<p>Ring in the 2016 Lunar New Year with Chinese cultural activities and performances, including lion and dragon dances, martial arts, and folk dancing.</p> <h3>ART ACTIVITY<i>&nbsp;</i></h3> <p>&bull; <strong>Make a m</strong><strong>onkey headband</strong><strong>:</strong> Monkey see, monkey do! Join artist Lisa Shiroma and make your own monkey headband and celebrate the Chinese New Year in Monkey style. Kids will use paper to create a headband, and then attach ears, and googily eyes.&nbsp; Wear your headband around the museum all day as your enjoy the Chinese New Year celebration!</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Make a m</strong><strong>onkey clothespin clip</strong><strong>:</strong> Join Artist of Hawaiʻi 2015 Lauren Trangmar to make a magnetic monkey clothespin. Design the face and then attach arms, legs, and a curly tail to give your monkey it&rsquo;s own personality. You can use your monkey clothespin magnet to hang your artwork or photos on the kitchen fridge.</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Drawing Contest:</strong> Kids ages 1 to 17 are encouraged to enter! The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. The winner receives a&nbsp;<a href="https://hma.thankyou4caring.org/join" target="_blank">Supporting Membership</a>&nbsp;to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her&nbsp;artwork is used to create the following month&rsquo;s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website. See last monthʻs winner below!</p> <h3>ENTERTAINMENT</h3> <p>11:15am&shy;&ndash;noon: Guang Zhong Chinese Music Ensemble</p> <p>Noon&ndash;12:30pm: Gee Yung International Chinese Lion Dance</p> <p>12:30&ndash;1:30pm: Gee Yung Martial arts and drums</p> <p>1:30&ndash;2pm: Gee Yung Lion Pole Dance&mdash;see then perform 10 feet off the ground!</p> <p>2:30&ndash;3pm: Rainbow Dance Troupe</p> <h3>CULTURAL ACTIVITIES WITH THE ASSOCIATED CHINESE UNIVERSITY WOMEN (ACUW):&nbsp;</h3> <p>&bull; Narcissus exhibit and demonstrations</p> <p>&bull; Paper crafts&mdash;double happiness symbol paper cutouts and paper folding.</p> <p>&bull; Chinese calligraphy</p> <p>&bull; Learn to play mah jong</p> <h3>DOUBLE THE FUN&nbsp;&nbsp;</h3> <p>Take a shuttle bus to the museum&rsquo;s free&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/14327-free_family_day_spalding_house" target="_blank">Family Day at Spalding House</a>&nbsp;in Makiki Heights!</p> <h3>FAMILY FILM SUNDAY</h3> <p><i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/events/films/15485-elizabeth_ekadashi">Elizabeth Ekadashi</a><br /></i>Part of the&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/pages/15493-bollywood_film_festival_apu_trilogy" target="_blank">Bollywood Film Festival 2016<br /></a><i>Dir: Paresh Mokashi. India. 2014. 90 min. Marathi with English subtitles.<br /></i>A tender, moving tale of compassion, friendship and childhood at its best.<br /><strong>11:10am + 1pm &bull;&nbsp;Free&nbsp;</strong></p> <h3>DRAWING CONTEST WINNER</h3> <p>Alister Abe, Honolulu.</p> <p><img src="https://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/14900/bohfs_dec15_winner_big.jpg" width="400" height="400" /></p> 2015-12-22T15:19:06-10:00 false 2016-01-17T17:00:00-10:00 Jan 17, 11am-5pm 10246 15510 Honolulu Museum of Art 115 351 monkey_business 2015-12-27T10:00:00-10:00 false false false 2016-01-17T11:00:00-10:00 0 Monkey Business 2016-01-04T11:49:32-10:00 25 1 <p>Explore the <i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15255-harajuku_tokyo_street_fashion/" target="_blank">Harajuku: Tokyo Street Fashion</a></i> exhibition and be inspired to create some of your own fashion accessories.</p> <h3>ART ACTIVITIES</h3> <p>&bull;&nbsp;<strong>Make steampunk goggles: </strong>No steampunk outfit is complete without goggles, right? Kids will have a chance to create their own goggles and wear them around the museum for the day. Different colored lenses will give kids a chance to see the <i>Harajuku</i>: <i>Tokyo Street Fashion</i> exhibit in a different light.