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Hawai‘i State Art Museum Events - April 2017

Hawai‘i State Art Museum Events

CLOSING: 54th Annual Hawai`i Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards

On view through April 7, 2017 at the Hawai`i State Art Museum

The Hawai`i Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards displays artwork by students in grades 7 -- 12 from across the state. The competition is open to all students (public, charter, home, and private), who enter their work in the official categories of Architecture & Industrial Design, Ceramics & Glass, Comic Art, Design, Digital Art, Drawing & Illustration, Editorial Cartoon, Fashion, Film & Animation, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video Games, and Art Portfolio (graduating seniors only). Submissions are juried by panels of leaders in the visual arts, and works receiving Gold Key awards have moved to national level judging.

Participating Hawai`i schools this year include: Admiral Arthur W. Radford High School, Aliamanu Middle School, Asia Pacific International School, Hawai`i Baptist Academy, Hawaii Baptist Academy Middle School, Henry Perrine Baldwin High School, Highlands Intermediate School, Honolulu Waldorf High School, Iolani School, James B. Castle High School, James Campbell High School, Kalaheo High School, Kalani High School, Kamehameha Schools (Hawaii, Kapalama, Middle School, and Maui), Le Jardin Academy, Leilehua High School, Mid-Pacific Institute, Mililani High School, Mililani Middle School, Moanalua High School, Niu Valley Middle School, Parker School, President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Punahou School, Seabury Hall School, St. Andrew's Schools, University Lab School, Wahiawa Middle School, and Wai`anae High School. Presented by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawai‘i State Department of Education, Hawai‘i Art Education Association, Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools, and Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum.

The Hawai`i State Department of Education is the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards regional affiliate for the entire state of Hawai`i.

HiSAM is located at 250 South Hotel Street in downtown Honolulu. Admission is always free.

Museum hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, and all state and federal holidays.

sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information

FIRST FRIDAY at HiSAM

Partners in Time - Balkan Folk Music

Museum galleries will be open late. Casual and family-friendly!

Event: First Friday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: free

Additional information: Second floor outdoor courtyard; seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the newest exhibit, "54th Annual Hawai`i Regional Scholastic Art Awards", featuring student works from across the state of Hawai`i, and the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Scott Young, HiSAM Visitor Services Manager, (808) 586-9959 or scott.m.young@hawaii.gov

SLOW ART DAY at HiSAM

"I don't know how to look at art" - take a free tour and explore different ways to look at and experience art at this Slow Art Day event. Slow Art Day is an international museum event, intended to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.

Event: Second Saturday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cost: free, but space is limited. Call or email to reserve a space.

Additional information: Group meets and tours together at 10:00 a.m.; meet at the second floor visitor's desk. Reservations are not required but are recommended due to limited space.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Mamiko Carroll, Public Information Officer, (808) 586-0305 or hawaiisfca@hawaii.gov

SECOND SATURDAY at HiSAM

DESIGN - BUILD - DRAW

Build with blocks and then turn it into an abstract drawing.

Event: Second Saturday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., while supplies last

Cost: free

Additional information: Multipurpose Room (ground floor, on the right as you enter from the front doors); seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Susan Hogan, HiSAM Museum Educator, (808) 586-9958 or susan.m.hogan@hawaii.gov

ART LUNCH at HiSAM

Dianna Nicholette Jeon

Artist Dianna Nicholette Jeon - iPhoneography

Her iPhoneography print "Yellow Girl" is in the ACCESSION exhibit at the Hawai`i State Art Museum.

Event: Art Lunch "meet the artist" presentation at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: free

Additional information: Multipurpose Room (ground floor, on the right as you enter from the front doors); seating will be provided. Bring your own lunch or purchase one from Artizen by MW (the museum cafe). Artizen now offers online ordering and payment so that customers can order ahead and pick up at the counter, skipping the line and saving time. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free).

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Susan Hogan, HiSAM Museum Educator, (808) 586-9958 or susan.m.hogan@hawaii.gov

Coming up in May

First Friday at HiSAM, Hawai`i Opera Theatre, Friday May 5, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday May 13, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Mele K. Chun (Hawaiian featherwork) Tuesday May 30, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Coming up in June

First Friday at HiSAM, Hawaii Youth Symphony, Friday June 2, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday June 10, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday June 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Coming up in July

First Friday at HiSAM, Evening of Jazz, Friday July 7, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday July 8, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday July 25, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Coming up in August

First Friday at HiSAM, Shoji Ledward, Friday August 4, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday August 12, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday August 29, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

ART AT THE CAPITOL

Annual evening of art at music at the state capitol - participating legislators will keep their doors open late so visitors can see the artwork from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and from the legislator's private collections, and meet artists whose work is on display.

Event: Art at the Capitol

Location: Hawai‘i State Capitol Building

415 South Beretania St

Downtown Honolulu, HI, 96813

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Cost: free

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

For more information: Art at the Capitol Facebook page: Art at the Capitol

Holiday Closures 2017

Good Friday - Friday, April 14

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29

King Kamehameha I Day - Monday, June 12

Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4

Statehood Day - Friday, August 18

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.

Copyright © 2017 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, All rights reserved.

We send special event information and press releases to media contacts that are interested in arts and culture programming in the state of Hawaii.

Our mailing address is:

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

250 S. Hotel St

2nd Fl

Honolulu, HI 96813


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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.

Courtesy of: Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

he 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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