The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - AUGUST 2ND, 2019 (see details below). Come on down to Chinatown/Downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 2:00 am) and visit the galleries and merchants and enjoy their impressive array of exhibits and events.
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Profiles Of The Month - AUGUST 2019
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Louis Pohl Gallery
- Hawaii State Art Museum
- BAR 35
- Jeff Pagay Fine Art
- AIA Honolulu - Chapter of The American Institute of Architects
- Jeff Gere, Storyteller
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| FF EVENT - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Art, Music and Fashion - AUGUST 2019 (8/2/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! More...
| FF EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2019 Opening (8/2/2019 - 6 -10pm)|
The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year. More...
| NEW FF EVENT - Pantheon Contemporary (Hawaii Theatre Center) - First Friday Featuring "Gradients" (8/2/2019 - 6:oopm - 11pm)|
"Gradients" is a brand new pop up event concept highlighting the convergence of Honolulu's art and music scene launching on August 2ndÊas part of first Friday in Chinatown at Pantheon Contemporary. In partnership with the Hawaii Theatre, "Gradients" is a platform for Honolulu's creatives to showcase their work as part of an eclectic evening with local DJs, cocktails, and food vendors. More...
| FF EVENT - Ong King: First Friday (8/2/2019 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
Join us First Friday for art by Sergio Garzon "You Like Stuff" More...
| NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2019 Newsletter|
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.
In This Issue
- "Mr. Chickenpants" by May Izumi
- It's Your Art: Art in Public Places
- SFCA in the news
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Hawaii State Government Resources
| FF EVENT - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - Art, Music and Fashion (8/2/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Internationally recognized hip hop artist Kero One will be flying out for a live performance especially for First Friday guests! We'll also have the opening reception for a phenomenal new art exhibition inside the gallery shop featuring recent works by artists Daniel Sheinfeld Rodriguez and Jacqueline Rush Lee. Hands on art workshops by April Sham and Eric Keli'i Beyer. Jewelry pop ups by Salty Girl and M33Ms. Pop up with Best of Honolulu 2019's Jerky Labs. And much more... More...
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| FF EVENT - Ethiopian Love Restaurant (8/2/2019 - 5pm - 10pm)|
Ethiopian Love Restaurant, 2018 Hale Aina Award winner: Finalist in Best Vegetarian More...
| FF EVENT - The Pegge Hopper Gallery (8/2/2019 - 11am - 4pm)|
The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown. More...
| FF EVENT - Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (8/2/2019 - 5pm-2am)|
First Friday July at Nextdoor features a strong list of musical and art talent. Drink specials drink specials and more drink specials! Arrive early as we have been hitting capacity by 11pm! See you all for another amazing FF in Chinatown! More...
| FF EVENT - Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday - Psychic Fair (8/2/2019 - 5pm - 8pm)|
Psychic Fair Discount Readings Come and Check us out INDIGO Alliance Hawai'i is a spiritual energy center in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown, hosting two treatment and reading rooms and a small shop with your conscious living necessities. We will have 15 minute readings for $20 More...
| NEWS - 79th Annual Nā Hula Festival at Kapiolani Park|
Come and join us for the Annual Nā
Hula Festival at Kapi‘olani Park Bandstand. Please bring your hāli‘i (covering, spread), mea ‘ai (food), and enjoy a beautiful, relaxing day of hula at the park.  Admission is free. More...
| FF EVENT - First Friday At Downbeat Lounge - Foundation Meets Dancehall (8/2/2019 - 5-2am)|
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves for First Friday at Downbeat Lounge. Vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more by selectors Irie-Sistable and Zion Coptic Sound. With special guests Lethal Selecta and Pacific Sounds Outernational. More...
| FF EVENT - Mark N. Brown at Downtown Art Center First Friday (8/2/2019 - 6pm - 9pm)|
Mark is one of the few Plein Air Artists in Hawaii. Plein Air artists paint their paintings entirely outside at the site of the painting subject. He teaches this method at the University of Hawaii and his work can be seen all throughout the Hawaiian islands. More...
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| FF EVENT - Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (8/2/2019 - 6:00pm - 9pm)|
Half-a-dozen artists offer open-studios on the second floor of Chinatown Artists Lofts, with live music and refreshments overlooking a tropical courtyard from 6-10 p.m. Entrances on Smith and Maunakea near Hotel Street. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar AUGUST 2ND, 2019|
last update: 8/1/2019 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| FF EVENT - Owens & Co. (8/2/2019)|
10% OFF SPECIAL! Owens & Co. is a unique boutique located in the Chinatown Arts district of Honolulu. Owens & Co. offers a fantastic collection of home accessories, gifts, as well as vintage items. Please stop by to check out the shop. More...
| FF EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (8/2/2019 - 9-2PM)|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Open 4pm-2am. Happy hour deals from 4-8pm. DJs and dancing. Cover after 9pm. More...
| NEWS - Pegge Hopper Gallery: Summer News|
Read the latest news from Pegge Hopper Galllery. More...
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| NEWS - BIA - The Summer Home Building & Remodeling Show 2019|
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| FF EVENT - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (8/2/2019 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)|
It's that time again...First Friday and the Chinatown Artwalk is on... Please stop in and taste great wines. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING AUGUST 2019 EVENTS|
Proclaimed as the "Pride of the Pacific," the beautiful Hawaii Theatre, built by the Consolidated Amusement Company, opened its doors September 6, 1922 in downtown Honolulu. More...
| NEWS - Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar AUGUST 2ND, 2019|
last update: 7/4/2019 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
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| NEWS - Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING AUGUST 1st - 10TH 2019 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| NEWS - Association of Hawaii Artists - Call To Artist - Contemporary Show 2019|
The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) is a vibrant non-profit organization. AHA is not only the longest established, but, also the most diverse art organization in Hawaii. More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 great profiles of this month
| Louis Pohl Gallery (808) 521-1812|
The Louis Pohl Gallery is dedicated to featuring Hawaii artists whose works reflect the standards of excellence, creativity, and inventive spirit for which its namesake was known during his lifetime.
| Hawaii State Art Museum (808) 586-0307|
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawaii.
| BAR 35 (808) 537-3535|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Check out cool video on right menu
| Jeff Pagay Fine Art 808-225-1161|
Versatile Artist Jeff Pagay Paints on canvas out on location and in studio
| AIA Honolulu - Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (808) 545-4242|
Good Design Makes a Difference
| Jeff Gere, Storyteller (808) 737-1774|
Jeff Gere is a master storyteller. He blends talents as painter, puppeteer, mime, teacher, and director into a performance style, which has electrified audiences of every age throughout Hawaii and the mainland for two decades.
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