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;<strong>Make Harajuku and steampunk pins:</strong> Make your own personalized Harajuku- or steampunk-inspired pin to wear on your shirt, backpack, or hat. Using tulle, buttons, and beads, create a super kawaii (cute) pin, or, if you are feeling more steampunk, use leather, watch gears, and beads to create your stylized accessory. Or... a combination of both!&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;<strong>Drawing Contest</strong><strong>:</strong>&nbsp;Kids ages 1 to 17 are encouraged to enter! The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. The winner receives a&nbsp;Supporting Membership&nbsp;to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her&nbsp;artwork is used to create the following month&rsquo;s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website. See last monthʻs winner below!</p> <h3>ENTERTAINMENT</h3> <p>&bull;&nbsp;<strong>11:15am&ndash;noon: </strong><a href="https://www.gigsalad.com/hookline_honolulu" target="_blank"><strong>Hook + Line</strong><br /></a>Modern folk and roots, with some jazzy feel good strings. Join Mari, Jake, Jay and Alex as they perform a few popular tunes, along with some originals.</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Noon<strong>&ndash;</strong></strong><strong>3pm</strong>: <strong>Live sketching with Roy Chang</strong><br />Watch artist Roy Chang as he sketches live models dressed in Harajuku fashion styles. Kids will get a chance to color and decorate their own characters designed by the artist.</p> <p>&bull; <strong>1:00&ndash;2:00: Gypsy 808</strong><br />Let Gypsy 808 transport you back to Paris during the Swing Era. Enjoy as the group plays gypsy jazz inspired tunes, and even a few old-time Hawaiian swing tunes. Feel like dancing? Grab a partner and head out to the floor.</p> <h3>FAMILY FILM SUNDAY</h3> <p><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/events/films/15593-family_film_sunday_hello_junichi" target="_blank">Hello! Junichi</a><br /><i>Directed by Katsuhito Ishii, Kanoko Kawaguchi, Atsushi Yoshioka. 2014. Japan. 91 min.</i><i>&nbsp;</i><br />11:10am + 1pm<br /><strong>Free</strong><i>&nbsp;</i></p> <h3>DOUBLE THE FUN&nbsp;&nbsp;</h3> <p>Take a shuttle bus to the museum&rsquo;s free&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/14327-free_family_day_spalding_house" target="_blank">Family Day at Spalding House</a>&nbsp;in Makiki Heights!</p> <h3>DRAWING CONTEST WINNER</h3> <p>Summer Itall, age 6</p> <div></div> <div></div> <div><img src="https://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/15035/bohfs_januarywinnerdrawing.jpg" width="400" height="400" /></div> 2016-02-04T11:06:53-10:00 false 2016-02-21T17:00:00-10:00 Feb 21, 11am-5pm 10363 15566 Honolulu Museum of Art 115 351 mori_and_steam 2016-02-07T08:00:00-10:00 false false false 2016-02-21T11:00:00-10:00 0 Mori and Steam 2016-02-16T10:23:03-10:00 25 1 <p>Explore the exhibition <i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15320-identify_yourself/" target="_blank">Identify Yourself</a></i> and discover the cultural histories that have been recorded on textiles. Kids can make textile art inspired by their own cultural identities.Take a docent-led tour through the Arts of the Philippines Gallery and explore Filipino culture with live dance and music performances.</p> <h3>ART ACTIVITIES</h3> <p><strong>&bull; You're framed!: </strong>Get your portrait taken in the <a href="http://photoopshawaii.com/">Photo Ops</a> booth then make a frame, customized with colors and shapes, for your photograph!</p> <p><strong>&bull; Supah sipa:</strong> Make a sipa&mdash;the Filipino version of a hackysack&mdash;and learn how to play the game.