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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2020 Newsletter
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2020 Newsletter
- Creative Industries and the Economy
- Engaging Students Through the Arts
- CARES Act Relief Grants
- AFTA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey
- Arts Activities and Resources Page
- Teaching Artists Institute
- Art in Public Places Hawaiʻi
- Public Art Archive
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
Creative Industries and the Economy
As we begin to implement economic recovery, it is important to understand the economic role of the arts and culture sector on both the state and national levels. Nonprofit arts and culture organizations have a significant impact on our economy through job creation, tourism, direct and indirect spending, household income, and government revenue. We have compiled links to several studies that provide statistics and narratives you can use in creating your plans. Some relevant statistics links and narratives:
•According to Arts & Economic Prosperity, a five year-long nationwide study, nearly 45% of nonresident attendees at culture and arts events indicated that the primary purpose of their visit to the state was "specifically to attend this arts/cultural event," indicating the power of the arts to drive tourism.
•For every one dollar invested into arts nonprofits, six dollars in taxes are generated (source: Americans For The Arts)
•The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (U.S. Department of Commerce) reports that the arts and cultural production accounts for $2,606,035,292 and 2.9% of the Hawaiʻi economy, contributing 22,186 jobs.
Hawaiʻi’s Creative Economy State profile can be found on the National Association of State Arts Agencies website: NASAA Creative Economy State Profiles.
Statistics on the economic impact of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and their audiences in Hawaiʻi can be found on the Hawaiʻi Arts Alliance Website: Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 Report.
Engaging Students Through the Arts
The Hawaii Afterschool Alliance's second installment of their "Engaging Students Through the Arts" webinar series included SFCA Arts Education Specialist Nikki Rosengren, Hawaii Arts Alliance Associate Director Teri Skillman, and Honolulu Theatre for Youth teaching artist (and SFCA Artistic Teaching Partner) Lily Brennick. Nikki, Teri, and Lily taught afterschool program leaders fun and engaging arts activities that can be done online with kids. Nikki focused on "be the art" and story creation. View the webinar video recording here: Hawaii Afterschool Alliance on Facebook and get the meeting notes (including links to resources here: Hawaii Afterschool Alliance meeting notes for May 29, 2020 (Google Docs document).
The artwork in the photo above is "Hawaiian Drummer", an intaglio print by Jean Charlot, 1971. Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Artworks in the Art in Public Places Collection can be viewed online: Search the Art in Public Places Collection Catalog.
CARES Act Relief Grants
The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has developed a relief grant to assist eligible non-profit arts organizations across the state of Hawai‘i impacted by COVID-19.
The SFCA CARES Act Relief Fund is a one-time grant open to those non-profit organizations that have been reviewed and recommended for award by the SFCA through its Biennium Grant FY2020 and FY2021 panels. Qualifying organizations have been notified individually.
CARES Act Relief Grants are also available to not-for-profit organizations through the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
Help Hawai‘i Get Funding for COVID-19 Relief
The National Endowment for the Arts together with Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit for advancing the arts, have created a survey to assess the economic impact of COVID-19 on nonprofits arts organizations. We urge all Hawai‘i arts and culture organizations, creative workers, cultural practitioners, and educators to participate, so the virus’ effect on our state’s arts infrastructure can be documented.
Your answers are critically important. They create the data-backed case for advocacy to include the arts in emergency relief funding that might be allocated at the federal or state levels.
Take the five-minute survey online at AFTA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey.
Arts Activities and Resources Page
A curated list, compiled by our SFCA staff, contains various arts experiences accessible online, for all ages and abilities. This list will be updated as more resources become available. Read more on our website: SFCA Arts Activities and Resource Page.
Recent additions to the list include links to:
•Hawai‘i Afterschool Alliance Summer Activity Guides: fun and engaging activities and challenges, organized by age groups. Adaptable for in-person or virtual instruction. Based in skill building and social emotional learning.
•Hawai‘i State Public Library System (HSPLS) HSPLS Virtual Programs: library staff are excited to share their favorite stories with you through Online Challenges, Storytime at Home, and how to make crafts, bake, art projects and more through HSPLS Creates.
