The Volcano Art Center Blog



Jazz in the Forest | December 2019

The Volcano Art Center’s Jazz in the Forest series continues on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 5:30pm at Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. The evening features  Jean Pierre Thoma and the Jazztones and Jeannine Guillory-Kane highlighting classics of the holiday season.


Workshop: Mixed Media Encaustic at Volcano Art Center

Join artist Mary Milelzcik for the “Mixed Media Encaustic” workshop on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from Workshop: Mixed Media Encaustic at Volcano Art Center 10am – 3:00 pm at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village.


Christmas in the Country and the 20th Annual Wreath Exhibition

With warmest winter wishes and happiest holiday greetings, Volcano Art Center welcomes all to the 20th Annual Christmas in the Country celebration starting Friday, November 22, 2019.  Featuring the Annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit that continues through December 31st, 2019. This year’s Christmas in the Country promises an abundance of art and aloha to kick start your holiday season.


The Volcano Art Center Videos

Learn more about us and our programs


About VAC

Watch an overview video that covers the activities, services and programs that The Volcano Art Center provides.


Hula Arts

Gain insights about our thriving, engaging and interactive activities covering our Hawaiian cultural programming.


Niaulani Rainforest

Nothing beats walking through our native Hawaiian rainforest, but until you come to visit us this video is the next best thing!


The Art Gallery

Our gallery is one of the best places to visit in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Gain depth about our gallery in this video!

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: discounts on purchases at the Volcano Art Center Gallery and online as well as on VAC classes, workshops, and VAC logo merchandise at our Ni‘aulani Campus. Members also receive discounts on VAC sponsored concerts and performances.