</p> <p><strong>&bull;&nbsp;Drawing Contest:&nbsp;</strong>Kids ages 1 to 17 are encouraged to enter! The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. The winner receives a&nbsp;<a href="https://hma.thankyou4caring.org/join" target="_blank">Supporting Membership</a>&nbsp;to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her&nbsp;artwork is used to create the following month&rsquo;s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.</p> <h3>ENTERTAINMENT</h3> <p><strong>11-11:50am: </strong>Hannah and Harrison &bull; Join these singer-songwriters for acoustic tunes.</p> <p><strong>Noon-1pm: </strong>Movement Center members give ballet, hip hop, musical theater, tumbling and rhythmic gymnastic performances. TMC Dance Company, Jr. Dance Company, and Music Makers also perform.</p> <p><strong>1:30-2:15pm:</strong> The Filipino Community Center's Banda Kawayan play Filipino folk and pop tunes on traditional bamboo instruments.</p> <h3>DOUBLE THE FUN&nbsp;&nbsp;</h3> <p>Take a shuttle bus to the museum&rsquo;s free&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/14327-free_family_day_spalding_house" target="_blank">Family Day at Spalding House</a>&nbsp;in Makiki Heights!</p> <h3>FAMILY FILM SUNDAY</h3> <p><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/events/films/15563-family_film_sunday_belle_and_sebastian" target="_blank">Belle and Sebastian</a><br /><i>Directed by Nicolas Vanier. France. 2014. 99 min. French with English subtitles.</i><br />11:10am + 1pm<br />Free</p> <h3>DRAWING CONTEST WINNER</h3> <p>Addy Ching, age 7, from Honolulu</p> <p><img src="https://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/15129/bofhs_drawing_march2016.jpg" width="250" height="250" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 2016-02-09T12:00:53-10:00 false 2016-03-20T17:00:00-10:00 March 20, 11am-5pm 10412 15587 Honolulu Museum of Art 115 351 hello_my_name 2016-02-09T20:00:00-10:00 false false false 2016-03-20T11:00:00-10:00 0 Hello My Name Is 2016-02-25T10:10:58-10:00 25 1 <p>Saving the planet can be fun! Come see and take part in family activities related to the exhibition <i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15453-plastic_fantastic/" target="_blank">Plastic Fantastic?</a></i></p> <p>Help us make this a plastic-fee event! Bring reusable water bottles and bags.</p> <h3>ART ACTIVITIES</h3> <p>&bull; <strong>Lei making:</strong> Make a lei for someone special (or yourself!) using recycled materials.</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Buoy decor:</strong>&nbsp;Make art from buoys collected from O&lsquo;ahu beaches by <a href="http://sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org/" target="_blank">Sustainable Coastlines</a>. Kids will get a chance to decorate the outside of buoy and attach strings to hang.</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Sustainable art:&nbsp;</strong>Kids will use pieces of recycled plastic to make wind chimes and jewelry.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;<strong>Drawing Contest:</strong>&nbsp;Kids ages 1 to 17 are encouraged to enter! The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. The winner receives a&nbsp;<a href="../../../316-general_membership" target="_blank">Supporting Membership</a>&nbsp;to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her&nbsp;artwork is used to create the following month&rsquo;s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.</p> <h3>ENTERTAINMENT</h3> <p>&bull; 11:15am-12:15pm: Hear a lively set by&nbsp;<a href="http://buttersidedownhawaii.com/" target="_blank">Butterside Down</a></p> <p>&bull; 12:30-1pm: <a href="http://htyweb.org/plays/h20-story-water-and-hawaii" target="_blank">Honolulu Theatre for the Youth</a>&nbsp;will perform a short version of their production H2O: The Story of Water and Hawaii.</p> <p>&bull; 1:30-2:30pm: Hear a mix of folk, blues, rock and reggae by&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/paulizakmusic" target="_blank">Paul Izak</a>.