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As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic unfolds, we at the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) are actively searching for the most current sources of information and assessing how we can best support you, our partners in the arts sector. The Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSAM) is closed to the public until further ...
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Beginning Monday March 16, 2020, the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) will be closed to the public until further notice. Our priority is to protect the health and safety of our staff and visitors and support local, national and international efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. While there are no suspected or confirmed cases ...
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COVID-19 and SFCA/HiSAM

Posted on Mar 11, 2020 in Blog Post, COVID-19

Aloha all, We are closely monitoring COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) updates and public health recommendations from the State of Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH). The DOH is providing updates online at https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/advisories/novel-coronavirus-2019. At this time, the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) office and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) will remain open during ...
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Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, January 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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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved January 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 January 15, 2020. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit Title: “Sculptural Ceramics by ...
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Welcome to the 15th year of Poetry Out Loud in Hawaiʻi! Once again The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Honolulu Theatre for Youth to offer this exciting poetry recitation contest across the islands. The 2019-2020 Hawaiʻi state finals ...
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Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) Download the Annual Report The fiscal year 2019 Annual Report for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts has been published. The PDF can be downloaded here: 2019 SFCA Annual Report. Year in ...
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Color Our Collections 2020 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 third year that the SFCA has participated. This year for #ColorOurCollections week (February 3-7, 2020), the ...
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Job Opportunities at the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is Hawaii’s official state arts agency attached to the State of Hawai‘i Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) for administrative purposes. SFCA is currently hiring for two positions: Collections Manager (Arts Program Specialist III), ...
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Artists in the Schools Applications Now Open The Artists in the Schools (AITS) program for State of Hawai‘i Department of Education (DOE) schools, grades K-12, is currently open for school applications. All Hawai‘i public and charter schools are eligible to apply. The deadline is Monday, April 20, 2020. About AITS AITS arts residency grants provide ...
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