The Volcano Art Center Blog



New Exhibit: Ho’okuʻi i nā Kiko (Connecting the Dots)

Volcano Art Center is proud to announce the exhibition Ho’okuʻi i nā Kiko (Connecting the Dots). Presented by Hale Nauā III, Society of Maoli Arts, the exhibit displays the multi-media artworks of Natalie Mahina Jensen and Lucia Tarallo. The exhibit will be on display 9am -5pm daily at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawaiʻi […]


Jazz in the Forest | March 2018

The 2018 Jazz in the Forest series continues with two performances (4:30pm & 7:00pm) on Saturday, February 10th with  Pianist Loren Wilken and Jean Pierre Thoma and the Jazztones. Loren Wilken will be featured on some of his original compositions, and vocalist/ trumpet virtuoso Andrea Lindborg singing a beautiful selection of Brazilian favorites in the Portuguese language.  Jean […]


Workshop: Keiki Stained Glass – Easter Egg

Keiki Stained Glass classes returns to Volcano Art Center on on March 24 & 25: Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 12pm!  Now your child can try their hand at making stained glass art in this workshop for beginners.“Keiki Stained Glass” will be held at Volcano Art Center Students will learn basic stained glass construction […]


Workshop: Writing for Inner Exploration & Life Reflection

Join author Tom Peek for “Writing for Inner Exploration and Life Reflection” on Saturday, March 24 from 9:30am to 4pm in Volcano Village. Have you ever wondered how the place you come from influenced who you are? Or what memories you carry from your ancestors? Or how your personal history impacts your view of the world? […]


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About VAC

Watch an overview video that covers the activities, services and programs that The Volcano Art Center provides.


Hula Arts

Gain insights about our thriving, engaging and interactive activities covering our Hawaiian cultural programming.


Niaulani Rainforest

Nothing beats walking through our native Hawaiian rainforest, but until you come to visit us this video is the next best thing!


The Art Gallery

Our gallery is one of the best places to visit in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Gain depth about our gallery in this video!

About the Volcano Art Center

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photoVolcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to nurturing creative discovery, learning and sharing through arts education and artistic development. Volcano Art Center develops, promotes and perpetuates the artistic, cultural and environmental heritage of Hawai’i’s people through the arts and education.

Volcano Art Center (VAC) is based out of two locations in Volcano on the Big Island of Hawai’i, at Kīlauea, the world’s most accessible and active volcano: our Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park & our Niaulani Campus Administrative Office in Volcano Village.

We are passionate about Art & Nature

Voted year after year as the best gallery on the Big Island of Hawai’i, the Volcano Art Center Gallery is a must-see stop in Volcano.

Na Mea Hawai’i (all Things Hawaiian) Programs

Since 1980, Volcano Art Center (VAC) has continually sponsored a variety of award-winning activities and workshops that expose participants to aspects of the rich Hawaiian culture.

Become a Member of the Volcano Art Center!

All memberships receive a variety of benefits that increase with member levels and include: 10% discount at Volcano Art Center Gallery, Rainforest Gallery, VAC classes, workshops and VAC logo merchandise. Also get 10% off tickets to VAC-sponsored concerts and performances.