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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JANUARY 2023 Newsletter
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts January 2023 Newsletter
Brandy Nālani McDougall announced as the 2023-2025 Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate, arts education programming for Hawaiʻi public and charter schools, grants, opportunities, calls for artists and more!
Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate 2023-2025
Brandy Nālani McDougall has been selected as the next Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate (HSPL) as part of the new collaborative initiative between Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the Hawaiʻi State Public Library System. She will be the second Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate, succeeding Kealoha (2012-2022).
She will be the Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate from 2023-2025. Her inaugural event will be Friday, January 13, 2022, 6:00-9:00 pm at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum as part of the monthly live music night, The Vibe.
Born and raised on Maui in the ahupuaʻa of Aʻapueo in Kula, McDougall is the author of the poetry collection, “The Salt-Wind, Ka Makani Paʻakai” (2008). She is also a teacher and mother. Her second poetry collection, “ʻĀina Hānau, Birth Land”, is inspired by her daughters and is forthcoming from the University of Arizona Press in Summer 2023.
Read more on the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities website: HIHumanities.org/na-mana-wai-telling-our-own-stories/hawai%ca%bbi-state-poet-laureate.
SFCA Arts Education Programs
Art Bento School Year 2023-2024 Applications Opening Soon
Applications for the Art Bento at HiSAM art education program for Oʻahu public and charter school students grades 2-6 will open later this month. Learn more at sfca.hawaii.gov/artbento.
Artists in the Schools 2023-2024 Information Sessions
Artists in the Schools information sessions are being held online (January 10, February 8, and March 9, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.). These information sessions are for Hawaiʻi public and charter schools interested in applying. Register on Zoom: AITS Information Sessions.
The SFCA Artists in the Schools program for Hawaiʻi public and charter schools brings qualified, vetted teaching artists from the SFCA’s Artistic Teaching Partners (ATP) Roster into grades PreK-12 classrooms to provide engaging, creative, and fun learning experiences. The teaching artists connect their lessons to the National Core Arts Standards, and often integrate their art form with other core curriculum areas and/or HĀ principles. For more information, please visit the SFCA website: SFCA.Hawaii.gov/AITS, or contact SFCA Arts Education Specialist Nikki Rosengren at Danica.Rosengren@hawaii.gov.
Please help us get the word out! Hawaiʻi public and charter school classroom teachers, curriculum specialists, vice-principals, and principals can apply in tandem with a teaching artist from the SFCA Artistic Teaching Partner Roster. A flyer can be downloaded from the SFCA website: SY2023-24 SFCA AITS Flyer (PDF).
Interested in joining the SFCA’s Artistic Teaching Partners roster and being eligible as an artist in residence for the AITS program? Learn more about Artistic Teaching Partners: SFCA Artistic Teaching Partners Roster, and email Danica.Rosengren@hawaii.gov for more information.
Image: photo of a student drawing a realistic kukui leaf. Lesson plan and photo by SFCA Artistic Teaching Partner Maggie Sutrov.
Register on Zoom
Professional Development for Classroom Teachers
Professional Development classes on the fine arts and arts integration are offered several times a year for classroom teachers. State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) teachers can sign up to receive Professional Development and Educational Research Institute (PDERI) credit for these classes. The goal is to help teachers gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to teach standards-based fine arts in their own classrooms.
The classes are coordinated by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth with funding from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaiʻi and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Spring 2023 Professional Development Courses:
•“Dramatic Expression: Building Literacy Skills Creatively”, Saturdays January 14, February 4, and March 4, 2023 at the Hawaiʻi News Now building (Honolulu, Oʻahu).
•“Visual Perspective in Art: Learning to Observe and Create Artwork of Nature with Oil Pastels”, Saturdays January 28, February 18, and March 25, 2023 at the Donkey Mill Art Center (Holualoa, Hawaiʻi Island).
•“Roll’n Stories: Print-making with a Handmade Art Machine”, Saturday January 21, February 11, and March 11, 2023 at Kauaʻi Community College (Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi).
Please help us get the word out to Hawaiʻi public and charter school classroom teachers! For more information, including PDF flyers that can be downloaded and printed, please visit the SFCA website: SFCA.Hawaii.gov/pd-spring-2023.
