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APRIL 2020 First Friday Art Walk calendar is not being populated this month due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are posting lots of art/business related news to support the community.

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Profiles Of The Month - APRIL 2020

View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • The ARTS At Marks Garage

  • Gyotaku by Naoki

  • Downbeat Diner and Lounge

  • Windward Artists Guild
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts APRIL 2020 Newsletter

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.
In This Issue
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • COVID-19 Resources
  • AFTA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey
  • Arts Education Resource Page
  • Arts in Federal Stimulus Bill
  • Poetry Out Loud
  • Scholastic Art Awards
  • Artists in the Schools
  • Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture 2021
  • Public Art Archive
  • Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
  • Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Job Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
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Pegge Hopper Gallery: A moment of peaceful reflection...

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American Job Center Hawaii On Oahu To Temporarily Close To The Public

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Limited Access To Honolulu Hale Starting Monday

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Counties Of Honolulu, Kauai And Maui Sign On To Letter To Trump

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- 4 great profiles of this month
The ARTS At Marks Garage (808) 521-2903
The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year.
Gyotaku by Naoki 808 234 6555
Hawaiian Fish Print originals and reproductions and hand crafted solid koa wood frames.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge 808-533-2328
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Lounge located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. FF Event - Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground
Windward Artists Guild
WAG (Windward Artists Guild) is a non-profit artists guild offering group juried exhibits, workshops, educational grants, and social opportunities with other art lovers. Founded by a group of windward Oahu artists (Gini McCall, Rosalie Prussing, Lucille Cooper, and Betty Decker with the assistance of Juliette May Fraser and David Ash) in 1960, its first event was an art auction to benefit Castle Hospital. The charitable roots of the foundation continue to today with grants to local art teachers and art events that increase interest in the arts.
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Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar

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