Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao is keeping the creative juices flowing this summer with tons of activities for the kids. To find out more about their summer programs, visit www.huinoeau.com.
Full-Day ARTcamp (now through Aug. 7)
Hui No'eau ARTcamp features a range of multimedia workshops, including hand building, 3-D arts, jewelry design, theater arts, digital photography, creative movement and more.
Brothers Kala‘i and Koa Anderson enjoy the Ceramic ARTcamp.
Lucas Engh celebrates his chalk creations outside of the Christopher Gartner Children’s Studio.
Half-Day Ceramic ARTcamp (now through July 31)
Led by Katie Cox and Jessica Gordo, the half-day Ceramic ARTcamp will offer children ages 5 to 8 classes in hand building; those age 9 to 12 will learn basic techniques in wheel-throwing and sculpture.
Comic Books with the School of Visual Arts (beginning July 13)
New York City-based artists Tom Hart of the School of Visual Arts and Leela Corman, staff illustrator for PBS' channel THIRTEEN, will present "Illustration, Comics & Animation" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 to 17. The workshop will focus on character development, story line, illustration and imagery - and ultimately the creation of each participant's own graphic novel. Classroom teachers are also invited to learn these skills during a professional development workshop on July 24 to bring Hart and Corman's work into their own classrooms.
Flash Animation in the New Media Lab (beginning July 20)
Teens are invited to join Tom Hart in the four-day intensive "Cartooning in Flash," from July 20 to 23. Using the Macromedia Flash application, students will learn complex tools in the Mac lab as well as more subtle principles of animation.
Family Day: A Community Celebration of the Arts (Aug. 1)
Celebrate the opening of the 2009 Youth Arts Exhibition during "Family Day: A Community Celebration of the Arts" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 1. The free event will showcase work from every student participating in the Hui's summer programs. Attendees will enjoy an afternoon of hands-on art, including workshops, live demos by artists, a scavenger hunt, walking tours, live music and more.