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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts NOVEMBER 2022 Newsletter
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts October - November 2022 2022 Newsletter
SFCA Arts Education Programs
2023 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards
Call for student artists: the 2023 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition opens September 1, 2022 on the ArtAndWriting.org website. All Hawaiʻi students grades 7-12 (ages 13+) are eligible, and entry fees are covered by the SFCA. Please help us get the word out about this competition, especially to Neighbor Island public and charter schools! Winning entries will be displayed in the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (dates to be announced), with top entries continuing on to the national level Scholastic Art Awards competition. Additional information, virtual tour, and photos from the 2022 exhibit at the State Art Museum are on the SFCA website: SFCA.hawaii.gov/student.
Poetry Out Loud 2023
High school educators: registration is open for Poetry Out Loud 2023! Your students will learn about great poetry through free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition. Students select, memorize, and recite classic and contemporary poems, helping them master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Registration is open through January 6, 2023. The Hawaiʻi State Finals are scheduled for Sunday, February 26, 2023 at Tenney Theatre in downtown Honolulu.
Poetry Out Loud is a national program presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Honolulu Theatre for Youth partners with the SFCA to implement the program in Hawaiʻi. Learn more on the SFCA website: SFCA.Hawaii.gov/arts-education-programs/poetry-out-loud-program.
Poetry Out Loud 2023
Professional Development for Classroom Teachers
Professional Development classes on the fine arts and arts integration are offered several times a year for classroom teachers. State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) teachers can sign up to receive Professional Development and Educational Research Institute (PDERI) credit for these classes. The goal is to help teachers gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to teach standards-based fine arts in their own classrooms. The classes are coordinated by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth with funding from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaiʻi and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Spring 2023 Professional Development Courses:
•“Dramatic Expression: Building Literacy Skills Creatively”, Saturdays January 14, February 4, and March 4, 2023 at Voyager Public Charter School (Honolulu, Oʻahu).
•“Visual Perspective in Art: Learning to Observe and Create Artwork of Nature with Oil Pastels”, Saturdays January 28, February 18, and March 23, 2023 at the Donkey Mill Art Center (Holualoa, Hawaiʻi Island).
For more information, please visit the SFCA website: SFCA.Hawaii.gov/pd-spring-2023.
Art Bento on Hiatus
After many years of successfully administering the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum's Art Bento museum education program, we will be evaluating and restructuring the program during the 2023 Fiscal Year. During this time we will be interviewing all of those involved, including teachers, teaching artists, administrators and students. Our goal is to offer a museum education program that is more inclusive, expanding beyond Oʻahu to better engage students statewide. For those schools who are interested in coming to the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum this year, we will be offering school visits for the School Year 22/23. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
SFCA Grants Spotlight
New Book by Lee Cataluna: Flowers of Hawaiʻi and Other Plays
Local author and playwright Lee Cataluna has a new book out, “Flowers of Hawaiʻi and Other Plays,” supported in part by funding from the SFCA. A virtual event was held during the Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival in October, and an in-person reading will be held at the daShop bookstore in Kaimukī on Saturday, November 12, 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Flowers of Hawaiʻi and Other Plays
Grants and Opportunities
Image: ʻAkepa by Saxony Charlot. Drawing of an ʻakepa bird perched on a branch of ʻohelo with blossoms and berries. This drawing was featured as the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) News Image of the Week on September 14, 2022. Charlot is a UH-Hilo undergraduate student in environmental studies. Charlot shared, “Over the summer I had the opportunity to spend time in Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge through my work at the LOHE Lab at UH Hilo. There I helped with ongoing bioacoustics projects focused on recording bird species in the area, which included many endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers. I was able to see endemic birds that I have wanted to see for many years, including ʻakepa, which quickly stole my heart. I drew this ʻakepa with ʻohelo berries, partially inspired by my experiences in the field, and also inspired by a biologist who suggested this lesser-known ecological pairing.”
