Art in Public Places

October 2019 Newsletter The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ November 2019 newsletter has been published and can be read online: SFCA October 2019 Newsletter. Read about Hawaii State Art Museum Event Calendar The Hawaii State Art Museum’s event calendar for October 2019 has also been published and can be read online: HiSAM October ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved September 2019 The SFCA Board of Commissioners considered the following SFCA Recognition Awards artworks as purchase recommendations for the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the General Meeting of September 18, 2019. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: “Merge” Exhibit Location: Hawai‘i ...
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Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, September 2019 The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition. The AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and ...
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Young Artists of Hawai‘i The Young Artists of Hawai‘i competition and exhibition will return in 2021. About Young Artists of Hawai‘i Young Artists of Hawai‘i is an annual student art competition and exhibition that recognizes creative excellence among Hawai‘i’s public and private school students in grades Kindergarten through sixth grade. This exhibit is presented by the ...
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2020 Hawaii Regional Scholastic Art Awards The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) are pleased to sponsor the 2020 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards. The event offers students in grades 7-12 an opportunity to showcase their exemplary artwork and talent. It is part of the national Scholastic ...
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“E Huli I Ka ‘Ike (Look for the Knowledge)” at Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School by Kazu Kauinana “E Huli I Ka ‘Ike (Look for the Knowledge)” a bronze sculpture by Kazu Kauinana, has been dedicated at Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School (Kualapu‘u, Moloka‘i). About the Artwork E Huli I Ka ‘Ike was created to ...
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“Mr. Chickenpants” in the Sculpture Garden of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum by May Izumi “Mr. Chickenpants” a bronze sculpture by May Izumi, has been dedicated at the No. 1 Capitol District building (Honolulu, O‘ahu). About the Artwork Mr. Chickenpants began with the Hawaiian trickster tale, Puapualenalena, but like all tricksters soon took on a ...
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About the Exhibit This exhibition reflects the rich diversity of creative vision found in Hawai`i, exploring themes of inspiration, influence, insight, innovation, and inquiry through over sixty-five artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Inspiration from the natural and built environment, Influence from modernist era ...
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The dedication ceremony for “Mr. Chickenpants”, a bronze sculpture by May Izumi, will be held at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum on Friday, August 2, 2019, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Stay for the museum’s August First Friday, with live music and art activities!

Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, July 2019 The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition. The AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and ...
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