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Hawai‘i State Art Museum Events


NEW EXHIBIT: 54th Annual Hawai`i Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards

On view through April 7, 2017 at the Hawai`i State Art Museum


The Hawai`i Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards displays artwork by students in grades 7 -- 12 from across the state. The competition is open to all students (public, charter, home, and private), who enter their work in the official categories of Architecture & Industrial Design, Ceramics & Glass, Comic Art, Design, Digital Art, Drawing & Illustration, Editorial Cartoon, Fashion, Film & Animation, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video Games, and Art Portfolio (graduating seniors only). Submissions are juried by panels of leaders in the visual arts, and works receiving Gold Key awards will move on to the national level judging.


Participating Hawai`i schools this year include: Admiral Arthur W. Radford High School, Aliamanu Middle School, Asia Pacific International School, Hawai`i Baptist Academy, Hawaii Baptist Academy Middle School, Henry Perrine Baldwin High School, Highlands Intermediate School, Honolulu Waldorf High School, Iolani School, James B. Castle High School, James Campbell High School, Kalaheo High School, Kalani High School, Kamehameha Schools (Hawaii, Kapalama, Middle School, and Maui), Le Jardin Academy, Leilehua High School, Mid-Pacific Institute, Mililani High School, Mililani Middle School, Moanalua High School, Niu Valley Middle School, Parker School, President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Punahou School, Seabury Hall School, St. Andrew's Schools, University Lab School, Wahiawa Middle School, and Wai`anae High School.


The Hawai`i State Department of Education is the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards regional affiliate for the entire state of Hawai`i.


HiSAM is located at 250 South Hotel Street in downtown Honolulu. Admission is always free.

Museum hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, and all state and federal holidays.

sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information


FIRST FRIDAY at HiSAM

U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific: Papana

Museum galleries will be open late, with live jazz music performed by the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific. Papana is a "spotlight" 8-piece jazz ensemble playing classical standards as well as modern selections. Casual and family-friendly!

Event: First Friday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: free

Additional information: Second floor outdoor courtyard; seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the newest exhibit, "54th Annual Hawai`i Regional Scholastic Art Awards", featuring student works from across the state of Hawai`i, and the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Scott Young, HiSAM Visitor Services Manager, (808) 586-9959 or scott.m.young@hawaii.gov


SECOND SATURDAY at HiSAM

Hawai`i Handweavers Hui - Weaving Community

Celebrate community through collaborative weaving and represent your hometown! Next, create your own springtime head lei.

Event: Second Saturday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., while supplies last

Cost: free

Additional information: Multipurpose Room (ground floor, on the right as you enter from the front doors); seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Susan Hogan, HiSAM Museum Educator, (808) 586-9958 or susan.m.hogan@hawaii.gov


ART LUNCH at HiSAM

Bonnie Kim: Puppets and Cultures

Bonnie Kim will share stories of exploring the cultures of the world through creating and performing with puppets and masks. She has taught both children and adults for organizations including the Alliance for Drama Education, Bare & Core Expression, Big Island Dance Council, Hawai`i Community College, Hilo Community Players, Recycle Hawaii, and the Society for Kona's Education & Art. Bonnie is also a Teaching Artist with the Hawai`i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts' Artists in the Schools Program, providing theatre and puppetry residencies in schools throughout the state.

Event: Art Lunch "meet the artist" presentation at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: free

Additional information: Multipurpose Room (ground floor, on the right as you enter from the front doors); seating will be provided. Bring your own lunch or purchase one from Artizen by MW (the museum cafe). Artizen now offers online ordering and payment so that customers can order ahead and pick up at the counter, skipping the line and saving time. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free).

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Susan Hogan, HiSAM Museum Educator, (808) 586-9958 or susan.m.hogan@hawaii.gov


Coming up in April

First Friday at HiSAM, Friday April 7, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Art at the Capitol, Friday April 7, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Slow Art Day at HiSAM, Saturday April 15, tour times to be announced

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday April 15, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday April 25, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


Coming up in May

First Friday at HiSAM, Friday May 5, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday May 13, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday May 30, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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Holiday Closures 2017

Prince Jonah Kuhio Day - Monday, March 27

Good Friday - Friday, April 14

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29

King Kamehameha I Day - Monday, June 12

Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4

Statehood Day - Friday, August 18

Labor Day - Monday, September 4

Veterans' Day - Friday, November 10

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 23

Christmas - Monday, December 25


The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum operate on the Hawai‘i State Government schedule.


Arts & Culture Survey

The SFCA is undertaking a five-year and beyond planning and strategy development effort and would like your help. We are more interested in developing a focused set of priorities than a fancy plan that will sit on a shelf. Please help us out by filling out this short questionnaire about arts and culture in Hawaiʻi.


Mahalo, Jonathan Johnson, Executive Director


Click here to fill out the survey. If you have already completed the survey, thank you! Please consider sharing the survey with others who you think would be interested.


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The mission of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Courtesy of: Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.

OUR MISSION
To promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai`i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai`i and the National Endowment for the Arts. The HSFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services.

HOURS:
The musuem is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed State and Federal Holdays. Always free admission. For pre-recorded information call 586-0900.

The Hawai'i State Art Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For pre-recorded summary information on the museum, call (808) 586-0900. For current museum program information, call the HSFCA Art in Public Places Program at (808) 586-0305. To arrange an educational tour of the museum, call (808) 586-9958.


For information on the HSFCA; the Hawai'i State Art Museum; HSFCA grants, programs, and services; Hawai'i arts and culture events; and USA and worldwide arts opportunities, visit the HSFCA website, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.

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