Professional Development Spring 2023
Poetry Out Loud 2023
High school educators: registration is open for Poetry Out Loud 2023! Your students will learn about great poetry through free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition. Students select, memorize, and recite classic and contemporary poems, helping them master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Registration is open through January 6, 2023. The Hawaiʻi State Finals are scheduled for Sunday, February 26, 2023 at Tenney Theatre in downtown Honolulu.
Poetry Out Loud is a national program presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Honolulu Theatre for Youth partners with the SFCA to implement the program in Hawaiʻi. Learn more on the SFCA website: SFCA.Hawaii.gov/arts-education-programs/poetry-out-loud-program.
Poetry Out Loud 2023
SFCA Grants Spotlight
Prince Dance Academy: Oʻahu Schools Grades 2-6
Prince Dance Academy will be on Oʻahu next spring, and is currently looking to book dates at Oʻahu schools (grades 2-6) for an entertaining and educational performance with an interactive lecture this spring. This free one-hour dance performance and lecture with interactive involvement from the student audience, grades two through six, will model the motions of cosmic bodies through dance and help to explain the phenomena of the galaxies.
This program is sponsored by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Prince Dance Company. There will be no cost to the schools to receive this program. The Prince Dance Company is currently looking to book dates the last week of March 2023 (3/27 to 3/31). Please let us know if you would like us to bring this show and STEAM focused program to your school by contacting Debra McGee at 808-769-0464 or email her at Engage@princedance.org.
Grants and Opportunities
January 2023 Grants and Opportunities Highlights
A longer list of federal government, state government, and other arts and culture grants/opportunities (including calls for artists) is on the SFCA website: Grants and Opportunities (January 2023). Questions regarding a particular opportunity should be directed to the organization listed with the opportunity. Inclusion here should not be interpreted as an endorsement.
•City and County of Honolulu: Non-Profit Relief Program Honolulu is now accepting applications for $30 million in relief for non-profit organizations that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Non-profits may be eligible to receive up to $100,000. Applications due January 27. Learn more and apply on the One Oʻahu website: OneOahu.org/nonprofitreliefprogram.
•City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation now accepting applications for Summer Fun staff The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation and Department of Human Resources are now accepting applications for seasonal staff to assist with the 2023 Summer Fun Program. Hourly salaries upwards of $15.56/hour; contracts May 24 – August 4, 2023. Summer Fun is a city-operated, seasonal day camp where children are engaged in learning experiences in a fun and safe environment. Recreation aids conduct games, sports, arts and crafts, music and dance, and creative drama. Learn more and apply online: Honolulu.gov/parks/program/summer-fun-program.
•Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities invites you to be a judge for 2023’s Hawaiʻi History Day district fairs The impact judges have on participants is profound, providing opportunities for students to discuss their work and receive written feedback from an outside resource. Students and teachers often cite the interviews and individual written feedback as highlights of this educational journey. Learn more and sign up on the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities website: hihumanities.org/what-we-do/hi-history-day/guidelines-for-judges.
•Hawaiʻi State Legislature Grant-in-Aid applications due January 20, 2023. For more information and to apply, please visit the legislature's website: capitol.hawaii.gov/session/gia.aspx.
•Hawaiʻi State Legislature Public Access Room Trainings – Advocacy, Website, Calendar, and Deadlines The 2023 session opens Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. Register for one of the Public Access Room’s free online training sessions and learn more about advocacy, the Legislature’s website, and the session calendar and its deadlines. Learn more and register on the Public Access Room website: LRB.hawaii.gov/par/workshops.
◦Learn How to Use Your Voice at the Legislature: how to advocate. This free training will cover everything from an idea for a new law to testifying and following bills through the process. Three sessions: January 3, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.; January 12, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.; January 19, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
◦Get to Know the Legislature’s Website: in this free training, the Public Access Room will cover the website’s interactive features, some search tips, and more. Three sessions: January 4, 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.; January 10, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.; and January 19, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
◦Legislative Calendar and Deadlines: get to know the 2023 Session Calendar, the deadlines, and how they affect the legislation you’re following. January 5, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.; January 11, 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.; January 17, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
◦Learn More on Your Own: The Public Access Room (PAR) website (lrb.hawaii.gov/par) has a wealth of information under its “Learn” tab. Explore “Hawaii’s Legislature and Government,” read “Overview of the Legislative Process,” or learn about “Finding the Laws.” Now that the chambers have organized, find updated information on the “Current Legislature” page.