November 2022 Grants and Opportunities Highlights
A longer list of federal government, state government, and other arts and culture grants/opportunities (including calls for artists) is on the SFCA website: Grants and Opportunities (November 2022). Questions regarding a particular opportunity should be directed to the organization listed with the opportunity. Inclusion here should not be interpreted as an endorsement.
•University of Hawaiʻi (UH) News Image of the Week UH system students, instructors, and others with UH email addresses may submit a photo, drawing, painting, or digital illustration of a project you are working on to UH News for Image of the Week consideration. Learn more on the UH News website: hawaii.edu/news/tag/image-of-the-week.
•NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects FY2024 Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Application closes January 12, 2023. https://www.arts.gov/grants/translation-projects
•NEH Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations This program supports collaborative teams who are editing, annotating, and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to scholarship but are currently inaccessible or only available in inadequate editions or translations. Typically, the texts are significant literary, philosophical, and historical materials, but works in other humanities fields may also be the subject of an edition. Applications close November 30, 2022. For more information, please visit the NEH website: NEH.gov/grants/research/scholarly-editions-and-translations-grant.
Calls for Artists in Hawaiʻi
•In the Time of Climate Change, University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo Art Department. International exhibition open to all artists ages 18 and older. Deadline: March 15, 2023. For more information please view the call for artists on CallForEntry.org: artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10885.
The Call for Entry (CAFE) website can be searched by state (choose the “sort by” menu on the left side of the screen). Search the Café website: Artist.CallForEntry.org.
Grants and Opportunities (September 2022)
Get Ready for the 2023 Hawaiʻi State Legislature Grant-In-Aid
Get ready for the Hawaiʻi State Legislature 2023 Chapter 42F (Grant-in-Aid)! The Grant-in-Aid application period typically opens in early January and closes shortly after the legislative session begins in late January. Review the 2022 GIA information at Capitol.Hawaii.gov/GIA/GIA.aspx to prepare (please note that instructions may change). For example, organizations will need a Certificate of Good Standing from the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), which may take a few weeks to receive (learn more about how to request a Certificate of Good Standing on the DCCA website: cca.hawaii.gov/breg/faqs/general/can-i-request-a-good-standing-certificate/). Grant awards and applications are also posted with the 2022 GIA information.
There are two types of grants: Operating and Capital Improvement Project (CIP) grants. Generally, Operating grants are for an organization’s program expenses and CIP grants are for construction projects. The Legislature decides who is awarded a grant, the type of grant, the award amount, what the funds can be used for, and which state department will administer said award. Please contact the House Committee on Finance staff (808/586-6200) or Senate Committee on Ways and Means staff (808/586-6800) if you have questions.
•Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund The City and County of Honolulu Clean Water and Natural Lands fund provides for the purchase of or to otherwise acquire real estate or any interest therein for land conservation in the City for purposes including preservation of historic or culturally important land areas and sites. For more information, please visit the Clean Water and Natural Land advisory commission page: Honolulu.gov/CWNL.
•Office of Economic Revitalization Commission Seeks New Members The City and County of Honolulu Office of Economic Revitalization (OER) is seeking new commission members. Members of the Commission shall represent the areas of small business, finance, sustainable economics, and community development. For more information, please visit the OER website: RevitalizeOahu.org/OER-commission.
•Public Art Archive In celebration of Public Art Archive’s (PAA) Have You Seen My Public Art? map’s 10th anniversary, PAA has created a brand-new version of the map illustrated by artist Kara Fellows! The map highlights and showcases a diverse range of public artists and artworks from across the United States. Take a closer look and explore public art in your state and near you. Learn more about this project at PublicArtArchive.org/anniversary-map!
Go Hawaiʻi Event Calendars
GoHawaii.com features event calendars for each island, listing events representing Hawaiʻi’s culture, art and music, cuisine, sports, and festivals. Find events or register to post event information for free. GoHawaii is operated by the Hawaiʻi Visitors and Convention Bureau, with a mission to create sustainable, diversified, travel destination demand for the Hawaiian Islands. GoHawaii.com/trip-planning/events-festivals.
