Events

Sep
3
Sat
2016
EXHIBITION: Return of ‘Alalā: Restoring The Voice Of Hawai`i’s Native Forests
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm

Return Of The Alalā, block print by Lisa Greig

Return of ‘Alalā: Restoring The Voice Of Hawai`i’s Native Forests

Volcano Art Center is proud to present Return of ‘Alalā: Restoring The Voice Of Hawai`i’s Native Forests, a statewide multimedia art competition featuring Hawai`i’s endemic ‘Alalā. The exhibit will be on display at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park from September 3rd to October 9th, 2016.  Proceeds from the exhibition support the reintroduction of this important species to Hawai`i’s native forests this fall.  The exhibit is open to the public and free of charge although park entrance fees apply.

“The response to this collaborative conservation effort has been terrific,” states Gallery Manager Emily C. Weiss.   VAC received  over 80 artworks all featuring the ‘Alalā. From the artworks submitted the jurors:  Paul Banko, Ph.D., Clifford W. Hague and Michelle Schwengel-Regal selected 43 works.  Find out more about our jurors below.

ʻAlalā No. 2, oil painting by Reyn Ojiri

ʻAlalā No. 2, oil painting by Reyn Ojiri

Accepted artwork will be displayed at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park from September 3rd – October 9th, 2016.   The opening reception will be September 3rd 2016 from 5-7pm at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.  Winners will be announced then!

“The community support and public outreach included in this exhibition exceeded expectations,” states Weiss.  “Because of this VAC has decided to expand the Return of ‘Alalā Exhibition to the Niaulani Campus” The works that were not included in main selection by the jury will be on display Mon. – Fri., 9am -5pm at Volcano Art Center’s Administrative offices.


The Jurors

 

Paul Banko, Ph.D.

Specialty: Bird conservation biology, food web ecology

Research Interests: Bird ecology and restoration; ecology and evolution of feeding specialization; threats to food webs; historical ecology Banko, whose father was also a wildlife biologist, moved to Hawai`i as a teenager. He spent his time after college working on a variety of resource management jobs, including the removal of feral goats and the reintroduction of nēnē, at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. He also assisted his father with population surveys of the ‘ālala, which was disappearing rapidly in the 1970’s. After eventually deciding to follow in his father’s footsteps, Banko obtained his Ph.D. in wildlife science from the University of Washington in Seattle and returned to Hawaii to study the native birds. In 1988, he joined the Palila Restoration Project and, in time, went on to head the project. In the nearly 30 years since, Banko and his team have made it their mission to know everything there is to know about the palila and to apply that knowledge to its conservation. The project’s research and amount of new information published about the endangered species won Banko a Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Department of the Interior.  He also led a team in the 1990’s to evaluate a series of releases of captive-reared ‘ālala that were intended to bolster the remnant Kona population. Although the extinction of the wild population could not be prevented, the lessons learned from these earlier releases will hopefully benefit efforts to reintroduce captive-reared ‘ālala to the wild in 2016.

 

Clifford W. Hague serves as a member of the Board of San Diego Zoo Global, and is Chair of the zoo’s Conservation Council. He also supports conservation in Hawai`i and many other places around the world. His most recent efforts in Hawai`i include the art collections Up Close and The Living

Endemic Birds Of Hawai`i Collection of Watercolor paintings by Marian Berger.  The Up Close series features 10 of Hawai`i iconic birds and the Living Endemic Bird Collection encompasses the surviving 37 species and subspecies of Hawaiian endemic birds.  Both Collections raise awareness and funds for      Hawaiian Endangered Bird Programs.  Hague has given countless hours of service as a Current director and past Chair of the Board of the Catalina Island Museum, served more than 15 years in the Rotary Club of Avalon, and served as a past board member and former Chair of the Board of the Catalina Island Conservancy for over a decade.

 

Michelle Schwengel-Regala is an artist whose work is strongly influenced by her background in science. Her undergraduate degree and graduate studies were in entomology, wildlife ecology, and conservation biology which offered an excellent foundation for her graduate certificate in Science Communication – Science Illustration from UC Santa Cruz.

She worked as a scientific and medical illustrator for 15 years before branching out into other types of art. Recently, she has coordinated local collaborative fiber projects including “Hook the Reef,” a crocheted coral reef project focusing on Hawaiian marine life, and yarnbombing installations under the pseudonym “archiPURLago” with the crew “theFUZZhawaii.” The largest pieces have been at Spalding House for the Honolulu Museum of Art in 2012 and 2014. Through her fine art she features life forms and science stories, especially of Hawaiian species.

Sep
28
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Sep 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Sep
29
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Sep 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Sep
30
Fri
2016
Aloha Friday: `Ohe Kapala with Noe Noe Kekaualua
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Aloha Friday Hula Arts Noe Noe Kekaualua

Aloha Friday `Ohe Kapala (bamboo stamps)

Aloha Friday cultural demonstrations are held each week from 11 am – 1 pm on the VAC Gallery Porch. This week’s offerings include: `ohe kapala with Noe Noe Kekaualua.