•Oʻahu Elementary Schools: Interactive Astronomy Lecture Opportunity with Prince Dance Company Prince Dance Academy will be on Oʻahu next spring, and is currently looking to book dates at Oʻahu schools (grades 2-6) for an entertaining and educational performance with an interactive lecture this spring. This free one-hour dance performance and lecture with interactive involvement from the student audience, grades two through six, will model the motions of cosmic bodies through dance and help to explain the phenomena of the galaxies. This program is sponsored by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Prince Dance Company. There will be no cost to the schools to receive this program. The Prince Dance Company is currently looking to book dates the last week of March 2023 (3/27 to 3/31). Please let us know if you would like us to bring this show and STEAM focused program to your school by contacting Debra McGee at 808-769-0464 or email her at Engage@princedance.org.
Calls for Artists in Hawaiʻi
•City and County of Honolulu Board of Water Supply Student Contest (K-12) 2023 Water Conservation Week contest: “How Do You Save Water?” Contest deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2023. For more information and to submit entries, please visit the Board of Water Supply website: BoardOfWaterSupply.com/contests/wcw/about.
•Hawaiʻi Wildlife Conservation Stamp Contest Opens Artists are welcome to submit entries to the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) annual art contest for the 2023-24 Hawaiʻi Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp. Contest entry requirements include a Hawaiʻi habitat setting, completed oil or acrylic painting (maximum size 24" by 36", unframed), received by February 25, 2023. For more information including how to submit work, please read this press release from the DLNR: dlnr.hawaii.gov/recreation/files/2022/11/NR-Hawaii-Wildlife-Conservation-Stamp-Contest-Opens-Dec01_202227-LB44-2-1.pdf?fbclid=IwAR36X2FqTwOzgPiZiB-g2a6Ai9tyj9u33oG0t24-AaTDrauHvqKhKRQMU2M, or contact Jason D. Omick by email at Jason.D.Omick@hawaii.gov or by telephone at (808) 347-6869.
•Hui Noʻeau 2023 Annual Juried Exhibition Online registration: December 27 – January 3, 2023. Open to artists ages 16 and up. Exhibit: Friday, January 13 – Friday, February 17, 2023 at the Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center (Makawao, Maui). For more information, please visit the Hui Noʻeau website: HuiNoeau.com/exhibitions/2023/1/2023-annual-juried-exhibition.
Calls for Artists on CAFE The Call for Entry (CAFE) website can be searched by state (choose the “sort by” menu on the left side of the screen). Search the Café website: Artist.CallForEntry.org.
•“Light and Shadow” a juried black and white photography exhibit at Wailoa Center (Hilo, Hawaiʻi Island). Entries due February 2, 2023. For more information, please view the call for artists on CallForEntry.org: artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=11164.
•“In the Time of Climate Change”, University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo Art Department. International exhibition open to artists ages 18 and older. Deadline: March 15, 2023. For more information, please view the call for artists on CallForEntry.org: artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10885.
Grants and Opportunities (January 2023)
SFCA Art in Public Places Program
Acquisition Award Selection Committees (AASCs) Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits continue to provide important support for artists and arts organization venues statewide. Artworks for the SFCA Art in Public Places Collection are selected via an AASC from juried or curated exhibits statewide. An AASC visit must be requested by the exhibition organizers and approved by the SFCA Board of Commissioners. An AASC Request Application can be submitted online at Hawaii.GoSmart.org/active_programs at least 4 months prior to the opening reception of the exhibition.
The SFCA visited these exhibits in December:
•42 Bethel Street). For more information, please visit the Honolulu Printmakers w· “Hawaiʻi Nei 2022” at Wailoa Center (Hilo, Hawaiʻi Island) The SFCA Board of Commissioners recently approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these exhibits:
•7th Annual Juried Exhibition, Kahilu Theatre Simperman and Hāmākua Galleries (Kamuela, Hawaiʻi Island)
•Women Artists of Hawaiʻi, Bishop Square Pauahi Tower Lobby (Honolulu)
•Hui Noʻeau 2023 Annual Juried Exhibition, Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center (Makawao, Maui)
•ʻIke Kanaka, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului (Maui)
•Celebration of Hawaiʻi 2023 – Fire, Earth and Water, 18th Annual Invitational, Viewpoints Gallery (Makawao, Maui) Approved AASC visits are also posted on the SFCA's website: Selling Your Art.
