APRIL 2011 - JUNE 2011 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 The following public programs and special events are scheduled for galleries and public spaces at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, and Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens in Captain Cook, Hawai‘i, from April – June 2011. More detailed information is available at www.bishopmuseum.org or in Ka ‘Elele, the journal of Bishop Museum. Please note that this is subject to change. Visit the most current calendar release at www.bishopmuseum.org for the most up-to-date information.

APRIL 2011

Exhibits Continuing in April

 DINOSAURS UNEARTHED: FEATHERED DISCOVERIES
Saturday, March 5, 2011 – September 5, 2011
Bishop Museum
The dinosaurs return! Bishop Museum first featured the moving, roaring dinosaurs of Dinosaurs Unearthed in fall 2009, with its dramatic full-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex on the Museum lawn. The new exhibit is called Dinosaurs Unearthed: Feathered Discoveries. This time the Tyrannosaurus Rex will be joined outdoors by a 55-foot-long Apatosaurus (“Brontosaurus-type”) dinosaur and a 12-foot-tall Triceratops. The indoor exhibit will feature a special emphasis on feathered dinosaurs. The exhibit mixes animatronic dinosaurs with replicas of dinosaur skeletons and interactive displays featuring some of the newest information about these ancient creatures. www.bishopmuseum.org.

Events in April

THE SKY TONIGHT
Friday, April 1, 2011; 8 p.m.; No late seating
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
Bishop Museum , J. Watumull Planetarium; Reservations Required (808) 847-8203
Come experience a detailed tour of the current Hawaiian evening sky during The Sky Tonight. This live planetarium program is hosted by Barry Peckham, Vice President of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. Telescope-viewing in the Museum observatory follows the show, weather permitting. The Sky Tonight is offered on the first and third Fridays of each month at 8 p.m. The show begins promptly and there is no late seating. Please call (808) 847-8203 or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

BISHOP MUSEUM – HECO GROW HAWAIIAN FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 2, 2011; 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kama ‘āina and military free with valid id; otherwise, regular admission rates apply
Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn
For the third year, Bishop Museum is hosting Grow Hawaiian Festival, presented by Hawaiian Electric Company. The eco-conscious will feature informational booths on local conservation and sustainability efforts; a guided tour of Bishop Museum’s garden of native and indigenous plants; and a native plants sale. Live entertainment and various activities will also be a part of this eco-friendly festival.

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden – FREE GARDEN TOUR
Saturday, April 9, 2011; 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Free
Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden; Captain Cook, HI
Join Garden Manager Peter Van Dyke on a tour of the Garden’s collection of native Hawaiian plants while learning about traditional cultural uses. This is a FREE event. Call (808) 323-3318 or email agg@bishopmuseum.org for more information.

THE SKY TONIGHT
Friday, April 15, 2011; 8:00 p.m.; No late seating
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
Bishop Museum , J. Watumull Planetarium; Reservations Required (808) 847-8203

Come experience a detailed tour of the current Hawaiian evening sky during The Sky Tonight. This live planetarium program is hosted by Barry Peckham, Vice President of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. Telescope-viewing in the Museum observatory follows the show, weather permitting. The Sky Tonight is offered on the first and third Fridays of each month at 8 p.m. The show begins promptly and there is no late seating. Please call (808) 847-8203 or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

TRADITIONS OF THE PACIFIC LECTURE: LOMILOMI
Saturday, April 16, 2011; 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
Bishop Museum , Atherton Hālau; Reservations Required (808)847-8296

The Native Hawaiian traditional healing practice of lomilomi combines spirituality with specific massage techniques and other physical manipulation. A panel of cultural practitioners will share about their training and use of lomilomi, and a demonstration will follow. Call (808)847-8296 for more information or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

MAMo AWARDS 2011 EXHIBITION OPENING CEREMONY
Thursday, April 21, 2011; 6:00 p.m.
Bishop Museum , J.M. Long Gallery Exhibition Hall

A hallmark event of Maoli Arts Month (MAMo), this annual exhibition honors master artists who have dedicated their lives to the perpetuation and celebration of Native Hawaiian visual arts. Come see extraordinary work from some of the best artists in all of Hawai‘i. A special community awards presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, April 21, at 6:00 p.m. at Bishop Museum. An exhibition featuring the artwork of the honoree, Hiko‘ula Hanapi, as well as the works of other previous awardees, will open in the J.M. Long Gallery. Enjoy extraordinary work from some of the best artists in all of Hawai‘i.

