The Volcano Art Center Blog



Workshop: Make Your Own Pickled Veggies & Yogurt

Join Jasmine Silverstein of HeartBeet Foods for a hands-on workshop, “Make Your Own Pickled Veggies & Yogurt,”  to learn the step-by-step process of making your own fermented vegetables and probiotic-rich yogurt on Saturday, August 18, from 10am – 1pm at Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.


A Taste of Tea & Pottery at Volcano Art Center

You’re invited to A Taste of Tea & Pottery, a fundraiser for the “Fire Arts,” (ceramics and glass programs) at Volcano Art Center (VAC). The event will be held on Sunday, August 12, from 1 – 5pm at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village. The admission price of $25 for VAC Members or […]


Two Exhibits at Volcano Art Center

VAC is proud to announce the continuation of the 2018 fine art exhibition schedule at its Niʻaulani Campus in Volcano Village. Due to the closure of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and subsiquently the VAC Gallery, two very special art exhibits will be on display simultaneously at 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd., in Volcano Village. The exhibits […]


The Volcano Art Center Videos

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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. As of May 2018, our Gallery has been relocated to our Niaulani Campus, open daily from 9am to 5pm.

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.