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM)
Museum Galleries Closed Through February 9
The galleries are closed during installation of new exhibits, and will re-open February 10, 2023 with an exhibition of recent additions to the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
Rent the Museum
Hold a special event at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum! Indoor and outdoor spaces are available for events, parties, and film sets. Learn more about the facilities rental program on the State Art Museum website: HiSAM.Hawaii.gov/rentals, or contact Scott Young, Visitor Services Manager, at Scott.M.Young@hawaii.gov or (808) 586-9959.
Events at the State Art Museum
•First Friday at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum, Friday January 6, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Live music. Free, all ages welcome.
•The Vibe, Friday January 13, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Free, all ages welcome. Check the HiSAM website calendar for additional information: hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar. The museum is open Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 250 South Hotel Street (entrance on Richards Street), downtown Honolulu.
Honolulu Jazz School at the State Art Museum
The Honolulu Jazz Music School for students ages 6 and up - including adults - aspiring to learn, develop, and fine-tune their music skills. These free music lessons are led by the multi-talented Dae Han, who leads The Vibe live music events at the museum. Private lessons range from 30 minutes to an hour and are currently offered in drum voice, piano, and music theory. Lessons are currently held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 1 and 8 p.m. in the Mirror Room on the first floor of the No.1 Capitol District building in downtown Honolulu. Instruments are provided. Read more in the Honolulu Magazine article (HonoluluMagazine.com/honolulu-jazz-music-school-opens-at-the-hawaii-state-art-museum) or signup on their website (HonoluluJazzCom.godaddysites.com).
Performing, Teaching, and Presenting at the State Art Museum
If you are interested in doing contract work performing, teaching, or presenting in the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum, please go to one of the forms linked below:
•Performing at HiSAM: HiSAM Performance Request Form
•Teaching a Workshop at HiSAM: Workshop Teacher Application Form
•Installation in the Mirror Room: Mirror Room Installation Proposal Form
◦Please note that this is our installation space and only full proposals will be considered. If you are interested in using our POD studio space, please complete that form instead.
•Utilizing the Passion on Display (POD) Space: POD at HiSAM Proposal Form
◦Please note that this is considered free studio space and is not a paid opportunity. If you would prefer to have an installation at HiSAM, please complete the form for the Mirror Room.
Arts and Culture Calendar
This arts and culture calendar features SFCA grantees, partners, and Hawaiʻi state and local government programs and events. A longer list of events is on the SFCA website news page: sfca.hawaii.gov/arts-and-culture-calendar-january-2023.
Questions regarding a particular opportunity should be directed to the organization listed with the opportunity. Inclusion here should not be interpreted as an endorsement.
January 2023 Arts and Culture Highlights
This arts and culture calendar features SFCA grantees, partners, and Hawaiʻi state government programs and events. A longer list is posted on the SFCA website: SFCA Arts and Culture Calendar (January 2023). Questions regarding a particular event should be directed to the organization. Inclusion here should not be interpreted as an endorsement.
•2023 ANA Oʻahu Pre-Application Training Session for Nonprofit Organizations The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is holding a Pre-Application Training Session in-person January 17-18, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu. In this two-day training, they will go through this year's Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOS), share tips on how to articulate the strengths of your community-based project effectively, take a deep dive into the evaluation criteria reviewers will use to score your application, and go over the step-by-step process of how to apply. This free, in-person training is funded by the Administration for Native Americans. The ANA Pacific Region Training and Technical Assistance Center will be hosting and facilitating this training. For more information, please visit the ANA Pacific website: ANApacific.org.
•Bishop Museum “The Work, Traditions, and Stories behind Bishop Museum’s exhibit, ‘Tatau: Marks of Polynesia” now available to watch for free on YouTube: youtu.be/YiHIzi5Sy_U.
•Diamond Head Theatre Opens in New Theatre with Cinderella “Cinderella” January 20 – February 5, 2023. For more information and tickets, please visit the Diamond Head Theatre website: DiamondHeadTheatre.com/shows-tickets.
•Hawaiʻi Craftsmen ʻAha Hana Lima 2023 Artist Presentations and Receptions Receptions and artist presentations by visiting artist Jan McKeachie Johnston and Randy Johnston. The receptions and presentations are free and open to the public. The artists will be teaching ceramic workshops; for more information please visit the Hawaiʻi Craftsmen website: HawaiiCraftsmen.org. · Oʻahu: Thursday, January 5, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa Ceramics Lab (Art Building) · Molokaʻi: Thursday, January 12, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Molokai Arts Center · Hawaiʻi Island: Thursday, January 19, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Donkey Mill Arts Center (Holualoa).