Go Hawaiʻi Event Calendars
SFCA Art in Public Places Program
On View: APP Artworks in the State Attorney General’s Office
Top: "Night Blooming Cereus", oil on canvas painting by Jack Heintz, 1965 (gift of The Contemporary Museum). Bottom left: “Foster Garden” watercolor painting by Lily Hasegawa, 1995. Bottom right: “Morning eyes” by Carlson Mun, collage, 1971. Acquired from the Honolulu Community College Student Art Show, May 1971, McInerny’s Department Store, Ala Moana Shopping Center. All works from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and currently installed in the State Attorney General's office in downtown Honolulu.
Several artworks from the SFCA Art in Public Places Collection have recently been installed in the State Attorney General’s office in downtown Honolulu, including the three pictured here. See more of the artworks on the SFCA website (SFCA.Hawaii.gov/News) and in short videos on Vimeo: SFCA Art in Public Places Showcase.
Exhibition Grid Public Art Tours
Exhibition Grid has produced 10 Instagram Reels that highlight public sculptures in the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ Art in Public Places collection around O‘ahu. View in the @HawaiiStateArtMuseum and @Hawaii_SFCA Instagram Reels.
@Hawaii_SFCA on Instagram
Acquisition Award Selection Committees (AASCs) Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
Photo: from left to right, Josephine Bergille (Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center Marketing and Exhibitions Coordinator, Dick Nelson (Visual Arts Consultant volunteer), Eli Baxter (SFCA APP Curator), and Neida Bangerter (Visual Arts Consultant volunteer) in the “Malama Wao Akua” exhibit.
Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits continue to provide important support for artists and arts organization venues statewide.
Artworks for the SFCA Art in Public Places Collection are selected via an AASC from juried or curated exhibits statewide. An AASC visit must be requested by the exhibition organizers and approved by the SFCA Board of Commissioners. An AASC Request Application can be submitted online at Hawaii.GoSmart.org/active_programs at least 4 months prior to the opening reception of the exhibition.
The SFCA visited these exhibits in October:
•“Malama Wao Akua 2022”, Hui Noʻeau and the East Maui Watershed Partnership (Maui), on view through November 4, 2022. HuiNoeau.com/exhibitions.
•“Art Kauaʻi 2022”, Kauaʻi Society of Artists (KSA) gallery, on view through October 28, 2022. KauaiSocietyofArtists.org.
•“Hawaiʻi Craftsmen Annual Statewide Exhibition 2022”, Hawaiʻi Craftsmen at the Downtown Art Center in Honolulu through October 15, and at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului November 8 – December 23, 2022. HawaiiCraftsmen.org/ASE2022.
•“Honolulu Printmakers 2022” at the Honolulu Printmakers Studio.The exhibit is currently open at the Honolulu Printmakers Studio in Honolulu’s Chinatown (1142 Bethel Street). For more information, please visit the Honolulu Printmakers website: HonoluluPrintmakers.org.
•“Hawaii’s Woodshow 2022, Na Lāʻau o Hawaiʻi”.The exhibit was at the Hawaii Opera Plaza in downtown Honolulu (848 S. Beretania St.), October 16-30, 2022. For more information about the annual show, please visit the Hawaiʻi Forest Institute website: HawaiiForestInstitute.org/our-projects/hawaiis-woodshow.
•“Lure of the Locale” at Aupuni Space. The exhibit is open through December 3, 2022 at Aupuni Space in Kakaʻako (729 Auahi Street). For more information, please visit the Aupuni Space website: aupuni.space/Lure-of-the-Local-e.
