Art in Public Places Program

About the Artistic Teaching Partner Teaching Artist Applications The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), Hawaiʻi’s state government arts agency, has opened applications to the Artistic Teaching Partners Roster of Teaching Artists. About the Artistic Teaching Partners Roster of Teaching Artists The roster is an adjudicated directory of Hawaiʻi professional teaching artists qualified ...
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About the Transfer of Artworks With the recent transfer of the Kakaʻako Waterfront Park from Hawaii Community Development Authority to the City & County of Honolulu, SFCA Staff are working on the transfer of two SFCA Art in Public Places Collection bronze sculptures at the park to the Honolulu Mayor’s Office on Culture and the ...
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Update on the 2021 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards Competition and Exhibit State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) will continue acting as the Hawaiʻi regional affiliate for the 2021 Scholastic Art Awards competition. The competition is scheduled to officially open in the fall. Our Hawaiʻi regional exhibition and award ceremony will be ...
Read More 2021 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards Update (August 2020)

APPROVED EXHIBIT VISITS The SFCA Board of Commissioners has approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these exhibits: HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Kipaipai Fellows 2020, Kahilu Theatre Galleries, Kamuela. Mixed media, curated. August 27 – October 18, 2020. HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Abstract Only 2020, Wailoa Center, Hilo. Mixed media, juried. October 2 – 28, 2020. ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved July 2020 The SFCA Board of Commissioners considered the following SFCA Recognition Awards artworks as purchase recommendations for the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the General Meeting of July 15, 2020. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit Title: “Fiber Hawaiʻi 2020” ...
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Get Ready for the 2021 Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards Students and educators: Get ready for the 2021 Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards competition! Read the tips for students and educators, including feedback from judges and preparing for the digital submissions process: Get Ready for the 2021 Awards. Public, private, or home-school students ...
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The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) will re-open to the public on Monday, July 13, with a new exhibit, “Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i luna”. This exhibition, curated by guest curators Drew Broderick, Kaʻili Chun and Kapulani Landgraf, will spread out across HiSAM over the course of a year, occupying different spaces at different times—a wall display case, gift shop, café, ...
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The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) online classes and activities will continue this summer! Go to our event calendar to see the current schedule: SFCA Event Calendar. Interactive arts classes on Zoom: Tuesdays from 10:00am-10:30 a.m, kid-focused online classes led by SFCA’s highly trained Artistic Teaching Partners or a teaching artist. View the information for ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved May 2020 The SFCA Board of Commissioners considered the following SFCA Recognition Awards artworks as purchase recommendations for the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the General Meeting of May 20, 2020. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit Title: “Then and Now” ...
Read More Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase and Gift Recommendations (May 2020)

Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, May 2020 The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition. The AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and ...
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