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Levitt AMP Grant Awards

Posted on Nov 9, 2015 in What's New

  The Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (FHiSAM) is now in the running to bring a 10-week live music series to Honolulu during the summer of 2016 and they need your help. Sponsored by Levitt Pavilions, the national nonprofit behind the largest free concert series in America, FHiSAM hopes to qualify as one ...
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  The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) is looking for enthusiastic art lovers to be volunteer docent guides. The four-month training session begins in early October, 2015 and ends in February, 2016. Docents will learn to give informative and interactive tours focusing on the works of art on display in HiSAM exhibitions. Each artwork belongs to the Art in ...
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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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  The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is celebrating a major milestone and invites everyone to take part in the festivities. 50 years ago next month, ­­on July 12, 1965,­­ the State Foundation was established by the Hawai‘i State Legislature. To commemorate, we are planning a 50th anniversary year filled with events. The festivities ...
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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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  The State of Hawai‘i is searching for an artist to paint the official portrait of Governor Neil Abercrombie. The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) will issue a call for portrait artists to submit qualifications to paint a 48-inch by 36-inch portrait in oil or acrylic medium on linen canvas to ...
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