Maui Arts & Entertainment

Hui No‘eau Offers Lineup of Classes for All Ages

May 18, 2016, 4:00 PM HST
* Updated May 17, 10:20 AM
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The Hui No‘eau VIsual Arts Center below Makawao is offering a variety of workshops and classes for adults, young adults and keiki.

Click here to view the digital version of the SUMMER 2016 issue (May–August).

The Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center is located at 2841 Baldwin Ave.

ADULT CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Hui No‘eau image.

Hui No‘eau image.

To Have & To Hold: Creating Memories at the Hui 

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Whether you choose to celebrate your wedding day at the hui or another venue on Maui, the Hui No‘eau invites you to participate in a unique glassblowing experience with your significant other or a private ring-making class, bridal party and jewelry class with all of your bridal party. Custom events are also available.

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Email [email protected] for more information and pricing

Non-Toxic Intaglio Printmaking
With Visiting Artist Denise Karabinus
Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Baldwin’s Ink Grounds offer traditional results with less toxicity. Students will learn sandpaper and powdered sugar aquatint, coffee lift, and soft and hard ground techniques. Precise can be achieved with these safer etching techniques. 

Click here or call (808) 572-6560 to register.

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Drawing for the 3rd Dimension
With Visiting Artists David & Andrea Peterson
Saturday & SundayMay 28 & 29 • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As a professional illustrator, sculptor and jeweler with over 40 years of experience, David Peterson will guide the class through ideation and “constructive sketching” to finished renderings and presentation drawings, suitable for commissions, project proposals and marketing. No previous drawing experience is needed, but students should have ongoing work in a three-dimensional medium to focus their learning.
Click here or call (808) 572-6560 to register.

Casting for Artists – Level 2
With J.B. Rea
Thursdays, six weeks • June 2 to July 7 • 9 a.m. to noon

Experiment with metal as Rea guides you along your path of discovery as you expand the possibilities of design by learning the basic elements of wax working and casting methods for the artist. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience.

KEIKI & YOUNG ADULT CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Hui No‘eau image of keiki.

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Introduction to Teen Jewelry & Metalsmithing
Ages 12 and over
With Julie Matheis
Saturday, May 21 • 1 to 5 p.m.

Teens will learn the basic skills they need to start designing their very own professional quality metal creations, including jewelry and small sculpture! Students will be introduced to cutting, drilling, piercing, and soldering and will receive an orientation to the incredible Hui metalsmithing studio.

This class is a prerequisite for Jewelry & Metal Designer’s Guided Open Studio.

Click here or call (808) 572-6560 to register!

Ceramics Club: Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding (
Ages 10 and over
With Deb Zaleski
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, four weeks • June 7 to 29 • 9 a.m. to noon

Cups, plates, bowls, tiles and more will be included in this introductory class. Students will create their own functional art as they explore the handling of clay using wheel throwing, handbuilding, glazing and texturing techniques. Students will enjoy this muddy, messy and fun art form.

Click here or call (808) 572-6560 to register!

Family Friday! Flower Power: Painting & Planting
Ages 3 to 12
With Katie Peterson
Friday, June 3 • 5 to 7 p.m.

Bring the whole family to the Hui for a fun and creative Friday night and celebrate the summer solstice. Each student will paint and decorate their own terracotta pot and plant a beautiful succulent or houseplant to take home. Students will then choose from a selection of flower and veggie seeds and create whimsical plant markers for their garden. Throughout class, students will learn about the stages of plant growth, fun DIY gardening tips and how to properly care for their new plants.

Click here or call 808-572-6560 to register!

Need-Based Youth Scholarships are Available

Hui Youth Scholarships provide tuition assistance for children ages 2.5 to 17 who demonstrate financial need and wish to participate in the visual arts. With a new class schedule online and Summer Camp Kaluanui right around the corner, there are plenty of opportunities for all Maui keiki to explore their creativity this summer.

Click here to complete a scholarship application or call (808) 572-6560 for more information.

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