•Hawai‘i Opera Theatre (HOT) HOT Resources: videos and links for kids. Watch HOT’s mini-opera production of Rossini’s Cinderella and learn two songs so you can join in the sing-a-long.
•The Bishop Museum Online Learning Center, featuring photos, video, blog posts, podcasts, activities, and lesson plans on various subjects including culture, science, and history to keep learners connected on and off-site.
Teaching Artist Institute Summer 2020
The Teaching Artist Institute for public and private school teacher professional development will be held this summer online, and will include workshops on utilizing technology and distance learning when teaching various art forms. Additional information will be published in an upcoming newsletter.
Art in Public Places Hawaiʻi
Ka’ū High School Principal Sharon Beck referred to the sculpture ʻAʻaliʻi Ku Makani in her graduation address to the students via Nā Leo Community Television. “She compared the students to the sculpture on the school grounds by Randall Shiroma. It's called ʻAʻaliʻi Ku Makani, and describes the native ʻaʻaliʻi plant, standing strong in the fierce Kaʻū wind.” Read more in the Kaʻū Calendar News Briefs, Friday May 22, 2020.
“ʻAʻaliʻi Ku Makani (ʻAʻaliʻi Standing in the Wind)” at Ka’ū High School, terrazzo sculpture by Randall Shiroma, 2014. Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
Public Art Archive
View permanently installed works of art in the SFCA’s Art in Public Places Collection across the state (and many other public art collections) in the Public Art Archive with the Locate Public Art tool! Try it out: locate.publicartarchive.org or go to www.publicartarchive.org and click the locate button.
This tool is a device-responsive web app. Use it on your desktop, tablet or smartphone. No download is required, and it is available at no cost!
Art in Public Places
Recent & Upcoming Exhibit Visits
APPROVED EXHIBIT VISITS
The SFCA Board of Commissioners has approved Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) visits to these exhibits:
HAWAI‘I ISLAND - Kipaipai Fellows 2020, Kahilu Theatre Galleries, Kamuela, Hawai‘i Island. Mixed media, curated. August 27 - October 18, 2020.
KAUA‘I - Art Kaua‘i, Kukui Grove Center, Līhu‘e. Mixed media, juried. August 27 - October 18, 2020.
MAUI - Malama Wao Akua, Hui No‘eau Visual Art Center, Makawao, Maui. Mixed media, juried. September 18 - November 6, 2020.
O‘AHU - A Deeper Shade of Soul, Sculpture by Jonathan Swanz, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu. Drawings, curated. July 23, 2020 - January 8, 2021.
O‘AHU - Downtown Drawing, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu. Drawings, curated. July 23, 2020 - January 8, 2021.
O‘AHU - Incipit: Paintings by Tom Walker, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu. Paintings, curated. July 23, 2020 - January 8, 2021.
O‘AHU - Why are you painting?, the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery, Honolulu. Paintings, curated. August 7 - September 4, 2020.
O‘AHU - Resiliance, the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery, Honolulu. Ceramic, curated. September 18 - October 16, 2020.
Approved AASC visits are also posted on the SFCA's website: Acquisition Award Selection Committees.
An AASC visited the following exhibit in March and April 2020
HAWAI‘I ISLAND - Kahilu Theatre 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Kahilu Theatre Galleries, Kamuela. March 12 – April 19, 2020.
MAUI - Art Maui 2020, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului. Mixed media, juried. March 8 - 29, 2020.
O‘AHU - Fiber Hawai‘i: In, Of, or About Fiber, Gallery ‘Iolani, Windward Community College, Kāne‘ohe. Fiber, juried. April 3 - May 3, 2020. The Fiber Hawai‘i 2020 exhibit at the Windward Community College’s Gallery ‘Iolani is currently on view online with photos and short video clips.
The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition. The AASC is generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and visual arts consultants.
For more information on AASCs, including how to invite a committee to an exhibit, or to volunteer as a Visual Art Consultant, please visit our website: Art in Public Places Relocatable Works of Art. For more information about specific exhibits, please contact the exhibit host organizations.
