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The SFCA anticipates an 89-Day Hire for an Arts Program Specialist III (APS III). APS III Class Specification: Conducts program activities in the development, negotiation and completion of statewide ethno-cultural and arts activities; and performs other duties as required. APS III Position: The essential functions of this position are:  (1) Contract administration including the design, ...
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The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) has a vacancy for an Office Assistant III (permanent hire). Please note that this job listing includes the entire State of Hawaiʻi Executive Branch and is not exclusive to the SFCA. For more information and to apply, please visit the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Human ...
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Artists in the Schools Grant Applications Open Public and charter schools statewide (K-12) are encouraged to apply for a Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artists in the Schools (AITS) Program grant for school year 2018-2019. The program provides grants of up to $6,000 per school for a residency with a teaching artist ...
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Congratulations to Sen. Laura Thielen, winner of the Art at the Capitol Judges Award, and to Sen. Will Espero, winner of the Art at the Capitol People’s Choice Award! Abstract portraits done by state legislators earlier this year in an SFCA sponsored art class were judged by a committee (Kristine Uyeno, KHON2 News; Lisa Shiroma, ...
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The ground floor display case in the No. 1 Capitol District Building (which houses the SFCA office, Hawaii State Art Museum, and several other state government offices) now features works by local artists Yvonne Yarber Carter, Keoki Apokolani Carter, Daven Hee and Jason Teraoka. The Carters’ photo and video piece is an artistic interpretation of ...
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Museum admission is always free! For more information about the museum, including map, wheelchair accessible parking, public transportation, current exhibits, cafe, and gift shop: HiSAM Visitor Information April 2018 First Friday: Anju Madoka/Kenny Endo (Japanese shamisen and taiko drums) The HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI will be screening the documentary film “The Smog of ...
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Hawaiʻi state legislators participated in an art class recently, making paper portraits with Teaching Artist Quala-Lynn Young. Q works with the Art Bento program, the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum’s education program serving Hawaii’s public and charter school students and teachers grades 2 – 6. Legislators explored color, shape, and expression to create their own portraits. ...
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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 21, 2018. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: Hawai`i Nei 2017 (Wailoa Center, Hilo – Three Mountain Alliance) ...
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Planning your visit to HiSAM: how to get here and where to park HiSAM is housed in the No. 1 Capitol District Building in downtown Honolulu, near the Hawai‘i State Capitol Building, Iolani Palace, the King Kamehameha I statue, Washington Place, and St. Andrew’s Cathedral. PARKING There is no parking on site at the Hawai‘i ...
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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 The SFCA ...
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