Capitol Modern exhibits offer insight into current themes and diverse expressions in the local art world through some of the best contemporary art from across Hawai‘i.

Please note: the ‘Ewa Gallery is currently closed as we update our exhibits. The Lē‘ahi Gallery and our Sculpture Garden are open.

Current Exhibits

Coming Soon! Celebrate the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) at Capitol Modern.

  • Special Exhibition

    Ke Ao Lama

    Jun 7, 2024Dec 31, 2024

    Series of exhibits dedicated to celebrating the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC).

Ongoing Exhibits

  • Sculpture Garden


    Our ground floor Sculpture Garden has been transformed from its beginnings as a recreational area with a large swimming pool and bleachers into an urban oasis with pathways and nooks for reflection.

Recent Exhibits

  • Annual Exhibit

    2024 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards

    Experience Hawaiʻi through award-winning artworks by Hawaiʻi students grades 7-12 in this annual student exhibit. Over 100 artworks in the spacious ʻEwa Gallery.

  • Gallery view of the "Accession" exhibit.

    Lē‘ahi Gallery


    A selection of recent additions to the collection offer an insight into current trends and themes in the local arts scene and provide an opportunity to see the diversity of works being created in Hawaiʻi today.

  • Gallery view of the "Fear of the Unknown" exhibit.

    ‘Ewa Gallery

    Fear of the Unknown

    Experience the 34 contemplative artworks that remind us of fear's ever-presence in the human life by walking through our new exhibit Fear of the Unknown.

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