June 19–28, 2015
Exhibition • Talks • Demos • Giant Robot Pop-Up Gallery

Dive into an exciting, innovative nine days of free art programs at Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House. Learn about artists, collecting, techniques, and trends; see new work by local and international up-and-comers, mid-career trailblazers, and established masters, available for purchase at prices ranging from $100 to $50,000. Pick up an artwork or two. Make art part of your life.

Browse our Art Guide to the works that will be on view starting June 19.

All proceeds from Contempo #ArtShop support the Honolulu Museum of Art’s art education programs.

Presented by

Additional support provided by Edward Enterprises, Inc., Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu Star-AdvertiserKITV4 and Waikiki Parc. 

Special offer from Tori Richard: June 22-28, 2015, receive a FREE museum membership for every $100 you spend at the Tori Richard Ala Moana Center store. Offer only valid in-store.

The schedule:

Friday, June 19 | #ArtShop opens to the public
Art + Design Day: Private tours for architects, interior designers, developers and realtors. To book a tour, contact Allison Wong at 237-5214 or awong@honolulumuseum.org.
11am Talk Shop: Collecting 101 with museum curator of contemporary art James Jensen
1pm: docent tour
Art mixer for artists and members of the Honolulu Museum of Art Collectors (invitation only—join the Collectors to attend!)

Saturday, June 20 | FREE shuttle service from Roosevelt High School to Spalding House 10:30am-4:30pm
Giant Robot Day
11am Talk Shop: Meet Giant Robot’s Eric Nakamura and exhibiting artists Luke Chueh, Rob Sato and Yoskay Yamamoto
1pm: Drawing and painting demonstrations by Luke Chueh and Rob Sato
1pm: Docent tour

Sunday, June 21 | FREE shuttle service from Honolulu Museum of Art to Spalding House 10:45am-4:30pm
Spalding House Family Day 11am-4pm
1pm: Docent tour

Monday, June 22
• Museum is closed. Viewing by appointment only. Call 237-5226.

Tuesday, June 23
Lumber Liquidation: woodworking demonstrations by exhibiting wood sculptors and turners
11am Talk Shop: Meet exhibiting wood sculptors and turners
1pm: Woodworking and turning demos
1pm: Docent tour

Wednesday, June 24
11am Talk Shop: At this tutorial on collecting and connoisseurship, shoot the art breeze with artist and collector Kelly Sueda
1pm: Manga Market: O‘ahu artists Audra Furuichi, Jaymee Masui, Iolani Slate, and Tara Tamayori will be selling their prints, books, and original art at artist alley-style tables in the entry lanai. See digital and traditional art demos and participate in a make-and-take drawing activity.
1pm: Docent Tour

Thursday, June 25
Photo Shop: Camera-making workshop with exhibiting photographers Justin Davies, U‘alani Davis, and Shuzo Uemoto
11am Talk Shop: Meet and greet exhibiting photographers
1pm: Photoshooting demos, camera making and other interactive photo fun with artists Brandon Ng and U‘alani Davis
1pm: Docent tour

Friday, June 26
Fire Sale: Watch fire-art (ceramics and glass) craftspeople in action
11am Talk Shop: Meet and greet exhibiting craftspeople of the fire arts
1pm: Glass blowing and ceramics demos by local artists
1pm: Docent tour

Saturday, June 27 | FREE shuttle service from Roosevelt High School to Spalding House, 10:30am-4:30pm
Print Emporium: Postcard art by the Honolulu Printmakers
11am Talk Shop: Meet and greet exhibiting printmakers
1pm: Purchase postcards printed before your eyes by Honolulu Printmakers
1pm: Docent tour

Sunday, June 28
Last call to buy art!
1pm: Docent tour

*Schedule subject to change.