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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2018 Newsletter

In This Issue

  • Hula Kiʻi at the KAHOH Conference
  • Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
  • Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
  • APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
  • SFCA Board of Commissioners
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Job Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Ka Aha Hula O Halauaola Conference

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The Hula Preservation Society (HPS) is implementing the Kamehameha I Statue community engagement component under our agreement with the North Kohala Community Resource Center in support of their conservation efforts. As part of the community engagement, HPS has enrolled five Kohala kumu hula in two hula kiʻi workshop intensives at the upcoming Ka ʻAha Hula ʻO Hālauaola (KAHOH) World Hula Conference in Hilo, June 14 - 16. Auntie Mauli Ola Cook will share hula kiʻi as she learned from Auntie Nona Beamer, and Kumu Auliʻi Mitchell will teach hula kiʻi. KAHOH is supported by a contract by the SFCA Folk and Traditional Arts special project for Native Hawaiian Cultural Outreach funded through the National Endowment for the Arts partnership with SFCA. The conference runs from June 14 - 23, 2018. For more information and to register for the conference: www.kahoh.org.

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).

June 2018

HAWAIʻI ISLAND -- Kahilu Theatre, Waimea Community Chorus: 1940's the Golden Age of Song.

6/2 -- 6/3, Kahilu Threatre (Waimea). For more information: Kahilu Theatre

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Ka ʻAha Hula ʻO Hālauaola (World Hula Conference)

6/14 - 6/23, various locations in and around Hilo. For more information: KAHOH

HAWAIʻI ISLAND -- Waimea Arts Council, Summer Fun exhibit

6/27 -- 7/29, Firehouse Gallery (Waimea)

For more information: Waimea Arts Council

KAUAʻI -- Garden Island Arts Council, Mid-May 2018 Arts and Culture Calendar on Kauaʻi (includes June events)

For more information: Garden Island Arts Council

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 -- Kumu Kahua Theatre, Dead of Night

Through 6/24, Kumu Kahua Theatre, Honolulu. Free talk story after 6/1 performance.

For more information: Kumu Kahua Theatre

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Halau o Kekuhi, Kumu Hula Nalani Kanakaole at the Prince Lot Hula Festival. Photo credit: Joe Solem

Coming up in 2018

HAWAIʻI ISLAND -- Waimea Arts Council, Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show

10/03 -- 10/28 Firehouse Gallery (Waimea). For more information: Waimea Arts Council

O‘AHU -- Hawaiʻi Friends of Civil Rights, 7th Annual Evening of Jazz at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

7/06, Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (Honolulu)

For more information: SFCA June 2018 Event Calendar

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

O‘AHU -- Hawaiʻi Craftsmen, Fiber Hawaii 2018 "In, Of, or About Fiber" exhibit

8/25 -- 9/09 Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery

For more information: Hawaii Craftsmen

O‘AHU -- Hawai‘i Craftsmen, Raku Hoʻolauleʻa 2018

9/21 -- 9/24 Camp Mokuleʻia, Waialua

For more information: Hawaii Craftsmen

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 -- Hawaiʻi Craftsmen 51st Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition

10/25 - 11/11 Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery

For more information: Hawaii Craftsmen

SFCA Board of Commissioners

Next meeting: Wednesday, September 19, 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.

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. Exhibit dates: June 30 - August 3, 2018.

OʻAHU: Altered Visions: Diana Nicolette Jeon Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI. Exhibit dates: July 12 - September 28, 2018.

OʻAHU: Arrangements in Glass: Alan P. Ness Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI. Exhibit dates: July 12 - September 28, 2018.

OʻAHU: For the Birds: Paul Levitt Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI. Mixed media, curated. Exhibit dates: July 12 - September 28, 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

2018 Young Artists of Hawaiʻi

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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.

June 2018

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First Friday, Friday June 1, 2018. 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sean Cleland (guitar-based pop, rock, and soul) in the second floor Sculpture Lobby. All museum galleries will be open. For additional events on the ground floor, check out the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI, (808) 566-6615.

