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

COMMUNITY

Art Chat with the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
5.24.17  |  8:00 a.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Join us for an early morning Art Chat where we discuss issues of interest to the community.

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

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

Process Under Pressure
5.05.17 – TBD  |  Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 2nd Floor, 250 S. Hotel Street

LECTURES

Art Lunch: Mele Kahlepuna Chun ~ An Enduring Legacy
5.30.17  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Third generation feather work artist Mele Kahalepuna Chun will show and tell about the perpetuation of traditional practice and the innovations of contemporary featherwork artists.

Art Lunch: Jeff Gere ~ The Storytelling in Hawai‘i & Worldwide
6.27.17  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Jeff Gere shares storytelling adventures and tales from 30 years of collecting island lore, performing constantly statewide, and most recently, traveling across the world.

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: Hawai‘i Youth Symphony
5.05.17  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

First Friday: An Evening of Jazz
6.07.17  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Second Saturday: Book/Mark ~ The Textured Tome
5.13.17  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Join us for a Second Saturday exploration of mark-making!

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.

Second Saturday: Color Capers!
6.10.17  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM First Floor Multipurpose Room
Learn how to use color, texture, pattern and imagination to create your personal wonderland.

Hawai‘i Island

Kaua‘i

Maui

LECTURES

Demystifying NEA Grants
5.10.17  |  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului
5.10.17  |  Heritage Hall, Wailuku
Terry Liu of the Hawai‘i Arts Alliance and formerly of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will be giving a series of free NEA Grant demystification workshops, focused on the Art Works grant for non-profit arts organizations. Please check the calendar for details: SFCA Calendar.