The Business of Art and the Reality of Art as a Business

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Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

For a lot of artists the business of selling their art does not come naturally.  The unfortunate end of this reality stick often goes untouched because of inexperience, indifference or a classic case of avoidance behavior. Whatever the reason or excuse, if you want to make money from your art, or increase your profits, you need to know more about business fundamentals.


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Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

July Textile and Workshop: one day workshops until July 26th and selected times from 10am to 4pm

Contact Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art for more information at 961-5711

New Men´s Clothing Line

  • Men´s Aloha Silk Shirts
  • New women´s apparel &accesories!
  • Women´s Silk Scarves ,
  • Women´s Silk Haori Kimono Dresses
  • Women´s Silk Shawls
  • and more!!


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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 3:00pm

Teacher name: Meshel Barron

Start Day: 8/5/14 Sessions: on going , every Tuesday

Hours: 3 pm

Cost: $10 drop in or $35 for the month

Description: This program transforms traditional yoga into a fun experience by using books, songs, props, and more!

Benefits of attending: Will help improve brain power, increase balance, coordination and overall body awareness. Relax the body, promoting better sleep. Calm and clear the mind, relieving tension and stress. Expands imagination and creativity.

"Raising Silkworms on the Big Island" Howard Takata

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Avid silkworm hobbyist and respected Big Island biologist, Howard Takata will give a FREE lecture on May 10th at 10:30am on the joys and sustainability of sericulture for the Hawaiian Islands' agricultural community as well as future hobbyists. This lecture is meant to give an overview of the silkworm's life-cycle and needs, and will dovetail nicely with Akihiko Izukura's textile art exhibition, also at EHCC/Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art in Hilo.

Ambient Light Design

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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 5:30pm

Coming on September

HOURS: Fridays and Saturdays from 4pm – 6pm COST: $250.00 members, $275.00 non-members

Learn to see ambient light and how to use it when photographing people and the environment

PREREQUISITES: knowledge of Aperture and Shutter speeds on manual setting.

OBJECTIVES: To understand the use of ambient light on people in the environment. Learn to use an external flash with confidence to enhance or fill while photographing subjects.

MATERIALS: Digital Camera. External flash and laptop optional.

Instructor: Augusto Murillo

Basic Digital Camera Photography

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Start on September 16, 2014 Dates: Tuesdays – Wednesdays – Thursdays Hours: 5pm – 7pm Sessions: 9 sessions Total hours: 18

Cost:$130 members – $150 non members – $150 students

Description: For amateurs of all ages, 10 students per course in order to give the maximum attention, a course indoors, plus Field trips.

Target Audience: To all people that want to lear more about photography and manual settings of the camera.

Benefits of attendance: Students will be knowledgeable about their camera and manipulating natural light in order to create images.

Introduction to faux and decorative finishes

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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 3:30pm to Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 5:30pm

Teacher: Rosaline Maxx

Level: Beginners

Dates: Saturday September 20th – October 11th

Total Sessions: 4

Time: 3:30 to 5:30pm

Fee: $100 non-members, $80 members

Lab Fee: $20

This class will introduce you to painting techniques used in theatre, film and decorative venues.

Materials that will be provide for the teacher are: tint rack, paint, muslin, specialty brushes, glazes, and more.


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