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New December Holiday Crafting Workshops & Art Classes at DAC!
Holiday Make & Take Crafting Workshops
Saturday, December 4: Holiday Crafting Workshop with Robyn Malczon & Su Atta
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Downtown Art Center Courtyard Room
In this fun holiday craft workshop, participants will be guided through making two festive projects, with local artists Robyn Malczon (known for her magical pop-up paper cards) and artist/arts educator Su Atta. Come join in on the fun!
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Saturday, December 11: Holiday Crafting Workshop: 2 Elves, 2 Hours 2 Create, with Fae Yamaguchi and Lauren Okano
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Downtown Art Center Courtyard Room, 2nd floor
We know that you’ve always yearned to be an elf. Now’s your chance!
Become one of Santa’s holiday helpers, and create festive holiday ornaments with head elves/local artists Lauren Okano and Fae Yamaguchi. Participants will use a variety of mediums to create personalized ornaments in this fun holiday workshop.
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Making Art for Art's Sake Saturday Classes
Saturdays from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuition: $20 per each session
Let your creative spark loose. Release your inner artist! Come play, and make art with an open mind, free spirit, and sense of fun!
Participate in a workshop format, in which students will be given a new project designed to stimulate creativity each session. Limit 10 students per class.
Teacher schedule for December 2021:
1st Saturday: Jimmy Tablante (painting)
2nd Saturday: Dwayne Adams (watercolor)
3rd Saturday: TBA
4th Saturday: CHRISTMAS! No class this day.
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DAC THE HALLS
A HOLIDAY INVITATIONAL ART EXHIBITION
On Display December 1-31
December’s show, DAC the Halls, is an invitational exhibition curated by Gina Bacon-Kerr, featuring over 15 respected, proven, professional local artists whose work is sought after in Hawaiʻi and beyond, including George Woollard, Susanne Wolfe, Yvonne Cheng, Maile Yawata, Anne Irons, Noreen Naughton, Jodi Endicott, and more.
In addition to the main second floor gallery show, this invitational will also take over the DAC second floor Performance Space with The Unframed Gallery, a show featuring unframed work and art prints. The public may view both shows for free Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Do you love art, meeting new people and making a difference in your community? Join the DAC volunteer ʻohana! Perks include: discounted art classes, an insider's perspective on the Honolulu arts scene, and our undying love and gratitude! If you're interested in being a gallery sitter, helping with our retail art shop, or volunteering in any other capacity at DAC, email firstname.lastname@example.org and find out more!
New COVID-19 Protocols at DAC
*Please note: As of September 13, in compliance with the City & County of Honolulu Safe Access Emergency Order, we will be requiring all visitors to the gallery to have proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the previous 48 hours to enter the gallery. Children under 12 years old are exempt. Mahalo for your kokua!
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A 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, DAC strives to become a thriving center for the arts in Hawaiʻi by providing display space for local artists and art organizations, workshop classrooms, performances, and more. Help us grow!
About the Downtown Art Center (DAC):
Located in the Chinatown Gateway Plaza building at 1041 Nuʻuanu Ave., Second Floor, the nonprofit Downtown Art Center is an evolving gallery and workshop space for Oʻahu's arts scene. DAC strives to become a thriving center for the arts by providing display space for local artists and art organizations, workshop classrooms, performances, and more. Support DAC and help it grow at donorbox.org/downtownartcenter!
Parking for DAC is located at nearby municipal parking lots (onsite at Chinatown Gateway Plaza, parking entrance off Bethel Street) or at Mark's Garage (entrance at 22 S. Pauahi St.). DAC is easily accessible by public transit as well; get directions, routes and timetables at www.thebus.org.
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