Art in Public Places

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 visual arts consultants. UPCOMING EXHIBIT VISITS The SFCA ...
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The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s largest, longest-running, most prestigious visual and literary arts program recognizing accomplishments of students in grades 7 – 12. It is a symbol of excellence that can bolster resumes, college applications and scholarship applications. All National Award recipients earn a place on the National Recipient list. Selected ...
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September 10 – 16, 2017: National Arts in Education Week is a national celebration recognizing the transformative power of the arts in education. Passed by Congress in 2010 through House Resolution 275, the celebration is designated to bring attention to this cause for elected officials and educational decision makers across the country and to support equitable ...
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The No. 1 Capitol District Building, the state government office building which houses the Hawaii State Art Museum and the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts offices, Artizen café, and HiSAM Gallery Shop, will be closed on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The museum will be closed for the day and all scheduled activities have ...
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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 ...
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The Hawaii State Art Museum is temporarily closed August 17 – 21, 2017 due to building renovation activities. This includes the Sculpture Garden and cafe. The gift shop will remain open on August 17 and will be closed August 18 and 19. The museum is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:00 ...
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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 SFCA appoints the members of the AASC, which is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, SFCA staff members, and ...
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This event has been cancelled due to building renovation work. The No. 1 Capitol District Building, the state government office building which houses the Hawaii State Art Museum and the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts offices, Artizen café, and HiSAM Gallery Shop, will be closed on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The museum will ...
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RECENT EXHIBIT VISITS In July 2017, the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts convened an Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) for selected works from the 2017 Honolulu Biennial, including approval of studio visits to selected artists with work in the Biennial. The role of the AASC is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding ...
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The official portrait of Gov. Neil Abercrombie, an oil on canvas painting by Maui artist Kirk Kurokawa, was unveiled July 21, 2017, at a dedication ceremony in the Hawai‘i State Art Museum Sculpture Garden. Portraits of Hawai‘i territorial and state governors have been commissioned dating back to the 1912 painting of the Honorable Sanford B. Dole, ...
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