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The 19th Annual Love The Arts 2024!

And Our 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee!

Saturday February 17th From 5pm to 8:30pm


Volcano Art Center (VAC) turns 50 years old in 2024! Join us in celebrating the Past, Present and Future of the Arts. Attend special exhibits, classes, workshops, concerts, and performances that celebrate VAC’s rich history and honor local artists to inspire the next generation

VAC’s incredible year long celebration kicks off with the 19th Annual Love The Arts fundraiser on Saturday, February 17th, 5-8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is A 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee. Let us entice you with an evening of tasty treats, fine wines, and entertainment. The live and silent auction is not to be missed. Auction items include original artwork, hotel stays, custom tours, unique jewelry, pottery, gift certificates and more.

You will have an opportunity to bid on these items while celebrating the Past, Present and Future of the Arts, supporting the vital role of VAC, engaging the community in rejuvenating the role of art and enriching our lives.

Ticket Prices Below!  Only 17 Tickets Remain!

General Ticket $120                      VAC Member $90

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How Does The Love The Arts Gala Help The Volcano Art Center?

The Volcano Art Center (VAC) offers a range of programs, classes and events for locals and visitors alike. Although these programs are budgeted into our yearly offerings, these programs are tradtionally operating without profit. With your help through this event we can better enrich these programs with addtional teaching resources, equipment, and schlorships for children in our Liko Ae Program. Your particapation in Love The Arts makes a truely significant difference to our community and its visitors.

Our Menu For This Jubilant Evening

Our menu this year features an international tapas theme! The evening will be filled with yummy bites from our hand crafted Volcano Chefs           Dave and Annie Posey.

Featured will be grilled chicken skewers, shrimp ceviche, beef empanadas, savory meatballs, bruschetta, bacon wrapped water chestnuts, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free items.

Beer is proudy sponsored and supplied by Lanikai Brewery. Red, white and moscato wines will be featured at all of our bars!

We Need Volunteers & Donations!

All of the Volcano Art Center's programs and events need volunteers! Love The Arts is our most labor intensive event to pull off. Volunteer duties range in scope from helping to setup and prepare the venue, decorating, help with bid sheets, assessing items, soliciting donations, clean up after the event, and more. If any of these tasks are something  you would be interested in helping with,  please contact us by emailing us at with the subject of "LTA Volunteer."

Some of the Volunteers who give their time throughout the event can greatly benefit from your help by sponsoring a volunteer meal at $50 each. If you wish to support these hard working volunteers please call our office +1 (808) 967-8222 to affliate your donation for this purpose.

We ask that donations of artwork, collectibles, and experiences be in respectible condtion. All artists are encouraged to donate pieces of their artwork for auction at LTA. To better capture the imagination of this event thematic pieces  are welcomed.

All pieces are subject to approval by our Love The Arts Commttiee. You can download the auction item donation form below. Please feel free to contact our Niaulani team at +1 (808)  967-8222 from 10am to 4pm if you have any further questions.

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