Art and Music

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 572-6560

Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding

July 31st – September 4th 

Thursdays, 6 weeks, 3:30pm–5:30 pm

(Age: 10+) with Nancy Martel

Cups! Plates! Bowls! Birdhouses! Tiles! And More! In this introductory ceramics class, students will create their own functional art as they explore the handling of clay using wheel throwing, handbuilding, glazing, and texturing techniques. 

Tiny Hands 

Session I: August 5 – September 9 / 9:00 am – 11:00 am 

Session II: September 16 – October 28 (No class on October 7) / 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Session III: November 4 – December 9 / 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Tuesdays, 6 weeks

(Age: 2.5 – 5) with Jesse Stuart

Using materials such as pastels, clay, paint, and paper that stimulate creative impulses and fuel artistry, children will learn creative processes that little hands can manage with help. There will be music, stories, and lots of fun for all!

Adventures in Abstraction 

August 7 – September 4

Thursdays, 5 weeks, 3:30pm–5:30 pm

(Age: 5+) with Julie Matheis

Painters, grab your brushes! Get ready to learn about and create your own cubist, surrealist, impressionist, and pop art paintings. Keiki will be introduced to the ideas of using arbitrary colors, capturing movement, fragmenting objects, creating expressionistic brush strokes, and using their extraordinary imaginations! 

Drawing from Nature: A Botanical Studies Workshop 

August 9th & 16th 

Saturdays, 2 weeks,10:00am–12:00 pm

(Age: 10+) with Katie Peterson

Students will learn basic botany—identifying the parts of plants, how they grow, and how they are classified—and will create a series of graphite sketches using this knowledge. Students will then invent their very own never-before-seen plant and create a botanical illustration in the traditional style using ink and watercolor pencils. Students will also plant a seed to bring home and will watch it grow!

Manipulating Metal: An Introduction to Jewelry 

August 13 – September 17

Wednesdays, 6 weeks, 3:30–5:30pm 

(Age: 13+) with Julie Matheis

Students will learn the foundational elements of jewelry design: cutting, drilling, piercing, and soldering metal. Projects include pendants, bracelets, earrings and/or rings. You’ll finish class with the beautiful jewelry creations of your own design! No previous jewelry class is required!

Get Real! Draw What You See! 

August 18 – September 29 (No class on September 1)

Mondays, 6 weeks,  3:30–5:30 pm 

(Age: 11+) with Julie Matheis

Whether just for fun, or as a serious artist, come challenge your mind (and your hands) by drawing from observation. As you learn to see the world differently, you will improve your representational skills and build your portfolio. Where will your artistic passion take you?

Teen Workshop: Fundamentals of Interactive Animation with Visiting Artist Johannes DeYoung

August 23rd

Saturday, 1 day, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Want to learn the fundamental concepts of video game design and screen-based storytelling? This class utilizes basic animation techniques in Adobe Flash CS4 to create works emphasizing screen-based interaction and non-linear narrative. Gain an understanding of core animation and action-script programming techniques used to create interactive narrative works. No previous experience is necessary!

Kahana Fine Arts 669-0379

Located on the Westside

Private Instruction

Accredited Instruction

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Violin, Cello and

Art Workshops.

Art Classes with Monica Knight 463-8884

[email protected]

1053 Ulu Kanu St, Wailuku

BIG Art: Murals, Grids and More!

1053 Ulu Kanu St, Wailuku, HI 96793

Setember 8th-November 17th


3:15-4:15pm (5-7 yr olds) or 4:15-5:15pm (8yrs old and up)

Students will be learning how to create large-scale art, starting from

small sketches, dividing them into grids, and then transferring pieces

to bigger surfaces. Students will be drawing and painting, working

both individually and collaboratively.

Lahaina Arts Association 661-0111

Maui Youth Art Outreach Program

Various Locations in Maui County

Weekly, Every Monday – Friday – check website for schedule of classes

After School and In-School – check website for schedule of classes

 5-18, Youth Center Classes serve 9-17

The Maui Youth Art Outreach Program provides no-cost art classes to children in Maui County. Please visit for our

 updated class schedule.

Magenta Blvd Art Studio 280-1390

Keiki arts and crafts



Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:15

Wednesdays at 1:45

Ages 3 to 10

Drop the kids off for our fun and educational art classes after school

– check our website ( or FB (MagentaBoulevard) for

updated information. Text: 808-280-1390

Life drawing Sessions


Ongoing Wednesdays 



Come sketch the model in a relaxed studio setting – no instructor and

no pressure! All levels welcome. $20. Check website for additional

information or text 808-280-1390

Art Classes with Barbara Steinberg 269-6845

Animal Kindness Art Club

September 10-November 5


9 week class

Ages 6-12

Children will draw and paint animals and plants. There is much instruction to perfect their skills as young artists. They will learn basic skills such as mixing colors and seeing colors. Beginning to advanced artists welcome! 

$95. [email protected]

Please register ahead and get supply list online.

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA), 244-8760

Glee Club

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

September 4th – December 18th

Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:15, ages 7-11

Learn the foundations of singing, including pitch, breath support, diction and phrasing and gain confidence in your singing in a fun and supportive group environment. No experience necessary. $280 for the semester. 

Fall Drama Semester

MAPA Main Studios

2027 Main Street, Wailuku

September 1st – December 19th

Mondays – Fridays

Various times

Ages 5 – 18

Weekly drama classes in acting, improvisation and Glee Club for all levels of experience. Download schedules and registration forms at

Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

Private Weekly Music Lessons

4 years – Adult

Learn the art of playing a musical instrument.  Make it a family lesson and learn together.  Lessons in Guitar or Ukulele.  Our instructor has time slots available throughout the week and on Saturdays.

Bounty Music 871-1141

[email protected]

Music Lessons in Ukulele, Guitar, Drums, Voice and Keyboard

Ongoing Classes Every Day!

Age 6 and up

Private music lessons for children and adults. Lessons are offered on Ukulele, Guitar, Drums, Voice and Keyboard. We offer a great variety of musical instruments for sale from beginner to advanced. Special for new students: Buy two Lessons and get two FREE. Just say you saw it in Maui Family Magazine. 

La-ti-Da Music 280-2784

[email protected]

Music Family

Kihei, Central, Makawao

Ongoing mornings, Multiple days

Ages 3 months – 4 years

Together learning songs, musical activities that concentrate on singing and keeping a beat. As you move, sing and play, you’ll uncover a musical world that enhances timing, listening and language skills and coordination.

First Piano Adventures


Ongoing, Multiple days & times

Ages 5 & 6 years

With this age piano becomes an adventure for everyone. We join the child’s world in a playful exploration of music. Through a diverse world of sound, we develop a foundation of aural perception, eye tracking, and physical coordination.

Piano Adventures




Multiple days/ times

7-10 years

Children learn piano technique in an intimate class environment. Classes combine the strengths of intervallic reading, multi-key and Middle C approaches. This class is fun and colorful and children play theory games to help retain music methods.

Private Piano Lessons



5 yrs – 18 yrs.

Multiple days/ times

Kathleen Hamilton/Maui Piano Lessons 876-0383

[email protected]

Piano Lessons

Lower Kula


7 days a week

Beginners to Advanced

Private lessons include how to read music; technique; theory & music

appreciation. 15+ yrs. experience on Maui. Free introductory lesson.  283-6945 

Private violin lessons in Wailea

Flexible times, beginning & intermediate students ages six years through adults. Experienced & patient teacher. Innovative teaching methods follow the interests & learning style of each student, keeping their passion for music alive. Contact Cambria Moss. If you do not have a violin yet, please call before shopping for one.