Art at the Capitol

Congratulations to Sen. Laura Thielen, winner of the Art at the Capitol Judges Award, and to Sen. Will Espero, winner of the Art at the Capitol People’s Choice Award! Abstract portraits done by state legislators earlier this year in an SFCA sponsored art class were judged by a committee (Kristine Uyeno, KHON2 News; Lisa Shiroma, ...
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Hawaiʻi state legislators participated in an art class recently, making paper portraits with Teaching Artist Quala-Lynn Young. Q works with the Art Bento program, the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum’s education program serving Hawaii’s public and charter school students and teachers grades 2 – 6. Legislators explored color, shape, and expression to create their own portraits. ...
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The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)’s 17th symposium: The Future History of Public Art is a gathering of public art practitioners and allied professionals that will convene November 5-7 in Honolulu. The symposium is being organized by WESTAF in collaboration with Forecast Public Art and the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. The ...
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A Celebration of the People’s Art The annual Art at the Capitol event celebrated its ninth year with the theme of “Onipa‘a: The Spirit of Lili‘uokalani.” The self-guided tour included viewings of a video about The Spirit of Lili‘uokalani statue by Marianna Pineda and videos from past Art at the Capitol events. The Hawai‘i Youth ...
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