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APPROVED EXHIBIT VISITS The SFCA Board of Commissioners has approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these exhibits: HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Kipaipai Fellows 2020, Kahilu Theatre Galleries, Kamuela. Mixed media, curated. August 27 – October 18, 2020. HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Abstract Only 2020, Wailoa Center, Hilo. Mixed media, juried. October 2 – 28, 2020. ...
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About the Grant Proposals The SFCA is accepting grant proposals for Arts Education Hybrid Professional Development for Teachers and Teaching Artists 2020-2021. Application is on GoSmart: https://hawaii.gosmart.org/. Deadline: 12:00 p.m. Monday August 31, 2020. Please read all of the Arts Education Professional Development Request for Proposal 2020-2021 (PDF) information before applying, to be sure your organization ...
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The August 2020 email newsletters for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and for the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) have been published and can be read online: SFCA August 2020 email newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/hawaii/august-2020 SFCA CARES Act Relief Fund. SFCA Grantee Spotlight (Hana Arts, Ebb and Flow Arts, Mana Mele Music and ...
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SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved July 2020 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 July 15, 2020. All purchase recommendations were approved. Exhibit Title: “Fiber Hawaiʻi 2020” ...
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Get Ready for the 2021 Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards Students and educators: Get ready for the 2021 Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards competition! Read the tips for students and educators, including feedback from judges and preparing for the digital submissions process: Get Ready for the 2021 Awards. Public, private, or home-school students ...
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SFCA CARES Act Relief Fund Grant The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawaiʻi’s state government arts agency, is distributing $427,500 to Hawaiʻi arts organizations impacted by COVID-19. These funds, provided by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) are intended to help save jobs in the arts sector and keep the doors open ...
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The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) will re-open to the public on Monday, July 13, with a new exhibit, “Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i luna”. This exhibition, curated by guest curators Drew Broderick, Kaʻili Chun and Kapulani Landgraf, will spread out across HiSAM over the course of a year, occupying different spaces at different times—a wall display case, gift shop, café, ...
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The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) online classes and activities will continue this summer! Go to our event calendar to see the current schedule: SFCA Event Calendar. Interactive arts classes on Zoom: Tuesdays from 10:00am-10:30 a.m, kid-focused online classes led by SFCA’s highly trained Artistic Teaching Partners or a teaching artist. View the information for ...
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The July 2020 email newsletters for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and for the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) have been published and can be read online: SFCA July 2020 email newsletter: Hawaiʻi students in the national 2020 Art. Write. Now exhibit, hosted by the Scholastic Student Art and Writing Awards ...
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14 Hawaii Organizations Receiving Grants in 2020’s Second Round of NEA Grants The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has just awarded over a million dollars to 14 Hawaiʻi organizations in support of arts and culture. 11 Hawaiʻi organizations received Art Works grants. Art Works grants support artistically excellent projects that celebrate our creativity and ...
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