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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts APRIL 2018 Newsletter

In This Issue

  • Poetry Out Loud State Champion
  • Artists in the Schools Grant Applications
  • It's Your Art
  • Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
  • Folk & Traditional Arts
  • Board of Commissioners
  • Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
  • HiSAM Event Calendar
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Poetry Out Hawaiʻi State Champion

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Nicholas Amador is Hawaii's 2018 Poetry Out Loud State Champion! This is Nicholas' third and final year as our state champion. He will be competing at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, DC, April 24-25, 2018. The finals will be webcast live from the Lisner Auditorium at The George Washington University.

This is the thirteenth year that the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts has partnered with Honolulu Theatre for Youth to bring POL to Hawaii students. Hawai‘i has had three state winners go on to place second or third in the nation so far!

April is National Poetry Month

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National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry's important place in our culture and our lives every April. There are various ways to participate, including the Dear Poet project for teachers and students, and Poem In Your Pocket Day on April 26.

Want to celebrate poetry every day of the year? Poem-A-Day is the original and only daily digital poetry series featuring over 200 new, previously unpublished poems by today's talented poets each year. On weekdays, poems are accompanied by exclusive commentary by the poets. The series highlights classic poems on weekends.

Artists in the Schools Grant Applications

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Aiea Elementary School students during an AITS residency with the Hawaiʻi Opera Theatre

Artists in the Schools Grant Applications Open

Public and charter schools statewide (K-12) are encouraged to apply for a Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artists in the Schools (AITS) Program grant for school year 2018-2019. The program provides grants of up to $6,000 per school for a residency with a teaching artist from the HSFCA Artistic Teaching Partners Roster. The Roster has teaching artists in visual art, dance, drama, music and literary art, all of whom lead children in the artistic processes of creating, performing/sharing, and responding to or reflecting on their own and others' art.

With so few arts specialists in Hawaiʻi schools, especially at the elementary level, the AITS grants are an opportunity to give children a joyful hands-on experience with the arts. Through engagement in the arts, the program helps develop students' "21st century skills" of creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration. Many of the teaching artists integrate their art form with other core curriculum areas, thus meeting both Fine Arts and other core standards.

In the current school year 2017-2018, 103 schools received an AITS grant. For ten years, the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation has matched AITS's state and federal funding.

Application instructions and forms are available on our website: Artists in the Schools. The deadline is May 1, 2018. For more information, call SFCA staff at 586-0768.

Art in Public Places: It's Your Art

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The ground floor display case in the No. 1 Capitol District Building (which houses the SFCA office, Hawaii State Art Museum, and several other state government offices) now features works by local artists Yvonne Yarber Carter, Keoki Apokolani Carter, Daven Hee and Jason Teraoka.

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Merchant and Richards: You Can Park Here, She's Not a Meter Maid / Yvonne Yarber Carter and Keoki Apokolani Carter / photograph and video / 2017 / Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

The Carters' photo and video piece is an artistic interpretation of experiences in downtown Honolulu, a microcosm of change through the last two centuries in Hawaiʻi.The piece was inspired by recent visits to O‘ahu by Keoki and Yvonne which prompted feelings of loss, incongruity, compassion, love, rich memories and worry. Using imagery in the piece, and original sounds and music, the artists acknowledge a collective responsibility and the hope that our hearts are not lost.

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Train: Engine / Daven Hee / glazed stoneware / 2008 / Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

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Train: Flatbed with Vehicle #2 / Daven Hee / glazed stoneware / 2008 / Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

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Hee's Train consists of twenty ceramic cars, each constructed of several individually thrown and meticulously crafted pieces (the leading engine alone is made up of approximately seventy separate components). Toys are a frequent theme for Hee, who also makes vessels and functional pottery.

