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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 On March ...
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March 2019 Newsletter The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ March 2019 newsletter has been published and can be read online: SFCA March 2019 Newsletter. Read about upcoming Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) exhibit visits, upcoming student art exhibit at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum, and more! Hawaiʻi State Art Museum Event Calendar The ...
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Congratulations to Maggie Odom, Hawaii’s Poetry Out Loud State Champion! Maggie Odom recited “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus, “Movement Song” by Audre Lord, and “Monet Refuses the Operation” by Lisel Mueller at the state finals on Sunday, February 24. Maggie is a student at Le Jardin Academy, where she also won their 2019 Le ...
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March 2019 2019 Honolulu Biennial March 8 – May 5, 2019 The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum is one of venues for the 2019 Honolulu Biennial art event and will have temporary installations by Bernice Akamine, Abraham Cruzvillegas, ʻImaikalani Kalahele, Janet Lilo, and the Mata Aho Collective. For more information: www.honolulubiennial.org First Friday: Art + Music ...
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56th Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit (2019) About the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 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 ...
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Color Our Collections 2019 The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) Library hosts Color Our Collections annually, inviting libraries, archives, and cultural institutions around the world to share coloring sheets and books created from their materials. This is the second year that the SFCA has participated. This year for #ColorOurCollections week (February 4-8, 2019), the ...
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Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) Download the Annual Report The fiscal year 2018 Annual Report for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts has been published. The PDF can be downloaded here: 2018 SFCA Annual Report. About the ...
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February 2019 Newsletter The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ February 2019 newsletter has been published and can be read online: SFCA February 2019 Newsletter. Read about upcoming Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) exhibit visits, upcoming student art exhibits at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum, and more! Hawaiʻi State Art Museum Event Calendar The ...
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February 2019 Friday 2/01 First Friday Art + Music + Fashion Fashion show by BARRIO Vintage, in collaboration with HiSAM Gallery Museum Shop x MORI. Live music on the second floor by Partners in Time, and on the ground floor with rock band PAGE. The Sculpture Garden and ground floor will feature a DJ all ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved January 2019 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 January 16, 2019. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: “Wahi Pana Auwahi” Exhibit ...
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