Education Programs

Arts Education Programs

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) identified arts education as one of its five priorities in its 2013 Strategic Plan:

“Strengthen arts education pre-K through 12 and plan for lifelong learning.”

The SFCA holds as a core value support for the appreciation and practice of the arts by people throughout their lives. The following SFCA programs, resources and initiatives address this strategic priority:

Grades K–12 In-School Learning

Artists in the Schools Program (AITS)
Art Bento Program at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)
Art in Public Places Artists in Residence Program

Arts Education Resources

ARTS FIRST Partnership
ARTS FIRST Professional Development for Teaching Artists
ARTS FIRST Professional Development for Classroom Teachers
ARTS FIRST Toolkit
2018-2019 Artistic Teaching Partners Roster
Biennium Grants
SFCA Folk and Traditional Arts

National Arts Education Initiatives (NEA)

Poetry Out Loud

Monthly Community Events

Second Saturday at HiSAM
Art Lunch at HiSAM