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The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) will re-open to the public on Monday, July 13, with a new exhibit, “Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i luna”. This exhibition, curated by guest curators Drew Broderick, Kaʻili Chun and Kapulani Landgraf, will spread out across HiSAM over the course of a year, occupying different spaces at different times—a wall display case, gift shop, café, ...
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The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) online classes and activities will continue this summer! Go to our event calendar to see the current schedule: SFCA Event Calendar. Interactive arts classes on Zoom: Tuesdays from 10:00am-10:30 a.m, kid-focused online classes led by SFCA’s highly trained Artistic Teaching Partners or a teaching artist. View the information for ...
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The July 2020 email newsletters for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and for the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) have been published and can be read online: SFCA July 2020 email newsletter: Hawaiʻi students in the national 2020 Art. Write. Now exhibit, hosted by the Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards ...
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14 Hawaii Organizations Receiving Grants in 2020’s Second Round of NEA Grants The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has just awarded over a million dollars to 14 Hawaiʻi organizations in support of arts and culture. 11 Hawaiʻi organizations received Art Works grants. Art Works grants support artistically excellent projects that celebrate our creativity and ...
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The 2020 Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards National Exhibit can be explored online! Congratulations to Hawaiʻi students Gabrielle Ah Mook Sang (Iolani School), Clara Wu (Kalani High School), Addyssyn Oppegaard (University Laboratory School), Sun Joo Kim, Marielsa Sadio (Farrington High School) and Teanna Camara (Kalaheo High School), whose artworks are included in this national ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved May 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 May 20, 2020. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit Title: “Then and Now” ...
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The June 2020 email newsletters for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and for the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) have been published and can be read online. SFCA June 2020 email newsletter: resources for learning more about the economic role of the arts and culture sector, SFCA participation in the Hawaiʻi ...
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Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, May 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 March 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 March 25, 2020. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit Title: “Hawaiʻi Nei Art ...
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Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, March 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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