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.


Myanmar Marionette Theatre
UH Mānoa Orvis Auditorium

Saturday, April 1, 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 2, 4:00–5:30 p.m.

The Myanmar Marionette Theatre is at the forefront of restoring the enchanting 18th c. Burmese puppet tradition and developing a new generation of artists and audiences. Suitable for children and adults, the performance will showcase puppeteers accompanied by live traditional music.

Sunday, April 23, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Illustrated Talk: “Hawai‘i-Myanmar K-12 Education Partnerships” by:
Karen Knudsen, Director of East-West Center External Affairs,
Jeremiah Brown, ESL Coordinator, Waipahu High School,
Sean Hamamura, Special Education Teacher/Language Arts, Mililani High School, and
Gerry Kolbeck, Technology Coordinator, Lunalilo Elementary School

Sunday, May 7, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Film: “Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country” is a 2008 documentary film directed by Anders Ostergaard.
It follows the Saffron Revolution against the military regime in Burma.

Sunday, May 21, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Talk: “Strategic Importance of Myanmar” by:
Colonel (retired) William Dickey, former U.S. Defense Attaché in Myanmar and
Miemie Winn Byrd, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

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