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Rhythm of the Ocean! — Mixed Media Art Inspired by the Sea (Age: 5 – 9) #1015

Ahoy! Let your child’s imagination set sail on a voyage of creativity and fun! Keiki will paint, draw, and create 3D works of art inspired by the ocean, surfing, sea creatures, and island life. With positive encouragement and guidance from Teaching Artist Brett Summerlee, students will enjoy this engaging afterschool activity!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Brett Summerlee
Day & Duration: Thursdays, 4 weeks / April 16 – May 7 / 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $25

Supply List

All supplies are provided.

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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*NEW – FAMILY FRIDAY WORKSHOPS

Bring the whole family to the Hui for a fun & creative Friday night! We are thrilled to bring you this class series designed just for families! “Family Friday” workshops are meant children ages 3-12 accompanied by an adult guardian. We’ll order pizza and there will be laughter, smiles, and fun for all! Note: If your family doesn’t wish to eat pizza, you are welcome to bring something else for you and your keiki. Water is provid-ed, but please bring any other preferred non-alcoholic beverages of your choice. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Register for one—or as many as you like!
Cost: $20 per participant (includes pizza, water, art supplies, and instruction!)
Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian (ie. a minimum of 2 registrations).

*FAMILY FRIDAY: Wild Wire-Wrapping: Make Your Own Pendant! #1023

Bring in your favorite shell, sea glass, or sentimental object and we’ll turn it into a necklace! Participants will develop important motor skills and dexterity and use pliers to create beautiful and unique pieces. Explore the possibilities of using found objects in art while cultivating creative problem solving skills to secure objects without drilling or gluing. Wire wrapping is an inexpensive hobby perfect for making sophisticated, wearable keepsakes and gifts (just in time for Mother’s Day)!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist:Katie Peterson
Day & Duration: Friday, May 8 / 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $20 per person (includes pizza, water, art supplies, and instruction) Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian (ie. a minimum of 2 registrations).

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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*FAMILY FRIDAY: Cork Creatures & Keychains! #1133

Design and create whimsical three-dimensional characters out of corks, buttons, and other recycled materials! Creatures can be freestanding or turned into keychains or even necklaces! The sky is the limit. Who will you create?

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist:Katie Peterson
Day & Duration: Friday, June 5 / 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $20 per person (includes pizza, water, art supplies, and instruction) Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian (ie. a minimum of 2 registrations).

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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*FAMILY FRIDAY: Mixtures, Molds, & Magic: Handmade Paper, Take 2! #1134

Learn how to make your very own hand-made paper from surprising materials! Each parent-child team will choose their own ingredients to create a unique paper that can be used for future art projects, scrapbooks, greeting cards, or can even be framed as its very own masterpiece. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make beautiful cloth-like paper in your own kitchen!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist:Katie Peterson
Day & Duration: Friday, July 10 / 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $20 per person (includes pizza, water, art supplies, and instruction) Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian (ie. a minimum of 2 registrations).

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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*FAMILY FRIDAY: Mixtures, Molds, & Magic: Handmade Paper, Take 2! #1134

Learn how to make your very own hand-made paper from surprising materials! Each parent-child team will choose their own ingredients to create a unique paper that can be used for future art projects, scrapbooks, greeting cards, or can even be framed as its very own masterpiece. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make beautiful cloth-like paper in your own kitchen!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist:Katie Peterson
Day & Duration: Friday, July 10 / 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $20 per person (includes pizza, water, art supplies, and instruction) Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian (ie. a minimum of 2 registrations).

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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*FAMILY FRIDAY: Handmade Artist Books & Journals! #1135

Need a new journal or sketchbook? How about a great, new gift idea? Learn how to create your own books that double as works of art! Parent-child teams will work together to measure, cut, fold, and attach pages and decorative covers using various tools and techniques! You’ll leave with a book (or two or three!) and instructions for further projects.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist:Katie Peterson
Day & Duration: Friday, August 14 / 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $20 per person (includes pizza, water, art supplies, and instruction) Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian (ie. a minimum of 2 registrations).

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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Preschool Story Arts (Age: 2.5 – 5) #1011 & 1012

Spend creative time with your little one as you work together to create artwork inspired by children’s books. After learning the stories and talking about the illustrations, we will explore imagery by painting with tempera and watercolors, sculpting with clay, and drawing with colored pencils, markers, and oil pastels. Children must participate with an accompanying guardian. This program is generously sponsored by the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis
Day & Duration: Saturday, 1 day / 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session 7 (#1012): April 25

Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: FREE! Preregistration is required! Spots are limited! Limit of one session per child.
Supply Fee: $10

Supply List

All supplies are provided.

About the Teaching Artist

Julie Matheis earned her bachelors degree in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has shown her award-winning work internationally in exhibitions, magazines, and books. She began teaching at the Hui in 2006.

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Drawing from the ‘Āina: Botanical Studies of Maui Nui’s Native Species (Age 8+) #1139

In collaboration with East Maui Watershed Partnership, this workshop will combine art with conservation science! Students will learn to identify and sketch a number of Maui Nui’s native species with special help from a representative of EMWP! Teaching artist Katie Peterson will help students create works of art—from traditional botanical studies to expressive paintings—inspired by these plants, cultivating important design principles and techniques along the way. Students are encouraged to submit their favorite pieces to the Mālama Wao Akua Art Exhibition’s Youth Division. This class will combine research, observation, drawing, and painting skills as well as provide a chance for students to see their work displayed in a professional art gallery!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Katie Peterson
Day & Duration: Saturdays, 2 weeks / May 16 & 23 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $55 ($69 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15

Supply List

All supplies are provided.


About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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Tiny Hands (Age 2.5 – 5)

Using materials such as pastels, clay, paint and paper that stimulate creative impulses and fuel artistry, children (and an accompanying adult guardian) will learn artistic processes that little hands can manage with help. There will be music, stories, and lots of fun for all.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Jesse Stuart
Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 6 weeks / 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Session 1 (#1140): August 11 – September 15
Session 2 (#1141): September 22 – November 3
(No class on October 6)
Session 3 (#1142): November 10 – December 15
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $105 ($132 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $25

Supply List

All supplies are provided.


About the Teaching Artist

Jesse Stuart graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a major in education and a minor in art. She has taught in elementary and pre-schools and initiated a swim-school nursery school in London. Jesse has taught art and swimming all over Maui and had been teaching at the Hui since 1989. Jesse is an artist and has completed her first children’s book.

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Explore & Discover: A Class Field Trip

Dates & Times Scheduled on a First-Come-First-Served Basis
Base Fee: $10 per student (Depends on number of students and project decided upon) / 10-student minimum.
Call or email Katie at 572-6560 ext. 33 / katiep@huinoeau.com
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FREE PRESCHOOL FIELD TRIPS!
CALLING ALL EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS & DIRECTORS!
Looking for ways to enrich the art experience of your students? Join our inspired teachers for a morning of art and integration! For students aged 2-5, this program is FREE of charge and can be tailored to the unique interests of your learning community!

Call or email Katie at 572-6560 ext. 33 / katiep@huinoeau.com