Boat Days

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Event:

Boat Days

Date:

August 17, 2014 11:00am-05:00pm

Location:

Honolulu Museum of Art


Event Information:

Explore the exhibition Art Deco Hawai‘i through a gallery hunt, then design a mini longboard and make an ‘ulī‘ulī. See artists working on murals that will be installed at firehouses around O‘ahu.

Note: activities end at 3pm.

ART ACTIVITIES

Create an Art Deco design: Get inspiration from the exhibition Art Deco Hawaiʻi, then decorate your own mini cardboard longboard using stencils and a template to create an art deco masterpiece.

Make an ‘ulī‘ulī: During festive Boat Days, passengers arriving at Honolulu Harbor in the Art Deco heyday were greeted by festive performers. Craft an ‘ulī‘ulī (a feathered-gourd percussion instrument) and shake it along to music—keep a steady beat!  

ENTERTAINMENT

Live art: See students from Oʻahu schools paint a mural for the Honolulu Fire Department in Central and Kina‘ū courtyards. The work will be displayed at a firehouse.

Tour a firetruck: A Honolulu Fire Department firetruck will be parked in front of the museum—ready to be explored! And the HFD’s keiki trailer will be at the Honolulu Museum of Art School across the street.

FAMILY FILM SUNDAY

Take Wing
$ 3 adults | $1 children (13 + under)
65 mins. | For ages 3+ | One Russian film has subtitles
These 16 short films full of eye-popping color and catchy tunes take parents and kids to the moon and back.

FAMILY DAY AT SPALDING HOUSE

Take the free shuttle from Honolulu Museum of Art for more activities and entertainment at our new Family Day at Spalding House in Makiki Heights.

DRAWING CONTEST

For kids (ages 1-17): 

The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. 
The winner receives a Supporting Membership to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her artwork is used to create the following month’s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.