SFCA Grants

School Year 2020 Artists in the Schools Grants The SFCA Art in Public Places Program now funds AITS grants statewide. The goal is to increase students’ appreciation of, and engagement with, the permanent works of art at their school. Schools that have an eligible SFCA Permanent Work of Art (PWA) are eligible to apply. The ...
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ARTS FIRST Partners Arts Education Grants Open to non-profit organizations based in the State of Hawai`i. Purpose: to support arts education professional development for K-12 arts educators in the State of Hawai`i. Important Dates Implementation period: Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020). Application deadline: Thursday March 7, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Hawaii ...
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Call for applications for Apprentice Mentoring Grants for Fiscal Biennium (FB) 2020/2021. Application postmark deadline: Thursday February 21, 2019 at 11:59 Hawaii Standard Time (HST). All required application materials must be complete and submitted by this deadline. Two-Year Project Implementation Period: FB 2020/2021. First year begins July 1, 2019 and concludes June 30, 2020. Second ...
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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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Voyaging: The Art of Wayfinding at Gallery ‘Iolani, Windward Community College Previously exhibited at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM), Voyaging: The Art of Wayfinding will be at Windward Community College’s Gallery ‘Iolani in Kāne‘ohe January 29 – March 5, 2017. Admission is free! This exhibition displays artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection ...
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  Gertrude Yukie Tsutsumi, a long­time collaborator with the State Foundation in Culture and the Arts, has been named one of eleven 2015 National Heritage Fellows, the nation’s highest award in folk and traditional arts. Tsutsumi, also known by her stage name Onoe Kikunobu, is one of the premier nihon buyo (Japanese classical dance) artists in Hawai‘i ...
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