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Hey Pineapple / Jason Teraoka / acrylic and India ink on cotton vellum paper / 2010 / Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

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Just Bitter / Jason Teraoka / acrylic and India ink on cotton vellum paper / 2010 / Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

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Teraoka, in this series, animates vintage toys, dolls, cartoon characters, uniquely shaped rocks and figurines, aiming to capture a sense of personality in each object. The artist describes his challenge: "With my figurative paintings I can rely more on human expression - a twist of the lip or the squint of an eye - to portray emotion of experience. In these 'portraits' of objects, I am still trying to capture something of an inner spirit."

The Art in Public Places Collection can be viewed online and searched by artist name, artwork title, type of media, and more: Search the Art in Public Places Collection. You can also search the Public Art Archive or the Locate Public Art web app for permanently installed artworks in the collection, such as sculptures at public buildings.

Legislators Art Class + Art at the Capitol

Hawaii state legislators participated in an art class recently, making paper portraits with Teaching Artist Quala-Lynn Young. Q works with the Art Bento program, the Hawaii State Art Museum's education program serving Hawaii's public and charter school students and teachers grades 2 - 6. Legislators explored color, shape, and expression to create their own portraits. The finished portraits will be judged by a panel of art experts and will also be up for the "People's Choice" vote during Art at the Capitol 2018 this Friday, April 6, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Hawaii State Capitol building. Walk across the street to the Hawaii State Art Museum afterwards for our free and family-friendly First Friday!

This year the Art at the Capitol theme is "Share Your Voice" and artist Candy Chang's Before I Die participatory art project will be up on the fourth floor of the Capitol from Tuesday, April 3, through the evening of Friday, April 6, 2018.

Ten legislators participated in the art class this year: Rep. Richard Creagan (House District 5), Rep. Matthew LoPresti (House District 41), Rep. Dee Morikawa (House District 16), Rep. Mark Nakashima (House District 1), Rep. Joy San Buenaventura (House District 4), Sen. Will Espero (Senate District 19), Sen. Gilbert Keith-Agaran (Senate District 5), Sen. Michelle Kidani (Senate District 18), Sen. Brian Taniguchi (Senate District 11), and Sen. Laura Thielen (Senate District 25).

Art at the Capitol began in 2008 as Senator Brian Taniguchi's initiative (developed during a conversation with a Hawai‘i State Art Museum docent) to welcome the public to view the artworks displayed in the legislative offices as well as in the open areas of the State Capitol. More than 700 pieces of artwork in the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts' Art in Public Places Collection are currently on display in the State Capitol offices and open areas.

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Sen. Will Espero, Rep. Joy San Buenaventura, Rep. Mark Nakashima, and Rep. Richard Creagan working on their portraits.

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Rep. Matthew LoPresti with his artwork.

Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar

The following events are sponsored in part by the SFCA Biennium Grants program, providing public funding (through appropriations from the Hawai‘i State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts) to support projects designed to preserve and further culture, the arts, history, and/or the humanities beneficial to Hawai‘i, sponsored in part by the SFCA Folk & Traditional Arts program, or in partnership with the University of Hawai‘i Outreach College Statewide Cultural Extension Program (SCEP). Program availability and information is subject to change without notice; please contact the hosting organizations to confirm program information. To submit event information, please contact the SFCA's Public Information Officer, Mamiko Carroll (mamiko.k.carroll@hawaii.gov, 808-586-0305).

April 2018

HAWAI‘I ISLAND -- Hawai‘i Craftsmen, ‘Aha Hana Lima 2018, Tak Yoshino Lecture and Reception

4/12 Donkey Mill Art Center (Kona)

For more information: Hawaii Craftsmen

KAUAʻI -- Garden Island Arts Council. Mid-March 2018 Arts & Culture Calendar (includes April events)

LANA‘I - "Aunty Jan" Morimoto, Humorous Stories from Around the World

4/26 Lanai Public Library

For more information: Hawaii State Public Library System

MAUI - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Three Maui Divas

4/13 Castle Theater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center (Kahului)

For more information: Maui Arts and Cultural Center

O‘AHU -- Chamber Music Hawaii, Brass, Bach and the Renaissance.

