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Kona Coffee Cultural Art Show and Competition

Kona Coffee Cultural Art Show and Competition

Date: November 6 - December 10, 2015
(Normal Business Days)

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Admission: Free!

November 6 - December 10
Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 from 6 - 8pm

The 2015 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (KCCF) is the 45th Anniversary celebration of Kona's world famous coffee. Please join DMAC in celebration of the KCCF during the "KCCF Art Show and Competition" featuring the work of Megan Mitchell.

Megan Mitchell grew up in Kona and studied art and photography in Paris and Boston. Featured in this show are 13 portraits done in the 1980's of people who are iconic in the Kona coffee country.

The opening reception on Friday, November 6 from 6 - 8pm will consist of an award ceremony and this year's Kona Coffee Cultural Festival's 45th Anniversary commemorative artwork awardee, Jing Jing Tsong will be signing posters. There will also be a potluck dinner with Kona Brewing Co. serving their Pipeline Porter made from 100% Kona Coffee.

Important dates:

Intake (submission and delivery of work): Oct 31 from 10am - 2pm

Pickup of work not selected: Nov 3 - 5 from 10am to 3pm

Pick-up of work: Dec 12, 2015 from 10am - 2pm

More festival information available at:

EVENT: Holiday Holo Holo 2015

EVENT: Holiday Holo Holo 2015

Date: December 4 - December 19, 2015
(Normal Business Days)

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Admission: Free!

Donkey Mill Art Center invites you to join us in celebration of the coming holidays and the new year with the following activities.

Keiki Picasso: Holiday Art Party
Friday, December 4th from 3:30 - 5pm
For ages 3 - 8
Ticket: $25 for a parent and one child ages 3 - 5 / $15 per child ages 6 - 8
Join Heidi Nikolai and Braylene Jones in a holiday craft fun afternoon creating holiday Christmas stars, candles, & wrapping paper. Ages 3 - 5 must be accompanied by an adult and ages 6 - 8 are welcome as independent participants.

Family/Kids Crafts: Make Your Own Christmas Ornaments
Saturday, December 5 from 1 - 3pm
Ticket: $5 per person
Learn how to make origami geometric jewels lead by DMAC students, a lauhala fish, cube or package with Nanette Bell and ceramic slab ornaments using sgraffito techniques lead by artist Jason Walker. Ceramic ornaments will be fired and can be picked up the following Saturday.

Family/Kids Crafts: Print Your Own Wrapping Paper and Holiday Cards
Saturday, December 12 from 1 - 3pm
Ticket: $5 per person
Learn how to hand print your own holiday card with the DMAC Printmakers, create decorative paper using primary color fabric dyes with Gerald Lucena and upcycle old paper into one of a kind hand printed wrapping paper with Emily Sundberg for a unique touch for your gifts this year.

Floral Arrangement with Scott Seymour: Wreaths and Tabletop Arrangements
Saturday, December 19 from 10am - 1pm
Tuition: $45/$65 Non-Member
The holiday spirit be upon us. Compose a Christmas wreath for your hearth or the front door or perhaps, the base of an eggnog bowl. Think in colors and flowers of Christmas--think Greens, think whites, think evergreens. We will supply filler, wreath form and greening pins.

Open Print Studio
Tuesday & Thursdays, December 8, 10, 15 & 17 from 10am - 1pm
Tour the open print studio and view artists at work and buy original hand pulled prints.

Kona Coffee Cultural Art Festival: Art Show Competition - Closes December 10th
Featured Artist - Megan Mitchell

DMAC Gallery Shop features:
Tuesday - Saturday, December 4th - 19th from 10am - 4pm
Our retail shop is bursting at the seams and taking over the gallery space; with new work by local jewelers, printmakers, fiber artists, soap makers, and ceramicists. Featuring beautiful framed photographs from the Kona Camera Club, gorgeous prints from the Donkey Mill print studio, handmade cards, and a multitude of ceramic items from our Ceramic students and instructors. Whether you're looking for stocking stuffers or sculptures, visit DMAC to score the most unique handmade gifts in town while supporting local artists and the arts!

For our Members:
Now is the perfect time to use your once-per-year 20% discount. Stock up before the holidays and apply your discount to one transaction (of unlimited items) for huge holiday savings!

Sensei & Sensibilities: 13th Annual Faculty Exhibit

Sensei & Sensibilities: 13th Annual Faculty Exhibit

Date: January 15 - April 4, 2016
(Normal Business Days)

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Admission: Free!

Exhibiting: January 15, 2016 - April 4, 2016
Opening Reception & Potluck:
Friday, January 15 from 6-8 p.m.
This exhibition celebrates the current studio investigations of our 2014 - 2015 staff, teachers and studio assistants.