Box 52, Volcano Hawaii 96785
The first Volcano House was a thatch-roof structure built in 1846. The current Volcano Art Center started as the Volcano House that replaced the original hut in 1877 and was more of a lodge.
The art center showcases the work of photographers, artists and craftspersons.Featured cultural artifacts include rice paddles, cutting boards, boxes and jewelry made from native woods.
They also feature batik on silk paintings by Phan Nguyen Barken. Block prints depicting native legends are by Dietrich Varez. And there is also a collection of unusual hand painted clothing.
The Volcano Art Center is a short walk from the Kilauea Visitor Center.
Other Art nearby:
(Hilo) Dreams of Paradise Gallery
(Holualoa) Holualoa Gallery
(Kailua-Kona) Kailua Village Artists Galleries
(Hilo) Ohana oHawai'i Gallery
(Kailua-Kona) Pacific Fine Art
12/06 Coming to The Volcano area
Annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival Maui HI April19-21 Featured performers will also conduct on-site school visits to various Maui schools to educate and and inform Maui's youth about the Hawaiian steel guitar. These visits, targeted specifically for students of these schools, includes both educational sessions and entertainment by the visiting performers.
Maui Classical Music Festival Maui HI May10 Over the years the Festival has received extensive coverage in national newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the New York Times, the Hawaii newspapers, and travel and airline magazines. Feature articles written about the Festival have appeared in important musical publications such as Musical America, Chamber Music America, and American Record Guide.
Merrie Monarch Festival Hilo HI June7-9 Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held annually in Hilo on the island of Hawaii. Festivities start on Easter Sunday and culminate with the Hula competition events at the Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium - Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday, Hula Kahiko on Friday, and Hula 'Auana on Saturday.
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival Maui HI June23 Various artists, food, crafts, Guitar exhibitor, and more.