4/09 Doris Duke Theatre (Honolulu Museum of Art)

4/17 University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu Library

4/23 Palikū Theatre (Windward Community College, Kāneʻohe)

For more information: Chamber Music Hawaii

O‘AHU -- Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts (HAPA)/The ARTS at Marks Garage April 2018 Event Calendar

O‘AHU -- Hawai‘i Craftsmen, ‘Aha Hana Lima 2018, Tak Yoshino Lecture and Reception

4/05 Thurston Chapel Roundhouse, Punahou School (Honolulu)

For more information: Hawaii Craftsmen

OAHU - Hawai‘i State Legislature, Art at the Capitol 2018 and Before I Die participatory art wall

4/06 Hawai‘i State Capitol Building (Honolulu), 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Before I Die will be publicly available on the 4th floor from Tuesday 4/03 - Friday 4/06.

For more information: Art at the Capitol

O‘AHU -- Hawai‘i History Day State Fair

4/14 Windward Community College, Kāneʻohe

For more information: Hawai‘i History Day

O‘AHU -- Hawaii Opera Theatre, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin

4/20, 4/21, 4/24, Blaisdell Concert Hall (Honolulu)

For more information, including times and ticket prices: Hawaii Opera Theatre

O‘AHU -- Kumu Kahua Theatre, Demigods Anonymous

3/22 -- 4/22, Kumu Kahua Theatre (Honolulu). For more information: Kumu Kahua Theatre

Hawaii State Art Museum events: HiSAM Event Calendar

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Coming up in 2018

HAWAI‘I ISLAND -- Hawai‘i Concert Society, Joyce Yang, piano

5/09 University of Hawaii-Hilo Performing Arts Center

For more information: Hawai‘i Concert Society

KAUAʻI - Kauai Chorale Spring Concert, Carmina Burana

5/19 Kauai Beach Resort

For more information: Kauai Chorale

MAUI - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, 27th Annual Kī Hō‘alu Guitar Festival

6/24 A&B Amphitheater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center (Kahului)

For more information: Maui Arts and Cultural Center

O‘AHU -- Chamber Music Hawaii, Season Finale: The Glorious Appalachian Spring

5/27 Palikū Theatre (Windward Community College, Kāneʻohe)

For more information: Chamber Music Hawaii

O‘AHU -- 2018 Hawaiʻi Book & Music Festival

5/05 -- 5/06, Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds (Honolulu)

For more information: Hawaiʻi Book & Music Festival

O‘AHU -- Hawaii's Woodshow Na La‘au o Hawai‘i 2018

9/22 - 10/08 Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery

For more information: Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association

O‘AHU -- Moanalua Gardens Foundation, 2018 Prince Lot Hula Festival

"Ka Hanohano O Kamehameha...The Glory of Kamehameha"

7/21 - 7/22, Iolani Palace (Honolulu)

For more information: Moanalua Gardens Foundation

SFCA Board of Commissioners

Next meeting: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Unless otherwise specified, the public is invited to attend SFCA Standing Committee and Commission Meetings. All meetings take place in the Multipurpose Room of the No. 1 Capitol District building, 250 South Hotel Street, Honolulu (Hawai`i State Art Museum), unless otherwise noted. Meetings and agendas are posted just prior to the meetings on the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events. Select "State Foundation on Culture and the Arts" from the search menu.

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Left to right: state Senator Brian Taniguchi, SFCA Board Commissioner Ronald Michioka, and SFCA Board Chair Patricia Hamamoto following the confirmation hearing.

