The Volcano Art Center Blog



New Exhibit: Live Long and Prosper Mighty ʻŌhiʻa

Volcano Art Center will soon be displaying the illustrations of Hawaiʻi Island’s wildlife artist John D. Dawson in an exhibit titled Live Long and Prosper Mighty ʻŌhiʻa.  The free exhibition will open to the public on Saturday, August 26th and continue through Sunday, October 8th, 9 am – 5pm daily at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.   A special […]


Workshop: Fearless Abstract Painting – RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 30

Join professional artist Samantha daSilva as she shares her unique method of painting: Rollers rather than brushes, tables instead of easels, lots of paint and water, canvas manipulation and plaster, sand and wood shavings to create ethereal textured abstracts! Discover more in the “Fearless Abstract Painting” workshop on Saturday, August 26  Saturday, September 30 from 10am – 4pm […]


Introduction to Flameworking at Volcano Art Center

In the multi-faceted world of glass, Volcano Art Center is pleased to expand its offerings of glass art workshops with “Flameworking – An Introductory Class” on August 12 & 13: Saturday and Sunday from 1pm – 3pm, and another session on August 19 & 20: Saturday and Sunday from 1pm – 3pm.


Workshop: Ecstatic Dance Returns to Volcano

Join Jo Caron on the beautiful dance floor of Hale Ho‘omana at Volcano Art Center on Saturday, August 5 from 2 – 4pm for “Ecstatic Dance!” They say that a picture tells a thousand words. One deep dance tells millions! In Ecstatic Dance you’ll discover a dynamic way to both workout, and meditate all in […]


About the Volcano Art Center

help support the arts, HAWAIIAN culture and environment

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.