“State of the Art 2011: Painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography and mixed media by the artists of galerie 103.” An eclectic survey of recent work by the gallery artists featuring: Carol Bennett, A. Kimberlin Blackburn, Doug Britt, Kathleen Adair Brown, Karen Gally, Tom Lieber, Deyana Mielke, Bruna Stude, Mark Van Wagner and Wayne Zebzda. The exhibit also includes highlights from recent galerie 103 solo exhibitions of Margaret Ezekiel and Sally French, plus an excerpt from an installation piece by Rosa Silver. Exhibit will run through Sept. 17. Kukui‘ula Village, 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Po‘ipu.
“Promoting Hawai‘i: The Golden Years 1920–1980.” “We Are Kaua‘i,” an exhibit celebrating the 50th golden anniversary of the museum in the Senda Gallery. Permanent exhibits include “The Story of Kaua‘i,” “The Juliet Rice Wichman Heritage Gallery” and “Oriental Art Gallery.” $2–$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 4428 Rice St., Lihu‘e. 245-6931.
“Art Kaua‘i.” Original works by the artists of Kaua‘i Society of Artists. Exhibit runs through Sept. 9. Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery in Kukui Grove Center.
Alley Kat Art
“Bow Wow Meow: Art Fundraiser for the Kaua‘i Humane Society. Featuring animal art, bags and tee shirts and jewelry by artists Amy Vieira, Kim Van Antwerp, Pam Woolway, Schar Freeman and R. Eve Solomon. Music by Lee Richardson and Kevin Wheatley and fire dancing by the Fire Kitties. A portion of all sales go to benefit the animals at our local Kauai Humane Society animal shelter. 4-1373C Kuhio Hwy, located in the alley behind Island Hemp and Cotton in downtown Kapa‘a. 651-1766.
“Pulama la Na Koa O Kai” opening and the story of Hokulea lecture with navigator Nainoa Thompson 2 p.m. on Sept. 17. Exhibit runs Sept. 17 to Oct. 17. $2–$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 4428 Rice St., Lihu‘e. 245-6931.