Outreach

September 2018 First Friday: North Shore Ramblers, bluegrass. Opening reception for Men (exhibit dates: September 7, 2018 – January 2019) Friday September 7 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Second Floor, Diamond Head Gallery Second Saturday: Hawaii Craftsmen (activity to be announced) Saturday, September 8 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Ground floor Multipurpose ...
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August 2018 Temporary gallery closure July 8 – August 2, 2018 (Diamond Head gallery, including the “I Love Art” hands-on activity gallery and the “EMPHASIZED: eye on scale” exhibit First Friday: Opening reception for State of Art with live music by Shoji Ledward Additional events on the ground floor hosted by the HiSAM Museum Gallery ...
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Shuri-style Kumiwudui:  Continuing the Legacy of Kin Ryosho Sensei Saturday, June 23, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Maui Okinawa Cultural Center 688 Nukuwai Place, Wailuku This lecture/demo is a rare opportunity to learn about kumiwudui, the classical Okinawan dance/drama which was created during the days of the Ryukyu Kingdom.  Presented by Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone Sensei, ...
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The Shaping of a Master ʻUkulele Player with Mika Kane and Byron Yasui A presentation in fulfillment of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Folk & Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:00 PM Maui Okinawa Cultural Center 688 Nukuwai Place Wailuku, Maui Free admission Byron Yasui has been playing ...
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The Hula Preservation Society (HPS) is implementing the Kamehameha I Statue community engagement component under our agreement with the North Kohala Community Resource Center in support of their conservation efforts.  As part of the community engagement, HPS has enrolled five Kohala kumu hula in two hula kiʻi workshop intensives at the upcoming Ka ʻAha Hula ...
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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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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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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 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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