The Volcano Art Center Blog



Workshop: Pastel On-Site Landscape

Enjoy the outdoors and take your painting beyond the four walls of a classroom in the Pastel On-Site Landscape Painting workshop with Patti Pease Johnson on Saturday, March 14, 2019 from 9am – 1:30pm at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village. You’ll receive step by step instruction in a proven rotational method for success, […]


Workshop: The Wonders of Watercolor ***RESCHEDULED

Get ready to explore “The Wonders of Watercolor” with Nancy DeLucrezia, an eight-week workshop series on Wednesdays starting March 4 – April 22, 2020, from 1 – 4pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. ***This workshop has been RESCHEDULED.


Workshop: Woodblock Printing at VAC

You can learn how to make your own classic woodblock image with Glenn Yamanoha in the “Mokuhanga: Traditional Japanese Woodblock Printmaking.” This workshop series will consist of four sessions at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village on Saturday, March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2020, from 10am – 12:30pm. 


New Exhibit:Mixed Flock

Volcano Art Center is proud to announce the exhibition Mixed Flock: Prints by Margaret Barnaby & Pottery by Emily Herb. The exhibit will open to the public Saturday, February 22nd continuing through March 29th from 9am – 5pm daily at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park*. . An opening reception with […]


The Volcano Art Center Videos

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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

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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.