Tour Maui's splendor - from the slopes of Haleakala to the shores of West Maui - without leaving Village Gallery in Lahaina.
The gallery's first show of the year features two accomplished local plein air paintings: Michael Clements and Carleton. The show opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the 120 Dickenson St., Lahaina, gallery. It continues through Jan. 26 during gallery hours.
Also Village Galleries at Kapalua, located off the lobby at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, is offering opportunities to meet other leading Maui artists.
Michael Clements, pastel, “Keane view of Road to Hana”
Carleton, oil, “First Sail”
Print signing with Tracy Dudley from 5 to 6 p.m. and oil painting demonstrations with Macario Pascual are slated from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Oil painting demonstration by Betty Hay Freeland from 10 a.m. to noon and print signing with Fred KenKnight will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday.
Handmade island jewelry with Shauna Morrison from 2 to 4 p.m. and oil painting demonstrations by Pascual will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
For more information on the exhibition in Lahaina or on the demonstrations in Kapalua, visit www.villagegalleries.com.
Maui Hands Gallery in Lahaina is highlighting the work of watercolor artist Larry Renslow this month. Meet the artist and watch his painting techniques from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at the 612 Front St. gallery where his work is also on display. For more details, call the gallery at 667-9898.
Sargent's Fine Art, 802 Front St., will host painters Mimi Stuart and Pamela Sukhum from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, along with a portion of Sunday afternoon. Meet the artists and enjoy the music of Kurt Lee. For details, call 667-4030.
Lahaina Arts Society is featuring painter Gordon Schmuhl during the month of January. His work is on display at the Banyan Tree Gallery through Feb. 5. The public is invited to an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the gallery. Call LAS at 244-5489 or visit www.lahaina-arts.com for more details.