Donkey Mill Art Center testing the waters

  • Donkey Mill Art Center will reopen on a limited basis starting June 4. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Donkey Mill Art Center will reopen on a limited basis starting June 4.

For the month of June, the center will be open to Ceramic Open Studio participants only from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays.


“As we test the waters and observe how this first phase goes, we will continue to open more parts of the Mill, come July,” DMAC said in an email update. “We are ever so grateful to the Donkey Mill ‘Ohana for your supporting as we navigate these uncharted waters together.”

Ceramic Open Studio participants can use the facility by appointment only.

The center expects to add more services and hours starting in July, including opening other studios. Further, the exhibition INUNDATION: Art & Climate Change in the Pacific and Gallery Shop will be open to the public


A variety of policies and procedures will be in place including wearing a face covering; social distancing; sanitizing supplies and work areas; and bringing one’s own tools and other supplies. No potluck lunches, coffee or gatherings will be permitted; brown bag lunches only.

For more information, including more details in policies and procedures, visit

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