Event Calendar

HAWAIʻI MUSEUMS OFFER FREE ADMISSION TO MILITARY THIS SUMMER HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI – May 16, 2018 – This summer, 4 museums in Hawaiʻi will open their doors to military and their families as part of the ninth annual Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in ...
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Join us for a casual after work gathering of artists, with presentations by local artists Gaye Chan, Mark Cunningham, and Jesse Christensen, who will be discussing their work in the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop‘s Sustainability Now! art sale and exhibit. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 250 South Hotel St. (corner of South ...
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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 May 2018 Young Artists of Hawaii: My Culture, My Family, and Me exhibit opens Friday, May 4 – Friday, June 29, 2018 | Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. ...
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First Friday May 4, 2018 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Free and family-friendly evening of art and music! Take the stairs or the elevators to the second floor for museum galleries and live performances. May 4, 2018: live performances by Nidaime Teishin Kai (Okinawan folk music) in the second floor Sculpture Lobby. The new Young Artists ...
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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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The public is invited to attend a special Arts Chat gathering where we will be welcoming the new director of the Bishop Museum Melanie Ide, to discuss the issues of organizational transformation and the evolving role of museums today. Melanie Ide, in conversation with Noelle Kahanu, will be sharing her wealth of project and design ...
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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 March 2018 First Friday: Dayton Watanabe ~ contemporary acoustic guitar and Hawaiian slack key guitar Friday, March 2, 2018 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Second Floor Valet ...
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Hawaiʻi State Art Museum: Current Exhibits and Upcoming Events Current Exhibits HAWAIʻI: Change & Continuity ACCESSION EMPHASIZED: eye on scale 55th Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards (opens Friday, February 16) February 2018 First Friday: Julia Akatsu Stoyanov ~ classical piano Friday, February 2, 2018 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Second Floor Second Saturday: ...
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Hawaiʻi State Art Museum: Current Exhibits and Upcoming Events Current Exhibits HAWAIʻI: Change & Continuity ACCESSION EMPHASIZED: eye on scale Process Under Pressure (last day to view: Tuesday, January 23, 2018) January 2018 First Friday: Pila Nahenahe (Ron and Pomaikaʻi Loo, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar) and Hawaiʻi Opera Theatre Friday, January 5, 2018 | 6:00 ...
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Artists Thiago Mundano (Brazil) and Ian Kualiʻi (Maui/California) will use their graffiti and artistic skills to rebuild and paint wooden and metal carts used to haul junk and recyclables at Lana Lane Studios November 7 – 10, 2017. In the process of painting these carts, artists will highlight the work of the homeless population in ...
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