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Due to building renovation activities, the September 2017 Second Saturday and Art Off the Wall events have been cancelled. See the calendar below for details.

First Friday: a free, family-friendly evening of art and music. 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., first Friday of each month. Take the elevator or stairs to the second floor.

Second Saturday: free art activities for all ages. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., second Saturday of each month. Drop in at any time, allowing at least 30 minutes to finish a project to take home. Ground floor Multipurpose Room.

Art Lunch: free "meet the artist" presentations. 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., last Tuesday of each month. Bring your own lunch to eat during the presentation.

The Hawai`i State Art Museum (HiSAM) is located in downtown Honolulu, near the State Capitol Building.

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Free admission

250 South Hotel St., second floor

Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 586-0300

hawaiisfca@hawaii.gov

September - December 2017

September 2017

First Friday at HiSAM, live music with Bridgefinder, Friday September 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in second floor Sculpture Lobby.

Second Saturday at HiSAM - cancelled due to building renovation activities

Art Off the Wall at HiSAM - cancelled due to building renovation activities, rescheduled to Saturday December 9 (session start times to be announced).

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist," Megan Porter - Science and Art, Tuesday September 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Meet Megan Porter, Assistant Professor at the University of Hawai`i-Mānoa, College of Natural Sciences. She recently participated in the ArtSci 2016 "Where Art and Science Meet" project. Professor Porter will speak about how animals perceive color.

October 2017

Hawaii Children & Youth Day. Museum galleries will be open; tours and activities begin at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday October 1, 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.

First Friday at HiSAM, Dayton Watanabe - slack key guitar and contemporary music. Free, family-friendly evening of art and music. This will also feature the opening reception of a new exhibit.

Friday October 6, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Hawaii Stitchery & Fibre Arts Guild: Polka Dots! Saturday October 14, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist," Mary Babcock - Bearing Witness: Fiber Arts. Meet Mary Babcock, artist and Associate Professor, Fiber Area Chair & Graduate Chair at the University of Hawai`i-Mānoa.

Tuesday October 31, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

November 2017

Closed Friday, November 10 for Veteran's Day

Closed Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving

First Friday at HiSAM, James McCarthy - Celtic Music & Stories.

Friday November 3, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Create in Clay.

Saturday November 11, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch, Bob Sigall: The History of the Army Navy YMCA.

Tuesday November 28, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

December 2017

First Friday at HiSAM, Skylark - Classical Music

Friday December 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Lauhala Hui, Mele Kalikimaka

Saturday December 9, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist," presenter to be announced

Tuesday December 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Closures 2017

Labor Day - Monday, September 4

Veterans' Day - Friday, November 10

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 23

Christmas - Monday, December 25

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum operate on the Hawai‘i State Government schedule.

Holiday Closures 2018

Good Friday - Friday, March 30

Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4

Statehood Day - Friday, August 17

General Election Day - Tuesday, November 6

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 22

Christmas - Tuesday, December 25

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum operate on the Hawai‘i State Government schedule.

Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Honolulu, HI 96813

Email: hawaiisfca@hawaii.gov

Telephone: (808) 586-0300

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hawaiistateartmuseum

Instagram: @hawaiistateartmuseum

Twitter: @hisamnews

#hawaiistateartmuseum

Hours: Tuesday -- Saturday 10 a.m. -- 4 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, state and federal holidays

Admission is always free

Museum Café: Artizen by MW

250 South Hotel St., Ground Floor

Monday -- Friday 7:30 a.m. -- 2:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday, Sunday, state and federal holidays

Daily menu posted online: www.artizenbymw.com

Telephone: (808) 524-0499

Museum Shop: HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art + Flea

250 South Hotel St., Ground Floor

Monday 11 a.m. -- 3 p.m., Tuesday -- Saturday 10 a.m. -- 4 p.m.

Closed Sunday, state and federal holidays

Instagram: @hisamgsxmori

Email: hisammuseumgalleryshop@gmail.com


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The mission of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Hawaii State Art Museum

The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.

OUR MISSION
To promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai`i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai`i and the National Endowment for the Arts. The HSFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services.

HOURS:
The musuem is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed State and Federal Holdays. Always free admission. For pre-recorded information call 586-0900.

The Hawai'i State Art Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For pre-recorded summary information on the museum, call (808) 586-0900. For current museum program information, call the HSFCA Art in Public Places Program at (808) 586-0305. To arrange an educational tour of the museum, call (808) 586-9958.


For information on the HSFCA; the Hawai'i State Art Museum; HSFCA grants, programs, and services; Hawai'i arts and culture events; and USA and worldwide arts opportunities, visit the HSFCA website, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.

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