Category: News & Events

Key Components of Installation Art and why it’s Great for Teens

Key Components of Installation Art and why it’s Great for Teens

As kids grow into teens, sometimes they grow out of old hobbies and grow into more culturally and creatively developed ones. Installation art in particular is a great art form for teens to engage with for several reasons. This type of contemporary art is displayed in a three-dimensional space and uses the available environment to… Read More

How Colors Can Benefit Children

Color Benefits for Children

A major trend for several years now has been a heavy focus on neutrals. So much of our world has slowly started to feature gray, white and beige – but did you know that a little color is good for you and your children? Colors can help kids learn, and depending on how old they… Read More

Keep Children’s Creativity Soaring this Summer

Child Art Classes

Summertime provides children with a long break from school, but some children have a hard time with all of that freedom. Summer can sometimes lead to boredom and frustration, even for the brightest children. The best way to keep children engaged this summer is to expose them to fun and creative activities such as an… Read More

Get Your Holiday Gifts on Dec. 10

Holiday Gift Poster

We’ve all been there before: searching around endlessly in store after store trying to find a gift for that hard-to-shop-for someone on your holiday gift list. If this sounds like you, Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts might be able to help. This Saturday, Dec. 10, we will be holding our Holiday Gift Shop and Fundraiser… Read More

Let’s Make a Deal at Our 2nd Annual Fundraiser

Are you looking for some unique art to hang in your home or office? On Sunday, Aug. 14, Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts’ is hosting our second annual fundraiser, Let’s Make a Deal! Mark your calendars and bring your checkbooks! This August, stop by the Let’s Make a Deal fundraiser for our studio and haggle… Read More

Fighting Summer Brain Drain with the Arts

Summer brain drain is what happens to students in the summer months between school years, when they are no longer being stimulated with books and art by teachers who are experts in their fields. According to teachers polled by the Chicago Tribune, when students return to school after the summer, the first few weeks are… Read More

Understanding the History of Comic Strip Arts

Comic strips have been appearing in our local newspapers for quite some time. They’ve made us laugh, excited us and kept coming back the next day to see what happens next. If you’ve ever wondered how it all got started, you need to head back to 19th-century Britain. Back then, they weren’t referred to as… Read More

Boston Gallery Roundup – May

The spring in Boston is the perfect time to get out and explore the city. With tons of museums, events, music and more to enjoy, you’ll have your pick of things to do during the beautiful May weekends. Of course, as spring moves into full bloom, so too does the schedule of exhibits at the… Read More

Robots, Dragons and Things With Wings: Summer at Hunakai

While many will be gearing up for Spring Break, we want you to take a minute to think about what your child (or children) is going to do this summer. At Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts, we offer several weeklong sessions throughout the summer including half- and full-day courses for kids and teens. This summer,… Read More

February Exhibits Around Boston

Boston is a city that’s rich in history, art and culture, and since February is almost here, we thought you might be interested in some of the upcoming art installations in the area. Let’s take a look at the coming galleries and exhibits planned in the area next month. Museum of Fine Arts Boston The… Read More

‘Tis the Season to be Artistic with November Break Workshops

‘Tis the Season to be Artistic with November Break Workshops

November is the unofficial start of the winter holiday season, and though we have a few more weeks until the true start of winter, once Thanksgiving arrives everyone is in the mood for holiday festivities. Art plays a huge role in the joy we experience during this time of year, as most cultures see the… Read More

October Exhibits Around Boston

With the colder weather starting to set in, we thought you might be interested in some exhibits and events happening in the Boston area this month. Here’s a look at some events and exhibits planned that piqued our interest. Museum of Fine Arts Boston Not only is this a fantastic place to spend an afternoon… Read More

September Exhibits Around Boston

September may mean the end of the summer months and back-to-school season, but that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of great art to take in throughout the region. The arts are a great expression year round, and with so many great organizations in the area, the start of fall brings plenty for art enthusiasts to enjoy… Read More

Winter in August Scheduled This Weekend! (Aug. 15-16)

This weekend, don’t forget to stop in to our Foxborough studio for our summer celebration of the arts – Winter in August! While the weather may be hot, these artworks aim to capture the beauty and majesty of cold, wintery scenes as seen from the sweltering summer months. These refreshing scenes capture snow-covered trees, ice-capped… Read More

Check Out the Great Classes Planned for Fall!

Embrace and enrich your artistic side by enrolling now in one of our many fall art classes. From painting to drawing and digital animation, there is a class to suit every interest. We offer classes for kids, teens and adults which focus on developing skills and techniques in a variety of art mediums and disciplines…. Read More

What our Mosaics Exhibition Taught Us

The Mosaics: Cultural Connections was an art exhibition that went from November 15-December 2 at Hunakai Studio located at 263 Central Street, in Foxboro. It wasn’t your typical exhibition. There weren’t any collections from patrons, not famous artists, and no big foundations contributing to the event. You did find something else there, however. At Mosaics,… Read More

The Connection Between Creativity and Intelligence

Are people with high IQ’s more creative? Are highly creative people, more intelligent? Are creativity and intelligence related at all to one another? The verdict is still out on all of these questions; however, science has provided us with many ideas to ponder on the subject. Formal analysis of the relationship between creativity and intelligence… Read More

Art Parties at Hunakai

Have your very own art party here at Hunakai. Birthdays or friends night out. For kids 5-7, 8-10, teens and adults. The party will be hosted at the studio with various lessons to choose from.  2.5 hours long with an half hour for food and gifts (refreshments and decorations are the responsibility of the client,… Read More