Dancing since the age of 3, Hula practitioner Noe Noe Kekaualua will share various aspects of traditional hula arts – lei making, pa’u styles, fabric stamping and more.

These free cultural events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawai`i, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawai`i Tourism Authority. National Park entrance fees apply.

Oct
1
Sat
2016
Stained Glass 6-Session Workshop
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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“Stained Glass” will be held at Volcano Art Center on Saturday & Sunday from 9am – 12pm. Workshop dates are September 24 & 25, October 1 & 2, October 8 & 9. Cost for the 6-session workshop is $150/$135 VAC Members. This workshop is open to beginners and experienced students.

Students who have already taken a class are encouraged to attend! Open to beginning & experienced students. 

Whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, stained glass has re-created the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces.

IMG_0656You can take your stained glass skills to the next level or beginners can try their hand at making stained glass art in this workshop. All of the basic techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering, and completing with patina and polishing compound. Glass artists Claudia McCall & Lois Pollock will share their expertise and knowledge, teaching students the skills involved in working safely with stained glass, and creating a beautiful, sturdy piece of art.

Attendees are asked to wear long pants, covered shoes and safety glasses. Advance registration is required and this workshop will be limited to 6 adults.

Claudia McCall started working with stained glass in 2006 after a friend gave her a pretty little glass panel and she has been exploring ever since. She creates stained glass in the copper foil technique when not occupied with her family farm in Volcano, Hawaii.

This workshop is FULL! Please contact VAC to be placed on a Wait List. 

 

Oct
2
Sun
2016
Stained Glass 6-Session Workshop
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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“Stained Glass” will be held at Volcano Art Center on Saturday & Sunday from 9am – 12pm. Workshop dates are September 24 & 25, October 1 & 2, October 8 & 9. Cost for the 6-session workshop is $150/$135 VAC Members. This workshop is open to beginners and experienced students.

Students who have already taken a class are encouraged to attend! Open to beginning & experienced students. 

Whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, stained glass has re-created the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces.

IMG_0656You can take your stained glass skills to the next level or beginners can try their hand at making stained glass art in this workshop. All of the basic techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering, and completing with patina and polishing compound. Glass artists Claudia McCall & Lois Pollock will share their expertise and knowledge, teaching students the skills involved in working safely with stained glass, and creating a beautiful, sturdy piece of art.

Attendees are asked to wear long pants, covered shoes and safety glasses. Advance registration is required and this workshop will be limited to 6 adults.

Claudia McCall started working with stained glass in 2006 after a friend gave her a pretty little glass panel and she has been exploring ever since. She creates stained glass in the copper foil technique when not occupied with her family farm in Volcano, Hawaii.

This workshop is FULL! Please contact VAC to be placed on a Wait List. 

 

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Oct
3
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 3 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

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Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

“Painting with Peggy”
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Get the results that you want from Acrylics, and together with Peggy Stanton and other artists, get inspired to do your best work ever!

Margaret “Peggy” Stanton leads an ongoing series of Acrylic Painting Workshops for artists of all levels. Each three hour class, is a hands on painting session where participants learn to approach their painting process with a new awareness and understanding of color dynamics and composition.

Begin your first session with a 16″x 20″ canvas!

Margaret helps artists to heighten and accentuate their own unique vision with bold colors, lines and shapes. With important tips on Acrylic Paints and Mediums, artists create a painting on canvas using a more immediate and intuitive process. She guides artist on “painterly” ways to put on the finishing stokes. Stanton also offers individual instruction for artists during each session.

“Painting with Peggy” Acrylic Painting Class will be held on Monday, October 3 from Noon – 3:00pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus. Cost for each session is $20/$15 for VAC Members. Please see the materials list and detailed class descriptions below.391395_4336354888297_2021976355_n

Students bring your own supplies and easels. Please bring a piece to show the group if you want to. If you have any questions, please email Margaret Stanton at peggystanton007@yahoo.com.  To see Margaret’s work visit Margaret Stanton’s Art Online
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Supply List

We will set, start and finish our paintings during this fun and informative three hour session.

Start with a 16″ x 20″ canvas or so. We will paint a colorful underpainting, then Peggy will show you how to create the perfect pallet to work with.

Ten point list of what to bring including a list of colors: 

1.)  Bring your Acrylic Paints. (If you are buying new paints try the Soft Acrylics. Soft Acrylics have as much pigment as heavy body acrylics, they mix easily and they can be thicken up with Clear medium when needed) While Painting with Peggy you will learn about colors; their properties and their complimentary counter parts. Below is a list of colors that you can use. Please get professional grade paints.