•“Flashpoint” at the Downtown Art Center. The exhibit is open through November 11, 2022 at the Downtown Art Center (DAC) in downtown Honolulu (1041 Nuʻuanu Ave, second floor). For more information, please visit the DAC website: DowntownArtHI.org. The SFCA Board of Commissioners recently approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these exhibits:
•Hawaiʻi Island - “Pacific States Biennial North American”, University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo Campus Center Gallery (Hilo). Print media, juried. October 28 – December 31, 2022.
•Hawaiʻi Island - “Hawaiʻi Nei Art Exhibition 2022”, Wailoa Center (Hilo). Mixed media, juried. November 4 – December 15, 2022. Approved AASC visits are also posted on the SFCA's website: Selling Your Art.
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM)
School Visits (School Year 2022-2023)
Schools are invited to bring students on visits to the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum for School Year 22/23. Please email email@example.com for more details.
Rent the Museum
Hold a special event at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum! Indoor and outdoor spaces are available for events, parties, and film sets. Learn more about the facilities rental program on the State Art Museum website: HiSAM.Hawaii.gov/rentals, or contact Scott Young, Visitor Services Manager, at Scott.M.Young@hawaii.gov or (808) 586-9959.
Gallery tours of HT22 at Hawai‘i State Art Museum, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday every week through December 3. Guided by HT22 associate curator Drew Broderick.Tours start at 1:30pm until pau (museum closes at 4:00pm). Tours are free and open to the public. No registration required. Meet in the Sculpture Lobby, 2nd Floor.
The 2022 Hawaiʻi Triennial - Pacific Century - E Hoʻomau no Moananuiākea exhibit is on view through December 3, 2022, at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu. Admission is free.
Events at the State Art Museum
•Hawaiʻi Triennial exhibit tours with Drew Broderick, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (HawaiiContemporary.org/PublicPrograms)
•First Friday November 4, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., live music and fashion show. Free, all ages welcome.
•The Vibe Friday November 11, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., live music in the outdoor Sculpture Garden. Free, all ages welcome.
•Closed Tuesday, November 8 for General Election Day.
•Open Friday, November 11 (Veterans’ Day holiday). Check the HiSAM website calendar for additional information: hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar. The museum is open Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 250 South Hotel Street (entrance on Richards Street), downtown Honolulu.
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Performing, Teaching, and Presenting at the State Art Museum
If you are interested in doing contract work performing, teaching, or presenting in the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum, please go to one of the forms linked below:
•Performing at HiSAM: HiSAM Performance Request Form
•Teaching a Workshop at HiSAM: Workshop Teacher Application Form
•Installation in the Mirror Room: Mirror Room Installation Proposal Form
◦Please note that this is our installation space and only full proposals will be considered. If you are interested in using our POD studio space, please complete that form instead.
•Utilizing the Passion on Display (POD) Space: POD at HiSAM Proposal Form
◦Please note that this is considered free studio space and is not a paid opportunity. If you would prefer to have an installation at HiSAM, please complete the form for the Mirror Room.
Arts and Culture Calendar
This arts and culture calendar features SFCA grantees, partners, and Hawaiʻi state and local government programs and events. A longer list of events is on the SFCA website news page: sfca.hawaii.gov/arts-and-culture-calendar-november-2022.
Questions regarding a particular opportunity should be directed to the organization listed with the opportunity. Inclusion here should not be interpreted as an endorsement.
November 2022 Arts and Culture Highlights
•Bamboo Ridge Press “Snaring New Suns” 2022 Readings. “Snaring New Suns” is a collection of speculative work featuring forty-eight writers and artists with connections to Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. Several events are planned for November and December, some virtual, some in-person. All events are free and open to the public. 11/03 Leeward Community College, 2:45 p.m. on Zoom. 11/08 Hawaiʻi Pacific University, 2:00-3:15 p.m. in-person. 11/17 University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu, 2:00 p.m. in person. 11/28 University of Hawaiʻi-Maui College, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in-person. 12/01 University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa (Honolulu), 3:00 p.m. on Zoom. 12/04 Da Shop Books (Honolulu), 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in-person. 12/10 Wahiawā Public Library, 10:00 a.m. in-person. Learn more on the Bamboo Ridge website: BambooRidge.org/events/snaring-new-suns-2022-events.
