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Arts Chat IV

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Blog Post, Board of Commissioners

For the fourth installation Arts Chat program, the focus of the dialogue will be on the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the state of the arts today. Facilitated by Noelle Kahanu (SFCA Board Commissioner and Assistant Specialist in Public Humanities and Native Hawaiian Programs, University of Hawai`i-Manoa American Studies Department); speakers will include ...
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Island Focus, Episode 2 SFCA’s Executive Director Jonathan Johnson was interviewed by Island Focus host Lyla Berg earlier this year about what the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts does for the state of Hawai‘i. “Focused on the personalities behind the organizations, industries, and agencies that keep O‘ahu moving, that’s Island Focus,” says host ...
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SFCA Board Committee meetings and the General meeting have been scheduled for Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9:30 am  – 2:00 p.m. and have been posted to the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events (calendar.ehawaii.gov). Select State Foundation on Culture and the Arts from the menu of available calendars to view scheduled meetings and agendas.

Search the Art in Public Places Collection Curious about what is in the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts? You can view the collection online! The Art in Public Places Online Catalog is updated periodically to reflect changes in the collection.     Works of art in ...
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Blue Star Families

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Blog Post, Visitor

At the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, admission is always free. Looking for more family activities this summer? Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s ...
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A Celebration of the People’s Art The annual Art at the Capitol event celebrated its ninth year with the theme of “Onipa‘a: The Spirit of Lili‘uokalani.” The self-guided tour included viewings of a video about The Spirit of Lili‘uokalani statue by Marianna Pineda and videos from past Art at the Capitol events. The Hawai‘i Youth ...
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  Hawai‘i student Nicholas Amador placed second in the National Poetry Out Loud Competition in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Nicholas recited “Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold, “Lions” by Sandra McPherson and “Windy City” by Stuart Dybek. The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) congratulates Nicholas and Punahou School’s Poetry ...
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Voyaging: The Art of Wayfinding at Gallery ‘Iolani, Windward Community College Previously exhibited at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM), Voyaging: The Art of Wayfinding will be at Windward Community College’s Gallery ‘Iolani in Kāne‘ohe January 29 – March 5, 2017. Admission is free! This exhibition displays artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection ...
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54th Annual Hawai‘i Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition Diamond Head Gallery February 25 – April 7, 2017 View selected works from the exhibit Established in 1923, 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 ...
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Sweet, a stainless steel sculpture by Wayne Zebzda, was dedicated at Aiea Public Library on September 29, 2016. Attendees at the dedication ceremony included First Lady, Dawn Amano-Ige, Representative Sam Kong, State Librarian Stacey Aldrich, and artist Wayne Zebzda and family. The ceremony included a koto performance by Darin Miyashiro and speeches by Matthew Brown, ...
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