The Wonder Years
August 28, 2010 04:00am-07:00am
Honolulu Academy of Arts
ARTafterDARK is the Honolulu Academy of Arts' monthly art party organized by a dynamic group of young volunteers dedicated to exploring the arts. This month's ARTafterDARK is chaired by Karina Umehara and Aaron Yoshino
The kids are back to school, now you can wax nostalgic about your elementary daze at ARTafterDARK: The Wonder Years!
The party starts off with a back-to-school dance with DJ DELVE and DJ XL in Central Courtyard. Coming stag? We have reserved seating just for you in Banyan Courtyard.
Thought your spelling bee days were over? Think again. Here's your second chance to be an alphabet champ—enter the Academy's first Spelling Bee with moderator Maleko in Luce Pavilion and WIN a 1-year Individual Honolulu Academy of Arts Membership (valued at $55). He'll also take you on a field trip so you won't get lost around the courtyards.
After school wasn't just about homework-visit our after-school special room in Kinau Courtyard and have some fun.
See some of our local artists' work done in small-kid-time mediums like finger paints and crayons.
Make sure to visit with our Academy Art Center staff to find out more about Art To Go and other great programs for kids.
When you're ready for your art history lessons, visit our Academy docents in the following galleries:
Gallery 9: Graphic Cabinet 6: William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job (rotation ending September 12th)
Gallery 10: 19th-century European Painting and Sculpture - Gauguin, Monet, van Gogh and more
Gallery 14: Interior Landscapes: The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle
Gallery 21: New exhibit- Midsummer's Night Pleasure
Gallery 22: Men in Lace
Gallery 27: Modern and Contemporary Art
FOOD + DRINK:
Get in line in Luce Pavilion - Cafeteria staff from Town will serve your nutritious, delicious lunch.
At Luce Pavilion "Cafeteria":
• Baked pasta (1 meat and 1 vegetarian option)
• Garlic bread
• Local vegetable
• Local fruit
• Caramel blondie
Need a snack? Visit Town in Kinau Courtyard.
At Kinau Courtyard "Aftah School Snack Bar"
• Chicken musubi
• Mixed nuts
• Fruit cup
ARTafterDARK T-shirts on SALE!!
Haven't bought your ARTafterDARK t-shirt from the Academy Shop yet? Here's your chance to buy them on sale for only $16! As if that wasn't a great enough price, you can purchase them for $12 if you sign up for a new membership or renew your membership at ARTafterDARK. Get them now while supplies last!
Just a reminder-ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:
1) FREE: The ProPark Parking Lot behind the Art Center at Linekona, entrances on Beretania and Young streets
2) FREE: Street parking on Beretania Street from 6 p.m.
3) FREE: First United Methodist Church Parking Lot on the corner of Beretania and Victoria streets. NOTE: lot closes promptly at 10 p.m.
4) FREE: Academy Staff Parking Lot at 1035 Kinau St., diamondhead of Victoria Street
5) $5 Kim Chee III parking lot on Young Street