Arts Chat IV

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Blog Post, Board of Commissioners
Group of people sitting in a cafe. A woman is standing and speaking on the right side of the photo.

Arts Chat at Artizen

For the fourth installation Arts Chat program, the focus of the dialogue will be on the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the state of the arts today. Facilitated by Noelle Kahanu (SFCA Board Commissioner and Assistant Specialist in Public Humanities and Native Hawaiian Programs, University of Hawai`i-Manoa American Studies Department); speakers will include Terry Liu (Hawai`i Arts Alliance and formerly of the NEA) and Karen Tiller-Polivka (arts advocate and SFCA Board Commissioner).

The Arts Chat program convenes artists, arts organizations and people who care about the arts to explore collaborative ways that we can work together to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in our community.

Please RSVP by calling Crystal Rambayon at (808) 586-0300 or

Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Artizen by MW, the museum café, serves breakfast from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. and accepts advance orders and payments via their website ( If ordering in advance please do so by 3:00 p.m. the day before (Tuesday May 23rd). The menu is also posted on their website.

This program may be broadcast online via Facebook Live to increase program accessibility. Please be aware that by participating in the program, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur.

Hawaii State Art Museum
Artizen by MW (museum cafe, ground floor)
250 South Hotel St (corner of South Hotel and Richards St)
Honolulu HI 96813

There is no parking on site. Paid parking is available across the street at Ali’i Place (enter at 1099 Alakea Street), metered parking at Iolani Palace, and street parking. Several TheBus lines stop directly in front of or close to the museum entrance.

Questions? Please contact our Public Information Officer, Mamiko Carroll, at (808) 586-0305 or