Best Things To Do in Maui: Explore the Maui Arts Scene

Maui boasts some of the finest artists in the world,  and there are a variety of opportunities to enjoy and purchase art, or even to learn art or improve your skills here on Maui.

The Maui Crafts Guild is a collective of ceramicists, print-makers, jewelers, textile artists, wood workers, photographers, glass artists, basket weavers and a few artists who defy classification. The Guild is Maui's only member-owned and operated fine crafts cooperative. Work exhibited in the gallery is selected through a comprehensive jury process that ensures the highest quality and excellence in craftsmanship.

Maui Hands Art Galleries is a gallery representing over 300 fine artists and Hawaii artisans in four locations across the islands of Hawaii. Hawaii artists represented are 100 percent local to the state of Hawaii and most are local Maui artists. The Paia Gallery features sculptors, painters, jewelers, woodworkers, potters, glass workers, fine art photographers and other Hawaii artists representing the beauty of Maui and Hawaii.

Immerse yourself in Maui's most exquisite open air gallery. The Four Season’s Artists’ Showcase features the island's most notable talent in an array of media – including oil, acrylic, and mixed media paintings, sculpture, glass, fine art photography, painted silks, wood sculpture, basket weaving, even handmade ukuleles. A rotation of artisans are on hand daily for a truly unique meet-the-artist experience.

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center is a nonprofit community based visual arts education organization offering quality arts instruction.  The Hui provides an array of programs that support lifelong learning in the arts.  Art workshops and classes are available for all ages. Lectures, exhibitions, art events, historical house tours, and educational outreach programs partner with local schools and community partner organizations. The exhibitions and galleries at Hui No‘eau play an important role in Maui’s art community and feature work from local artists and creative minds from around the world. The unique gallery shop features the work of Hui No‘eau member artists and a wide variety of handcrafted and museum-quality gift items.

The Grand Wailea NaPua Art Gallery. Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort features the largest resort collection in Hawaii, an extensive art collection consisting of over 81 works including original paintings, sculpture, graphics, murals and artifacts. The International Collection is featured in a guided art tour available Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am – 11am. The tour covers the works located throughout the resort grounds and in NaPua Gallery. The NaPua Gallery also has select painting and photography classes. Prices are reasonable and class size is limited.