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Pow! Wow! Hawaii’s walls of color return for 2019

Pow! Wow! Hawaii, a street-art festival that attracts dozens of local and international artists to Kakaako and beyond for live-painting on curbside walls, seems to get more colorful and sprawl more widely each year. Read More

Honolulu Printmakers annual exhibit reflects diversity of Hawaii culture

There is arguably no better place to see, in one space, the full breadth and scope of Hawaii print art than the Honolulu Printmakers annual juried exhibition. Read More

Monthly Art Walk at Four Seasons offers rewarding discoveries

If you’re looking to get some early holiday shopping done, consider checking out the artwork at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina’s monthly Art Walk. Read More

HiSAM exhibit turns an artistic gaze on ‘Men’

Hawaii State Art Museum has turned the lens on the masculine gender with its new exhibit, “Men.” Read More

Hawai‘i Craftsmen exhibit celebrates creative dedication

Get a look at some of the state’s best in crafts at the 51st Hawai‘i Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, which opens next week at the Honolulu Museum of Art school. Read More

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Send items at least two weeks in advance of event or opening to tgif@staradvertiser.com. Photos welcome. Note: If submitting classes, please include name of instructor, address where classes will be conducted, fee and contact information. Read More
 

Artist Masami Teraoka documents abuse of power and resistance

Art makes bold, beautiful or engaging statements about our social and aesthetic world. Yet the piece of work itself is only the tip of a rich and voluminous ether of ideas that inspired it. Read More

‘Silent Empowerment’ makes statement in support of abuse survivors

“Silent Empowerment,” a one-day arts event at the Salt at Our Kakaako common space, has been rescheduled in the wake of Hurricane Lane. Read More

‘Silent Empowerment’ gives voice to victims of abuse

“Silent Empowerment,” a one-day arts event at the Salt at Our Kakaako common space, is dedicated to empowering victims of domestic and sexual abuse and preventing violence. Read More
 
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Filmmaking in “The Seagull” recalls the revolutionary play

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Anton Chekov’s work endures, and remains relevant. With the help of playwright and screenwriter Stephen Karam, director Michael Mayer has brought a new cinematic adaptation to the screen of Chekov’s ”The Seagull,” imbuing the tale of complicated family dynamics, creation and heartbreak with an unprecedented sense of intimacy. Read More

‘Sustainability Now!’ artists grapple with world where waste is ubiquitous

Sustainability is a hot topic in the worlds of policy and design. But what does it mean to make sustainable art – and what vision does it hold for our future? Read More

Verna Apio-Takashima designs items to be worn again and again

Fabric is one of the things we take most for granted in the modern age. Yet for Native Hawaiians, creating cloth, or kapa, from bark and other available materials was a multistep, physically demanding, creative process that can take a lifetime to perfect. Read More

Lauren Hana Chai captures search in ‘Last Known Locations’

“Last Known Locations,” a visually arresting and heart-wrenching exhibition by Honolulu-born painter Lauren Hana Chai, launches a quarterly series of art displays at the Kakaako co-working space Impact Hub. Read More

‘Contact Zone’ artists vie for attention, engage the eye

Maoli Arts Alliance’s annual juried exhibition, “Contact,” marks its fifth installment this year. “Contact Zone” is by far the most pointedly critical to date. Read More

‘Flooded’ makes a connection between climate change and food

A pop-up exhibition titled “Flooded,” featuring climate change landscape with food, will be open to the public at Luxury Row in Waikiki through April 30. The show is presented by the Honolulu Biennial Foundation and features the work of photographer Heami Lee. Read More

‘Bandits & Heroes’ explores slavery’s impact in Brazil

“Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art From the Northeast of Brazil” explores the blending of immigrant culture and art with indigenous and colonial traditions. Read More
 

HiSAM x MORI hosts ‘Stone and Sea’ reception

The HiSAM x MORI Gallery Shop inside the Hawaii State Art Museum held its First Friday art reception on Jan. 5 for “Stone and Sea,” an exhibit featuring photographs by Franco Salmoiraghi and Mark Kushimi, and sculpture by Nick Bleecker and Kamran Samimi. Read More

Honolulu-based artist inspired by mother’s mysterious death

In photographs, multimedia sculpture and video inspired by the mysterious loss of her mother, who was killed when the artist was a young girl in Nigeria, Honolulu-based artist Nanci Amaka explores the concepts of love, loss, embodiment, and letting go —and the anxieties affiliated with those emotions and experiences. Read More

Honolulu-based artist inspired by mother’s mysterious death

In photographs, multimedia sculpture and video inspired by the mysterious loss of her mother, who was killed when the artist was a young girl in Nigeria, Honolulu-based artist Nanci Amaka explores the concepts of love, loss, embodiment, and letting go — and the anxieties affiliated with those emotions and experiences. Read More

Pohl Gallery opens doors to creative classes

Always wanted to create art but not really ready to commit to a multisession class? The Louis Pohl Gallery is offering an opportunity to let your creative imagination loose on a weekly basis, with anew “Make Art Every Saturday” experience that began this month. Read More

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