Second Saturday, Saturday June 9, 2018. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; "Captivating Color" with watercolor paints. Drop in any time, allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project. Museum galleries will be open.

Art Lunch, Tuesday June 29, 2018. 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. "Artists of Hawai‘i" documentary series, episode about artist and teacher Fred Roster. Filmmaker David B. Smith will be here for a question and answer session after the screening. Museum galleries will be open.

Exhibit Closing: June 29, 2018 is the last day to view Young Artists of Hawai‘i at HiSAM (duplicate exhibit stays open all year in the Pa Kamali‘i courtyard of the Hawai‘i Convention Center)

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Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The 2018 program runs from Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Monday, September 3, 2018. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America.

Hawai‘i participants this year include Iolani Palace, Lyon Arboretum, and the Honolulu Museum of Art on Oahu, and the Lyman Museum on Hawai‘i Island. The Hawai‘i State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu is free for everyone all year.

Coming Up in 2018 at HiSAM

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July 2018

7/04 CLOSED for Independence Day

7/05 Artist Pau Hana, Talk Story with Honolulu Biennial 2019 artist Natalie Robertson. 5:30 - 6:30 PM, second floor.

7/07 First Friday, Evening of Jazz with the Hawai‘i Friends of Civil Rights

7/15 Second Saturday, Hawai‘i Quilt Guild + Shadow Puppets with Bonnie Kim

7/25 Art Lunch: Regina Bode

August 2018

8/04 First Friday, Shoji Ledward, acoustic guitar

8/12 Second Saturday, Clay Day with the Hawai‘i Potters' Guild

8/17 CLOSED for Statehood Day

8/29 Art Lunch, Marques Marzan

September 2018

9/07 First Friday, North Shore Ramblers, bluegrass

9/08 Second Saturday, Hawai‘i Craftsmen (activity to be announced)

9/25 Art Lunch (presenter to be announced)

October 2018

10/05 First Friday, Hawai‘i Opera Theatre

10/07 Hawai‘i Children & Youth Day

10/13 Second Saturday, Hawai‘i Fibre & Arts Guild (activity to be announced)

10/30 Art Lunch (presenter to be announced)

November 2018

11/02 First Friday (performer to be announced)

11/06 CLOSED for General Election Day

11/10 Second Saturday (activity to be announced)

11/22 CLOSED for Thanksgiving Day

11/27 Art Lunch (presenter to be announced)

December 2018

12/01 First Friday (performer to be announced)

12/08 Second Saturday, Margo Vitarelli, stamp prints

12/25 CLOSED for Christmas Day

No Art Lunch in December due to Christmas holiday

2018 State Government 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.

Job Opportunities

OFFICE ASSISTANT III

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) has a vacancy for an Office Assistant III (permanent hire). Please note that this job listing includes the entire State of Hawaiʻi Executive Branch and is not exclusive to the SFCA. For more information and to apply, please visit the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Human Resources Development website. On their Civil Service Job Opportunities page, search for Job Number 217402.

ARTS PROGRAM SPECIALIST II - ARTS EDUCATION

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) anticipates a temporary hiring for an Arts Program Specialist II (APS II). APS III Class Specification: Conducts program activities in the development, negotiation and completion of statewide ethno-cultural and arts activities with a focus on arts education; and performs other duties as required. Interested applicants may send a resume to Margaret Lui, SFCA Secretary, at margaret.e.lui@hawaii.gov.

Get Involved: Volunteer Opportunities

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Visual Art Consultants Gaye Chan and Deborah Gottheil Nehmad with Art in Public Places Manager Karen Ewald at the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visit to the An After School Special exhibit of University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa MFA student work in 2017.

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 for each exhibit visit -- generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members,and 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 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.

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 the Hawaii Master Artists Show. Friends of HiSAM has also hosted a soft opening for the new museum shop, HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI.

The museum cafe and museum 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 membership forms and how to make a donation, contact Friends of HiSAM at friendsofhisam@gmail.com or visit the Friends of HiSAM website. Telephone: (808) 225-1072.

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).

Copyright © 2018 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, All rights reserved.

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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.

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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