SFCA Calendar

November 2017 – March 2018

Nov
28
Tue
ART LUNCH: Nanette Napoleon ~ Hawaii Sons of the Civil War
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Local historian Nanette Napoleon will share highlights from her research on Hawaii’s connections to the American Civil War and the little known stories of individuals from the independent Kingdom of Hawai`i who fought in the conflict. She has studied this unique and compelling topic for 17 years and is currently writing a book with the same title.

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.

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.

Dec
1
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY: Skylark – Christmas Through the Ages
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music with Skylark. “Christmas Through the Ages” – music starting in the Medieval period and coming up to contemporary pieces. Playing the music of composers such as Bach and Tchaikovsky, Skylark’s recorder instruments are what sets them apart. These are not the plastic recorders you played in primary school! Some as large as 6’2”, these beautiful instruments are made out of rosewood, tulipwood and ebony. 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.

Dec
9
Sat
SECOND SATURDAY: Create in Clay
Dec 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.

Lauhala Hui – learn to make ornaments by weaving with hala leaves. Free hands-on art activities for all ages! Every second Saturday of the month. Museum galleries will be open; admission is always free. Drop in at any time, allowing about 30 minutes to complete a project. All materials provided.

First floor Multipurpose Room, No. 1 Capitol District Building. Parking across the street in the Ali’i Place building (entrance at 1099 Alakea St., $3 flat rate on weekends, cash only), metered parking at ‘Iolani Palace, or metered street parking. Several TheBus lines stop either in front of or close to the building.

 

Dec
25
Mon
Christmas Day Holiday
Dec 25 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 the Christmas Day Holiday.

Dec
26
Tue
ART LUNCH: Save the Date
Dec 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.

Jan
17
Wed
Board of Commissioners Meeting
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 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.

Mar
21
Wed
Board of Commissioners Meeting
Mar 21 @ 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.