Art in Public Places Collection

Approximately 3 miles from downtown Honolulu and 2 miles from the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa, the recently rebuilt Mānoa Public Library is home to The Spirit of Mānoa: In the Light of Day, a cast-glass sculpture designed specifically for the library by artist and professor Rick Mills. The residential neighborhood of Mānoa’s rich and fertile environment, ...
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Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Relocatable Works of Art Acquisitions, Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017) The Relocatable Works of Art Program (RWA) purchases works for temporary installation at specific state public places, including the Hawai‘i State Art Museum. These artworks, also known as Relocatable Works of ...
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View permanently installed works of art in the SFCA’s Art in Public Places Collection across the state (and many other public art collections) in the Public Art Archive! The Public Art Archive’s new Locate Public Art tool has just been released. Try it out: locate.publicartarchive.org or go to www.publicartarchive.org and click the locate button. This ...
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Hawaiʻi State Art Museum: Current Exhibits and Upcoming Events Current Exhibits HAWAIʻI: Change & Continuity ACCESSION EMPHASIZED: eye on scale 55th Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards (opens Friday, February 16) February 2018 First Friday: Julia Akatsu Stoyanov ~ classical piano Friday, February 2, 2018 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Second Floor Second Saturday: ...
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Our exhibits team was in Hamilton Library (University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa) in December, refreshing the artwork on display. This set of five kapa panels by Pualani Lincoln Maielua were previously on display at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum in the “Hoʻomau: The Perpetuation of Kapa” exhibit. The center panel, “Kau,” characterizes midnight and the appearance of ...
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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 November 15, 2017. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: Abstract Only! 7th Juried Competition Exhibit Location: Wailoa Center, Hilo ...
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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 AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and visual arts consultants. UPCOMING EXHIBIT VISITS The SFCA ...
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Nā Kālai Ola (Life Voyagers), a mixed-media sculpture installation by Stuart Nakamura, was dedicated at Innovations Public Charter School in Kailua-Kona (Hawaiʻi Island) on October 2, 2017. For this Art in Public Places – Artists in Residence Program project, the artist, Stuart Nakamura, was selected by an Art Advisory Committee, who also assisted with the ...
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The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), is requesting qualifications from individual artists for artwork to be commissioned for a monument to commemorate the Filipino veterans of World War II who fought alongside the Allied forces. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a qualified ...
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EMPHASIZED: eye on scale Scale refers to size in relation to something else. While size is precise, scale is fluid, changing or shifting through comparison. In art, scale is often used to emphasize some aspect or to encourage a new perspective. Through a selection of work from the Art in Public Places collection, this exhibition ...
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