Georgia on My Mind

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    Georgia O'Keeffe (American,1887-1986). "Black Lava Bridge, Hana Coast, No. II," 1939. Oil on canvas. Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation, 1994, (7893.1).

August 18, 2013 11:00am-05:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday event information

The spotlight is on the artist Georgia O’Keeffe this month. Learn about this American master through the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawai‘i Pictures. Go on a gallery hunt for her artwork and do projects related to her beautiful paintings of the islands.

Note: Activities end at 3pm


Draw Georgia O’Keeffe-inspired flowers:
Using oil pastels, learn how to draw close-up views of flowers à la Georgia O’Keeffe.

Make a flower sun catcher:
Make an O’Keeffe-inspired flower sun catcher using transparency film and colored tissue paper. A perfect window decoration!


11-11:45am: Waikiki Sunset Jammahs
This band of beach boys plays favorite island tunes.

noon-12:45pm: Halau Ke Ao o ‘Anolani
Enjoy performances by this culturally based halau, which teaches students in the tradition of Aunty Mary Keolalaulani Wong and her daughter Lokelani Anderson.  

1-1:45pm: Liana Mason
Citing such diverse influences as Adele, Alicia Keys and Prince, Liana Mason’s soulful voice brings a jazz club feel to the museum for a day.

2-2:45pm: Halau Hula 'O Nawahine   


We screen The Painting, about an old painting and the adventurous characters that populate it.


Kids (ages 1-17) can enter the monthly drawing contest.
The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies.
The winner receives a Supporting Membership to the Honolulu Museum of Art (worth $100), and his or her artwork is used to create the following month’s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.

Congratulations to last month's contest winner, Bella Duran from Honolulu!