Dancers Trisha Lee and Troy Apostol perform at an earlier ArtSpree.

Art Day

The Contemporary Museum's free annual family event ArtSpree 2005 will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum at 2411 Makiki Heights Drive. People of all ages are welcome to enjoy the art-related activities, demonstrations, and performances, as well as take in the "Biennial Exhibition of Hawai'i Artists." Museum parking will not be allowed, but free parking and drop-off will be available at Punahou School, where there will be free shuttle service. Enter the school from the main gate at the corner of Wilder Avenue and Punahou Street. Call 526-0232 for more information.

The Contemporary Museum

Here's a schedule of some of the activities:

Interactive arts

» Carl Fieber and Rochelle Lum: Hand building with dry-hard clay
» Suzanne Marinelli: Fiber
» Dave Landry and Kim Chai: Bookmaking
» Chris Reiner: Assemblage sculptures from found objects
» Sabra Feldstein: Printmaking with rubber stamps
» Michael Lee and Stewart Chow: Woodworking and woodturning demonstrations
» Yvonne Manipon: Collage vessels
» Tina Markel: Kites with Watercolor flowers
» Dr. Gadget (Joe Lazlo): Science and art projects
» Allison Ibara-Kawabe: ArtMobile docent at Punahou School

Trish Chock and her daughter, Zoe, 2, smile while looking at their reflections in James Seawright's art installation, "Mirror XV," at an Art Spree held at the Contemporary Museum in July 2002.


» 10 to 10:45 a.m.: James McCarthy Irish Band
» 10:50 to 11:05 a.m.: Tangentz presents a contemplative and comedic journey through the sights and sounds of TCM, blending butoh and theater elements.
» 11:10 to 11:25 a.m.: Slam poetry session with artists presenting a mix of spoken word, storytelling, poetry, drama and hip-hop.
» 11:30 to 12:15 p.m.: Percussion with Greg and Junko McDonald
» 11:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Contemporary and jazz music with Eleven Gallon Hat
» 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.: Contemporary and jazz music with Cheryl Bartlett
» 12:15 to 12:30 p.m.: inSynergy dancers Maile Baran, Laura Brucia Hamm and Jamie Nakama, with musician Joe Lohmeier and friends, explore movement and sound with the brush strokes of artist Solomon Enos.
» 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.: Hawaii Opera Theatre presents a mix of songs from musicals and operas, both traditional and contemporary
» 1:15 to 1:30 p.m.: UpsideDown Dance explores the support and lack of it in a relationship.
» 1:35 to 1:50 p.m.: Onium Ballet Project presents a ballet inspired by a James Lallemand painting, with music by Jocelyn Pook.
» 1:35 to 1:50 p.m.: Rock and reggae with Thick Tubes
» 1:50 to 2:30 p.m.: Slack key with Jeff Peterson
» 2:30 to 2:45 p.m.: Synchronized swimming with the Mermaids.

Visitors can also view various works by local artists at the "Biennial Exhibition of Hawaii Artists."

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