Education Programs

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts identified arts education as one of its five priorities in its 2013 Strategic Plan:

“Strengthen arts education pre-K through 12 and plan for lifelong learning.”

The HSFCA holds as a core value support for the appreciation and practice of the arts by people throughout their lives. The following HSFCA programs, resources and initiatives address this strategic priority:

Grades K–12 In-School Learning
Artists in the Schools Program (AITS)
Art Bento Program at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)
Art in Public Places Artists in Residence Program

Arts Education Resources
ARTS FIRST Partnership
ARTS FIRST Professional Development for Teaching Artists
ARTS FIRST Professional Development for Classroom Teachers
ARTS FIRST Toolkit
AITS Teaching Partners Roster
Biennium Grants
HSFCA Folk and Traditional Arts

National Arts Education Initiatives (NEA)
Poetry Out Loud

Monthly Community Events
Second Saturday at HiSAM
Art Lunch at HiSAM