Primary (best to have) Colors:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Alizarine Crimson (Red)
  • Cadmium Yellow light
  • Titanium White

Secondary (good to have) Colors: 

  • Viridian or Thalo Green
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Burnt Umber

Choose more colors as you go. Here are some colors with descriptions:

  • Phthalo Blue – transparent blue-green
  • Magenta – transparent, between D.Purple and Ult. Blue
  • Acra Gold – transparent “dark” yellow
  • Naphthol Red Light – transparent light red
  • Quinacridone Crimson – transparent red, rosy glazing
  • Cadmium Orange – secondary, compliment to Ultramarine Blue
  • Hooker’s Green Deep Hue – Dark green-yellow
  • Quinacridone Burnt Orange – Transparent red-orange
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Green Gold – transparent
  • Mixing White – good to have for mixing medium values and other stuff
  • Unbleached White – good for warm whites and warm nudging of colors

 

2.)  Acrylic Matt Medium (clear, runny)

3.)  Canvas of your choice (stretched canvas or canvas pad – any size, I like 16 x 20 or larger)

4.)  Large Jar for water (plastic or glass, the larger the better)

5.)  Pallet of your choice (styrafoam plates or egg cartons work well)

6.)  Paper Towels

7.)  Easel

8.)  Chair we have, but bring one that you like if you want to.

9.)  Please think about a place or a subject that is meaningful to you, and bring a picture of it to refer to as you create your painting with Peggy.

10.)  Drinks and snacks

Arrive a little early to get set up, because right away everyone will coat their canvas with an underpainting. While it dries, Peggy will guide us in setting up the perfect pallet of colors and give instructions on how to develop your painting with great color harmony and value.

Personal instruction is available during this three hour class and painting session. Any painting that you are having trouble with, feel free to bring to the class. Peggy will help you to recognize its strengths and provide tips on how to put on the final touches.

Together as a group we will learn how to create your next best masterpiece, inspire each other to try new things with a better understanding of color and composition and encourage those who want to exhibit their art in shows and on the web.

Oct
4
Tue
2016
Dance Imagined with Karen Masaki
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Four Tuesdays at VAC

Class dates:  Tuesdays – 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4

Time:  10-11:30 a.m.

Cost:  $20/$15 single admission; $40 for the entire series for both VAC members and non-members

Volcano Art Center’s Dance Imagined classes will explore basic dance technique combined with the pure exhilaration of movement.  Smooth, spikey, graceful, flailing, focused, indirect – whatever can be imagined within provides the source for movement without.

Classes will start with a general warm up, moving through all body parts to get the blood flowing and joints loosened.  Focus will then shift to the basics of modern dance technique with emphasis on alignment, strengthening the legs and feet, working from the core, and increasing expressive potential through the torso and arms.

karenmasakiheadshotA free dance segment follows, accompanied by music ranging from classical to rock to jazz to alternative.  Classes will end with a movement and breathing exercise drawn from Juliu Horvath’s GYROKINESIS® methodology.

This class is appropriate for all who love to move.  No dance experience is necessary and the technique portion will be a basic introduction.
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Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Oct
5
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 5 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Oct
6
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Oct
7
Fri
2016
Aloha Friday: Ukulele with Wes Awana
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Aloha Friday cultural demonstrations are held each week from 11 am – 1 pm on the VAC Gallery Porch. This week’s offerings include: Ukulele with Wes Awana.

Volcano area musician Wes Awana shares his love of `ukulele and Hawaiian music by giving family-friendly lessons on the iconic and inviting `ukulele.

These free cultural events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawai`i, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawai`i Tourism Authority. National Park entrance fees apply.

Tropical Flower Arranging with Kaipo AhChong
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kaipo Ah Chong Floral Arrangement

A tropical floral arrangement by Kaipo AhChong

 Tropical Flower Arranging with Kaipo AhChong

Volcano Art Center invites everyone ages 15 and up to a series of tropical flower arranging workshops with Hawaiian cultural practitioner Kaipo AhChong. Tropical agriculture farmer and member of Halau Na Kamalei, Kaipo AhChong will share his expert skills in this hands-on workshop. Explore color and texture in 3 dimensions with tropical flowers. Each class will result in an arrangement to take home and enjoy.

Choose from an array of flowers like Anthuriums, Orchids, Ti leaves, Ginger, and Heliconia, to name a few. The finished arrangements are sure to evoke a sense of paradise in your home. Or, extend your Aloha to a friend or loved one with an arrangement you artfully assembled yourself, perfect for any occasion!

The series of workshops will be held on the first Friday of the month on October 7 and November 4 from 2pm – 4pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. Cleaned tropical flowers will be provided and the class fee is $45.

Kaipo AhChong Aloha Friday Lei Making

Kaipo AhChong making Lei at VAC’s Aloha Fridays on the Gallery Porch

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Oct
8
Sat
2016
Stained Glass 6-Session Workshop
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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“Stained Glass” will be held at Volcano Art Center on Saturday & Sunday from 9am – 12pm. Workshop dates are September 24 & 25, October 1 & 2, October 8 & 9. Cost for the 6-session workshop is $150/$135 VAC Members. This workshop is open to beginners and experienced students.

