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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 Summer Arts Exposition

CALL FOR ARTIST ENTRIES:

SUMMER ARTS EXPOSITION

EHCC: Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Arts will hold a CALL for ENTRIES for the “Summer Arts Exposition” to be exhibited from July 5-23, 2014.


Residents of the Big Island may enter up to three (3) entries with ALL MEDIA acceptable. Entries must be of original works ONLY, Giclee prints of photographs & digital art are also acceptable.

Entry fees for EHCC:HMOCA Member: $15 per entry*
Non-Members: $25 per entry

Hida Takayama Woodblock-Prints Triennale (International)

Since ancient times, surrounded by forests, Hida Takayama has developed a unique culture for woodblock printing. This style of printing has always been popular in the area and is specifically called “Hida Woodblock Printing.” While passing down traditional techniques, Hida artisans have been creating original pieces of art. In order to promote and let the world know about the culture of Hida Takayama, the Hida Takayama International Contemporary Woodblock- Prints Triennial invites both domestic and international artists to showcase their create new technical innovation and creativity.

Thank You

Your generous contributions are greatly appreciated. Your continued support enables us to bring the best workshops, exhibitions and events to the community.

Thank you for your support!

EHCC to Honor Founder Frances Chang Sherrard

The East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center will honor the former President of the East Hawai’i Cultural Council, Frances Chang Sherrard, at a ceremony marking the opening of the exhibit Expression of the Female Deity on Friday, May 3, at 6:00 p.m. The exhibit is a retrospective of artist Mayumi Odaʻs work, including silk screen, wood block, intaglio, and calligraphic art that will be on display throughout the month of May at EHCC, located at 141 Kalākaua Street.
The public is invited to the ceremony marking Sherrardʻs vision to create a Hilo cultural nexus.

Chairman’s Report

2016


The East Hawaii Cultural Center has been at the beating heart of our community culture on the Big Island for four decades. Run largely by volunteers, under the leadership of whoever had time and passion, the Center has offered a venue for a host of cultural groups, artists, theater and music ensembles, and workshops. When the current Board Chairman asked me to take over running the venue a month ago, I was excited and daunted.

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