Hawaii State Art Museum

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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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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“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!

Please visit the new Hawaiʻi State Art Museum website for information about upcoming museum events! hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar

HiSAM has a new website! Please visit the calendar page of the new website for the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar) for the most up-to-date information about HiSAM events. May 2019 Temporary closure of Sculpture Garden due to renovation work. Wednesday 05/01: Pau Hana Film Talk, Ciara Lacy and Beau Bassett. “Out of State” documentary ...
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Young Artists of Hawaiʻi Art Exhibit (2019) About The Young Artists of Hawaiʻi Competition The Young Artists of Hawaiʻi is a program established by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) to recognize and display student artwork in accordance with Section 9-4, Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes. The program provides an opportunity for students to ...
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April 2019 For more details, please visit the calendar page of the new website for the Hawaii State Art Museum (hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar). Pau Hana Artist Talk Wednesday 4/03, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., local filmmaker Chris Makoto Yogi. Doors open at 5:30, presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. First Friday Friday 4/05, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. First Friday: ...
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