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

Window looking out to Sculpture Garden with "closed" and "no entry" signs taped to the glassHiSAM: Temporary Sculpture Garden and Second Floor Courtyard Closure
The HiSAM Sculpture Garden and second floor outdoor courtyard are closed for building renovation activities as of July 18, 2017 and are anticipated to re-open later this year. Questions? Contact the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at (808) 586-0300 or hawaiisfca@hawaii.gov.


A group of students sitting in a museum gallery in front of three works of artHiSAM: Temporary Gallery Closure
The Diamond Head Gallery of the Hawaii State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu is temporarily closed until mid-September for a renovation project. This includes the I Love Art hands-on activity gallery and the Accession exhibit. [More]


Screenshot of the Art in Public Places online catalogSearch the Art in Public Places Collection
Curious about what is in the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts? You can view the collection online!… [More]



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Young Artists of Hawai‘i 2017

Student art in the 2016 Student Art Exhibit

“My Culture, My Family, and Me” | On view at the Hawai‘i Convention Center

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The Haig Collection

Painting of Mokapu Peninsula, Kane‘ohe, Hawai‘i by William Twigg-Smith

Mokapu Peninsula, Kane‘ohe, Hawai‘i by William Twigg-Smith | From the Haig Collection

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Art in Public Places Catalog

Screenshot of Art in Public Places Catalog with a magnifying glass logo

Search the Art in Public Places Online Catalog

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