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Hawaiʻi State Art Museum: Current Exhibits and Upcoming Events Current Exhibits HAWAIʻI: Change & Continuity ACCESSION EMPHASIZED: eye on scale Process Under Pressure (last day to view: Tuesday, January 23, 2018) January 2018 First Friday: Pila Nahenahe (Ron and Pomaikaʻi Loo, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar) and Hawaiʻi Opera Theatre Friday, January 5, 2018 | 6:00 ...
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January 2018 eNews

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Blog Post, Email Newsletter

The January 2018 issue of our email newsletter can be read online: January 2018 eNews This issue includes: It’s Your Art: Hamilton Library Arts, Music & Culture Calendar SFCA Board of Commissioners Calendar Art in Public Places Recent & Upcoming Exhibit Visits Hawaiʻi State Art Museum Event Calendar 2018 Holiday Schedule Get Involved (volunteer opportunities) ...
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Our exhibits team was in Hamilton Library (University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa) in December, refreshing the artwork on display. This set of five kapa panels by Pualani Lincoln Maielua were previously on display at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum in the “Hoʻomau: The Perpetuation of Kapa” exhibit. The center panel, “Kau,” characterizes midnight and the appearance of ...
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Nā Kālai Ola (Life Voyagers), a mixed-media sculpture installation by Stuart Nakamura, was dedicated at Innovations Public Charter School in Kailua-Kona (Hawaiʻi Island) on October 2, 2017. For this Art in Public Places – Artists in Residence Program project, the artist, Stuart Nakamura, was selected by an Art Advisory Committee, who also assisted with the ...
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Across the United States there are traditional art forms that shape our culture and make our communities distinct, whether it’s conjunto music in Texas, old-time buckdancing in Tennessee, or Chilkat weaving in Alaska. For the past 35 years, the National Endowment for Arts (NEA) has presented National Heritage Fellowships to celebrate and honor master artists ...
Read More Cyril Pahinui Receives Top Honor from the NEA

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 visual arts consultants. RECENT EXHIBIT VISITS The HSFCA ...
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Sweet, a stainless steel sculpture by Wayne Zebzda, was dedicated at Aiea Public Library on September 29, 2016. Attendees at the dedication ceremony included First Lady, Dawn Amano-Ige, Representative Sam Kong, State Librarian Stacey Aldrich, and artist Wayne Zebzda and family. The ceremony included a koto performance by Darin Miyashiro and speeches by Matthew Brown, ...
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Art in Public Places March 3, 2006 – September 2, 2006 The Art in Public Places exhibit explored Hawai‘i’s Art in Public Places Program from 1967 to the present. As the first state in the nation to adopt a percent-for-art law, Hawai‘i became a leader in commissioning and displaying art in public places to beautify its state ...
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