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Thing Thing: Plastic Thinking

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 4:00pm
EHCC Lecture Series Online presents: Thing Thing: Plastic Thinking
Tuesday 11/29 at 4p HST/9p EST
Thing Thing is an experimental design collective based in Detroit with longstanding ties to the Big Island. Their work focuses on site-specific exhibitions surrounding waste, making, creativity and place. In 2019 they were invited for a summer residency with Temple Children, which culminated in a sculptural installation featured at EHCC.

YAS: Haunted House

Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 4:00pm to Monday, October 31, 2022 - 8:00pm

The Youth Arts Series Haunted House is a collaboration with our Museum Square friends, Hawai‘i Science and Technology Museum.

We find ourselves on a journey through a haunted forest where spooky creatures and enchanted art adventures await. 
An art-based sculptural installation, pieces in the haunted house were created by Hawai‘i Science and Technology Museum, Hilo High School Art Club, Monika Mann and the EHCC Art Forward students, and students from the YAS Halloween workshop series and Halloween Art Camp.&n

the Youth Arts Series Fall Break Halloween Art Camp 2022

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 8:00am to Friday, October 7, 2022 - 12:00pm

the Youth Arts Series Fall Break Halloween Art Camp 2022

Program Description

Halloween Art Camp is back! After a 3 year pandemic hiatus our spookiest and kookiest art camp has returned. 

We find ourselves on a journey through a haunted forest where spooky creatures and enchanted art adventures await. 

Hilo: Navigating Our Institutions’ Future

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

HILO: Navigating Our Institutions’ Future

Hawaiʻi Museums Association invites you to the third installment of our progressive Annual Conference program. Join us at East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center, Hilo, Hawaiʻi on Saturday, September 24 for a conversation with Hawaiʻi Island museums and cultural institutions’ professionals. Each panelist selected for this discussion represents one of the many unique cultural institutions located on the Big Island.

Young At Art 2023: Information

Friday, September 2, 2022 - 11:00am to Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 4:00pm

The 35th Annual Young At Art Juried Exhibition 2023

Sponsored by EHCC and the Hawai‘i District Department of Education 

The Young at Art annual juried exhibition celebrates National Youth Art Month by recognizing the excellence, creativity and originality of K-12 students on Hawai’i Island in all public, charter, and private schools, as well as home-schooled students.

Rose's Dilemma

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:30pm to Sunday, August 28, 2022 - 2:30pm
Rose's Dilemma is the last play ever written by the late, great Neil Simon. Rose Steiner is a washed up writer living in East Hampton, Long Island. She suffers from severe writer’s block, among other afflictions, and is facing financial ruin. A figure from her past hatches a scheme to help ensure her financial security.

Art Forward

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 3:30pm to Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 6:00pm
When: August 23 through September 29 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30pm – 6:00pm @ EHCC Ceramics Studio
Who: Any East Hawai'i student in grade 9, 10, 11, or 12, enrolled in a public, private, charter or home school can enroll
What you’ll do:
Creating artwork that can be used in the EHCC Haunted House
•Making masks and props that will be used on stage at the Palace Theatre production of Lion King