HiSAM Free Events

May 2017

Beautiful featherwork in golds, rust, blue, violet, and iridescent green

Art Lunch: Mele Kahalepuna Chun ~ An Enduring Legacy
Tuesday, May 30 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Third generation feather work artist Mele Kahalepuna Chun will discuss the perpetuation of traditional practice and the innovations of contemporary featherwork artists. For details: Art Lunch.


June 2017

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.

First Friday: Hawai‘i Youth Symphony
Friday, June 2  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

For details: First Friday.


A colorful tree with fanciful animals in the tree, at the base of the tree and in the skies.

Second Saturday: Color Capers!
Saturday, June 10  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Learn how to use color, texture, pattern and imagination to create your personal wonderland. For details: Second Saturday.


Storyteller Jeff Gere with a surprised look, wearing a bright red shirt with black flower print and a kukui nut lei.

Art Lunch: Jeff Gere
Tuesday, June 27 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Jeff Gere shares storytelling adventures and tales from 30 years of collecting island lore, performing statewide, and most recently, traveling across the world. For details: Art Lunch.