Offering the garden as a site of stillness and creative conversation with the land
During short private visits, artists, poets, students and scientists of all ages and backgrounds have been working among the palms in W.S. Merwin’s lush palm garden.
Mālama Wao Akua
Native Species Art Exhibition 2019
The East Maui Watershed Partnership (EMWP) has just announced its 15th annual Mālama Wao Akua juried art exhibition at Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center on Maui, with submissions open to all artists who reside in Maui County. For a third consecutive year, The Merwin Conservancy will host two “Adventures for Artists” as they prepare to create works for submission, on July 12th and August 15th, 9:00am – 12:00pm both days. For more information about the process, please see the exhibition’s prospectus. To sign up for one of these artist experiences at the Conservancy, use this online form.
To view the works of artists who have visited the garden in the past, please see a sampling below:
Gwen Arkin, Photo Artist
Dr. Gary Greenberg, Microscopic Photography
Morgan Jones, Photographer
Sayler/Morris, Video Installation
Please reach out to Sara Tekula, Director of Programs with inquiries related to making art in the garden.