SFCA Calendar

September – November 2017

Sep
20
Wed
Board of Commissioners Meeting
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Unless otherwise specified, the public is invited to attend SFCA Standing Committee and Commission Meetings. All meetings take place in the Multipurpose Room of the No. 1 Capitol District building, 250 South Hotel Street, Honolulu (Hawai`i State Art Museum), unless otherwise noted. Meetings and agendas are posted just prior to the meetings on the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events. Enter “State Foundation on Culture and the Arts” in the search bar.

Sep
23
Sat
Community Listening Session at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The State Foundation on Culture and Arts in collaboration with the Pacific Policy Research Center is engaging the public in Strategic Planning Listening Sessions to collect broad public input on how the SFCA should prioritize its time, effort, and resources to help arts and culture flourish in Hawai‘i.

Upcoming Community Listening Sessions:
Hawai‘i Island (Hilo) – Wailoa Center, Saturday September 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Lāna‘i (Lāna‘i City) – Lāna‘i Culture and Heritage Center, Monday September 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
O‘ahu (Wai‘anae) – Kamaile Academy Library, Tuesday September 19, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Maui (Kahului) – Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Saturday September 23, 3 – 5 p.m.

Sep
26
Tue
ART LUNCH: Megan Porter ~ Science and Art
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

Art Lunch is a monthly meet-the-artist lecture series featuring presentations by notable artists and cultural practitioners. Bring your own lunch (or buy one at Artizen cafe) and feed your creativity! Admission is always free and open to the public. More details to come.

HiSAM’s first floor Multipurpose Room, No. 1 Capitol District Building, 250 South Hotel Street. Parking across the street in the Ali’i Place building (entrance at 1099 Alakea St., 75 cents for 30 minutes for first 2 hours), metered parking at ‘Iolani Palace, or metered street parking. Or take TheBus, there are several lines that stop in front of or close to the building.

Oct
1
Sun
Hawai‘i Children & Youth Day
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) will be open on Sunday, October 1, 2017, with free hands-on activities and entertainment as part of Hawai‘i Children & Youth Day in the Honolulu Capitol District. 

More Details to Come!

The Hawai‘i State Art Museum is located in downtown Honolulu, on the second floor of the No. 1 Capitol District building. Admission is always free at all HiSAM galleries, events, and presentations. There will be a lot happening around the Hawai‘i State Capitol.

Downtown streets aren’t crowded on the weekend, so walk, bike, take The Bus or drive to HiSAM ($3 flat-rate parking across the street at Ali‘i Place, cash only; enter at 1099 Alakea St. Free parking available at City & County underground lot at Beretania and Alapai.)

Come see—it’s your art!

Oct
6
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY: Dayton Watanabe
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free, family-friendly First Friday at the Hawaii State Art Museum – galleries will be open late, with live music performed by Dayton Watanabe (Hawaiian slack key guitar). Meet local artists and arts enthusiasts during a casual, family-friendly evening of art and music! Admission is always free.

6:00 – 9:00 PM, second floor of the No 1. Capitol District building (250 South Hotel St., corner of Richards and S. Hotel). Free and open to the public. HiSAM galleries will be open (admission is always free). Parking available across the street in the Ali’i Place building (enter at 1099 Alakea St., cash only) or metered street parking in the area. Several TheBus lines stop in front of or close to the building.

Oct
14
Sat
SECOND SATURDAY: Save the Date
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

Second Saturday is a free event. Activities are available from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., while gallery hours for the museum are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More details to come.

Downtown streets aren’t crowded on the weekend, so walk, bike, take The Bus or drive to HiSAM on Second Saturday ($3 flat-rate parking across the street at Ali‘i Place, cash only; enter at 1099 Alakea St. Free parking available at City & County underground lot at Beretania and Alapai.)

Come see—it’s your art!

Oct
31
Tue
ART LUNCH: Mary Babcock ~ Fiber Arts
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

Art Lunch is a monthly meet-the-artist lecture series featuring presentations by notable artists and cultural practitioners. Bring your own lunch (or buy one at Artizen cafe) and feed your creativity! Admission is always free and open to the public. More details to come.

HiSAM’s first floor Multipurpose Room, No. 1 Capitol District Building, 250 South Hotel Street. Parking across the street in the Ali’i Place building (entrance at 1099 Alakea St., 75 cents for 30 minutes for first 2 hours), metered parking at ‘Iolani Palace, or metered street parking. Or take TheBus, there are several lines that stop in front of or close to the building.

Nov
3
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY: James McCarthy ~ Celtic Music & Stories
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Composer/Musician James McCarthy

Join musician James McCarthy for an evening of acoustic storytelling.

First Friday is a downtown gallery walk held on the first Friday of every month. Galleries and museums, including the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, are open for the event which is free to the public. More details to come.

Nov
10
Fri
Veterans Day Holiday
Nov 10 all-day

 

Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

The Hawai‘i State Art Museum and the offices of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts will be closed for Veterans Day.

Nov
11
Sat
SECOND SATURDAY: Save the Date
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

Second Saturday is a free event. Activities are available from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., while gallery hours for the museum are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More details to come.

Downtown streets aren’t crowded on the weekend, so walk, bike, take The Bus or drive to HiSAM on Second Saturday ($3 flat-rate parking across the street at Ali‘i Place, cash only; enter at 1099 Alakea St. Free parking available at City & County underground lot at Beretania and Alapai.)

Come see—it’s your art!