Current Hawaii Start Art Museum Current Exhibitions - Updated 8/31/16
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Accession, sponsored by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), invites you to engage with a selection of recent additions to the Art in Public Places Collection of the SFCA in the Diamond Head gallery of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM). This exhibit features 33 works by 27 artists from across the state of Hawai‘i: Evan M. Asato, Jan Becket, Derek Bencomo, Alison Beste, Judy D. Bisgard, Francisco Clemente, Hannah Day, Quincy Dein, Scott Fitzel, Sally French, Judy Gardner, Mary Goodrich, Diana Nicholette Jeon, Sanit Khewhok, David Kuraoka, Chenta Laury, Tom Lieber, Shigeru Miyamoto, Miho Morinue, John Mydock, Carl F.K. Pao, Zach Pezzillo, Brennan Simcock, Michael Patrick Smith, Jefferson Stillwell, Dominic Tidmarsh, and George Woollard.
A new exhibition, Ho'omau: The Perpetuation of Kapa, recognizing the cultural significance of Hawaiian Kapa and kapa making will open at HiSAM onMay 6. The exhibit will feature the works of contemporary kapa practitioners from the Art in Public Places Collection. Photo: Paul Kodama
Artwork from the 2015 Exhibition View additional work from last year's exhibit: 52ndHawai‘i Regional Scholastic Award. 53rd Annual Hawai‘i Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition Diamond Head Gallery February 19, 2016to April 15, 2016 The Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards is the longest-running, largest and most prestigious student recognition program in the United States. The ...
Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity Ewa Gallery September 4, 2015--TBD Hawaii: Change & Continuityexplores how artistic expressions define the character of ourchanging society and environment and how artists reveal our aspirations and make a profoundcontribution toward explaining who we are. The exhibition, a part of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts50th anniversary ...
The 2015 Student Art Exhibition at theConvention Centeris an exhibit featuring artwork from 96 students, from kindergarden through sixth grade, from public and private schools in Hawai‘i.Now on display at the PaKamali‘i Courtyard of the Hawai‘i Convention Center until April 2016, the 2015 Student Art Exhibition showcases the shared dreams and broad diversity of ... Read More
Voyaging: The Art of Wayfindingfeatures aselection of maritime art related toPolynesian seafaringfrom the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Throughout time humankind has traversed the globe for many reasons. Some sought food due to famine, others have looked for riches, and the brave have searched ... Read More
Hawai‘i State Art Museum Ewa Gallery November 3, 2002 -- Ongoing Places of Hawai‘ishowcases art which reflects the unique environment and striking landscapes of Hawai‘i. The work includes both realistic and abstract images of the many tranquil, dynamic, and vibrant settings found throughout the islands.
Image & Imagination Diamond Head Gallery September 5, 2014-- TBD Image & Imagination is an exhibition of 38 curiosity-inspiring artworks in a variety of media.Drawn from the Art in Public Places Collection, these pieces were selected to act asa catalyst for response in museum visitors. The works all prompt the question, "What was thisartist ... Read More
He Makana The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art, Paintings and Prints Diamond Head Gallery December 6, 2013 -- TBD To view the collection online, click Haig Collection. The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art, Paintings, and Printsis a distinguished collection of traditional Hawaiian crafts, paintings and prints ... Read More
He Makana: The Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art, Paintings, and Prints Diamond Head Gallery December 6, 2013 -- TBD The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art, Paintings, and Prints is a distinguished collection of traditional arts of Hawai‘i, paintings of Hawai‘i, and prints of Hawai‘i presented to the state ... Read More
Accession 2014 April 4, 2014 -- TBD Accession 2014featured new acquisitions to theArt in Public Places Collection.
Enriched by Diversity May 3, 2002 -- May 2008 Enriched by Diversity reflected a mix of Hawai‘i's ethnic and cultural traditions through 132 works of art by 105 artists. In a wide variety of artistic styles, movements, and media, the exhibition illustrated the varied cultural influences that fuel the creativity of Hawai‘i's artists. Predominantly ... Read More
Hawai‘i State Art Museum Ewa Gallery November 3, 2002 -- Ongoing Enriched by Diversityreflects a mix of Hawai‘i's ethnic and cultural traditions. In a wide variety of artistic styles, movements, and media, the exhibition illustrates the varied cultural influences that fuel the creativity of Hawai‘i's artists. Predominately comprised of works dating from the 1960s ... Read More
|PAST EXHIBITIONS - ANNOUNCEMENTS|
2 New Art Exhibitions At The Hawaii State Art Museum - accession + GIFTED
The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts unveils two new art exhibitions on Friday September 9th -- accession: Recent Acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection and GIFTED: Donated Works of Art from the Art in Public Places Collection.
Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBITION SEPTEMBER 9th, 2011
ACCESSION and GIFTED highlight extraordinary recent purchases and gifts demonstrating the exceptional work collected by the Hawai i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts over the past four decades. Also featuring Ledward Kaapana as featured musical guest
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