Schedule of events

Events are free and open to the public.

JON MORITSUGU: HYPERRRRREALITY

Artwork by Jon Moritsugu.
The Commons Gallery, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa presents HYPERRRRREALITY, by the legendary Manoa-based filmmaker Jon Moritsugu, October 31 – December 9, 2021, with a performance one hour only, Sunday, November 14, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

GRADUATE STUDENT-CURATED EXHIBITION THE EXHIBITION AS AN ARTISTIC MEDIUM: AFTER GROUP MATERIAL

Photograph of student's relatives; small glass container.
In this exhibition, the first year graduate students in Department of Art and Art History, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, curated an object that is meaningful to them, after Doug Ashford’s essay, The Exhibition as an Artistic Medium.

DOROTHEA LANGE: THE WAR RELOCATION AUTHORITY ASSIGNMENT

Image by Dorothea Lange, Waiting for Registration, 1942
February 7 – December 9, 2021. The John Young Museum of Art, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, is proud to present for the first time in Hawai’i the exhibition Dorothea Lange: The War Relocation Authority Assignment.

FACULTY-CURATED EXHIBITION STICKY SWEET: ATTRACTION & ANXIETY

An exhibition curated by Lecturer Kirsten Rae Simonsen featuring five artists with ties to the UH Manoa Art Department. August 23 – September 9, 2021.

2021 MASTER OF FINE ARTS DEGREE CANDIDATE EXHIBITIONS AVA FEDOROV, NANEA LUM & JENNA MACY

Graphic of the featured artists names: Ava Fedorov, Nanea Lum, Jenna Macy
The Commons Gallery, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), is very proud to present three exhibitions of new work in an exhibition series of current UHM MFA 2021 recipients on view April 13  – May 23, 2021. Please see the posting for individual exhibition dates.

OUT OF THE CAMERA: BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY CHAPTER FOUR: SARA GREENBERGER RAFFERTY

Image of work by Sara Greenberger Rafferty, 2021
The Commons Gallery, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UHM), is pleased to present a new work by Sara Greenberger Rafferty on view March 7 through April 11, 2021 as part of the year-long exhibition series Out of the Camera: Beyond Photography.

OUT OF THE CAMERA: BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY Chapter Three: Stephanie Syjuco

January 17 – February 28, 2021. The Commons Gallery, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), is pleased to present a new series by Stephanie Syjuco in a solo presentation as part of the year-long exhibition series Out of the Camera: Beyond Photography.

CARISSA RODRIGUEZ: THE MAID

CARISSA RODRIGUEZ: THE MAID
September 27, 2020 – May 6, 2021: Carissa Rodriguez examines the material and social conditions in which art is produced and reveals how the canonical figure of the artist is reflected in—and reproduced by—the products of her labor…

NETWORKS, COLLABORATION AND RESISTANCE IN/BETWEEN PORTUGAL AND BRAZIL, 1962-1982 Works from the Arquivo Fernando Aguiar and the Coleção Moraes-Barbosa

October 26, 2020 – January 28, 2021: This exhibition features major works of Brazilian Concrete and Process poetry and related ephemera, c. 1962-1982, drawn from the Arquivo Fernando Aguiar and the Coleção Moraes-Barbosa and shown in Hawai’i for the first time.

Out of the Camera: Beyond Photography CHAPTER TWO: HADI FALLAHPISHEH

artwork by Hadi Fallahpisheh, 2020
November 9 – December 10 , 2020: Hadi Fallahpisheh’s photographic drawings record performances made in the darkroom on large-scale light-sensitive color paper.

CURRENT

The Graphic Works of Tetsuo Ochikubo, 1956 - 1970
Tadashi Sato: Atomic Abstraction
Eduardo Joaquin: Liminality
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