The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts was 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. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Current News, Events, Activities & Programs of Interest


HSFCA is now on Facebook  |  Please “Like” our page to get updates of events and photos related to HiSAM and the HSFCA

Image & Imagination  |  New exhibit opens at HiSAM on September 5th

Call for Visual Arts Consultants  |  Art in Public Places Program seeks volunteers

Art Acquisition Award Committee  |  Request a visit to an exhibition as part of the ongoing art acquisition process for the Art in Public Places Collection


Hawai‘i State Art Museum

What Mostver by Ryan Higa

What Mostver by Ryan Higa | On view in Accession 2014

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The Haig Collection

Hawaiian Flag Quilt by unknown artist

Hawaiian Quilt Flag by Unknown Artist | On view in the He Makana Exhibit

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Art in Public Places

Leather Blossom by Michael Smith

Leather Blossom by Michael Smithm | From the Art in Public Places Collection

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