Workshops with Various Artists

Art Explorium offers classes on various topics that help us fulfill our mission to provide a community art center that nurtures the creative potential in children. Information on any upcoming workshops is listed below. Registration is required. Walk-ins are accepted, space permitting. To register online click on the “Register Here” link below. If it’s your first time visiting us for class, feel free to check out our FAQ page. For additional questions about workshops, contact wendy@artexplorium.org or call (808) 312-4316. Please review our workshop policies page here for information about cancellations and refunds.

*Workshop payment must be made in full at the time of registration. If payment is not received in full, you will be placed on the waitlist until payment is made.

*Classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is too low.

 

 

 

Rainbow Tie Dye T-Shirts!

Saturday, January 25th 2:30-4pm 

$20 per child and $25 for a parent/adult (Ages 6 and up)

Go through the closet, and find a light colored T-shirt ready for an upcycle Rainbow Tie Dye makeover!  $20 per child age 6+.  Child’s parent or guardian is also welcome to join for $30.  Shirts from home need to be 100% cotton or a cotton poly blend in white or other light color.  Instructor Ashley Katamoto is a former Art Explorium staff member, and currently teaches art at University Laboratory School.  REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Felting Freestyle

Sunday, January 26th, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

$25 per child (Ages 7 and up)

We will needle felt wool fleece into something you can hold in the palm of your hand. What that something turns out to be, is up to you! No experience necessary, though we will be working with sharp needles so will need to focus. Ages 7 and up. **Please note that this workshop is for two hours**  Instructor Wendy Ikeda is an Art Explorium staff member and local fiber artist. REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Hawaiian Landscape Paintings

Sunday February 2nd, 2:30pm – 4pm

$20 per student (Ages 5 and up)

Discover the secrets of old Hawaiian master painters and create your favorite Hawaiian landscape. Explore the possibilities of tempera paint by mixing your own colors, experimenting with hues and values, and learning to create atmosphere and perspective. Then take your own beautiful Hawaiian landscape home with you! Art instructor Regina Bode works with the Honolulu Museum of Arts and is currently a Visiting Professor for Art at Pusan National University in South Korea. REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Hawaiian Flowers: Intro to Watercolor Workshop

Saturday, February 8th, 2:30 pm – 4pm

$20 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Get inspired by the beautiful colors of Hawaiian flowers and plants. We will learn how to mix and work with watercolors to create our own colorful flower paintings. Instructor Regina Bode works with the Honolulu Museum of Arts and is currently a Visiting Professor for Art at Pusan National University in South Korea. REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Marble Maze Game

Sunday, February 9th, 2:30 pm – 4 pm

$20 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

Create your own maze that winds through a fantasy town! See if you can steer your marble through tunnels and streets made by using popscicle sticks and other materials.  Fae Yamaguchi is an instructor at the Honolulu Museum of Art, and has been teaching art to children for over 25 years. REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Super Succulents!

Saturday February 22nd, 2:30 pm – 4 pm

$25 per child  (Ages 5 and up)

In this workshop kids will decoupage a recycled glass jar with tissue paper to create a planter for their succulents. While waiting for the decoupage to dry, we will all work on creating drawings of our new plant. Kids will learn how to carefully transplant the succulent into their glass jar at the end of class, and will take home their new plant baby!  Instructor Ashley Katamoto was an Art Explorium staff member and currently teaches art at University Laboratory School.  REGISTER HERE

 

 

Mixed Media 3D: Magic Mini Cars!

Sunday February 23rd, 2:30 – 4:30pm

*2 hour Workshop*

$30 per child (Completed Kindergarten and up )

Can cars have personalities? Your mini car will definitely have one! Does it have to look like a car? Nope. It can look ANY WAY you want it to look. It’s a “sculpture on wheels” and guess what? The wheels really work!  Model magic is used to create the form, which is then painted with acrylic paint.  Instructor Fae Yamaguchi will share her Mixed Media mojo with us twice a month on Sundays.  Projects will focus on 3D creations spanning all types of media and concepts!  Fae is a teaching Artist, instructor at the Honolulu Museum of Art, and has been teaching art to kids for over 25 years. REGISTER HERE

 

Felting Freestyle

Saturday, February 29th, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

*2 hour workshop*

$25 per child (Ages 7 and up)

We will needle felt wool fleece into something you can hold in the palm of your hand. What that something turns out to be, is up to you! No experience necessary, though we will be working with sharp needles so will need to focus. Ages 7 and up. **Please note that this workshop is for two hours**  Instructor Wendy Ikeda is an Art Explorium staff member and local fiber artist. REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

 

Cyanotype Sun Prints

Saturday,  March 7th 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

$20 per student (Ages 5 and up)

Before there were digital cameras, early photographs were made with chemicals. Here’s your chance to learn about the science behind the art by making sun prints! Using safe and easy-to-handle cyanotype chemistry, participants will get to mix, paint, and expose their own artwork in the same way early photographers did to create beautiful blue prints.  Ualani Davis teaches visual arts at Kamehameha High School Kapalama and specializes in hand-applied photographic techniques (http://ualanidavis.com).  REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

 

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re adding new workshops all the time. Please check back later or contact us for more info (312-4316, jennifer@artexplorium.org).