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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 September 20, 2017. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: “An Affair in the Islands” Exhibit Location: Kukui`ula, Kaua`i AASC ...
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Please join the Pacific Policy Research Center (PPRC) for a Kaua‘i Island session regarding the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) 2019-2023 Strategic Plan. The purpose of these sessions are to collect broad, public input on how the SFCA should prioritize its time, efforts and resources to help arts and culture flourish ...
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“EMPHASIZED: eye on scale” A new exhibit at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu Through a selection of works from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, this exhibition explores the various ways that artists play with scale, and how this in turn affects the ...
Read More Opening Reception: “EMPHASIZED: eye on scale”

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is seeking artists interested in participating in upcoming public art projects. The SFCA, Art in Public Places Program is requesting qualifications from individual artists for artwork to be commissioned for various locations statewide. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a qualified pool of professional ...
Read More SFCA: ART IN PUBLIC PLACES: CALL FOR ENTRY

The State Foundation on Culture and Arts in collaboration with the Pacific Policy Research Center is engaging the public in Strategic Planning Listening Sessions to collect broad public input on how the SFCA should prioritize its time, effort, and resources to help arts and culture flourish in Hawai‘i. A Strategic Planning Listening Session was recently ...
Read More Strategic Planning Listening Sessions (September 2017)

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 ...
Read More Art in Public Places: Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits

For information about award notification, shipping, artwork pickup, and the awards ceremony, please visit the Scholastic Art Awards website: Hawaii Art Region. For additional student, teacher, and parent/guardian information, please contact Michelle Chun, (808) 305-9709, michelle_chun@hawaiidoe.org. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s largest, longest-running, most prestigious visual and literary arts program recognizing ...
Read More Coming Up: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2018

September 10 – 16, 2017: National Arts in Education Week is a national celebration recognizing the transformative power of the arts in education. Passed by Congress in 2010 through House Resolution 275, the celebration is designated to bring attention to this cause for elected officials and educational decision makers across the country and to support equitable ...
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The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)’s 17th symposium: The Future History of Public Art is a gathering of public art practitioners and allied professionals that will convene November 5-7 in Honolulu. The symposium is being organized by WESTAF in collaboration with Forecast Public Art and the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. The ...
Read More Coming Up: WESTAF’s 17th symposium – The Future History of Public Art

The No. 1 Capitol District Building, the state government office building which houses the Hawaii State Art Museum and the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts offices, Artizen café, and HiSAM Gallery Shop, will be closed on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The museum will be closed for the day and all scheduled activities have ...
Read More HiSAM Closed Saturday, September 9, 2017