Ronald Michioka Confirmed as SFCA Board Commissioner

Ronald Michioka earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and painting from the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa where he was a candidate for a Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture. Mr. Michioka worked for the SFCA's Art Public Places Program as Cataloguer and Curator, and has served for many years as a Visual Arts Consultant, advising the SFCA on purchase recommendations for the state art collection. In addition to his passion for the arts, Ronald Michioka has had a successful career in the legal field both in New York and Hawaii.

Art in Public Places

Recent & Upcoming Exhibit Visits

UPCOMING EXHIBIT VISITS

The SFCA Board of Commissioners has approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these upcoming exhibits:

MAUI: Auwahi Forest Exhibition Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Maui. Mixed media, curated and juried.

O‘AHU -- Contact 2018: Contact Zones, Pu‘uhonua Society, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu

OʻAHU: Altered Visions: Diana Nicolette Jeon Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI.

OʻAHU: Arrangements in Glass: Alan P. Ness Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI.

OʻAHU: For the Birds: Paul Levitt Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI. Mixed media, curated.

EXHIBITS VISITED MARCH 2018

MAUI -- Art Maui 2018, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului

O‘AHU -- Intimate Orbits: Mixed Media Works by Charlotte Forsythe and Juvana Soliven, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu

O‘AHU -- Matt Shallenberger: The Leaping Place, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu

O‘AHU -- Self Assembly: Ceramics by Christopher Edwards, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu

There were no AASC visits in February 2018.

The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition. The AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and visual arts consultants.

For more information on AASCs, including how to invite a committee to an exhibit, or to volunteer as a visual art consultant, please visit our website: Art in Public Places Relocatable Works of Art. For more information about specific exhibits, please contact the exhibit host organizations.

AASC Exhibit Visits made earlier this year andAASC Purchase and Gift Recommendations are posted on our website: SFCA News Blog: Acquisition Award Selection Committees

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

55th Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards

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Aeroquatics / Claire McCreery / digital print / Iolani School, grade 11 / Educator: Allison Uyehara Ngo

The 55th Annual Hawai‘i Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards exhibit, displaying artwork by students from across the state, is on view at the Hawaii State Art Museum through Friday, April 13, 2018.

For information about award notification, shipping, artwork pickup, and the awards ceremony, please visit the Scholastic Art Awards website: Hawaii Art Region. For additional student, teacher, and parent/guardian information, please contact Michelle Chun, (808) 305-9709, michelle_chun@hawaiidoe.org.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation's largest, longest-running, most prestigious visual and literary arts program recognizing accomplishments of students in grades 7 -- 12. It is a symbol of excellence that can bolster resumes, college applications and scholarship applications. The Hawaii Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards and Exhibit are presented by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawai‘i State Department of Education, Hawai‘i Art Education Association, Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools, and the Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum.

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Childhood / Jinrui Xiao / photography / Mid-Pacific Institute, grade 9 / Educator: Jennifer Goya-Smith

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Carved Milo / Eason Nishioka / wood sculpture / Iolani School, grade 12 / Educator: Evan Tottori

First Friday: Japanese Folk Music ~ Anju Madoka

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music! Take the elevator or stairs to the second floor. Museum galleries will be open. Admission is always free.

Anju Madoka

Shamisen (traditional Japanese stringed instrument), voice, and taiko drums (with Kenny Endo)

Friday, April 6, 2018

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

Second Floor Sculpture Lobby

On the ground floor, the shop, cafe, and Friends of HiSAM volunteer group will be hosting art sales and a wine and beer bar. The shop will be holding a reception for Sustainability Now!, the shop's exhibit of works for sale, and a screening of the documentary The Smog of the Sea. For more information:

HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI

info@shophisam.com

(808) 566-6615

Slow Art Day 2018

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Slow Art Day

"I don't know how to look at art" - go on this free tour at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum and try out some different approaches to experiencing and thinking about art! Slow Art Day is a global event with asimple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. Our tour will be led by local artist Emily McIlroy, who is also a museum guide for our Art Bento education program (serving public and charter school students and teachers grades 2 - 6). All ages are welcome! Take the elevator or stairs to the second floor lobby to meet at 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, April 14

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

Second Floor Art Galleries

Second Saturday: Go Monumental

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Sculpture & Photography

April 2018: Make a small sculpture and then take it out to our photobooth so you can see what your artwork would look like on the museum's front lawn! All ages welcome. The museum galleries will be open; admission is always free.

