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31st Annual Trash Art Show

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:30pm to Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:30pm
Ira Ono, founder of “The Trash Show: Hawaii Artists Recycle,” will be returning to jury the 31st anniversary edition of one of East Hawaii’s longest-running annual arts events. The show runs from October 4th-25th, beginning with a gala opening on Friday, October 4th from 5:30-7:00p.m., followed by a Multimedia Presentation by Ken Goodrich starting at 7:30 in EHCC’s upstairs performance space, (the gallery will close at this time).

BARE

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:30pm to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:30pm

Hilo Community Players presents Bare in the upstairs Kahua ‘Elua Theatre at the East Hawaii Cultural Center for ten performances August 13 – August 29th.

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE AT HILOPLAYERS.ORG

The Leaping Place & A Collection

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, September 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

Main Gallery: Matt Shallenberger: The Leaping Place

Makai Gallery: Jim Rhodes: A Collection

The East Hawaii Cultural Center is pleased to present The Leaping Place, a collection of large format landscape photographs by Matt Shallenberger, made on the Big Island of Hawai’i between 2014 and 2018 exhibited in the Main gallery. 

Roots & Follow The Light

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 9:00pm

August 2nd - 30th

Mauka Gallery

stephen u lang: roots 

Makai Gallery

Monika Mann: Follow the Light

The East Hawaii Cultural Center is pleased to present artists, stephen u lang and Monika Mann in concurrent exhibition installations opening First Friday August 2nd, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in downtown Hilo. The artists both address the nature of existence and the certainty of transition from life.

TaKeTiNa Music in Motion Workshop

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Dancers, actors, and those interested in rhythm work are invited to a workshop with international artists from Berlin, Germany, entitled Music in Motion: Surfing the Waves of Rhythm. Helmut Erler, a certified TaKeTiNa therapist, musician, and sound engineer, teams with dancer and choreographer Natascha Noack for a four-hour workshop at Kahua ‘Elua, the second-floor theatre at the East Hawai’i Cultural Center in downtown Hilo. The workshop is scheduled for June 29, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and is open to participants from age 12 through adult.

Life is a Form, the Rest is Just a View by Andrzej Kramarz

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Friday, June 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW

Exhibition of New Works by ANDRZEJ KRAMARZ

Opening Reception: Friday June 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

Exhibition open June 8–July 19, 2019

Gallery Hours: Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm

A provocative exhibition of new works by Polish-American artist Andrzej Kramarz explores how our points of view and adopted perspectives shape how we understand the limits of freedom and enslavement.

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