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>> Live Installation: Featuring treehouse exclusive pieces by Mark Oblow. Through Saturday, July 23, treehouse-shop.com, 250 Ward Ave., Suite 233, 597-8733.

>> Spotlight Tours: Docent-led tours with weekly themes, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Honolulu Museum of Art. Free with museum admission. Call 532-8701.

• Henri Matisse and Annalise (Tuesday to Saturday, July 19-23)

• Haniwai of Ancient Japan (July 26-30)

• A Zen Lanscape Painting (Aug. 2-6)

• Recently Unearthed Treasures from China (Aug. 9-13)

• Hiroshige’s City: From Edo to Tokyo (Aug. 16-20)

• An Unbelievable Potpourri Jar (Aug. 23-27)

• Hubert Vos in Hawaii and China (Aug. 30 and 31, and Sept. 1-3)

>> 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 (location varies according to the exhibition), 2:30 to 4 p.m., and Spalding House, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. Call 532-8700 or visit 808ne.ws/1Q2rKRQ.

• Hubert Vos: Class, Culture and Curios (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, July 19, 21 and 24)

• Families in Art (July 26, 28 and 31)

• Up Against It: The Works of Robert Arneson (Aug. 2, 4 and 7)

• Native American Art (Aug. 9, 11 and 14)

• Art in a Time of Chaos (Aug. 16 and 18)

• The Real Housewives of the Honolulu Museum of Art (Aug. 23, 25 and 28)

• I Hate Modern Art (Aug. 30, and Sept. 1 and 4)

>> Shangri La: Residents may tour Doris Duke’s oceanside estate near Diamond Head, which reflects the art and architecture of India, Iran, Morocco and Syria. Tours at 9 and 10:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. first Saturday monthly (except September); begins and ends at the Honolulu Museum of Art, with access via the museum’s private bus. Free. Reservations required a week in advance: honolulumuseum.org. Information: 535-1875, honolulumuseum.org/visit.


>> 31st annual “Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave International”: Showcasing never-before-seen images of “The Eddie” held on Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore. Through Aug. 31, T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii, 330 Royal Hawaiian Ave., 931-2700, dfs.com/en/tgalleria-hawaii.

>> “Amelia Earhart in Hawaii”: Ongoing photo exhibit, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 441-1007.

>> “American Array”: Selection of postwar and contemporary American art by various artists. Through Jan. 15, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Art in a Time of Chaos — Masterworks from Six Dynasties China, 3rd-6th Centuries”: Through Aug. 21, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Art in Paradise”: Ongoing exhibit of works by prominent Maui artists, Kapalua Bay Hotel, 669-5656.

>> “Art on the Zoo Fence”: Outdoor art gallery features works by various artists. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence along Monsarrat Avenue, artonthezoofence.com.

>> “Beyond the Static: Crossover of Art and Design”: Works by graphic designers Noah Emberson, Isaac Inouye and Travis Sasaki. Through July, ARS Cafe, 3116 Monsarrat Ave., ars-cafe.com/art-gallery.

>> “Classical Hawaii”: Paintings by William Zwick. Through Aug. 11, Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047, unitariansofhi.org/gallery.

>> “Digital Directions 2016 Fine Art Exhibit”: Presented by The Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH). Through Aug. 12, 1132 Bishop Street Gallery, digitalarthawaii.org.

>> Ethereal Vision: Featuring photography by Dwight Okumoto. Through July 28, Canon U.S.A., Inc. Hawaii Office, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200, 522-5930.

>> Harry Tsuchidana: A Retrospective: Paintings by a Japanese-American artist who emerged in Hawaii in the 1950s. Through Oct. 28, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, 532-8700.

>> “Hawaii in Design”: Works by 10 local designers who portray Hawaii aesthetically through furniture, fashion, surfboards and graphics by combining both local and global, and natural and urban elements. Through March 12, 2017, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Hiroshige’s City — From Edo to Tokyo”: Through Aug. 21, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Hubert Vos: Class, Culture, and Curios”: Portrait paintings of people the artist met in Hawaii and still-life compositions inspired by his multiple visits to China. Through Sept. 4, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

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

>> Works by Herb Kane: View artwork by the late world-renowned artist, including a restored colorful wall mural of Hawaiian deities. Ongoing, Jaggar Museum, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, nps.gov/havo.

>> “Lele O Na Manu: Hawaiian Forest Birds”: Taxidermy collection of Hawaiian forest birds, including several extinct species, which also shares their cultural significance. Through July 31, J.M. Long Gallery, Bishop Museum (with paid admission), 847-3511.