Students who have already taken a class are encouraged to attend! Open to beginning & experienced students. 

Whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, stained glass has re-created the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces.

IMG_0656You can take your stained glass skills to the next level or beginners can try their hand at making stained glass art in this workshop. All of the basic techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering, and completing with patina and polishing compound. Glass artists Claudia McCall & Lois Pollock will share their expertise and knowledge, teaching students the skills involved in working safely with stained glass, and creating a beautiful, sturdy piece of art.

Attendees are asked to wear long pants, covered shoes and safety glasses. Advance registration is required and this workshop will be limited to 6 adults.

Claudia McCall started working with stained glass in 2006 after a friend gave her a pretty little glass panel and she has been exploring ever since. She creates stained glass in the copper foil technique when not occupied with her family farm in Volcano, Hawaii.

This workshop is FULL! Please contact VAC to be placed on a Wait List. 

 

“Writing on the Wild Side” Writing Workshop with Tom Peek
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

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“Writing on the Wild Side”
Saturday, October 8, 2016
9:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m.
$75/$65 for VAC members
Tap the power of intuition to explore your creative mind and discover your unique voice in a new writing workshop with popular Big Island writing teacher and award-winning novelist Tom Peek. Social media correspondents, bloggers, storytellers, journal writers and poets will find Tom’s stimulating techniques and exercises empowering. Learn to silence your inner critic and unleash your expressive potential in this fun, fast-paced, and provocative writing workshop. No previous writing experience needed.

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Oct
9
Sun
2016
Stained Glass 6-Session Workshop
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Beginner iiwi 2Stained Glass 6-Session Workshop

“Stained Glass” will be held at Volcano Art Center on Saturday & Sunday from 9am – 12pm. Workshop dates are September 24 & 25, October 1 & 2, October 8 & 9. Cost for the 6-session workshop is $150/$135 VAC Members. This workshop is open to beginners and experienced students.

Students who have already taken a class are encouraged to attend! Open to beginning & experienced students. 

Whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, stained glass has re-created the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces.

IMG_0656You can take your stained glass skills to the next level or beginners can try their hand at making stained glass art in this workshop. All of the basic techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering, and completing with patina and polishing compound. Glass artists Claudia McCall & Lois Pollock will share their expertise and knowledge, teaching students the skills involved in working safely with stained glass, and creating a beautiful, sturdy piece of art.

Attendees are asked to wear long pants, covered shoes and safety glasses. Advance registration is required and this workshop will be limited to 6 adults.

Claudia McCall started working with stained glass in 2006 after a friend gave her a pretty little glass panel and she has been exploring ever since. She creates stained glass in the copper foil technique when not occupied with her family farm in Volcano, Hawaii.

This workshop is FULL! Please contact VAC to be placed on a Wait List. 

 

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Oct
10
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 10 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Oct
11
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Oct
12
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 12 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Oct
13
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Oct
14
Fri
2016
Aloha Friday: Lei making with Randy Lee
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

RandyLeeAloha Friday cultural demonstrations are held each week from 11 am – 1 pm on the VAC Gallery Porch. This week’s offerings include: Lei making with Randy Lee.

Master lei maker, Randy Lee uses a variety of natural materials to fashion gorgeous lei from the freshest fern, leaves and flowers that he personally gathers from the rain forests of Pana`ewa. Enjoy the skill and wonderful stories that this well-respected practitioner has to offer.

These free cultural events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawai`i, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawai`i Tourism Authority. National Park entrance fees apply.

Oct
15
Sat
2016
EXHIBITION: “Nā Mea Makamae…Tiny Treasures”
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm

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Oct. 15th-Nov. 13th

Opening Reception: Saturday Oct. 15th, 5-7pm                  

Volcano Art Center is proud to present the exhibition Nā Mea Makamae…Tiny Treasures, a multi-media, group exhibition celebrating art and artifacts honoring the Hawaiian culture.  The exhibit will be on display at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park from October 15 th through November 13th, 2016.   The exhibit is open to the public and free of charge although park entrance fees apply.  The public is also invited to a special opening reception held on October 15th from 5 -7pm.

The artists, Bernice Akamine, Samuel  M. ‘Ohukani‘ohi‘a Gon III, Beau Jack Imua Key and Tom Mehau have explored Hawai`i’s many “treasured things” on a small scale for this exhibit.  “The subject matter was open when we invited the participating artists, explains gallery manager Emily C. Weiss.  “The artists have brought to the exhibit objects which express not only their love for Hawai`i, but its way of life.  The fine details communicated through the art convey a deeper appreciation for the life energy that flows through all things.”  The incredible amount of information transferred into these small works is similar to Hawai`i’s environment.  At the surface it’s beautiful, however if you intimately explore the details so much more will be shared.”  Many of the artists were inspired by traditional Hawaiian carving techniques then adjusted the work to express a more personal story of their own harmonious relationship to the environment.

