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Hawai‘i State Art Museum Events August 2017

Free Arts and Music Events

**The hands-on I Love Art Gallery and the Diamond Head Gallery (Accession exhibit) will be closed for a renovation project through mid-September. The Sculpture Garden and second floor courtyard are also closed during building renovation activities and are anticipated to re-open later this year. The `Ewa Gallery and HAWAI`I: Change & Continuity exhibit will remain open.**

FIRST FRIDAY at HiSAM

Shoji Ledward: Solo Jazz Guitar

Live performance by Shoji Ledward, Hoku-nominated jazz guitarist. 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, August 4, 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), featuring artwork from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

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

SECOND SATURDAY at HiSAM

Clay Day with the Hawai`i Potters' Guild

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, August 12, 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 and all materials will be provided. Drop in at any time, allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project. Due to the popularity of this activity, please be prepared to sign up on a waiting list (sign up when you arrive at the museum).

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

ARTS CHAT

Arts Chat 6: Arts & Economic Prosperity and Hawaii's Creative Economy

For the sixth installation of Arts Chat program, bringing together members of the arts community to discuss topics of interest, speakers will include Randy I. Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy, Americans for the Arts (AFTA), and Georja Skinner, Chief Officer, Creative Industries Division, State of Hawai`i Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. The focus will be on AFTA report Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (a year-long nationwide study that highlights the impact that nonprofit arts & culture organizations have on our economy through job creation, tourism, direct & indirect spending, household income, and government revenue) and Hawaii's Creative Economy. Presented in collaboration with the Hawai`i Arts Alliance and the State of Hawai`i Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.

Location: Hawai`i State Art Museum (HiSAM), ground floor Multipurpose Room

Date: Wednesday August 16, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Cost: free

Additional information: RSVP to arts@hawaiiartsalliance.org or register online

ART LUNCH at HiSAM

Yvonne Cheng

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, August 29, 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

September - December 2017

September 2017

First Friday at HiSAM, Dayton Watanabe - slack key guitar and contemporary music, Friday September 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in second floor Sculpture Lobby. Grand opening of the new gift shop, HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art + Flea, hosted by the Friends of the Hawai`i State Art Museum, ground floor.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Hawaii Craftsmen, Saturday September 9, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Megan Porter - Science and Art, Tuesday September 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

October 2017

Hawaii Children & Youth Day, Sunday October 1, 11:00 - 3:00 p.m.

First Friday at HiSAM, Teishinkai Hawaii Shibu, Friday October 6, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Second Saturday at HiSAM, Saturday October 14, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Mary Babcock - Fiber Arts, Tuesday October 31, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

November 2017

First Friday at HiSAM, James McCarthy - Celtic Music & Stories, Friday November 3, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", 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, Saturday December 9, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Art Lunch "Meet the Artist", Tuesday December 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Closures 2017

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.

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.

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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