SFCA/HiSAM Event Calendar February 2019

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 in Blog Post, Event Calendar, Hawaii State Art Museum

February 2019

Friday 2/01 First Friday Art + Music + Fashion

Fashion show by BARRIO Vintage, in collaboration with HiSAM Gallery Museum Shop x MORI. Live music on the second floor by Partners in Time, and on the ground floor with rock band PAGE. The Sculpture Garden and ground floor will feature a DJ all night. The HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI will be hosting an opening reception for a new display of artworks for sale by Jamie Allen and Licia McDonald and a pop-up floral installation by Andrew Mau.

Saturday 2/09 Second Saturday

“Pour Your Heart into Art” with the Hawaiʻi Watercolor Society, 11:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday 2/16 56th Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Exhibit opens at 10:00 a.m. and is on view through April 18, 2019.

Monday 2/18 Closed for Presidents’ Day

This closure is of the entire building, including the shop, cafe, and grounds.

Pau Hana Film Talk

Wednesday 2/20, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Film screening and talk story with local filmmakers.

Tuesday 2/26 Art Lunch

James McCarthy, Teaching Artist. 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Pau Hana Music Talk

Wednesday 2/27, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Live tribute to J Dilla & Nujabes. All ages hip-hop performances and talks featuring The Chee-Hoos (Nicholas Kaleikini, Dae Han & Will Tafolo) with special guest Shing02 and guest speaker Roderick Labrador (Ethnic Studies professor at the University of Hawaiʻi-Manoa). A collaboration with the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x Mori.

March 2019

2019 Honolulu Biennial

March 8 – May 5, 2019
The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum is one of venues for the 2019 Honolulu Biennial art event and will have temporary installations by Bernice Akamine, Abraham Cruzvillegas, ʻImaikalani Kalahele, Janet Lilo, and the Mata Aho Collective. For more information: www.honolulubiennial.org

Friday 3/01 First Friday Art + Music + Fashion

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Second floor, indoor Sculpture Lobby:performances by Hawaiʻi Youth Symphony alumni. All galleries open, including the 56th Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards exhibit, featuring award-winning artwork by Hawaiʻi students grades 7 – 12.
Sculpture Garden (outdoor): Project X: fashion show collaboration with RYP Designs, artist Satoru Abe, and singer/songwriter Tim Rose
HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI: screenprinting demonstration by April Sham, live painting by Deb Haugen, musical guests Clear & Brett, Bound, and DJ JohnJohn, plus pop-up shops.

Saturday 3/09 Second Saturday

Paper weaving with the Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui, drop in at any time between 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project. Activity takes place in the ground floor Multipurpose Room. All museum galleries will be open on the second floor.

Wednesday 3/20 Pau Hana Artist Talk

(presenter to be announced) 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday 3/27 Pau Hana Artist Talk

Jamie Allen & Licia McDonald, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Presentations in second floor museum galleries followed by a reception on the ground floor hosted by the HiSAM Gallery Museum Shop x MORI.

Tuesday 3/26 Closed for Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day

The entire building will be closed, including the shop, cafe, garden, and front lawn.

No Art Lunch due to Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Holiday

April 2019

Friday 4/05 First Friday

Performances and presenters to be announced. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday 4/06 Slow Art Day

Spend more time looking at just a few works of art in this tour with museum guide and artist Emily McIlroy, 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Meet at the second floor visitors desk. Learn more about International Slow Art Day: www.slowartday.com

Second Saturday 4/06

Activity to be announced. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Last day to view: Thursday April 18, 2019

Friday 3/14 Closed for Good Friday

The entire building will be closed, including the shop, cafe, garden, and front lawn.

Art Lunch 4/30

Presenter to be announced. Tuesday April 30, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

About HiSAM Events

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum admission and events are always free! Our event calendar is also posted on Facebook: (Hawaii State Art Museum Facebook Events Calendar), Eventbrite (SFCA Events Calendar) and in the SFCA’s monthly email newsletter (SFCA eNews).

About First Friday

The first Friday of each month, the museum is open late (6:00 – 9:00 pm) with live entertainment. Take the stairs or the elevators to the second floor. The shop (HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI), cafe (Artizen by MW) and the non-profit volunteer group Friends of the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum also host First Friday events, with art sales, a bar, and special menus. For information about those events, including a displays of works for sale by local artists, please visit the HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI website (shophisam.com)/social media (Facebook and Instagram), or call (808) 566-6615.

About Second Saturday

The second Saturday of each month, hands-on art activities for all ages in the ground floor Multipurpose Room, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. All materials are provided, drop in at any time during activity hours, allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project.

About Art Lunch

The last Tuesday of each month, a presentation or lecture by an artist or arts professional, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Bring your own lunch to eat during the presentation, or buy one from the museum cafe. Ground floor Multipurpose Room.

About Pau Hana Artist Talks

A new event series introduced in 2018, these weekday evening events include presentations by artists followed by a casual reception on the ground floor. Scheduling varies; please check the event calendar for upcoming Pau Hana events.