Welcome to the Donkey Mill Art Center—a place of convergence where arts and culture are considered a necessity, not a luxury.

Our Programs

Happening Now

Artist Talk with Melanie Yazzie (Hybrid)

Artist Talk with Melanie Yazzie (Hybrid)

Guided Sensory Activities for Toddlers to Preschoolers

Guided Sensory Activities for Toddlers to Preschoolers

with Cris Lindborg and Little Izzy
Tin-smithing Dia de Los Muertos

Tin-smithing Dia de Los Muertos

with Theresa Lovering Brown

A Member

Join as a member today for access to 20% tuition discount, open studio access, shop discounts, and more.

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The Mill effect

“The Donkey Mill has taught me the importance of taking intentional risks, gently pushing the limits of my comfort zone by asking myself “what happens when I/we….”


Artist Caligraphy art center

From 2017-2021:

640 artists

exhibited their work

2800+ Adults & 970 Youth

attended workshops, classes and other events at the Mill

Pottery Wheel Art Workshops art center
Artists Teaching Opportunities art center

From 2017-2021:


paid to artists through teaching opportunities, gallery and retail sales


with free admission at the Mill

From 2017-2021:


in Youth program subsidies to make tuition more affordable


welcomed arts curriculum into their classrooms through the Artist in the Schools Program


of our classes, exhibitions, and events showcase the diverse cultural knowledge of our island community

Youth Art Programs art center


Our Strategic plan aims to transform our campus into a sustainable ecosystem with multiple access points for our diverse community to connect and thrive.

See the Strategic Plan

Shop the Mill

Featuring a curated selection of art with proceeds supporting our local artists.

Changing Tide Painting art center

One-of-a-kind Paintings

Cory Lum Ceramic Bowl art center

Cool Fusion Bowls

Gaye Chan Baskets art center

Hawai'i-Based Artists

Noriko Lauhala art center

Gifts from the Land

Latest News

Cool Fusion: Know Before You Go

September 24, 2022|

Aloha Cool Fusion Attendees! It’s almost time for the Festival of 1000 Bowls! We are amped up to have you join us this Saturday for Cool Fusion 2022 at the Donkey Mill Art Center! Below are some important details to know before you go. Parking The Donkey Mill will be restricted to drop-off traffic only. Handicap parking is available onsite, placard required. We encourage all attendees to carpool if possible. A driver may drop off your group at the Mill then park at the main event parking lot. Main event parking is at the [...]

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