Art in Public Places Collection

Approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee visits, November 2018 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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Patsy T. Mink by Holly Young “Patsy T. Mink,” a bronze sculpture by artist Holly Young, was dedicated at the Hawaii State Public Library December 6, 2018, which would have been U.S. Representative Mink’s 91st birthday. About the artwork Patsy T. Mink is a 1.2 life-size scale bronze sculpture of Patsy Mink standing and speaking ...
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SFCA Gift and Purchase Recommendations November 2018 SFCA Gift Recommendations Approved November 2018 The SFCA Board of Commissioners considered the following artworks as gift recommendations for the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the General Meeting of November 14, 2018. All gift recommendations were approved. 1. ...
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Recent visitors to the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum included a group of participants from the Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center (HHHRC), a local non-profit agency providing services to the HIV, Hepatitis C, substance use, LGBQ, transgender, Native Hawaiian, and homeless population on Oahu, and Cullen Koshimizu, a Patient Navigator with HHHRC. They have kindly shared ...
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MEN at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum Exhibit Dates: September 7, 2018 – January 2019 Human beings have been at the center of creative expression since the very beginning of the history of art. While this includes both genders, there has been more attention and scrutiny aimed at the female form. This exhibition of works ...
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STATE OF ART: new work Friday, August 3, 2018 – September 2019 Hawaiʻi State Art Museum Downtown Honolulu No. 1 Capitol District Building 250 South Hotel St. Second Floor Honolulu, HI 96813 Museum Hours Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Admission is always free 808-586-9959 or 808-586-0300 Visitor Information For more than fifty ...
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The brand new Nānākuli Public Library opened on April 14, 2018, and the SFCA’s Exhibit Specialist team installed artwork in the library shortly afterwards. Top: Zhi Situ installing a framed set of drawings, including Invisible Warrior / Christine Faye / pen and ink / 1999. Center: Senior Exhibit Specialist Teig Grennan installing Watermelon Wedgies / ...
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For information about award notification, artwork pickup, and the awards ceremony, please contact Michelle Chun, (808) 305-9709, michelle_chun@hawaiidoe.org. To RSVP for the awards ceremony, go to 2018 YAH RSVP, or contact the Dept. of Education OCISS Standards Support Section at (808) 305-9709. 2018 Young Artists of Hawaiʻi: My Culture, My Family, and Me Hawaiʻi State ...
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The ground floor display case in the No. 1 Capitol District Building (which houses the SFCA office, Hawaii State Art Museum, and several other state government offices) now features works by local artists Yvonne Yarber Carter, Keoki Apokolani Carter, Daven Hee and Jason Teraoka. The Carters’ photo and video piece is an artistic interpretation of ...
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Hawaiʻi state legislators participated in an art class recently, making paper portraits with Teaching Artist Quala-Lynn Young. Q works with the Art Bento program, the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum’s education program serving Hawaii’s public and charter school students and teachers grades 2 – 6. Legislators explored color, shape, and expression to create their own portraits. ...
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