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2020 Hawaii Regional Scholastic Art Awards The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) are pleased to sponsor the 2020 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards. The event offers students in grades 7-12 an opportunity to showcase their exemplary artwork and talent. It is part of the national Scholastic ...
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State Foundation on Culture and Arts Announce Biennium Grant Recipients for Fiscal Year 2020 37 Non-Profit Organizations throughout the state will receive funding for culture and arts programs. HONOLULU (September 12, 2019)—The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and its Board of Commissioners have approved funding recommendations by the Biennium Grant Panelists for ...
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Job Opportunities at the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (Update 9/11/2019: DHRD has closed the job postings. This post will remain up for information purposes.) Please note that the following two job postings share the same recruitment number. Both positions report to the SFCA’s Executive Director. Applicants will be screened for eligibility for ...
Read More Job Opportunities: September 2019

September 2019 Newsletter The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ September 2019 newsletter has been published and can be read online: SFCA September 2019 Newsletter. Read about the “E Huli I Ka Ike” artwork dedication ceremony at Kualapuu Public Conversion Charter School on Molokai, the Hawaii State Capitol time capsule, the Na Akua Akea: ...
Read More SFCA September 2019 Newsletter

“E Huli I Ka ‘Ike (Look for the Knowledge)” at Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School by Kazu Kauinana “E Huli I Ka ‘Ike (Look for the Knowledge)” a bronze sculpture by Kazu Kauinana, has been dedicated at Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School (Kualapu‘u, Moloka‘i). About the Artwork E Huli I Ka ‘Ike was created to ...
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“Mr. Chickenpants” in the Sculpture Garden of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum by May Izumi “Mr. Chickenpants” a bronze sculpture by May Izumi, has been dedicated at the No. 1 Capitol District building (Honolulu, O‘ahu). About the Artwork Mr. Chickenpants began with the Hawaiian trickster tale, Puapualenalena, but like all tricksters soon took on a ...
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About the Exhibit This exhibition reflects the rich diversity of creative vision found in Hawai`i, exploring themes of inspiration, influence, insight, innovation, and inquiry through over sixty-five artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Inspiration from the natural and built environment, Influence from modernist era ...
Read More HiSAM Exhibit: In Hawaii

August 2019 Newsletter The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ August 2019 newsletter has been published and can be read online: SFCA August 2019 Newsletter. Read about the “Mr. Chickenpants” sculpture by May Izumi, recent conservation work for the Art in Public Places Collection, SFCA in the news and more! Hawaiʻi State Art Museum ...
Read More SFCA August 2019 Newsletter

The dedication ceremony for “Mr. Chickenpants”, a bronze sculpture by May Izumi, will be held at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum on Friday, August 2, 2019, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Stay for the museum’s August First Friday, with live music and art activities!

Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, July 2019 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 ...
Read More SFCA Art Acquisition Committee Visits Approved (July 2019)

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