WELCOME TO THE MACC'S
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Education online brochure and handy information and registration source for all of the upcoming education programming
“The arts are education. They stretch you as a human being, lift up the human spirit, and help us become better people.” - Pundy Yokouchi, Founding Chairman, Maui Arts & Cultural Center
As we all recalibrate our lives after the past two years, we are excited to offer in-person programming once again! You’ll see on this website pages that highlight offerings for Students, including CanDo! Days and School Shows, our developing offerings for Teachers, Professional Development Programs and Teaching Artist Institutes. We also have developed a robust archive of virtual resources, including our Motivational Series, featuring local artists intimate messages of hope and inspiration! We will continue to update this site, so please check back often. We look forward to welcoming you back to the MACC this year.
Dr. Moira Pirsch, Education Director
Stacey Gonsalves, Senior Program Manager, Education
Welcome to the 22-23 Season of Arts Education at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center!
In the last couple of years, MACC Education has reached out to a handful of local artists and asked them to share their motivational stories to uplift our community. As a bonus, each artist offers a mini virtual concert or performance just for our viewers! Below are snippets of Glenn Awong & Kilihune Kaʻaihue who are a couple of the wonderful talent we featured!
Full access is available and completely FREE to watch!
Glenn Awong of Maoli
Motivational Mele 20-21
Motivational Moments 21-22
We are excited to welcome Maui back to the MACC's in-person CanDo! Days! Beginning in December, students are welcome to come and experience a full day of art lessons! This year, even better news; It will be absolutely FREE to all students to attend! Registration will be posted soon!
For those unable to attend in person, you will still be able to participate! In addition to creating quicker versions of the in-person lessons for this school year, we've created a digital archival resource. This will include all virtual lessons from 2020-2021 & 2021-2022.
CanDo! Days at the MACC
Just as we are welcoming in-person CanDo! Days, we are just as thrilled to begin in-person Performance For Students! We have a brand new line-up of in-person shows at the MACC! These are also available to all students for FREE!
Visit our Performance page for more information on the upcoming artists and to register.
Youth Poet Laureate + National Poet Laureate
Coming in May 2023!
This year in addition to our yearly Professional Development Course, we have partnered with the DOE to create a new Mini PD series. In this series, BKM & Canoe District teachers teachers can earn seat hours while diving deeper into Nā Hopena Aʻo (Hā) principles.
22-23 Mini PD Presenters