At the Academy of Arts
Bank of Hawai‘i Free Sunday
Apr. 17, 11 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music and dance performances, video screenings, storytelling,
and other family-friendly entertainment. This months theme is “April
Flowers.” Located at The Honolulu Academy of Art. Free
Solo: Akikio Kotani
Apr. 4 - May 3, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Drawings have traditionally been defined as a work in ink or
pencil on paper. Artist Akikio Kotani stretches this definition
to include her use of needle and thread on fabric. Kotani incorporates
a sense of movement into her series of delicate work inspired
by organic patterns evident in nature such as grass and rain.
Located At the Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center.
This is the first time she is showing of her stitched work.
For more information visit www.tcmhi.org.
Handprints and Footprints in Buddhist Art
Apr.. 21 - May. 29
This exhibition explores the visual manifestation and devotional
contexts of handprints and footprints in Buddhist art, focusing
on Tibetan art where their appearance is most widespread.
Young People’s Spring 2005 Exhibition
Apr. 16 - 23
A selection of children’s artworks from the fall session
of Academy of art Center Classes. Free admission.
Apr. 5 - 30
Hawai‘i Watercolor Society presents the Annual Membership
Exhibition. Located at Mark’s Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu
Ave. Visit www.artsatmarks.com for more information.
Neo Rauch Works: The Leipziger Volkszeitung Collection
Apr. 4 - Apr. 17
An exhibition by a an artist named Neo Rauch, also know as “the
coolest name in art.” Neo Rauch is known for his monumental
paintings and drawings that critics say are a contemporary
echo of American Pop or Soviet posters. The exhibition can
be seen at the Claire Booth Luce Gallery.
Korean Artists’ Association of Hawai‘i
Apr.. 23 - April 12
This exhibition features contemporary work in a variety of
media by the association’s member. Curating the exhibition
this year is Carl Khewhok, Academy Art Center curator.
Hawai‘i Quilt BuildersAnnual
Apr. 28 - May 8.
The best new quilts by contemporary Hawaiian quilters. A popular
exhibition, this quilt show is the biggest in Hawai‘i.
Located at the second floor at the Academy Art Center. Free
Paul Emmerts: Views of Hawai‘i
Apr.7 - May. 22
Swiss-born artist Paul Emmert was an entrepreneur who spent
the last 14 years of his life in Honolulu and on the Kona coast
of the Big Island. His drawings disclose a rare synthesis of
historical detail and aesthetic merit and offer rare insights
into Hawai‘i’s past.
Apr. 4 - Apr. 24. Tuesday - Saturday
Inner Scapes present abstract works exploring the innermost
impressions of artists about nature. Over 39 artist participate
in this exhibition that is free of charge. If you are interested,
visit the Hawai‘i State Art Museum at No. 1 Capitol Building,
250 South Hotel Street. Admission is free.
The Life of Bob Marley
Apr. 4, - 29, 10 a.m - 4 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday.
Honolulu is the final stop on the tour of this exhibition of
internationally celebrated artist Yoshitomo Nara. Attaining
cult status in his native Japan, Nara creates work that offers
an engaging and enigmatic window onto pop culture in the new
millennium. With roots in the Japanese pop movement, Nara’s
paintings and sculpture speak the language of youth culture
today. His simultaneously cute and menacing images of young
children and pets are among the most recognized by contemporary
artists anywhere in the world. Admissions $3 for students and
$5 for adults.
Zaman, The Man from the Reeds
Apr. 4 - July 30, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The exhibition is a story of adventure and travel, protocol
and negotiations, and dreams and determination. Featured in
the exhibition will be illustrations from Bandan, a rare set
of illustrations recounting a Japanese sailor’s impressions
of the Hawaiian islands upon his arrival following a shipwreck
in 1838; selections from King Kalakaua’s personal journal
describing his 1881 visit Japan.