Visual and Performing Arts
Art GalleryArt Building, first floor
2535 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-6888
Fax: (808) 956-9659
One of the finest temporary exhibition spaces in the nation, the UH Art Gallery is in the center of the Art Building’s bamboo court. Besides student and faculty exhibits, a varied exhibition program plays a significant role in providing information about the visual arts in both a historical and contemporary context. To enhance a specific theme, the installation design is completely changed for each major exhibition. The gallery has received numerous awards for the excellence of its exhibitions and publications.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.
The Commons Gallery serves an important role as a showcase for thesis exhibitions, works by visiting artists, and class work. The exhibits change weekly.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.
John F. Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Road
The John F. Kennedy Theatre is home to the classes and productions of the Department of Theatre and Dance and hosts touring productions from around the globe whenever possible. This 600-seat facility is among the best in the world for presentations of Asian and Western theater and dance. The department is internationally known for its English language presentations of kabuki and Beijing opera. Kennedy Theatre serves as a laboratory for student technicians, actors, dancers, designers, musicians, choreographers, and directors.
A typical season at Kennedy Theatre might include the annual Dance Concert, a classic Western play, an Asian theater production, youth theatre, and a contemporary/experimental play. Auditions are open to all UH Manoa students interested in learning about performance or production.
The Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, an intimate 100-seat house that serves as an adjunct performing space, features student productions, late-night theater, workshops, and experimental presentations.
UH Manoa students are entitled to special discount prices on tickets for most productions at Kennedy Theatre through funding from their student activity fees. Students must present a validated UH Manoa photo ID to obtain the specially priced tickets. Tickets are available at the box office approximately two weeks prior to the opening of each production.
Mae Zenke Orvis Auditorium
With the best acoustics of any concert hall its size in the state, the Mae Zenke Orvis Auditorium is the site of numerous recitals and concerts. The auditorium seats 400, providing an intimate yet formal setting for soloists and small ensembles. The auditorium is used throughout the year for performances of both Western and ethnic music by the music department, the UH Manoa community, and local and international artists.
Tickets for most music department events may be reserved by calling (808) 95-MUSIC (68742) or may be purchased in advance at the UH Manoa Campus Center Information Desk. Remaining tickets will be available at the door one hour before each performance. Many events are free.
Call Music at Manoa Events Information for recorded concert information,
or visit the music department’s website.
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