Art in Public Places Collection

Color Our Collections 2019 The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) Library hosts Color Our Collections annually, inviting libraries, archives, and cultural institutions around the world to share coloring sheets and books created from their materials. This is the second year that the SFCA has participated. This year for #ColorOurCollections week (February 4-8, 2019), the ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved January 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 January 16, 2019. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit: “Wahi Pana Auwahi” Exhibit ...
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About the Art Bento Program The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is proud to offer the Art Bento Program at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM), a museum education program of the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum. Arts education is a top priority in the SFCA Strategic Plan: “To strengthen arts education ...
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School Year 2020 Artists in the Schools Grants The SFCA Art in Public Places Program now funds AITS grants statewide. The goal is to increase students’ appreciation of, and engagement with, the permanent works of art at their school. Schools that have an eligible SFCA Permanent Work of Art (PWA) are eligible to apply. The ...
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Sculpture Lobby Refresh, December 2018 The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum’s Sculpture Lobby has recently been refreshed with a new display of glass sculptures from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Artworks in the Sculpture Lobby “Blue Axis” and “Basaltic Bliss,” both by Alan Patrick Ness, were ...
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“Hina and Her Family Return” by Solomon Enos “Hina and Her Family Return,” a glass mosaic mural by artist Solomon Robert Nui Enos, was dedicated last week at the Ronald E. Bright Theatre at the Castle Performing Arts Center of James B. Castle High School in Kāneʻohe. The oli and blessing were performed by kumu ...
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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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