Ongoing Public Programs March 12 – May 8


Weekly docent-led tours of The Hub (former Sports Authority, located at 333 Ward Ave)
Thursdays, 5:30-6:15 PM
Saturdays, 1:30-2:15 PM

Monthly docent-led tour of Foster Botanical Garden on Saturdays from 11-11:45 AM:
March 18
April 15
May 6

Monthly docent-led lunchtime tour of Honolulu Hale on Tuesdays from 12:-12:30 AM
March 28
April 11
May 2

Tours are open to the public and no pre-registration is required for individuals and small groups. For large groups (10+) and school tour bookings, please email to book; please book at least one week in advance.

Special Focus Tours:
Through a partnership with The Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Pacific & Asian Studies at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, special, guided tours focused on artists of the Pacific will be given. For more information on specific dates, email

Keiki Workshops in Partnership with Art Explorium
To register and for more information, please visit:

Workshop: Ceramic Succulent Planters
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 1:30-3 PM
Instructor: Garid Chapman
Location: Foster Botanical Garden

Workshop: Animal Art and Technology inspired by teamLab
Date/Time: Sunday, April 23, 2:30-4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Elemental Minds
Location: Art Explorium

Workshop: Fantasy Night Skies at Bishop Museum
Date/Time: Sunday, May 7, 2:30-4:00 pm
Instructor: Ualani Davis
Location: Bishop Museum

(Workshop information is subject to change.)

Art Talk Tuesdays at The Hub
Featuring artists, curators, cultural producers, community organizers, film makers, farmers, writers, publishers, academics, scientists, musicians and out-of-town guests ruminating on themes and ideas related to Honolulu Biennial 2017. Speakers are TBA.

5:30-6:30 PM
Cost: free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so registration is required: 

March 14
March 21
March 28
April 4
April 11
April 18
April 25
May 2 

March Public Events


Roundtable on Art and Critical Geographies in Hawaiʻi

Time: 12 PM

Location: John Young Museum of Art, Department of Art + Art History, University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa.


April Public Events

April 15

Biennial Talks: Jens Hoffman on Biennial Making and Community, Co-presented with Nella Media Group and Arts at Marks Garage
Time: 3-4 PM
Cost: free, suggested donation $5 and space is limited so register with

April 22

Artist and Curator Walk + Talk
Featuring: Kaili Chun and Charlton Kupa’a Hee in conversation with Ngahiraka Mason on a tour of Honolulu Biennial artworks at Bishop Museum

Location: Bishop Museum
Time: 4-5:30 PM
Cost: free, but registration is required and space is limited:

April 23

State of the Arts, a Conversation on Hawaiʻi’s Art Scene
Featuring: Healoha Johnson (Honolulu Museum of Art), Josh Tengan (CONTACT), Katherine Ann Leilani Tuider (Honolulu Biennial Foundation) and Jasper Wong (Pow! Wow! Hawaii)

Location: Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre
Time: 4 PM
Cost: free, but registration is required as space is limited:

Closing events, performances, symposia and party
Please check back for more information.

Interested in Suggesting Public Programs?

The Hub is a space for the creative community. From March 13 - May 8, 2017, if you have an idea for a public program that you’d like to present during normal operating hours, we welcome you reaching out with a proposal. Kindly note, a limited number of spots are available and not all programs will be accepted. Please email Lala Nuss: to submit your proposal.