paintedhouseThe Lana’i Art Center is our modest effort to bring the possibilities of artistic creation to people who would not ordinarily have those opportunities. Whether it’s a six year old whose mom works, and who would find an empty house and silent rooms after school were it not for a children’s art class; a woman who plays with the resilience of clay and the glow of glazes, and sees a vessel take shape in her hands on a potters wheel; or a man who watches an inert block of wood turn into a bowl of beauty beneath his lathe; the Art Center seeks to bring the experience and the pleasure of art to everyone who might be interested. 

We are a community-supported program and rely on the generous donations of visitors to the center, membership fees, and proceeds from the gift shop. Please help support our on-going efforts to help foster a creative outlet for budding and mature artists alike by donating now, visiting the gift shop, or becoming a member.

Art Center Activities - current and past events

Jun 23,2017 / Classes
Free Silk Painting Workshop

  Michelle Fujie is offering a special 1 Day Class on the basics of Silk Painting. Take home your own one of a kind silk art accessory! This is a FREE event graciously funded by OHA but you MUST register …

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May 23,2017 / Classes
Life Drawing / Photography Sessions – Summer 2017

Take a field trip and make some art! LHES teacher and amateur artist Lisa Galloway will organize and help take photos, draw “en plein air” (outside) and explore the drawing media and subjects found there. Based on participants’ wishes, and …

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Apr 8,2017 / Classes, Events
Weaving Workshop!

If you have been to the Art Center gallery, surely you have seen the amazing weavings displayed. If not, you must come in and check them out. And now you can learn to weave a small wall hanging, scarf, purse, …

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Apr 8,2017 / Classes, Events
Paint & Party at Pele’s – Rescheduled for May 6!

The party continues! On May 6 we will conduct another Paint Party at Pele’s. Eat, drink & paint as instructors guide participants to create their own artworks. This month,we go under the sea. No previous painting experience is required, let …

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Mar 24,2017 / Classes
LHES Winter Session of Art in the Classroom

Most people know the Art Center as the gallery where local artists display and sell their art. You may not realize that our art instructor Ms. Sagawa also provides learning and opportunities for students at LHES. This is just a …

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Mar 13,2017 / Classes, Events
Paint & Party at Pele’s

We’re doing it again! Join us Saturday, March 25 to Paint & Party at Pele’s. This month you can paint like Matisse. We are limited to 12 seats so come into the Art Center to sign up soon. For more …

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Feb 10,2017 / Events
Paint & Party at Pele’s

Here’s an event you won’t want to miss. On Feb 25th, we will conduct a Paint Party at Pele’s. Eat, drink & paint as instructors guide participants to create their own artworks in the style of a master. This month …

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Feb 7,2017 / Events
Valentine’s ‘Around the Square’

The Lanai Art Center presents the first “Around the Square” event of 2017. On Feb 2, it will be  Valentine’s Day ‘Around the Square’ from  4-7 pm with Live music, Mexican food, mini-mani’s by Mimi’s Nails, See’s candy sales,  and …

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