The best Maui
All of these galleries display art work made by local Maui artists; each one is a beautiful and unparalleled experience. Go ahead, and plan your next shopping adventure at local galleries on Maui. Discover rare souvenirs from Hawaii, and your next Made in Hawaii gift. With our valuable insiders knowledge, we always recommend the Best Things To Do on Maui to our readers. Mahalo for reading!
With four locations around the Island of Maui, Maui Hands has their art gallery formula down. They represent over 300 local fine artists, jewelers, potters, glassblowers, sculptors, woodworkers and various artisans. Their first location opened in Makawao in 1992, and have since grown to a collection of four Maui Hands Galleries around the corners of the island: Makawao, Paia, Lahaina and Ka’anapali.
Not only is Maui Crafts Guild the “only artist-owned and operated cooperative gallery” on Maui, but it also features 100% locally made handcrafted art since their opening in 1982. Each of the incredibly talented Maui artisans featured at the Maui Crafts Guild are committed to the creation of high-quality fine crafts. This Maui gallery offers artisan items you will not see anywhere else in Hawaii or the world.
The Artists’ Showcase at the Four Seasons Resort in Wailea, is one of the most fabulous and intimate art discoveries in Maui. Peruse local artist vendors while strolling through ocean breeze-filled resort walkways. The Artists’ Showcase takes place everyday between 8:30am-1:30pm. If you’re in Wailea for the day, do not miss out on this luxurious and tropical art extravaganza.
Since the late 1960s, Lahaina Arts Society has been one of the finest purveyors of local Maui artists and artisans. For over 50 years, the Lahaina Arts Society has promoted visual art on Maui with children’s art classes, special exhibits, a host of events and outdoor fine art fairs under Lahaina’s Historic Banyan Tree. They even award partial scholarships to Maui’s high school students on a yearly basis.
Based on the Island of Maui, Amanda McCumbee is a photorealistic artist. Unlike any artist on Maui, Amanda has a unique vision of bringing her paintings to life while exploring Hawaii’s gorgeous scenery, marine, and wildlife. She also creates pet portraits.
While viewing Amanda’s pieces, it’s almost like you get a feeling of an optical illusion because from afar her art looks as if it is photography.
Andrew Shoemaker is a fine art photographer based on the Island of Maui. After years of showcasing his beautiful works throughout Maui galleries and media publications, he decided to open his own flagship fine art photography gallery in West Maui. Located in Maui’s most historic art district, visitors can now find the Andrew Shoemaker Fine Art Photography Gallery on Front Street in Lahaina.
In the ancient Hawaiian language, “Kai” means ocean, and “Pua” means flower. Owner-artists Anna Keay and her husband John Lindquist, have successfully created a gallery which fully embodies what they call “where the ocean meets the flower.” This fabulous art gallery in Lahaina features Anna Keay’s brilliant tropical oil paintings with photographic precision, John Lindquist’s life-like blown glass sculptures, ocean jewelry by Debra Mack, and more.
Next time you’re exploring Up Country Maui, take a drive up Baldwin Avenue from the Town of Paia. Midway between Paia Town and Makawao, you’ll find the historic Estate of Kaluanui on the left side of the road, built in 1917 by Hui founder Ethel Baldwin. Since 1934, the Hui No’eau has been a gathering of minds for Maui arts and culture. The mission of the Hui is “to unlock creativity through exceptional visual arts education.”
When exploring Maui’s North Shore, we recommend taking the fifteen-minute drive up from Pa’ia to the picturesque and historic town of Makawao. With its eclectic wooden storefronts rested on the slopes of Haleakala, Makawao Town has maintained its unique and rustic charm. It’s no wonder that artist Jordanne Weinstein has chosen this scenic spot to house her artist-owned gallery.
Established in 1970, the Village Galleries are a Maui legend when it comes to art collections. They are “Maui’s oldest gallery presenting original art by Hawaii’s most sought after artists.” They have two locations in Lahaina, and one at the Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua. Village Galleries represents approximately 100 artists in Hawaii with various talents and specialty skills using mediums such as Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Giclee, Watercolors, Copper Sculpture, Raku, Pastels, Woodworking, Bronzing, Printmaking and more.
The Hana Coast Gallery is a fabulous cultural art gallery in the sleepy Town of Hana, East Maui. Located next to the Travaasa Hana Hotel, this gallery is perfectly unique. Within 3,000 square feet, visitors can peruse an inspiring array of established local artists; sculptures, paintings, prints, feather work, carvings, stonework, Koa wood furniture, Hawaiian crafts and more.
Located in the Wailea Gateway Plaza, 105 Fine Art is one of Maui’s newest art galleries. Owned by artist Christine DeHoff, the intention of this gallery is to showcase ‘locally inspired artwork that will stir your soul.’
Located on the slopes of Mt. Haleakala, the Viewpoints Gallery is the only fine arts cooperative on Maui. It’s perched in a restored courtyard in the infamous Makawao Town; full of art galleries, restaurants, gift shops, yoga and wellness businesses. Showcasing over 20 established local artists, this Maui gallery is well worth a visit for art lovers and collectors.