SFCA Calendar

August – September 2017

Aug
4
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY: Shoji Ledward @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

photo of guitarist Shoji Ledward

Enjoy a live performance by Shoji Ledward, Hoku-nominated jazz guitarist. Casual and family-friendly!

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.

Aug
12
Sat
SECOND SATURDAY: Hawai‘i Potters’ Guild ~ Mini-Monsters! @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Two clay "monsters" - one on the left has a horn and sharp teeth, the one on the right has 3 eyes and a button nose

Join us for mega fun making mini-MONSTERS with the Hawai‘i Potters’ Guild! Plus: take a spin on a potter’s wheel (with expert guidance)

Seating and all materials will be provided. Drop in at any time, allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project. Due to the popularity of this activity, please be prepared to sign up on a waiting list (sign up when you arrive at the museum).

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!

Aug
18
Fri
Statehood Day Holiday
Aug 18 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 offices of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum are closed for Statehood Day.

Aug
29
Tue
ART LUNCH: Meet the Artist @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Aug 29 @ 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.

Sep
1
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY: Dayton Watanabe @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Photograph of slack key guitarist Dayton Watanabe playing guitar.

First Friday will feature live music by slack key guitarist Dayton Watanabe.

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.

New Exhibition Opens @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Sep 1 @ 6:00 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.

New Exhibit Opens
Turnaround Gallery
May 5, 2017 – TBD

A new exhibit will open during the monthly First Friday event on September 1. 2107. The title of the exhibition to be announced. Check back for more details.

Sep
4
Mon
Labor Day Holiday @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Sep 4 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 Labor Day.

Sep
9
Sat
SECOND SATURDAY: Hawai‘i Craftsmen @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Sep 9 @ 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.

Come play with the Hawai‘i Craftsman during the Second Saturday event where a wonderful family-friendly activity is always planned.

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!

Sep
20
Wed
Board of Commissioners Meeting
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 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.

SFCA Board Committee meetings and the General meeting have been scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The location will be announced.

Information about the meeting will be posted to the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events (calendar.ehawaii.gov) in July. Select State Foundation on Culture and the Arts from the menu of available calendars to view scheduled meetings and agendas.

Sep
26
Tue
ART LUNCH: Megan Porter ~ Science and Art @ Hawai‘i State Art Museum
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.