HiSAM Free Events

July 2017

Al Harrington on left holding ‘ukulele, smiling Starr Kalahiki in the middle, and Ginai smiling on right

First Friday: A Star-Studded Evening of Jazz
Friday, July 7  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

The 6th Annual First Friday Star-Studded Evening of Jazz brought to you by the Hawai‘i Friends of Civil Rights Committee to the Advancement of African-American Culture and the Arts. For details: First Friday.


Shadow puppets "walking" across a white screen with the puppeteers seen below them holding the sticks that create the shadow puppet movements.

Second Saturday: Bonnie Kim ~ Shadow Puppets!
Saturday, July 8  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

World-travelling Hawai‘i Island artist Bonnie Kim will share her puppet mastery with us. Come and make your own story come to life! For details: Second Saturday.


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: The Art of Mime ~ Touching the Invisible with Janet Carafa
Tuesday, July 25 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

A Mime Artist speaks! A truly unique meet-the-artist session with Kaua‘i mime artist Janet Carafa. For details: Art Lunch.


August 2017

photo of guitarist Shoji Ledward

First Friday: Shoji Ledward ~ Solo Jazz Guitar
Friday, August 4  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Second Saturday: Clay Day with the Hawai‘i Potters’ Guild
Saturday, August 12  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Art Lunch: Yvonne Cheng
Tuesday, August 29 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

September 2017

Photograph of slack key guitarist Dayton Watanabe playing guitar.

First Friday: Dayton Watanabe
Friday, September 1  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Second Saturday: Hawai‘i Craftsmen
Saturday, September 9  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Art Lunch: Megan Porter ~ Science and Art
Tuesday, September 26 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room