>> “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. Part of a Bishop Museum outreach program. Showing indefinitely at Bishop Museum’s Science Adventure Center.

>> “Na Hulu Makamae o Hawaii”: Hawaiian feather artistry features traditional and contemporary feather lei hulu, kahili pa‘a lima, kahili and ‘ahu ‘ula. Through Sept. 16, Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Highway, Nuuanu, 595-3167, daughtersofhawaii.org.

>> “No Sweat”: Centuries-old traditional and contemporary high-tech textiles showcase how fiber and material preferences, weave structure, apparel construction and design, color selections and surface coatings provide relief from the heat. Through Sept. 18, Honolulu Museum or Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Plastic Fantastic?”: The effects of plastic, as examined by five contemporary artists. Through October, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “The Rat & the Octopus”: Works by AGGROculture explores the Polynesian myth. Through Aug. 4, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, 242-2787.

>> “Shell Allure”: Features more than 150 species of marine mollusk shells collected from Maui’s Kame‘ole Beach Park II. Ongoing, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sinclair Library, first-floor lobby, 956-4168.

>> 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.

>> Works by Edgar Heap of Birds, Brett Graham and Enrique Chagoya: Contemporary works form a set of “interventions” by combining the voices of artists of Native American (Cheyenne), Maori and Mexican descent and convey impacts of non-native cultures on indigenous people. Through Oct. 16, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

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

>>Works by William Zwick: A collection of nearly 40 of his drawings, paintings and sculptures. Through Aug. 12, Gallery on the Pali, 595-4047.

>> Works by Zac Noyle: Surf photography by the artist. Ongoing, Pipeline Gallery, 66-165 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa, pipelinegallery.com.

>> “Lynne Yamamoto: House for Listening to Rain”: Showing indefinitely, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700.

>> Zen Landscapes: Features Japanese and Chinese paintings, sculptures and ceramics from the 10th through the 18th centuries, with works by contemporary international artists from the museum’s permanent collection. Through Aug. 7, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.


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

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

>> Waialua Crafters: Bring your craft project for a show-and-tell and meet other crafters to share tips and techniques. Meets 4:30 p.m. first Wednesday monthly, Waialua Public Library, 637-8286.

>> Waialua Drawing Group: Meet fellow artists and share your work while free drawing. Meets 4:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday monthly, Waialua Public Library, 637-8286. Bring sketchbook, pencils, pens and an object for a group still-life.


>> “Botanical Drawing and Painting-Self Directed”: Bring #4 round brush, Bristol paper and watercolor set or watercolor pencils. Some drawing/watercolor experience is helpful. 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, no fee, RSVP required, 233-7323.

>> Basic Macro and Flower Photography Workshop: Need DSLR or camera with macro mode. Learn about posing and lighting. Bring someone to use as a model. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at Liliuokalani Botanical Garden, no fee, RSVP required, 522-7066.

>> 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: Artists group meets 2 to 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 (non-instructive): 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, free, reservations required, 233-7323. Self-directed sessions to create renderings of plants, flowers, seeds and pods from the garden. Bring supplies.

>> Hawaiian Quilting: 9 a.m. to 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 to 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 to 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.

>> Painting classes: Learn about color, composition, techniques and more that will “encourage your passion to paint” during three- to four-hour open sessions led by artist Hamilton Kobayashi. Ongoing, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, $25 per class. Call 735-1802.

>> Palette knife oil painting: Ongoing classes taught by Ed Furuike. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Moanalua Shopping Center; and 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. to 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. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, fishcake, 307-C Kamani St., 253-2931, $45, plus $20 for materials.


Call to Artists: The Pacific Whale Foundation is looking for an artist who can design a picture in which the winning design will be featured on the official World Whale Day T-shirt as well as throughout the 37th annual World Whale Day Festival and Parade of Whales, held on Feb. 18, 2017. Contestants must submit entries as an attachment to design@pacificwhale.org by July 31. Must include your full name and hometown. Files should be: image fitted for T-shirt dimensions, .jpeg or .psd format, 300 dpi minimum resolution, 300 mb maximum file size and one file per e-mail. Must be original artwork/illustrations only; no copies, reproductions or copyrighted work will be considered and no stock images, clip art or photographic images. Mailing address is Pacific Whale Foundation, 300 Maalaea Road, Suite 211, Wailuku, HI 96793.

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