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State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) - "Altered States" Exhibit at Hawaii State Art Museum Opens this Friday, August 6, 2021
“Altered States” Art Exhibit at HiSAM
Artists have always been known for their unique perspectives and alternative visions of the world. The “Altered States” exhibit at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM), opens this Friday, August 6, 2021.
Through a selection of work from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), “Altered States” explores a variety of imaginative and unusual realms, through painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, fiber and sculpture. The artworks reflect transformations and changes, as well as critiques, questions, and concerns, while delving into such themes as death, spirituality, global warming, politics and the COVID-19 pandemic. Curated by Elizabeth Baxter, SFCA Art in Public Places Curator.
“Altered States” opens Friday, August 6 at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu. Free admission. Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This exhibit will not have an opening reception.
Artists in the exhibit: Andrew Binkley, Sachelle Dae, Isami Doi, Francis Dubois, Sally French, Ryan Higa, Renee Iijima, Sarah Martinsen, Lloyd Menard, Hiroki Morinoue, Michelle Schwengel, Madeline Soder, James Surls, Masami Teraoka, Lauren Trangmar, Tom Walker, Donna Westerman, William Williams, and Scott Yoell.
Image: “Enlightenment”, oil painting by Isami Doi, 1965. Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
Contact: Elizabeth Baxter, Art in Public Places Curator
Telephone: (808) 586-9951
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum
250 South Hotel Street
Honolulu HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 586-0900
The Hawaiʻi State Art Museum is located on the second floor of the historic No. 1 Capitol District building in downtown Honolulu, a short walk from Iolani Palace and the King Kamehameha statue. Admission is always free. The museum is a part of the Art in Public Places Program, a state government program supporting access to the arts in Hawaiʻi.
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.
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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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