Na Mea Makamae 3Join Volcano Art Center in supporting these artists and their dedication to Hawai’i’s unique way of life and culture. For more information, please contact Emily C. Weiss at (808) 967-7565.

Orchid Cultivation – “Orchids Around the World”
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Orchid Workshop October

Orchid Cultivation – “Orchids Around the World” 

Take a world tour to find out where in the world your orchids come from! Knowing this is a clue to how to grow them. Demonstrations on dividing and repotting!

Join Ben Oliveros, Larry Kuekes and Shelby Smith from the Hilo Orchid Society for Volcano Art Center’s “Orchids Around the World”.

 The Orchid Workshop will be held on Saturday, October 15, 9am – Noon at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus. Cost for the workshop is $25 and $20 for VAC Members. For more information or to register call VAC at 808-967-8222.

Not only will you learn a thing or two, but also, thanks to the Hilo Orchid Society, you’ll be able to take home an orchid.

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Zentangle®: Altered Book
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Zentangle®: Altered Book

Join certified Zentangle teacher, Lydia Meneses on Saturday, October 15, from 10am-1pm, for the Zentangle®: Altered Book workshop. Reclaiming and altering books as a personal art journal can be on the edge of freeing your creative soul!

No artistic experience is required. This class has been designed for beginners as well as experienced students. WARNING: We will be writing and drawing in a book.

“Zentangle® is a wonderful flexible art form. You will find a wealth of inspiration for methods, surfaces, and mediums,” says Zentangle® founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

Cost is $35 or $30 VAC members plus a $10 supply fee. Light refreshments will be provided.
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Hula Kahiko feat. Hālau Na Kipuʻupuʻu under the direction of Kumu hula Micah Kamohoaliʻi
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Hālau Na Kipuʻupuʻu under the direction of Kumu hula Micah Kamohoaliʻi photo by Aniku ChongHula Kahiko at Volcano Art Center feat. Hālau Na Kipuʻupuʻu under the direction of Kumu hula Micah Kamohoaliʻi

The Volcano Art Center’s 2016 Hula Kahiko series continues on Saturday, October 15 at 10:30am with a performance by Hālau Na Kipuʻupuʻu under the direction of Kumu hula Micah Kamohoaliʻi.

The hālau and Kumu Kamohoali‘i are well known for their powerful performances as well as revitalizing many ancient art forms and practices not commonly seen within hula today.  They are most famed among the hula community for revitalizing the art and practice of creating kapa.  Kamohoali‘i and his hālau will be on hand after the performance displaying the unique hand-made regalia and props used.

The performance will take place in a one-of-a-kind outdoor setting at the kahua hula (hula platform) in the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.  Audience members are encouraged to bring sun/rain gear and sitting mats.  National Park entrance fees may apply.

Nā Mea Hula with Kumu Hula Ab Valencia and members of Hālau Hula Kalehuaki‘eki‘eika‘iu
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Na Mea Hula with Kumu Hula Ab Valencia and members of Hālau Hula Kalehuaki‘eki‘eika‘iu

Nā Mea Hula with Kumu Ab Valencia and Hālau Hula Kalehuaki‘eki‘eika‘iu

Held in conjunction with this month’s hula kahiko performance, please join Kumu Hula Ab Valencia and members of Hālau Hula Kalehuaki‘eki‘eika‘iu on the lanai of the Volcano Art Gallery as they share with you “Nā Mea Hula” (all things hula).  Come and learn a hula, use various hula implements and try your hand at lei making. Experience the different aspects that play an integral role in the life of the hula dancer. This cultural demonstration is hands-on and family friendly.

These free events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawaiʻi Department of Research and Development and the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority.  National Park entrance fees may apply.

 

Experimental Watercolors with Patti Pease Johnson
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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Join Big Island artist Patti Pease Johnson, for the Experimental Watercolors workshop on Saturday, October 15, from 12:00pm – 3:30pm at Volcano Art Center. Each student will create three to five separate 8×8 inch watercolor paintings on hot press paper using pre-broken glass as a catalyst to spark creativity.  Students will also be taught theories of good composition, along with color theory and color wheel use.  Abstract qualities are the focus in this workshop using three – four paints right out of the tube with the glass. After the first drying and glass removal, each piece is brought to further expressiveness by using detailed watercolor techniques of washes, spatters, lifting, value gradations, dry brush and more.

When asked to describe the experience Patti explained, “You can’t help but wonder what is going to happen after your first piece of glass is put on watercolor paper. In painting, the more chances you take, the more you will stretch the limits of your understanding, and in turn the more you will grow as an artist.”

