Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

Engaging the public with the arts online and in downtown Honolulu.

Take a Video Tour of the Museum

Explore and learn about the museum in this short video.

About HiSAM



At this time, there is no restaurant or cafe on site, and the “I Love Art” hands-on activity gallery has been permanently closed.

Museum Rental

Rent the museum for your wedding or celebration! Contact Karen Ewald (Museum Director) by telephone (808-586-9950) or email [email protected] for more information, including dates available and allowed number of attendees.


The SFCA is a state government agency, administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9). The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) is operated by the SFCA. All hiring for permanent jobs is done via the Hawai‘i Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD). For careers and career opportunities within the state of Hawai‘i, please visit their website: Hawai‘i Department of Human Resources Development.

For additional information about SFCA jobs, working with the SFCA as a contractor, artwork purchases, artwork commissions, etc., please visit the SFCA Jobs page.

For those interested in doing business as a contractor with the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum as a workshop instructor or as a performer, please go to the forms linked below.


Virtual Exhibit Tours

Get up-close views of artworks and information about past exhibits in these online tours.

View of virtual tours page
View on the HiSAM website: HiSAM.Hawaii.gov/Exhibits/Virtual-Tours.