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Summer Education Program at Schaefer International Gallery

Schaefer International Gallery

Maui Arts & Cultural Center again offers a summer visual arts education program, Young Artmakers, at Schaefer International Gallery.


Immersive arts classes led by professional artists, designed for the creative mind!
Young Artmakers returns for Summer 2024!
Led by teaching artists and gallery staff, the program will provide young artists an opportunity to meet and make new friends while enhancing and exercising their creative skills.
Class offerings include hands-on workshops for elementary, middle, and high school students in a unique range of media.
Each session will meet for four consecutive classes over the course of a week.

Session Offerings:
Envisioning Self through Photography
June 17 – 20 (Mon – Thurs); 9 am – 12 noon
ages 12 – 16  
Visiting artist Miki Nitadori, who is featured in the gallery’s concurrent FOCUS exhibition, will lead students in explorations of digital photography as a means of creating narrative and expressing identity.
Wondrous Ecosystems
July 8 – 11 (Mon – Thurs); 10 am – 12 noon
ages 5 – 7
This offering merges lessons in 2-D and 3-D rendering led by gallery teaching staff with presentations from conservation experts, who will share about the unique plant and animal life that make Maui one-of-a-kind. 
Print It – Wear It!
July 8 – 11 (Mon – Thurs); 1 – 3 pm
ages 8 – 11 
Printmaker Tia Brady of Hex Press Maui will introduce printmaking techniques that students can use to develop patterns and imagery on paper. Throughout the week, they will transform their paper creations into “wearable art” and showcase it in a class fashion show!
Lei-making & Botanic Fun
July 15 – 18 (Mon – Thurs); 10 am – 12 noon
ages 5 – 7
Lauren Liana Shearer of Hawaii Flora & Fauna will introduce the basics of lei-making in a variety of forms and materials, integrating lessons in botanic specimens and some surprising uses of plants in art-making.
Print Meets Textile
July 15 – 18 (Mon – Thurs); 1 – 3 pm
ages 8 – 11
Printmaker Tia Brady of Hex Press Maui will highlight a variety of approaches to printmaking on fabric. Students will create a printed textile of their own to take home and use in their daily lifestyle.
To register, email or call 808-243-4258.



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