieces of the Honolulu Museum of Art's Japanese Print Collection"
Features 200 years of woodblock prints, paintings and sculptures by more than 20 artists. Through March 22, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens Jan. 22.

"Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, Neo-Impressionists: 19th-Century Prints and Drawings"
Prints and drawings from the Honolulu Museum of Art collection. Through May 24, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens Jan. 22.

MFA Exhibitions 2015
Presented by the graduate program at UH-Manoa art department. Through Feb. 13, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, 956-6888. Opens Jan. 18. Reception: 2-3 p.m. Jan. 27.

"Membership Show"
Works by members of the Kaua'i Society of Artists. Through March 13, Kaua'i Society of Artists Gallery at Kukui Grove Center, artinkauai@gmail.com. Opens Jan. 30.

Principles of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division made tangible through art. Through May 31, Honolulu Museum of Art's Spalding House, 532-8700. Opens Feb. 4.

"Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape and Islamic Art"
Through June 7, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens Feb. 12.

"Shifting Values of Plaited Power"
Mats from the Pacific from the Honollu Museum of Art collection. Through Aug. 9, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens Feb. 19.

Nene Quilt Group show
Through March 30, Kaua'i Society of Artists Gallery at Kukui Grove Center, artinkauai@gmail.com. Opens March 17.

Kaua'i Art Tour Exhibition
Through April 30, Kaua'i Society of Artists Gallery at Kukui Grove Center, artinkauai@gmail.com. Opens April 1.

"Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings"
Illustrations of the Shahnameh by artist-in-residence Hamid Rahmanian. Through July 26, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens April 2.

Artists of Hawaii 2015
Works by Alison Beste, Elisa Chang, Jesse Houlding, Akira Iha, Emiy McIlroy, Lauren Trangmar and Maile Yawata, and the printmaking collective .5ppi. Through Oct. 25, 2015, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700. Opens July 2.



"The Mahabharata's Infernal Paradise: On the Premodern Condition"
Talk by Jesse Knutson, 2-3 p.m. Jan. 11, East-West Center Gallery, 944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org. Held in conjunction with "Colorful Stories: Indian Folk Paintings" show.

Foster Gardens plein aire painters
Meets 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, 262-8071. Presented by Hawaii Watercolor Society.

"Aloha Fridays"
Free, hands-on demonstration of a cultural craft, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, Volcano Art Center Gallery at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 808-967-7565.

Watercolor demonstrations
Most Saturdays at The Gallery at Ward Centre. Call 597-8034 to confirm times and dates.


Sketch Hawaii with Sergio Garzon
This class, which explores techniques using Lecoq de Boisbaudran's drawing method, is open to all drawing mediums and skill levels. 2-5 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 3-March 28, The ARTS at Marks Garage. $200 full session, $20 individual classes, 521-2903, sketchhawaii.eventbrite.com.

Watercolor workshop on Kauai
Annabel Speilman will teach 8 sessions, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 6 to Feb. 24, Kaua'i Society of Artists Gallery at Kukui Grove Center. $15/class or $100 entire series, sspielman1@hawaii.rr.com.

Art instruction at Donkey Mill Art Center on Big Island
The center in Holualoa offers adult and youth classes year-round. For details, visit donkeymillartcenter.org, email donkeymill@gmail.com or call 808-322-3362.

Art instruction at the Honolulu Museum of Art
Adult and youth classes are offered year-round. Call 532-8741 or visit honolulumuseum.org/learn/classes.

ART S.P.R.E.E. on Kauai
Monday artists group meets 2-4 p.m. Mondays at Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Bring your own materials; all levels welcome. Free. Call 808-634-1125 or email wendyvijay@gmail.com.

Art lessons
Learn the basics of drawing and painting. Two-hour classes begin 12:30 and 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Waikiki Shore Hotel, mezzanine level. For ages 10 and older. Cost: $40. Call 927-0452 or visit artsofparadise.com.

Botanical drawing and painting
9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, 233-7323. Free classes; some experience in watercolor and drawing helpful. Reservations required.

Hawaiian Quilting
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, St. Pius X Church Hall, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Call 988-3536.

Hilo painting workshops
Diane Renchler teaches. Email diane_renchler@me.com or visit dianerenchler-artgallery.com.

Kauai art classes by Francis DuBois
1:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays. For details, call 808-635-9868 or email shadows@soulskin.us.

Kauai art classes at HeArtworks Studio
Creativity coaching and ongoing art classes in variety of media. Private and small-group lessons. Call Argus at 808-634-4031 or visit argusceramicart.com.

Kauai art classes with Marionette
Ongoing classes in watercolor, acrylic, silk painting, pastel, sumi-e and more. Call 808-631-9173 or visit kauaiartclasses.blogspot.com.

Maui art lessons
Barbara Steinberg-Orlowski offers private and group lessons by appointment to both adults and children. She also offers a 9-week youth class for ages 6 to 14, 3-5 p.m. Wednesdays at Kihei Community Center. Call 808-879-0025, email h2oColor@webtv.net or visit barbarasteinbergart.com.

Paint the Night Away
Learn the basics of painting with friends while enjoying food and drink. Teacher Erin Browne Delventhal provides supplies and assists participants in producing a painting by the end of the event. Select a venue; prices range from $35 to $47 per person. Visit paintthenightaway.net or call 638-0545.

Palette knife oil painting
Ongoing classes taught by Ed Furuike. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at Moanalua Shopping Center; and 6-9 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at 915 Sheridan St. Call 206-0901, email furuikeart@aol.com or visit furuikeart.com.

Plein air pastel lessons on Kauai
Helen Turner teaches 1 to 2 students in a session; all levels welcome. Call 808-346-9357 or visit helenturner.com.

Watercolor and acrylic lessons
Artist Rebecca Snow offers paint lessons, $65 hourly (minimum 2 hours). Call 808-286-5909; email rsnowdd@aol.com; or visit rebeccasnowart.blogspot.com.

Wet felting
Learn the basics by creating your own beret. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, fishcake, 307-C Kamani St., 253-2931, $45, plus $20 for materials.

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