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.

We're Open!

Yea! The Art Center gallery has reopened! Mommy & Me and Kid’s Ceramics will start up later, but at least you can come by the gallery and pick up some locally produced works of art. Mask required.

Art Center Activities - current and past events

Sep 19,2020 / Classes, Events
Join Us for LAVA Launch 2020

Welcome to LAVA: Lanai Academy of Visual Arts Be a part of the first round of LAVA! Free to youth 12-18 years of age Sign up with Lisa @ lisa.on.lanai@gmail.com

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Feb 28,2020 / Classes, Events
Fun with Acrylics

Lanai Art Center is pleased to present renowned artist, Janet Bocast, who is visiting from Oregon to present a 2 day painting workshop. “I started painting in the 70’s while living in Alaska. I use acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. …

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Feb 28,2020 / Classes, Events
Bottle Slumping!

Create fun and useful items from recycled bottles! Maria will assist you with ideas, molds, and embellishing techniques. This 2 day event starts Friday, March 6 at 5PM. At that time you will assemble your treasure and prepare it for …

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Dec 20,2019 / Classes, Events
UPDATE – Date change for Billyo O’Donnell Plein Art Workshop

For more than two decades I’ve been intrigued by the way a painting’s surface and subject complement and compete in the viewer’s mind. In working plein air, I am excited by the way my visual experience translates into a surface …

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Oct 21,2019 / Classes, Events
Kathleen Alexander Watercolor Workshop

“Small Projects in Watercolor – Flowers and Shells” My paintings are usually about capturing a quiet moment in nature or in life. At the same time, I love to use strong, dynamic colors, and accentuate the contrast between light and …

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Oct 7,2019 / Classes
Glass Fusing Returns!

We are pleased to present this opportunity to once again  create functional and decorative glass pieces such as window hangings, coasters, small dishes, mirrors, magnets and small sculptures. You will be using colored fused glass and recycled window glass. Open …

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May 15,2019 / Classes, Events
Card Craft!

Learn how to use a “Cricut” craft machine and make your own fancy, personalized cards for any occasion. We’ll have a few devices set up with an instructor and materials. The workshop is free to attend although we are asking …

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Jan 29,2019 / Classes, Events
Glass Fusing Sessions

Due to popular demand (and it’s pretty fun!), we just added 3 individual glass fusing sessions. Each one is only $20 for LAC members ($25 for general public. These will be held on Feb 2, 4, and 6 from 10 …

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