MAMo AWARDS 2011 EXHIBITION
April 22 – August 21, 2011
Bishop Museum , J.M. Long Gallery Exhibition Hall

Hikoula HanapiA hallmark event of Maoli Arts Month (MAMo), this annual exhibition honors master artists who have dedicated their lives to the perpetuation and celebration of Native Hawaiian visual arts. This year, for the first time, the exhibition postumously honors contemporary artist Hiko'ula Hanapi. The exhibit will also feature the works of Hanapi, as well as those of previous MAMo awardees in the J.M. Long Gallery. A special portion of the exhibition will also acknowledge the passing of three MAMo awardees, Herb Kane, Aunty Mary Lou Kekuewa and Jo-Anne Kahanamoku Sterling. Come see extraordinary work from some of the best artists in all of Hawai‘i, on display through August 21, 2011.

 Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden – COMMUNITY WORK DAY
Saturday, April 23, 2011; 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Free
Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden; Captain Cook, HI
Join the staff of Amy Greenwell Garden for a garden beautification day! Tools, gloves, snacks and cold drinks will be provided. Everyone is welcome. Come down and give your aloha to the garden! For more information call (808) 323-3318 or email agg@bishopmuseum.org.

 MAY 2011  

Exhibits Continuing in May  

DINOSAURS UNEARTHED: FEATHERED DISCOVERIES
Saturday, March 5, 2011 – September 5, 2011
Bishop Museum
The dinosaurs return! Bishop Museum first featured the moving, roaring dinosaurs of Dinosaurs Unearthed in fall 2009, with its dramatic full-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex on the Museum lawn. The new exhibit is called Dinosaurs Unearthed: Feathered Discoveries. This time the Tyrannosaurus Rex will be joined outdoors by a 55-foot-long Apatosaurus (“Brontosaurus-type”) dinosaur and a 12-foot-tall Triceratops. The indoor exhibit will feature a special emphasis on feathered dinosaurs. The exhibit mixes animatronic dinosaurs with replicas of dinosaur skeletons and interactive displays featuring some of the newest information about these ancient creatures. www.bishopmuseum.org

MAMo AWARDS 2011 EXHIBITION
April 22 – June 5, 2011
Bishop Museum , J.M. Long Gallery Exhibition Hall
A hallmark event of Maoli Arts Month (MAMo), this annual exhibition honors master artists who have dedicated their lives to the perpetuation and celebration of Native Hawaiian visual arts. Come see extraordinary work from some of the best artists in all of Hawai‘i.

 Events in May 

THE SKY TONIGHT
Friday, May 6, 2011; 8:00 p.m.; No late seating
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
Bishop Museum , J. Watumull Planetarium; Reservations Required (808) 847-8203

Come experience a detailed tour of the current Hawaiian evening sky during The Sky Tonight. This live planetarium program is hosted by Barry Peckham, Vice President of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. Telescope-viewing in the Museum observatory follows the show, weather permitting. The Sky Tonight is offered on the first and third Fridays of each month at 8 p.m. The show begins promptly and there is no late seating Please call (808) 847-8203 or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.


TRADITIONS OF THE PACIFIC LECTURE: NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALING PRACTICES
Thursday, May 12, 2011; 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
$10 General; Bishop Museum Members Free
Bishop Museum , Atherton Hālau; Reservations Required (808)847-8296

In the Hawaiian literature classic Hi‘iakaikapoliopele, the goddess Hi‘iaka uses her healing powers to help many people along her arduous journey from Hawai‘i island to Kaua‘i to fetch Pele’s lover Lohi‘au. Kekuhi Kanahele educator, cultural expert and kumu hula at Hālau O Kekuhi traces her family genealogy to Pele and Hi‘iaka. She will talk about some of healing practices described in this captivating epic. Call (808)847-8296 for more information or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

 

THE SKY TONIGHT
Friday, May 20, 2011; 8:00 p.m.; No late seating
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
J. Watumull Planetarium; Bishop Museum; Reservations Required (808) 847-8203

