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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Watercolor 101 at Volcano Art Center

Join us for a four week series on watercolor from artist Lisa Louise Adams at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus from 1pm-2:30pm. starting on July 8th and continuing for three Wednesdays: July 15, July 22, & July 29! Only $54 for Volcano Art Center Members and $60 for non-members!

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Dancing on the Earth with Shizuno Nasu

Join renowned and classically trained dance artist, Shizuno Nasu, for her latest workshop rooted in deep listening and improvisationThe workshop, “Dancing on the Earth,” will take place on Friday, June 19, from 10AM – 4PM at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. Class fee is $50 for VAC members and $55 for non-members.

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