•Creative Aging Institute the National Assembly of State Art Agencies (NASAA) is providing a deep dive into how lifelong learning in the arts can benefit older Americans. NASAA’s Creative Aging Institute provides online professional development focused on trends and topics in creative aging for all 56 state and jurisdictional arts agencies. The 2022 Creative Aging Institute equips attendees with the inspiration and information they need to be successful creative aging leaders and champions in communities across the country. All state and jurisdictional arts agency and regional arts organization staff and council members are invited to participate, as are state and national arts and culture organizations, and individual artists and practitioners with an interest in how lifelong learning in the arts can benefit older Americans. Registration for this event is free, to make information on current trends and best practices in creative aging widely accessible to all. Video conference sessions are scheduled for November 8, 9, 15, and 16 (November 8, 16, and 16, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; November 9, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Hawaiʻi Standard Time). For more information and to register, please visit the NASAA website: nasaa-arts.org/meetings/2022-creative-aging-institute. Registration closes Friday, November 4.
•East-West Center Arts and Performance “Hana Keaka: The Art of Hawaiian Theatre at UH Mānoa” exhibit in the East-West Center Gallery, through January 8, 2023. In conjunction with this exhibition, new works-in-progress will be presented by current UHM Hawaiian theatre haumāna (students) on November 18-20, and December 18. Monthly exhibition tours will be offered in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi at 3:00 p.m. following events on Sundays: November 13, December 18, and January 8. For more information, please visit the East-West Center website: arts.eastwestcenter.org/2022/09/20/hana-keaka-the-art-of-hawaiian-theatre-at-uh-manoa.
•Gallery ʻIolani at Windward Community College (WCC) “WOW! & Then: Art over the decades by WCC faculty” showcasing artworks by past and present WCC art faculty, including Snowden Hodges, Mark Hamasaki, Paul Nash, John Morita, Jordan Souza, Rebecca Horne, Kapulani Landgraf, Shigeru Miyamoto, Miki Cook, William Zwick, Toni Martin, Bryce Meyers, and more. Through December 2, 2022. For more information, please visit the Gallery ʻIolani website: gallery.windward.hawaii.edu.
•Hawaiʻi Sea Grant, a University of Hawaiʻi-based program that promotes conservation of coastal resources, presents an exhibit of works based on the theme of water sustainability at the Arts at Marks Garage in downtown Honolulu. November 3-26, 2023. For more information, please visit the Arts at Marks website: artsatmarks.com/event-calendar.
•University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa Department of Art and Art History
◦“Liz Train: Woven Steel Frame Sculptures” extended through Nov 21, 2022 at the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa Commons Gallery. Made between 1975-1978, when Train was an MFA student at the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa (UHM), the colorful, large-scale works inhabit a space between painting, sculpture and textile. A recent acquisition by the SFCA, “Red Hot Mama”, is on loan to the exhibit. For more information, please visit the UHM Department of Art and Art History website: hawaii.edu/art/liz-train.
◦“Tadashi Sato: Atomic Abstraction in the Fiftieth State, 1954-1963” through December 3, 2022 at the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa Art Gallery.The first major exhibition of Sato’s works in over twenty years, the show features never-before-seen artworks and archival materials to demonstrate that Sato’s painting was the site of significant and ongoing public conversations in Hawaiʻi pitting abstraction against representation, debating the value of public art, and speculating on who audiences would be for art in the new state of Hawaiʻi. For more information, please visit the UHM Department of Art and Art History website: hawaii.edu/art/tadashi_sato.
◦“The Graphic Works of Tetsuo Ochikubo, 1956-1970” through December 4, 2022 at the John Young Museum of Art. Tetsuo Ochikubo (b. 1923, Waipahu, HI; d. 1975, Kawaihae, HI) was a Japanese-American artist who worked in painting, sculpture and printmaking. For more information, please visit the UHM Department of Art and Art History website: hawaii.edu/art/the-graphic-works-of-tetsuo-ochikubo.
