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.

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Artist Avi Kiriaty on Display at Volcano Art Center

Volcano Art Center is proud to announce an exhibition of Avi Kiriaty’s work in the show titled “Kumu Pele.” This exhibition of original paintings and prints will be on display daily, 9am – 5pm from July 18 – August 23, 2015 at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. The exhibit is open […]

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Writing on The Wild Side with Author Tom Peek

Join Tom Peek at Volcano Art Center for Writing on the Wild Side, Saturday, July 18, from 9:30am– 3:30pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. Class fee is $75/$65 for VAC members. Open to all levels and genres. No writing experience is necessary.

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Process Painting: The Intuitive Art of Letting Go

Volcano Art Center is offering “Process Painting” with Patricia Hoban on Saturday, July 11, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus. Cost is $50 for VAC Members ($55 non-members) with a $5 supply fee.

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