Hispanic Festival Coming to Downtown October 5

Hispanic Heritage Festival and Health Fair will be coming to Downtown Chinatown on Nuuanu Street between Chaplain and Hotel Streets on October 5 10 am – 5 pm.  Please join us in celebration!


Announcing “Honoring Grief & Self Care” Series

Grief can be painful, confusing, powerful, and life changing. It doesn’t go away by ignoring it. These sessions offer ways to acknowledge and listen to grief, and find ways to express through arts and craft activities.

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month through 2019 at Downtown Art Center, 1031 B Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu HI 96817.

$10 donation for art supplies

Facilitated by Felicia Marquez-Wong. L.S.W., C.T., Registration required. See below for details.

Each class is 9:30 am – 11:30 am

July 17, 2019

August 21, 2019

September 18, 2019

October 16, 2019

November 20, 2019

December 18, 2019

See jpeg or PDF format flyers below…

Introducing Brown Bag Music Tuesdays at DAC

Downtown Art Center will be hosting a series of free lunchtime concerts from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm every Tuesday beginning June 18.  Each concert is free, but we will have a jar available for donations/tips for the musicians.

Brown Bag Music Tuesday schedule
June 18 Nate Hatico
June 25 Shoji Ledward
July 2 Terry Oyama 
July 9 Nate Hatico
July 16 Shoji Ledward
July 22 Terry Oyama
July 30 Nate Hatico
Aug 6 Shoji Ledward
Aug 13 Terry Oyama
Find out more about these first three artists who are so generously performing at DAC:

We are seeking your help!

Downtown Art Center is evolving rapidly and adding the talents of volunteers to the origin of what we hope will become an vibrant and sustainable art space for the community.  If you have great ideas, and/or the ability to help with any aspect of the Center as it is now or in the future, please let us know!  We are looking for many people to help with the center so that it is accessible to the community and utilized by the artists and organizations that so desperately need creative and display space!  We are eager to communicate with artists and art appreciators throughout Oahu.  Please Contact us!