SFCA in the Media
October 11, 2022 Travel List: Oʻahu Museums to Check Out on Rainy Days
“It’s going to be a rainy week in Hawaii meaning many outdoor activities will either be canceled or postponed until the weather clears up. There is still a lot to do in Hawaii on rainy days. You can visit a museum, tour a historical site or even visit the only official state residence of royalty on the United State soil.” View the full piece online: https://www.khon2.com/hawaii-travel/list-oahu-museums-to-check-out-on-rainy-days/
University of Hawaiʻi News
October 14, 2022 ʻŌiwi māhū launches queer dance course at UH Mānoa
“Audiences will have an opportunity to catch Akuna’s students perform. Students are currently preparing to appear at the Honolulu Pride Festival on October 15 and Hawaiʻi State Art Museum on December 2. Their onstage debut was showcased at the 37th annual Universal Show Queen Pageant at Hawaiʻi Convention Center in early October.” Read the full article online: http://www.hawaii.edu/news/article.php?aId=12225
October 25, 2022 Learn About Public Art Sculptures Around Oʻahu with Free Virtual Tours
“Exhibition Grid is a work-study compass and hopeful interdisciplinary adventure tour in finding or informing on contemporary and modern art throughout Hawai‘i,” Linares says. He partnered with 88 Blocks earlier this year with sold-out walking tours for Hawai‘i Triennial’s opening weekend. Following the popular tours, Hawai‘i State Art Museum reached out to Exhibition Grid to produce 10 exclusive Instagram Reels that highlight public sculptures in the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ Art in Public Places collection around O‘ahu. Read the full article online: https://www.honolulumagazine.com/learn-about-public-art-sculptures-around-oahu-with-free-virtual-tours/
SFCA Board of Commissioners 2022 Meeting Schedule
•Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
•Wednesday, November 30, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
•Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
•Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
•Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting schedule is also posted to the SFCA website calendar: sfca.hawaii.gov/events.
Decisions about grants, artwork purchases, and more are made by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Board of Commissioners. Meetings are currently being held virtually on Zoom, and the public is invited to attend. Appointed by the state governor, the Board of Commissioners oversees the Executive Director, provides input, and approves spending. Commissioners are volunteers and do not receive compensation for their duties.
Individuals may submit written testimony on posted agenda items in advance of the meeting via email to HawaiiSFCA@hawaii.gov or by mail addressed to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, 250 South Hotel Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Individuals interested in signing up to provide oral testimony on posted agenda items at the meeting may submit their name, email, and phone number to HawaiiSFCA@hawaii.gov. Individuals may provide oral testimony at the meeting via the above-listed video conferencing link or by calling the above listed telephone number.
Testimony presented during the meeting will be limited to three minutes each.
Agenda items for General Meetings may include approval of artwork acquisition recommendations and Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) art exhibit visit recommendations.
Agendas and minutes are also posted on the SFCA Board of Commissioners page.
2022 State Holiday Schedule
The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts office is closed on Hawaiʻi state government holidays. The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum is open on some holidays - please check the museum calendar to confirm: hisam.hawaii.gov/calendar.
2022 Hawaiʻi State Holidays
•September 5, Monday, Labor Day
•November 8, Tuesday, General Election Day
•November 11, Friday, Veterans’ Day
•November 24, Thursday, Thanksgiving
•December 26, Monday, Christmas
The SFCA office is open by appointment. SFCA is operating in a hybrid model of teleworking where all staff are available by email or telephone. If you aren’t sure who to contact, email HawaiiSFCA@hawaii.gov or call (808) 586-0300 and leave a voice message, including your name and telephone number.
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Telephone: (808) 586-0900
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The mission of the Hawaii 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 Hawaii. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawaii 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.
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.
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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