Statewide Arts & Culture Calendar

 

Female taiko performer in foreground with other performers in background

The following events are sponsored all or in part by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts or the HSFCA Biennium Grants program, that provides public funding to support projects designed to preserve and further culture, the arts, history, and/or the humanities beneficial to Hawai‘i, 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.

O‘ahu

EXHIBITIONS
All exhibitions listed are free and open to the public.

ACCESSION
9.04.15 – TBD  |  Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 2nd Floor, 250 S. Hotel Street

Celebrating Hawai‘i with My Family and Friends
On view through 4/2017  |  Hawai‘i Convention Center, Pa Kamali‘i Courtyard

54th Annual Hawai‘i Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition
2.24.17 – 4.07.17  |  Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 2nd Floor, 250 S. Hotel Street

HAWAI‘I: Change and Continuity
9.04.15 – TBD  |  Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 2nd Floor, 250 S. Hotel Street

He Makana: The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection
12.06.12 – 7.08.17  |  Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 2nd Floor, 250 S. Hotel Street

Honolulu Printmakers 89th Annual Exhibition
3.01.17 – 3.22.17  |  Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery

LECTURES

Art Lunch: Diana Nicholette Jeon ~ iPhoneography
4.25.17  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Art Lunch will feature digital and multi-media artist Diana Nicholette Jeon, whose work is included in the current Accession exhibition.

MEDIA

Stories of Our People
Sundays  |  8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  KEWE-1240 AM and 95.5 FM
A twenty-six week radio series presented by the Portuguese Association of Maui offers informational history and culture segments on the Sounds of Portugal radio show (KEWE 1240 AM/95.5 FM/KEWE 1240.com).

MUSIC

First Friday: Partners in Time
4.07.17  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM
Playing music from the Balkans and the Near/Middle East, particularly Armenia, Turkey, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Greece, Partners in Time will take us on a musical journey. Free and open to the public.

MUSICAL THEATRE

Rock of Ages
3.09.17 – 3.26.17  |  Manoa Valley Theatre
A rock musical by Chris D’Arienzo from the 2015 Broadway season. For more information including show times and ticket prices, check website: manoavalleytheatre.com.

Evita
3.24.17 – 4.08.17  |  Diamond Head Theatre
More than just a modern-day Cinderella story, Evita is a powerful musical about ambition, politics, class, and an overwhelming need for acceptance and love. For more information, including ticket prices, check website: www.diamondheadtheatre.com.

THEATRE

Two One-Act Plays: Black Faggot and Puzzy
3.20.17 – 4.30.17  |  Kumu Kahua Theatre
Through strong male and female voices, these poignant one-act plays allow you to eavesdrop on monologues and scenes that illustrate a broad spectrum of individuals experiencing homosexuality. For more information including show dates, times, and ticket prices, check website: www.kumukahua.org.

VISUAL ARTS

Slow Art Day Tour
4.08.17  |  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  |  HiSAM
Take a slow tour of the HiSAM galleries, exploring different ways to look at and experience art. Free to the public. Space is limited and reservations are required.

WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Out of the Box #2
3.24.17 – 3.26.17  |  Castle Arts Center, Punahou School
A workshop with visiting glass artist Matt Szösz, part of the Hawai‘i Craftsmen 2017 ‘Ala Hana Lima (Gathering of the Craft).” Enrollment is limited. For more information, including workshop fees and registration: check website: www.hawaiicraftsmen.org.

Second Saturday: Ready, Set, GO: Design – Build – Draw!
4.08.17  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Turn your 3-D block “architecture” into abstract 2-D art.

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa: Pacific New Media
Through 5.31.17
Seminars and intensive workshops for digital imaging & design, film/video/multimedia, creative foundations, photography, social media, and web/mobile design. Spring schedule runs from 1/2017 – 5/2017. For more information, including course schedule, enrollment, and fees, please contact the Pacific New Media program of the University of Hawai‘i Outreach College at (808) 956-8244, email: pnm@hawaii.edu, or check website: www.outreach.hawaii.edu.

Hawai‘i Island

WORKSHOPS

Society for Kona’s Education and Art Spring Art Camp: Love
3.20.17 – 3.24.17  |  Monday-Friday: 8:30 am – 2 p.m.
Painting, drawing, music, movement, clay and multi-media ART! Recess breaks with cooperative games! Open to students ages 6-11. For more information including times and tuition check: www.skea.org.

Kaua‘i

MUSIC

KUPAOA with Ke ‘Ala Aumoe Dancers ~ E Kanikapila Kakou 2017
3.20.17  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Dynamite Team with Dynamite Music Tops Off Dynamite Season! Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Free and open to the public.

Jerome Koko & Daniel Ho ~ E Kanikapila Kakou 2017
3.27.17  |  7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Celebrating 40 years of the Garden Island Arts Council with Super Stars. Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center. This is a ticketed concert. For ticket information, check website: www.brownpapertickets.com.

LECTURES

‘Aha Hana Lima ~ Public Lecture and Reception with Lisa Klakulak
3.23.17  |  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. |  Kauai Society of Artists, Kukui Grove
Visiting fiber artist Lisa Klakulak will give a free public lecture in conjunction with the Hawai‘i Craftsmen 2017 ‘Ala Hana Lima (Gathering of the Craft).”

WORKSHOPS

Solid Form Felting Techniques
3.24.17 – 3.26.17  |  Kauai Society of Artists, Kukui Grove
A workshop with visiting fiber artist Lisa Klakulak, part of the Hawai‘i Craftsmen 2017 ‘Ala Hana Lima (Gathering of the Craft).” Enrollment is limited. For more information, including workshop fees and registration: check website: www.hawaiicraftsmen.org.

Maui

DANCE

Compagnie Hervé KOUBI
3.30.17  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre, Kahului
Born and raised in France with Algerian roots, Hervé Koubi is being recognized as one of Europe’s most distinctive choreographers. For more information, including ticket prices, check website: mauiarts.org/herve_koubi.