Cost for the workshop is $50 and $45 for VAC Members plus a $10 supply fee per person. Beginner and intermediate artists are welcome. For more information or to register call VAC at 808-967-8222.
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Opening Reception: “Nā Mea Makamae…Tiny Treasures”
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception: Nā Mea Makamae…Tiny Treasures

Oct. 15th-Nov. 13th

Opening Reception: Saturday Oct. 15th, 5-7pm                  

Volcano Art Center is proud to present the exhibition Nā Mea Makamae…Tiny Treasures, a multi-media, group exhibition celebrating art and artifacts honoring the Hawaiian culture.  The exhibit will be on display at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park from October 15 th through November 13th, 2016.   The exhibit is open to the public and free of charge although park entrance fees apply.  The public is also invited to a special opening reception held on October 15th from 5 -7pm. Na Mea Makamae 2

 

Oct
16
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Sunday Clay – High Fire!
Oct 16 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Chiu LeongSunday Clay – High Fire! with Chiu Leong, Erik Wold and Emily Herb

This class will be an introduction to working with and firing mid-range stoneware.  Emphasis will be on learning and refining wheel throwing skills, and the possibilities of stoneware glazes.  Eight registration slots are open to “wheel throwers”, and two additional places will be open to “hand builders”.

Students must use clay purchased from the Volcano Art Center.  We will be using stoneware clay and glazes, fired to 2200 degree Fahrenheit in an electric kiln.

Cost $170/$152 for VAC Members plus a $13  materials fee for 6# of clay, including glazes and firing.  Additional clay will be available for purchase.

6 week session starting October 16 – November 20 (final firing may be in December)

Maximum 10

Minimum 6

Sundays 2:30 – 5:30pm

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Oct
17
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 17 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Oct
18
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Oct
19
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 19 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Oct
20
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Oct
21
Fri
2016
Aloha Friday: Hula & Oli with Kaho`okele Crabbe
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

IMG_1182Aloha Friday Hula & Oli with Kaho`okele Crabbe

Aloha Friday cultural demonstrations are held each week from 11 am – 1 pm on the VAC Gallery Porch. This week’s offerings include: hula and oli with Kaho`okele Crabbe.

Kumu hula of Hālau Ke Ola o Ka Lani, Moses Kaho`okele Crabbe shares  his extensive knowledge to teach the basics of  hula, language and chant.

These free cultural events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawai`i, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawai`i Tourism Authority. National Park entrance fees apply.

Oct
23
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Sunday Clay – High Fire!
Oct 23 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Chiu LeongSunday Clay – High Fire! with Chiu Leong, Erik Wold and Emily Herb

This class will be an introduction to working with and firing mid-range stoneware.  Emphasis will be on learning and refining wheel throwing skills, and the possibilities of stoneware glazes.  Eight registration slots are open to “wheel throwers”, and two additional places will be open to “hand builders”.

Students must use clay purchased from the Volcano Art Center.  We will be using stoneware clay and glazes, fired to 2200 degree Fahrenheit in an electric kiln.

Cost $170/$152 for VAC Members plus a $13  materials fee for 6# of clay, including glazes and firing.  Additional clay will be available for purchase.

6 week session starting October 16 – November 20 (final firing may be in December)

Maximum 10

Minimum 6

Sundays 2:30 – 5:30pm

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Oct
24
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 24 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Oct
25
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Oct
26
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 26 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Oct
27
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Oct
28
Fri
2016
Aloha Friday: Lei making with Kaipo AhChong
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kaipo AhChongAloha Friday cultural demonstrations are held each week from 11 am – 1 pm on the VAC Gallery Porch. This month’s offerings include: Lei making with Kaipo AhChong.

Tropical Agriculture farmer Kaipo AhChong will share his expert lei-making skills with VAC visitors. As a member of Halau Na Kamalei, his unique experience marries the science of agriculture with Hawaiian lei and hula traditions.

These free cultural events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawai`i, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawai`i Tourism Authority. National Park entrance fees apply.

Oct
29
Sat
2016
“The Piano Hinge, Unhinged” a Bookbinding Workshop with Charlene Asato
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Piano Hinge Books[1]“THE PIANO HINGE, UNHINGED”

A Bookbinding Workshop with Charlene Asato

Saturday, October 29, 2016

9am – 12 noon

Cost: $35/$32 VAC Members plus $10 materials fee

The mysteries of the piano hinge book will be dispelled in this workshop. Utilizing paper and rods, this structure can be highly sculptural and textural. Come and be entranced by the possibilities of this binding which was devised by Hedi Kyle who is well known for her unconventional book structures. Prior bookbinding experience is not necessary.

Tools to bring: cutting mat or dense cardboard, Xacto knife with new #11 blade or similar tool, metal-edged ruler, bone folder or non-serrated butter knife, pencil, eraser, glue stick, scissors, discarded catalog or magazine for gluing surface.

Optional: scoring board (very helpful), portable paper trimmer, quilter’s rule, paper punches, rubber stamps. Any art supplies such as colored pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor, photographs for collaging, scraps of decorative paper, etc.