Saturday, April 14

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

Ground floor Multipurpose Room

Art Lunch: Alison Beste

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Image: "Oil Tanker Sunset #4" / Alison Beste / archival inkjet print / 2015 / Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts / currently on view in the ACCESSION exhibit at the Hawaii State Art Museum

Oil Tanker Sunsets

Alison Beste will speak about her series titled Oil Tanker Sunsets. In this body of work, oil barges at sea are presented as both stereotypical sunset postcards and abstract explosionsof light disrupting the ocean horizon. The images call into question the viewer's expectation of what constitutes a sunset and paradoxically reveal oil ships delivering the energy sources needed to sustain life on an island.

Alison Beste is an artist and educator based in Honolulu, HI. She teaches photography at Mid-Pacific Institute and Pacific Media Arts at Chaminade University. During the summer, Alison teaches for National Geographic Student Expeditions and has co-led photography expeditions in London (2015) and Australia (2016, 2017). She has an ongoing interest in exploring the boundaries between the built and natural world within the landscape of Hawai‘i.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

Ground floor Multipurpose Room

Coming up in 2018 at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

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2018 Young Artists of Hawaiʻi

My Culture, My Family, and Me

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) exhibit dates: May 4 -- June 29, 2018

HiSAM is in downtown Honolulu and is open Tuesday -- Saturday 10:00 a.m. -- 4:00 p.m., with evening hours on the first Friday of each month, 6:00 -- 9:00 p.m. Admission is always free.

For information about award notification, shipping, artwork pickup, and the awards ceremony, please contact Michelle Chun, (808) 305-9709, michelle_chun@hawaiidoe.org.

Hawaiʻi Convention Center exhibit dates: April 2018 -- March 2019
(reproductions of the original artwork)

The Young Artists of Hawai‘i is an annual student art exhibition that recognizes creative excellence among Hawaii's public and private school students in grades Kindergarten through sixth grade.This exhibit is presented by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawai‘i State Department of Education, and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority.

May 2018

5/04 First Friday, Nidaime Teishin Kai (Okinawan music)

5/12 Second Saturday, activity to be announced

5/29 Art Lunch, Apprentice Mentoring Grant public presentation of Okinawan Kucho with Allison Yanagi (teacher) and Yukiko Pierce (apprentice)

June 2018

6/01 First Friday, performer to be announced

6/09 Second Saturday, activity to be announced

6/26 Art Lunch: "Artists of Hawaii" documentary series featuring artist and teacher Fred Roster

6/29 Exhibit Closing: last day to view Young Artists of Hawaii at HiSAM (duplicate exhibit stays open all year in the Pa Kamalii courtyard of the Hawaii Convention Center)

July 2018

7/04 CLOSED for Independence Day

7/07 First Friday, Evening of Jazz with the Hawaii Friends of Civil Rights

7/15 Second Saturday, activity to be announced

7/25 Art Lunch: Regina Bode

2018 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day - Monday, January 1, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 15, 2018

President's Day - Monday, Feburary 19, 2018

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day - Monday, March 26, 2018

Good Friday - Friday, March 30, 2018

Memorial Day - Monday, May 28, 2018

King Kamehameha I Day - Monday, June 11, 2018

Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Statehood Day - Friday, August 17, 2018

Labor Day - Monday, September 3, 2018

General Election Day - Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Veterans' Day - Monday, November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 22, 2018

Christmas - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

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.

Get Involved

Creative Economy State Profiles

Explore the total value of arts and cultural production in every state, as well as the nation! Produced by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), this interactive dashboard visualizes details about the creative economy.

Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA): Arts and cultural Value Added (an industry's total market value of goods and services as a contribution to Gross State Product) in Hawaii ranked 4th among the comparison sectors in 2015. Learn more on the Creative Economy State Profiles dashboard.

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Volunteer

The Public Information Officer for the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is seeking volunteers to assist with an update of Art in Public Places informational material. The time commitment is brief (under 2 hours) and the volunteer assistance can be done remotely with a computer and internet connection. Please contact Mamiko Carroll, Public Information Officer, at (808) 586-0305 or mamiko.k.carroll@hawaii.gov.

The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) seeks volunteers, particularly on the Neighbor Islands, with expertise and knowledge in the visual arts field to serve as Visual Arts Consultants on Art Advisory Committees and Acquisition Award Selection Committees.The role of the Art Advisory Committee is to make recommendationsto the SFCA regarding the development and design of a given commissioned art project,including location, medium, distinguishing features of the artwork, and selection of theartist. The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committees is to review and makerecommendations regarding the purchase of works of art. The SFCA appoints thecommittee members -- generally composed of two SFCA commissioners, two staff members,and three visual arts consultants. The application form is available here:Visual Arts Consultants Application.

Questions?

Contact Karen Ewald, Art in Public Places Manager, at (808) 586-9950 or karen.a.ewald@hawaii.gov.

The Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (Friends of HiSAM) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established to work effectively with the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), which operates the museum, and its professional staff to enhance and support the work of the museum, its ancillary programs, and amenities.

In supporting the mission of the SFCA, the Friends of HiSAM have four objectives: (1) expose and engage all grade school students at the museumto the arts in Hawai‘i, (2) encourage all high schooland college students who are focused on the arts through meaningful events and programs at the museum (3) expose, excite, educate and engage those living in and visiting our state to the art and artists of Hawai‘i through visits to the museum, and (4) assist the SFCA in the recognition of Hawaii's art and artists. Most recently, Friends of HiSAM has hosted exhibits of local artists in the museum restaurant, Artizen by MW: Harry Tsuchidana: Forgotten Paintings; Across Generations, featuring Satoru Abe, Hamilton Kobayashi, and Kainoa Gruspe; Across Generations II, featuring Ka-Ning Fong and Erin Marquez; Yvonne Cheng: Recent Works; The 2017 HiSAM Portfolio Artists Show; Across Generations: Charles Higa and Michael Teruya; and Across Generations: George Woollard, Mary Philpotts, and Kathy Merrill-Kelley. Friends of HiSAM has also hosted a soft opening for the new museum gift shop, HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI.

The museum cafe and museum gift shop are independently operated under a lease agreement between the Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Accounting and General Services.

Questions?

For more information, including how to make a donation, contact Friends of HiSAM at friendsofhisam@gmail.com or visit the Friends of HiSAM Facebook page. (808) 536-2644.

The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (operated by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts) is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers to assist museum visitors and help offer a greater understanding of the exhibitions currently on view. If you have an interest or background in the arts, we encourage you to volunteer.

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Gallery Attendant -- Assist visitors in the galleries.
  • Info Desk Attendant -- Greet and orient visitors to the museum.
  • Docent -- Conduct tours of the exhibitions.
  • Education Assistant -- Assist with education programs.
  • Special Events Assistant -- Assist staff in event coordination.
  • General Clerical Help -- Assist staff in office chores.

Please download an application form:HiSAM Volunteer Application Form,and return completed form to: Visitor Services, HSFCA, 250 S. Hotel Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Questions?

For more information or to request a Volunteer Application Form by mail, contact Scott Young, HiSAM Visitor Services Manager, at scott.m.young@hawaii.gov or call (808) 586-9959.

About the SFCA

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is a government agency, established by the Hawai‘i State Legislature in 1965, 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. SFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.The SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services(Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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