Volcano Art Center’s 2018 Gallery Exhibition Schedule 

May 12th – June 24th, 2018

Fishponds Of Hawaiʻi by Carol Araki Wyban

Volcano Art Center is honored to announce the exhibition Fishponds Of Hawaiʻi by Carol Araki Wyban.  This mixed media, fine art exhibition presents ancient Hawaiian fishponds as cultural treasures and a form of Hawaiian excellence.  Pen and ink drawings and original paintings by Wyban share a deep understanding of types of different ponds, technology, legends and fish.  Wyban is the author-illustrator of Tide and Currents: Fishponds of Hawaiʻi published by the University of Hawaiʻi Press.  She is the subject of a video produced by Na Maka o ka Āina.  Her studies and plans are available in the Hawaii State Public Library System. 
The exhibit will be open to the public on May 12th through June 24th at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.  The public is invited to an opening reception at the Volcano Art Center Gallery on May 12th from 5-7pm, while the event and exhibition are free, park entrances fees do apply.  In conjunction with the exhibition Carol will conduct a slideshow and lecture on Thursday, May 17th at 7pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.  The lecture will include images from the exhibition as well as photos of modern activity at Hawaiian Fishponds. 
Carol at Kaloko fishpond
      Fishpond Renewal


June 30th -August 12th, 2018

Birds Of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park: The Hawaiʻi Nei Invitational Exhibition

The Hawaii Nei Invitational Exhibition is on display 9am – 5pm, daily from June 30th until August 12th, 2017 at Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.  The multi-media exhibit showcases the work of eight artists focusing on the birds go Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.   The exhibit is open to the public and free of charge although park entrance fees apply.  A special opening reception with the eight participating artists will be held on Saturday, June 30th from 5-7 pm at VAC gallery.  The participating artists, including John Dawson, Reyn Ojiri, Sarah Koh, Wendy Barske, Maria Macias, Cody Yamaguchi, Ann Guth and John Mydoock were selected from the 2017 Hawaiʻi Nei Exhibition celebrating native species.  For this exhibit the selected artists were asked to represent endemic bird species found in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.

 Iiwi III, Ojiri
Io Flying over the Park, detail, Dawson



November 16th – December 31st, 2018

Christmas in the Country, featuring the Annual Wreath Exhibition

 With warmest winter wishes and happiest of holiday greetings, Volcano Art Center  welcomes you to the Annual Christmas in the Country celebration starts Friday, November 16, 2018.  Featuring the Annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit that continues through December 31, 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.