Events

 

EWC Art Program events; unless noted, all are free, open to the public, and held at the East-West Center Gallery at John A. Burns Hall.

Saturday, June 3, 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Honolulu Museum of Art School
900 S. Beretania
Honolulu, HI 96814
“Tree of Life” – Celebrating Handcraft from India & Malaysia. Co-sponsored by the Honolulu Museum of Art School

Sunday, June 4, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Exhibition Gala Opening including reception, art demonstrations, short performance, and exhibition tour with guest curators Edric Ong and Manjari Nirula, with opening remarks by Dr. Ghada Hijjawi-Qaddumi, President, World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region

Sunday, June 11, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Illustrated Talk: “The ‘Tree of Life’ Exhibition: An Overview of the International Collection” by guest curator Edric Ong

Sunday, July 9, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Illustrated Talk: “The Buddhist Bodhi Tree” by Patricia Masters, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

Sunday, July 23, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Illustrated Talk: “Tree of Life: ‘Ohi‘a Lehua” Learn about Rapid ‘Ohi‘a Death threatening Hawai‘i’s Tree of Life with Christy Martin, CGAPS-Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species (a project of the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, UH-Manoa)

Sunday, August 13, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Illustrated Talk: “Tree of Life: Forest Transitions in Southeast Asia and Nepal” by Jefferson Fox, East-West Center

Sunday, August 27, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Illustrated Talk: “Trees of Life: The Value, Meaning and Use of Significant Trees in the Honolulu Botanical Gardens” by Jocelyn Sand, Honolulu Botanical Gardens

Sunday, September 10, 2:00–4:30 p.m.
Film: “Tree of Life” a 2011 American experimental epic drama written and directed by Terrence Malick starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain; 139 min.


East-West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
(corner Dole St. & East-West Rd.)

Gallery admission is free.

Hours: Open Weekdays 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sundays Noon–4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Feb. 20, Apr. 16, May 29

Parking on the UH-Mānoa campus is normally free and ample on Sundays.

Free school & group tours available

For further information: 944-7177
arts@EastWestCenter.org