First Friday: Bridgefinder ~ folk, blues, jazz fusion
Friday, September 1 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | HiSAM Second Floor, Sculpture Lobby
Free, family-friendly First Friday at the Hawaii State Art Museum – galleries will be open late, with Bridgefinder (folk, blues, and jazz fusion) performing live music indoors in the second floor Sculpture Lobby. There will also be an event at the gift shop on the ground floor, hosted by the Friends of the Hawaii State Art Museum.
CLOSED for Labor Day
Monday, September 4
This includes the museum grounds, cafe, and gift shop.
CLOSED due to building renovation work
Saturday, September 9
This includes the entire building and grounds.
Second Saturday: Hawaii Craftsmen
Saturday, September 9 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | First Floor Multipurpose Room
Tree-cycled Sculptures with the Hawaii Craftsmen: upcycle and recycle materials into your own work of art, inspired by local artist Satoru Abe, to take home. Museum galleries will be open; admission is always free. Drop in at any time, allowing about 30 minutes to complete a project. All materials provided, all ages welcome.
Art Off The Wall: Jeff Gere & Charlie Myers
Saturday, September 9 | 11:30 a.m., 12:15, 1:00, 1:45 p.m. | Second Floor Galleries
An offbeat, interpretive experience that will have you thinking about art through storytelling and music with master storyteller Jeff Gere and musician Charlie Myers. If these works of art could speak, sing, tell a tale or speak a poem, what would they speak, sing, or say? Let’s find out! Museum galleries will be open; admission is always free. Sessions begin at 11:30 a.m., 12:15, 1:00, and 1:45 p.m. Meet in the second floor Sculpture Lobby at the visitors desk.
Art Lunch: Megan Porter ~ Science and Art
Tuesday, September 26 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | First Floor Multipurpose Room
Meet Megan Porter, Assistant Professor at the University of Hawai`i-Mānoa, College of Natural Sciences. She recently participated in the ArtSci 2016 “Where Art and Science Meet” project. Bring your own lunch to eat during the presentation.