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Summer Session 1

June 1 – July 17, 2021

Downtown Arts Center

1040 Nuuanu Ave, 2nd floor

The Traditional Arts Program celebrates the arts of Asia-Pacific cultures.

Drawing on and supporting our diverse population, TAP provides opportunities for students to learn living cultural arts through classes with recognized practitioners.

Banana Leaf

Materials of Drawing & Painting

Grades 6-8

Mondays

3:30 - 4:30 pm

$60

Instructor:         Nanea Lum, MFA

Students explore drawing and painting with charcoal and ink, work with paper materials, and learn how to sketch. These methods will encourage students to observe and explore their hand in drawing.

(20 spaces) 

Registration closes May 28th

Banana Leaf

Performing Arts of the Philippines

Grades 4-8

POSTPONED

until Fall Session

Instructor:     Desire & Wayland Quintero
 

The classes introduce students to selected bamboo dances and dances with gongs, songs, and other performance traditions. The Quinteros bring their years of experience, sharing the diversity of performing arts from the Philippine archipelago.

Banana Leaf

Ragtime Rubbish

Grades 4-8

Fridays

3:30 - 4:30 pm

$60

Instructor:     Benjamin Fairfield, Ethnomusicologist 
 

Tin can gongs & boba straw flutes? Explores creative ways to make and play functional musical instruments out of everyday household items!

(20 spaces)

Registration closes May 28th

Banana Leaf

Keiki Clay Class

Grades 1-3

Saturdays

9:00 - 10:30 am

$120

Instructor:     Rayna Galati
 

Celebrate World Oceans Day for six weeks! Discover Hawaii’s ocean life through clay hand-building using pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Students will create a volcano, coral reef, pufferfish, Hawaiian monk seal, green sea turtle, and a turtle hatchling. Students will glaze their work. The session will end with a volcanic eruption!

(20 spaces)

Registration closes May 28th

Participation in these classes gives implied permission for Hawai‘i Arts Alliance to use photos & videos of participants & their artwork in future reporting and publicity by Hawai‘i Arts Alliance.