</p> <p>&bull; 11am-3pm: Participate in Bank of Hawaii&rsquo;s pop-up book swap, a mini version of their popular Book Swap featured at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival each year. Bring a book (in good condition) to swap for another book. Books of all family-friendly genres are welcomed. &nbsp;</p> <p>11am-3pm: Make a personal &ldquo;Plastic Free&rdquo; commitment to make a positive impact on our environment and oceans. Anyone can take a photo with a commitment to post on social media with the hash tags: #PlasticFreeHawaii #AAOPlastic&nbsp;</p> <p>11am-3pm: <a href="https://kokuahawaiifoundation.org/pfh" target="_blank">Plastic Free&nbsp;Hawaiʻi</a> Water Station: Fill up your reusable water bottles for free! Remember to bring your own reusable bottle to do your part in reducing our use of single-use plastics!&nbsp;</p> <h3>DOUBLE THE FUN&nbsp;&nbsp;</h3> <p>Take a shuttle bus to the museum&rsquo;s free&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/14327-free_family_day_spalding_house" target="_blank">Family Day at Spalding House</a>&nbsp;in Makiki Heights to see the&nbsp;<i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15453-plastic_fantastic/" target="_blank">Plastic Fantastic?</a>&nbsp;</i>exhibition.</p> <h3>FAMILY FILM SUNDAY</h3> <p><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/events/films/15660-family_film_sunday_waltah_worm_ka_wai_ola" target="_blank">Waltah the Worm: Ka Wai Ola</a><br /><i>Directed by Erik Bathen &amp; Dr. Malia J. Smith. 2015. USA. 24 min.<br /></i>11:10am + 1pm<br /><strong>Free</strong></p> <h3>DRAWING CONTEST WINNER</h3> <p>Congratulations to Jacqueline Yepes Kana, age 7, of &lsquo;Ewa Beach:</p> <p><img src="https://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/15248/bohfs_march2016_drawing.jpg" width="350" height="375" /></p> 2016-02-09T15:19:49-10:00 false 2016-04-17T17:00:00-10:00 April 17, 11am-5pm 10413 15588 Honolulu Museum of Art 115 351 plastic_fantastic 2016-02-12T18:00:00-10:00 false false false 2016-04-17T11:00:00-10:00 0 Plastic Fantastic? 2016-04-11T14:14:34-10:00 25 1 <p>Join members from the <a href="http://www.hokulea.com/worldwide-voyage/" target="_blank">Polynesian Voyaging Society</a> and learn how the navigators of <i>Hōkūleʻa&nbsp;</i>and <i>Hikianalia</i> use the stars to guide them around the world.</p> <h3><strong>ART ACTIVITIES</strong></h3> <p>&bull; <strong>Make <a href="http://www.hokulea.com/aloha-%CA%BBaina-peace-flags-nurturing-and-protecting-our-lands-2/" target="_blank">Aloha <strong></strong><strong>ʻĀina</strong>&nbsp;Peace Flags</a>:</strong>&nbsp;Kids can take part in a project started by members from the Polynesian Voyaging Society. They will decorate small flags with written and visual messages about how they nurture and protect the place they call home. The flags will be sewn together into a quilt and delivered by the <i>Hōkūleʻa</i>&nbsp;crew on one of their stops along the worldwide voyage. &nbsp;</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Make a constellation telescope:</strong> Kids will punch holes into the covered end of a tube to create a toy "telescope" that reveals a model of a constellation that voyagers use to navigate.</p> <h3><strong>ENTERTAINMENT:</strong></h3> <p>&bull; <a href="http://www.fhh-hawaii.org/" target="_blank">The Friends of Hokule&lsquo;a and Hawai&lsquo;iloa</a>&nbsp;will do a canoe demonstration, lashing demonstration, and show visitors how to read a star compasses. Visitors will also get a chance to talk story with crew members from the&nbsp;Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull;<strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>Hands-on exploration:</strong>&nbsp;Kids can touch and explore objects from our lending collection related to voyaging and Pacific Island culture.&nbsp;</p> <h3>DOUBLE THE FUN&nbsp;&nbsp;</h3> <p>Take a shuttle bus to the museum&rsquo;s free&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/14327-free_family_day_spalding_house" target="_blank">Family Day at Spalding House</a>&nbsp;in Makiki Heights to see the&nbsp;<i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15453-plastic_fantastic/" target="_blank">Plastic Fantastic?