About:

Charlene Asato avidly pursues book arts, paper arts, photography, calligraphy and doll arts. Her books have been in many juried shows, locally, nationally and internationally and some have won awards. She finds it very exciting that a simple fold changes a two-dimensional plane into a three-dimensional form and artist’s books provide a wonderful avenue to convey this energy. She enjoys imparting this excitement to others through workshops.
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Edible Wild Plants: A Hands-On Foray for Foragers and Foodies
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

pricklypear edible landscapingEdible Wild Plants: A Hands-On Foray for Foragers and Foodies

Ever hear the phrase “the world is my oyster?” Did you know that Shakespeare’s character went on to say “Which I with sword will open.” There are some individuals, who you may know, that can go outside and will never be hungry. The world is just an open cupboard (or fridge) to them!

Hawai’i’s year-round growing
season offers a wide array of wild food options for intrepid localvores. From seeds to leaves, stems to fruits: you can learn what is edible and what is not in the Edible Wild Plants workshop. Participants will interact first-hand with many of these
under-appreciated edibles, and will also prepare a number of wild food dishes.

This is Hands-On immersion for foragers & foodies!

Class size is limited so register early.

Never eat anything from the wild without first consulting an expert! Please forage responsibly. Educate yourself, and have fun.

Join instructor Zach Mermel of Ola Design Group on Saturday, October 29 (9am-2pm). Cost is $40 or $30 for VAC Members.
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Oct
30
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Sunday Clay – High Fire!
Oct 30 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Chiu LeongSunday Clay – High Fire! with Chiu Leong, Erik Wold and Emily Herb

This class will be an introduction to working with and firing mid-range stoneware.  Emphasis will be on learning and refining wheel throwing skills, and the possibilities of stoneware glazes.  Eight registration slots are open to “wheel throwers”, and two additional places will be open to “hand builders”.

Students must use clay purchased from the Volcano Art Center.  We will be using stoneware clay and glazes, fired to 2200 degree Fahrenheit in an electric kiln.

Cost $170/$152 for VAC Members plus a $13  materials fee for 6# of clay, including glazes and firing.  Additional clay will be available for purchase.

6 week session starting October 16 – November 20 (final firing may be in December)

Maximum 10

Minimum 6

Sundays 2:30 – 5:30pm

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Oct
31
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Nov
1
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Nov
2
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 2 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Nov
3
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Nov
6
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Sunday Clay – High Fire!
Nov 6 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Chiu LeongSunday Clay – High Fire! with Chiu Leong, Erik Wold and Emily Herb

This class will be an introduction to working with and firing mid-range stoneware.  Emphasis will be on learning and refining wheel throwing skills, and the possibilities of stoneware glazes.  Eight registration slots are open to “wheel throwers”, and two additional places will be open to “hand builders”.

Students must use clay purchased from the Volcano Art Center.  We will be using stoneware clay and glazes, fired to 2200 degree Fahrenheit in an electric kiln.

Cost $170/$152 for VAC Members plus a $13  materials fee for 6# of clay, including glazes and firing.  Additional clay will be available for purchase.

6 week session starting October 16 – November 20 (final firing may be in December)

Maximum 10

Minimum 6

Sundays 2:30 – 5:30pm

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Nov
7
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Nov
8
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Nov
9
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 9 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Nov
10
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Nov
13
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Sunday Clay – High Fire!
Nov 13 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Chiu LeongSunday Clay – High Fire! with Chiu Leong, Erik Wold and Emily Herb

This class will be an introduction to working with and firing mid-range stoneware.  Emphasis will be on learning and refining wheel throwing skills, and the possibilities of stoneware glazes.  Eight registration slots are open to “wheel throwers”, and two additional places will be open to “hand builders”.

Students must use clay purchased from the Volcano Art Center.  We will be using stoneware clay and glazes, fired to 2200 degree Fahrenheit in an electric kiln.

Cost $170/$152 for VAC Members plus a $13  materials fee for 6# of clay, including glazes and firing.  Additional clay will be available for purchase.

6 week session starting October 16 – November 20 (final firing may be in December)

Maximum 10

Minimum 6

Sundays 2:30 – 5:30pm

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Nov
14
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 14 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

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Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

“Painting with Peggy”
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Get the results that you want from Acrylics, and together with Peggy Stanton and other artists, get inspired to do your best work ever!

Margaret “Peggy” Stanton leads an ongoing series of Acrylic Painting Workshops for artists of all levels. Each three hour class, is a hands on painting session where participants learn to approach their painting process with a new awareness and understanding of color dynamics and composition.

Begin your first session with a 16″x 20″ canvas!

Margaret helps artists to heighten and accentuate their own unique vision with bold colors, lines and shapes. With important tips on Acrylic Paints and Mediums, artists create a painting on canvas using a more immediate and intuitive process. She guides artist on “painterly” ways to put on the finishing stokes. Stanton also offers individual instruction for artists during each session.

“Painting with Peggy” Acrylic Painting Class will be held on Monday, November 14 from Noon – 3:00pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus. Cost for each session is $20/$15 for VAC Members. Please see the materials list and detailed class descriptions below.391395_4336354888297_2021976355_n

Students bring your own supplies and easels. Please bring a piece to show the group if you want to. If you have any questions, please email Margaret Stanton at peggystanton007@yahoo.com.  To see Margaret’s work visit Margaret Stanton’s Art Online
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Supply List

We will set, start and finish our paintings during this fun and informative three hour session.

