HiSAM Free Events

September 2015

Photo of Ron Loo performing with his guitar

Friday, September 4, 2015 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | HiSAM

Let slack­key master Ron Loo share the history and magic of ki ho‘alu. More details available at First Friday.


Fumiko Keeper of the Meek Sally French C&C exhibit resized

EXHIBITION OPENING: Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity
Friday, September 4, 2015 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | HiSAM Diamond Head Gallery

Explore the richness of artistic expression in Hawai‘i through 130 artworks selected for our anniversary exhibition. More information about the exhibit available at Hawai‘i: Change and Continuity.


Wire and colorful fabric sculpture of a dinosaur

SECOND SATURDAY: Sculpture Fun with the Hawai‘i Craftsmen
Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | First Floor Multipurpose Room

Unleash your 3D creativity with the Hawai‘i Craftsmen and make wire animals and wooden cars that really race! More details available at Second Saturday.


Photo of Tom Klobe, Director Emeritus, University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery

ART LUNCH: Tom Klobe ~ Curating Change
Tuesday, September 29, 2015  | 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. | First Floor Multipurpose Room

Tom Klobe, Professor Emeritus and founding Director of the University of Hawai`i Art Gallery, will give an illustrated talk on his experience curating the Hawai‘i State Art Museum’s newest exhibition, HAWAI‘I – Change and Continuity. This new exhibition showcases artistic expression in Hawai`i by examining the overlapping influences of nature’s bounty and human impact on a fragile environment. The exhibition celebrates the 50 year anniversary of the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. More information available at Art Lunch.