</a>&nbsp;</i>exhibition.</p> <h3>FAMILY FILM SUNDAY</h3> <p><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/events/films/15661-family_film_sunday_waltah_worm_rite_passage" target="_blank">Waltah the Worm: The Rite of Passage</a><br /><i>Directed by Erik Bathen &amp; Dr. Malia J. Smith. 2015. USA. 24 min.</i><br />11:10am + 1pm<br /><strong>Free</strong>&nbsp;</p> <h3><strong>DRAWING CONTEST WINNER</strong></h3> <p>Congratulations to Chloe Akamine Mathis, age 12, from Kāneʻohe!</p> <p><img src="https://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/15437/bohfs_drawingwiner_may2016.jpg" width="350" height="350" /></p> 2016-04-14T15:10:49-10:00 false 2016-05-15T17:00:00-10:00 May 15, 11am-5pm 10818 15685 Honolulu Museum of Art 115 351 malama_honua 2016-04-18T04:00:00-10:00 false false false 2016-05-15T11:00:00-10:00 0 Mālama Honua 2016-05-09T12:06:30-10:00 25 1 <p>Kids can see the exhibition <i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15508-art_time_chaos_masterworks_six_dynasties_china_3rd6th_centuries/" target="_blank">Art in a Time of Chaos</a></i> then try their hand at Ghengis Khan&ndash;era weapons and moves with the Khanate of the Golden Horde and watch kung fu demonstrations by Still and Moving Center instructors<i>.</i></p> <h3>ACTIVITIES</h3> <p>&bull; Archery on the front lawn with <a href="https://www.facebook.com/khanateofthegoldenhorde" target="_blank">Khanate of the Golden Horde</a>: 11:00-2:30pm</p> <p>&bull; Rubbings inspired by the Art in the Time of Chaos exhibition</p> <p>&bull; Drawing Contest:&nbsp;Kids ages 1 to 17 are encouraged to enter! The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. The winner receives a&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/316-general_membership" target="_blank">Supporting Membership</a>&nbsp;to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her&nbsp;artwork is used to create the following month&rsquo;s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.</p> <h3>ENTERTAINMENT</h3> <p>&bull; Kung&nbsp;Fu and Self Defense demonstrations led by teachers from <a href="http://www.stillandmovingcenter.com/" target="_blank">The Still and Moving Center</a>:&nbsp;11:00-1:30&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;- Self Defense demo: 11:30-12<br />&nbsp;- Kung&nbsp;Fu demo:&nbsp;12:00-12:30<br />&nbsp;- Self Defense demo:&nbsp;12:30-1:00<br />&nbsp;- Kung&nbsp;Fu demo:&nbsp;1:00-1:30<br /> &nbsp;<br />&bull; Khante of the Golden Horde:&nbsp;1:45-2:30<br /> &nbsp;- Martial arts + weapon demonstrations</p> <h3>FAMILY FILM SUNDAY</h3> <p><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/events/films/15735-family_film_sunday_havoc_heaven" target="_blank">Havoc in Heaven (大闹天宫)</a><br /><i>Directed by Wan Laiming. 1965. China. 106 min. Chinese with English subtitles.<br /></i>11:10am + 1pm | Free&nbsp;</p> <h3>DOUBLE THE FUN&nbsp;&nbsp;</h3> <p>Take a shuttle bus to the museum&rsquo;s free&nbsp;<a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/14327-free_family_day_spalding_house" target="_blank">Family Day at Spalding House</a>&nbsp;in Makiki Heights to see the&nbsp;<i><a href="http://honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/15453-plastic_fantastic/" target="_blank">Plastic Fantastic?</a>&nbsp;</i>exhibition.</p> <h3>DRAWING CONTEST WINNER</h3> <p>Congratulations to this month's winner: Alexandra Win-Tsuen Chan Schmidt.</p> <p><img src="https://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/15536/bohfs_drawingwinnermay2016.jpg" width="250" height="250" /></p> <div></div> 2016-05-19T10:31:32-10:00 false 2016-06-19T17:00:00-10:00 June 19, 11am-5pm 10951 15733 Honolulu Museum of Art 115 351 everybody_was_kung_fu_fighting 2016-05-20T06:00:00-10:00 false false false 2016-06-19T11:00:00-10:00 0 Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting 2016-05-19T16:03:45-10:00 25 1