Start with a 16″ x 20″ canvas or so. We will paint a colorful underpainting, then Peggy will show you how to create the perfect pallet to work with.

Ten point list of what to bring including a list of colors: 

1.)  Bring your Acrylic Paints. (If you are buying new paints try the Soft Acrylics. Soft Acrylics have as much pigment as heavy body acrylics, they mix easily and they can be thicken up with Clear medium when needed) While Painting with Peggy you will learn about colors; their properties and their complimentary counter parts. Below is a list of colors that you can use. Please get professional grade paints.

Primary (best to have) Colors:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Alizarine Crimson (Red)
  • Cadmium Yellow light
  • Titanium White

Secondary (good to have) Colors: 

  • Viridian or Thalo Green
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Burnt Umber

Choose more colors as you go. Here are some colors with descriptions:

  • Phthalo Blue – transparent blue-green
  • Magenta – transparent, between D.Purple and Ult. Blue
  • Acra Gold – transparent “dark” yellow
  • Naphthol Red Light – transparent light red
  • Quinacridone Crimson – transparent red, rosy glazing
  • Cadmium Orange – secondary, compliment to Ultramarine Blue
  • Hooker’s Green Deep Hue – Dark green-yellow
  • Quinacridone Burnt Orange – Transparent red-orange
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Green Gold – transparent
  • Mixing White – good to have for mixing medium values and other stuff
  • Unbleached White – good for warm whites and warm nudging of colors

 

2.)  Acrylic Matt Medium (clear, runny)

3.)  Canvas of your choice (stretched canvas or canvas pad – any size, I like 16 x 20 or larger)

4.)  Large Jar for water (plastic or glass, the larger the better)

5.)  Pallet of your choice (styrafoam plates or egg cartons work well)

6.)  Paper Towels

7.)  Easel

8.)  Chair we have, but bring one that you like if you want to.

9.)  Please think about a place or a subject that is meaningful to you, and bring a picture of it to refer to as you create your painting with Peggy.

10.)  Drinks and snacks

Arrive a little early to get set up, because right away everyone will coat their canvas with an underpainting. While it dries, Peggy will guide us in setting up the perfect pallet of colors and give instructions on how to develop your painting with great color harmony and value.

Personal instruction is available during this three hour class and painting session. Any painting that you are having trouble with, feel free to bring to the class. Peggy will help you to recognize its strengths and provide tips on how to put on the final touches.

Together as a group we will learn how to create your next best masterpiece, inspire each other to try new things with a better understanding of color and composition and encourage those who want to exhibit their art in shows and on the web.

Nov
15
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Nov
16
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 16 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

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Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Nov
17
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Nov
18
Fri
2016
Exhibition: “Christmas in the Country, featuring the Annual Wreath Exhibition”
Nov 18 2016 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 1 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Christmas in the Country, featuring the Annual Wreath Exhibition

Nov. 18th– Jan 1st

With warmest winter wishes and happiest holiday greetings, Volcano Art Center welcomes you to the Annual Christmas in the Country celebration starting Friday, November 18, 2016.  Featuring the Annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit that continues through January 1, 2017 , this year’s Christmas in the Country promises an abundance of art and aloha to kick start your holiday season. On display at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, 9am to 5 pm daily, the exhibition is free to the public though park entrance fees apply.  Contact (808) 967-7565 for more information.

Nov
20
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Nov
21
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 21 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Nov
22
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Nov
23
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 23 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Nov 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Nov
24
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Nov
27
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Nov
28
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Nov
29
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.

Nov
30
Wed
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Nov 30 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Kripalu Yoga with Jo Caron
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Wednesday Evenings

5:30pm – 7 pm with Jo Caron

A class suited for beginners as well as long time practitioners.  Jo Caron is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts where she lived as a full time resident for several years and taught yoga classes, meditation and self-development workshops.  Cost is $10 per class. For more information call Jo at 443-6993.

Dec
1
Thu
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Dec
4
Sun
2016
Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sunday mornings, 10am – 11:30am

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) is a simple practice useful to everyone, regardless of faith.  This weekly class is intended for both the beginning and experienced students.

Mary Grace Orr has practiced Vipassana since 1983 and was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield.   Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Mary Orr at mgrace.orr@gmail.com.

Dec
5
Mon
2016
Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Dec 5 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Yoga_lotus3Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss. 

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30am and Thursday evenings at 5:30pm. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students, classes meet at VAC’s Niaulani Campus in the Great Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more information please contact emilycatey@hotmail.com

Niaulani Nature Walk
Dec 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am.  The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state.  No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.orgNiaulani Forest1

 

Dec
6
Tue
2016
Kanikapila Jam Sessions with Wes Awana & Friends
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

kanikapila

Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Tuesday evenings, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Held in the Great Room at the Volcano Art Center Niualani campus.