Come experience a detailed tour of the current Hawaiian evening sky during The Sky Tonight. This live planetarium program is hosted by Barry Peckham, Vice President of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. Telescope-viewing in the Museum observatory follows the show, weather permitting. The Sky Tonight is offered on the first and third Fridays of each month at 8 p.m. The show begins promptly and there is no late seating Please call (808) 847-8203 or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

 

NATIVE HAWAIIAN ARTS MARKET & KEIKI DAY
Saturday, May 21 & Sunday May 22, 2011; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Reduced Admission Rate of $5.00 for Kama‘āina and military with valid id; otherwise, regular admission rates apply
Bishop Museum , Great Lawn

In celebration of Maoli Arts Month (MAMo), Bishop Museum once again hosts the Native Hawaiian Arts Market & Keiki Day. Co-sponsored by Bishop Museum and PAI Foundation, the 6th Annual Native Hawaiian Arts Market and Keiki Arts Festival will feature over 40 Native Hawaiian visual artists, from fine arts to contemporary craftwork. Highly collectible and of extraordinary quality, featured works will include feather work, silk scarves, turned bowls, carved images, decorated gourds, weaponry and weaving. Join us throughout the day for demonstrations, workshops, arts and crafts for the keiki, food and outstanding entertainment. Visit www.bishopmuseum.org for more information. Special discount rates cannot be combined with other discounts.

  JUNE  

Exhibits Continuing in June  

DINOSAURS UNEARTHED: FEATHERED DISCOVERIES
Saturday, March 5, 2011 – September 5, 2011
Bishop Museum

The dinosaurs return! Bishop Museum first featured the moving, roaring dinosaurs of Dinosaurs Unearthed in fall 2009, with its dramatic full-sized T Rex on the Museum lawn. The new exhibit is called Dinosaurs Unearthed: Feathered Discoveries. This time the T Rex will be joined outdoors by a 55-foot-long Apatosaurus (“Brontosaurus-type”) dinosaur and a 12-foot-tall Triceratops. The indoor exhibit will feature a special emphasis on feathered dinosaurs. The exhibit mixes animatronic dinosaurs with replicas of dinosaur skeletons and interactive displays featuring some of the newest information about these ancient creatures. www.bishopmuseum.org.

 Events in June

THE SKY TONIGHT
Friday, June 3, 2011; 8:00 p.m.; No late seating;
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
Bishop Museum , J. Watumull Planetarium; Reservations Required (808) 847-8203

Come experience a detailed tour of the current Hawaiian evening sky during The Sky Tonight. This live planetarium program is hosted by Barry Peckham, Vice President of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. Telescope-viewing in the Museum observatory follows the show, weather permitting. The Sky Tonight is offered on the first and third Fridays of each month at 8 p.m. The show begins promptly and there is no late seating. Please call (808) 847-8203 or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

MAMo AWARDS 2011 EXHIBITION -- FINAL DAY
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Bishop Museum , J.M. Long Gallery Exhibition Hall

A hallmark event of Maoli Arts Month (MAMo), this annual exhibition honors master artists who have dedicated their lives to the perpetuation and celebration of Native Hawaiian visual arts. Come see extraordinary work from some of the best artists in all of Hawai‘i.

THE SKY TONIGHT
Friday, June 17, 2011; 8:00 p.m.; No late seating
$6 General; $4 Children 4-12; Members of Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Astronomical Society Free
Bishop Museum , J. Watumull Planetarium; Reservations Required (808) 847-8203

Come experience a detailed tour of the current Hawaiian evening sky during The Sky Tonight. This live planetarium program is hosted by Barry Peckham, Vice President of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. Telescope-viewing in the Museum observatory follows the show, weather permitting. The Sky Tonight is offered on the first and third Fridays of each month at 8 p.m. The show begins promptly and there is no late seating. Please call (808) 847-8203 or RSVP online http://www.bishopmuseum.org/visitors/rsvp.html.

 About Bishop Museum

The Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop in memory of his wife Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last direct descendant of King Kamehameha I. Today, the Museum is recognized as the principal museum of the Pacific, housing the world’s largest collection of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts and natural history specimens. More than 340,000 people visit the Museum each year, including over 40,000 schoolchildren. For more information, please visit www.bishopmuseum.org.

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