Exhibitions + Events + Museum (page 2)

COVID-19

As of Friday evening, March 13, 2020, The Art Gallery, the Commons Gallery, and John Young Museum of Art at UHM will be closed to the public until further notice. Public events associated with our exhibitions have been cancelled until further notice.  We believe that this is the best decision in order to protect the health and safety of our staff and visitors and to support local, national, and international efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding and support.  We will announce our re-opening and look forward to your visit.

Schedule of events

SPRING 2020

Jelly Beans-E HUED: 2020 BFA EXHIBITION
April 26 – May 15, 2020 / The Art Gallery + Commons Gallery


FRANCIS HAAR : DISAPPEARING HONOLULU

Black and white photograph in Chinatown by Francis Haar
September 15 – December 8, 2019 / John Young Museum of Art
An exhibition of original photographs by Francis Haar documenting the changes to ‘A‘ala, the neighborhood that is now Honolulu’s Chinatown, during the 1960s. The exhibition is curated by Gaye Chan.

KA-NING FONG : THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Ka-Ning Fong Painting
September 23 – October 11, 2019 / Commons Gallery
Ka-Ning Fong has been making urban landscape paintings across the globe for over thirty years. This exhibition focuses on those he made within the past ten years in Honolulu’s Chinatown, the neighborhood of his painting studio. In them he emphasizes the dramatic changes in familiar sites, sometimes with near prophetic forecasting its imminent demise.

Francis Haar / Then and Now

Aala Area Street Map with markers
Locations of 18 photographs included in the exhibition Francis Haar : Disappearing Honolulu have been identified. Below pairs…

Cody Anderson: Spending Time

Two images of an open window; one shaded with pencil and one colored
October 14 – November 1, 2019 / Commons Gallery
Spending Time is a demonstration of applied learning. Anderson displays the outcomes of three acts of prolonged observation, respectively of a window view, a young bonsai tree, and a coconut palm frond. Anderson’s durational drawing and video work look to gain a sense of the world through careful attention to pace and scale.

BRAD EVAN TAYLOR : RIFT

November 3 – December 13, 2019 / The Art Gallery
An opening made by splitting or cleaving, to burst open or split. Geologically, rift refers to a feature exposed through tearing the earth’s crust. Rift is an action which exposes the space between, and makes the hidden visible. Taylor’s exhibition is about transformation and metamorphosis. He is fascinated by the reorganization of material and form through process.

MYTHS AND MORTALITY: CERAMIC STUDIO RECENT WORKS

Detail of ceramic sculpture by Jenna Manglallan
November 3 – 27, 2019 / Commons Gallery
Myths & Mortality is an exposition of work created by seven artists working in the UHM Ceramics Area. The work as a whole addresses the ideas of transformation, hybridity, non-ordinary states of consciousness, remembrance, and death through evocative and vivid ceramic sculpture.

ANNUAL GLASS + CERAMICS HOLIDAY SALE 2019

Ceramic Vessels
December 4 – 8, 2019 / Commons Gallery
The annual Glass + Ceramic Holiday Sale features great holiday gifts! Check off your gift list and support the art students and the Department of Art + Art History.

MARCUS REDIKER : LECTURE

Marcus Rediker at the Louvre
February 26, 2019, 4:30 pm / ART Building room 101
This illustrated lecture explores the hidden history in and behind paintings by the great early nineteenth-century artists Théodore Géricault, Eugène Delacroix, and J.M.W. Turner, showing how specific people, events, and world historical processes shaped their art.

EINAR AND JAMEX DE LA TORRE: ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Black and white portrait of Einar and Jamex de la Torre
February 25 – March 2, 2019
Presented by the Visiting Artist Program in Glass & The Glass Art Family.

YOSHIMI TEH SOO MEI : PORTALIS

Photo of paper/sculpture mirror
 EXHIBITION YOSHIMI TEH SOO MEI : PORTALIS On view as part of 2019 MFA THESIS EXHIBITIONS March 3 –…

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