•Hui Noʻeau 2023 Annual Juried Exhibition, January 13 – February 17 Opening reception: Friday, January 13, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. View current work of local and mainland artists in all media. An SFCA Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) has been approved to visit this exhibition. For more information, please visit the Hui Noʻeau website: HuiNoeau.com/exhibitions.
•ʻIke Kanaka Exhibit at Maui Arts and Cultural Center, January 17 – March 18, 2023 This invitational exhibit will feature work by ten contemporary Kanaka ʻŌiwi artists, giving voice and cultural context to ancestral ties and relationships. Participating artists: Bernice Akamine, Kalaʻi Blakemore, Hoaka Delos Reyes, Solomon Enos, Pōhaku Kahoʻohanohano, Lehuauakea, Kawika Lum-Nelmida, Meleanna Aluli Meyer, Auliʻi Mitchell, Cory Kamehanaokalā Holt Taum. For more information, please visit the Maui Arts and Cultural Center website: MauiArts.org/ike-kanaka.
•Kahilu Theatre “He waʻa he moku. He moku he waʻa.” group exhibition on view through January 22 Learn more on the Kahilu Theatre website: KahiluTheatre.org/Exhibits.
•Women Artists of Hawaii exhibit at Pauahi Tower Gallery, January 7 – March 11, 2023. A group of 15 invited artists that reflects a cross section of women artists currently working in Hawaiʻi: Emily Carl, Taylor Cobb, Carol D’Angelo, Jodi Endicott, Kris Goto, Christina May Ho, Denise Karabinus, Tamara Moan, Paula Nokes, Jessica Orfe, Wendy Roberts, Allison Roscoe, Laura Smith, Eileen Towata and Liz Train. Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery,1003 Bishop Square (downtown Honolulu), Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Arts and Culture Calendar January 2023
SFCA in the Media
December 27, 2022 Honolulu Jazz Music School Opens at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum “Honolulu Jazz Music School began in December as an official partner of the museum, offering the community access to valuable music education at no cost. As a teacher, Han says he wants “to inspire students to achieve their goals through music.” Lessons are currently held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 1 and 8 p.m. To sign up, email email@example.com.” Read the full article online: honolulumagazine.com/honolulu-jazz-music-school-opens-at-the-hawaii-state-art-museum
SFCA Board of Commissioners 2022 Meeting Schedule
•Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
•Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
•Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting schedule is also posted to the SFCA website calendar: sfca.hawaii.gov/events.
Decisions about grants, artwork purchases, and more are made by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Board of Commissioners. Meetings are currently being held virtually on Zoom, and the public is invited to attend. Appointed by the state governor, the Board of Commissioners oversees the Executive Director, provides input, and approves spending. Commissioners are volunteers and do not receive compensation for their duties.
Individuals may submit written testimony on posted agenda items in advance of the meeting via email to HawaiiSFCA@hawaii.gov or by mail addressed to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, 250 South Hotel Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Individuals interested in signing up to provide oral testimony on posted agenda items at the meeting may submit their name, email, and phone number to HawaiiSFCA@hawaii.gov. Individuals may provide oral testimony at the meeting via the above-listed video conferencing link or by calling the above listed telephone number. Testimony presented during the meeting will be limited to three minutes each.
Agenda items for General Meetings may include approval of artwork acquisition recommendations and Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) art exhibit visit recommendations.
Agendas and minutes are also posted on the SFCA Board of Commissioners page.
2023 State Holiday Schedule
The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts office is closed on Hawaiʻi state government holidays. The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum is open on some holidays - please check the museum calendar to confirm: hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar.
2023 Hawaiʻi State Holidays
•January 16, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
•February 20, Presidents’ Day
•March 27, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day
•April 7, Good Friday
•May 29, Memorial Day
•June 12, King Kamehameha Day
•July 4, Independence Day
•August 18, Statehood Day
•September 4, Labor Day
•November 10, Veterans’ Day
•November 23, Thanksgiving
•December 25, Christmas
The SFCA office is open by appointment. SFCA is operating in a hybrid model of teleworking where all staff are available by email or telephone. If you aren’t sure who to contact, email HawaiiSFCA@hawaii.gov or call (808) 586-0300 and leave a voice message, including your name and telephone number.
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The mission of the Hawaii 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 Hawaii. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawaii and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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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.
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.
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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