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Workshop: Dance Imagined with Karen Masaki

Join Karen Masaki for Dance Imagined at Volcano Art Center on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Class dates are May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Imagining dance – whatever can be felt or seen with the inner eye is the inspiration for physical movement. Volcano Art Center’s Dance Imagined classes, with […]

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Workshop: Learn the Art of Hula at Volcano Art Center

In celebration of Hilo’s annual Merrie Monarch festival, Kumu Ab Valencia invites the public to a unique hula workshop series, Hula Pele on Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, & 23, from 4pm – 5pm at Volcano Art Center. In this workshop, you’ll learn appropriate costuming and how to make nā lei wehiwehi hula (hula adornments). On […]

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Paint Your Own Silk Scarf Workshop VAC

Workshop: Create Your Own Silk Scarf

Join Big Island artist Patti Pease Johnson, for the Paint Your Own Silk Scarf workshop on Saturday, May 6, from 9:00am-12:30pm at Volcano Art Center. Open up your creativity and challenge yourself by learning this fun technique. It’s guaranteed to change the way you look at color. Better yet, you might discover your newest passion!

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Workshop: Soft Pastel Still Life

Join us for Patti Pease Johnsonʻs Soft Pastel Still Life Workshop on Saturday, April 22, from 9am -Noon at Volcano Art Center! Learn about the different types of pastels, different papers, fixing and mounting paper and on backing. Then use newsprint to get the flow of arm movements to keep loose. Next, you’ll begin forming […]

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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.