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

The ʻĀina Speaks: Call to Artists

The ʻĀina Speaks: Call to Artists

Glazing Fundamentals

Glazing Fundamentals

with Jake Boggs
Mixed Media
Creative Outlet: Tinsmithing Dia de Los Muertos

Creative Outlet: Tinsmithing 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.

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.

Shop the Mill

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

Latest News

Creativity + Resilience

August 16, 2023|

As I sit to write this note to you, I know I am unable to capture the full extent of the tragedy, loss, and devastation that has occurred recently on both Maui and Hawai‘i islands. Our hearts are heavy and our aloha is endless for those affected. The Mill has always held a steadfast belief in the intangible yet immensely potent ability of art and the human spirit to mend, inspire, and uplift; in the midst of this tragedy, the selflessness and courage displayed by neighbors, friends, and strangers has reinforced this belief. While we will continue [...]

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