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 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 ...
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This event has been cancelled due to building renovation work. 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 ...
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Entry and admission to the Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSAM), including the lawn, Sculpture Garden, café, and gift shop is free. HiSAM is a part of the Art in Public Places Program of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), Hawaii’s state government arts agency, and is “the People’s Museum,” created to increase ...
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Blue Star Families

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Blog Post, Visitor

At the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, admission is always free. Looking for more family activities this summer? Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s ...
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Click to complete the HSFCA Arts & Culture Survey


Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in Visitor

Metal sculpture titled Sweet - metal spheres connected by long tubes

Sweet at Aiea Public Library

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Visitor


SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE Arts and Culture Demonstrations on the Front Lawn: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Puppet & Mask Making Let your creativity and imagination go wild! Come and make your own simple puppets and masks with Bonnie Kim. Children under ages of 5 need to be accompanied by an adult. Kapa Demonstration ...
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