Current Exhibitions

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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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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Read the January 2019 Newsletter The Hawai‘i State Art Museum’s January 2019 email newsletter has been published and can be viewed online: January 2019 Event Calendar & Newsletter. Read about upcoming events, new artwork in the museum galleries, and more!

Read the November 2018 Newsletter The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ November 2018 email newsletter has been published and can be viewed online: November 2018 eNews. Read about job openings, upcoming arts and culture events, and more! Read previous email newsletters October 2018 September 2018

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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EMPHASIZED: eye on scale Scale refers to size in relation to something else. While size is precise, scale is fluid, changing or shifting through comparison. In art, scale is often used to emphasize some aspect or to encourage a new perspective. Through a selection of work from the Art in Public Places collection, this exhibition ...
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