AASC Exhibit Visits made earlier this year and AASC Purchase and Gift Recommendations are posted on our website: SFCA News Blog: Acquisition Award Selection Committees
Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
This month we are featuring online events and activities by SFCA grantees and teaching artists.
Aloha Performing Arts Company
Aloha Theatre on Facebook: Wednesday Wonders livestream, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Story time, sketches, arts and crafts. Family-friendly entertainment and activities.
Virtual Open Classes: online classes for experienced dancers trying to maintain technique as well as adult and teen enthusiasts interested in continuing their training. Please visit their website for class information, registration, and pricing: Ballet Hawaii Virtual Open Classes.
Double Triangle Pop-Up Tutorial from Art From the Inside Out: SFCA Artistic Teaching Partner Beth Marcil's short video shows you how to make a double triangle pop-up with paper, pencil and scissors. Beth led one of the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum's HiSAM From Home kid-focused online art classes in May, demonstrating how to make a 3-D monster pop-up card.
Donkey Mill Art Center
Donkey Mill Art Center on Facebook: DMAC Teen Council’s “The Engagement Project” and the DMAC Virtual Sketchbook Club share weekly prompts and inspiration on Facebook. All ages and experience levels welcome.
Hawai‘i Opera Theatre: Orvis Young Voices Studio
Accepting auditions by high school singers (grades 9 – 12) living in the state of Hawaiʻi for the 2020-2021 season. Open now through June 20. A free program to provide young singers in Hawaiʻi with the unique opportunity to explore the world of solo voice performance. For more information: Orvis Young Voices Studio.
Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra
•HSO From Home. Digital content created by HSO musicians to help keep music in your lives, shared on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
•HSO on HPR. Classic rebroadcasts of Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra performances on Hawai‘i Public Radio, 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday nights. Appropriate for all ages.
•HSO Musicians on Instagram Education Livestream Series
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
•The HI Way: Bringing Theatre into Your Home: The HI Way brings the magic of HTY’s educational stage performances and the resident ensemble’s creative energy into a digital format for viewing at home on any device. The program is broadcast on Hawaii News Now TV stations (KHNL, KGMB and K4) and is also available online at HTYweb.org, HTY’s YouTube channel, and other streaming platforms. Made for kids, fun for all ages. For more information: Honolulu Theatre for Youth.
•The HI Way Digital Classroom: Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. on Zoom (get the link and password at least one hour ahead of time on the HTY website). Designed for children to collaborate and create with HTY’s resident artists. Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. on Zoom; please check the HTY website for information to get the link and password at least an hour ahead of time. Geared for elementary school aged children. For more information: The HI Way Digital Classroom.
•HTY Drama Education Online: simple, creative activities for parents, children and families. Videos on YouTube. For more information: HTY Drama Education Online.
Online ki ho‘alu (Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar) Workshop: free lessons by SFCA Folk and Traditional Arts alum Jeff Peterson. For more information: Jeff Peterson Guitar.
"Writing With Aunty Laurel" is an interactive video series featuring poetry writing lessons, prompts, and art projects for children grades 3 - 5. For more information: Laurel Nakanishi Online Education.
Manoa Valley Theatre (MVT)
•Money Talks: But What The Hell Is It Saying?: Streaming online video. For more information: Manoa Valley Theatre.
•MVT Live: Behind the scenes at Manoa Valley Theatre. Watch live on YouTube or Facebook, or watch the recorded version later. For more information: MVT Live.
Statewide Cultural Extension Program (SCEP)
SCEP Live Online will utilize web conferencing to livestream performances and presentations by local artists. For more information, including how to join online performances: SCEP Live Online.
Storybook Theatre of Hawaii
Aunty Janet’s Fun Videos: join Artistic Teaching Partner Janet Carafa as she leads you through a mimed story, and then how to be a mime yourself!
Coming up in 2020 and 2021
Please check with venues and organizations as event information may change.
O‘AHU – Manoa Valley Theatre
•7/02 – 7/19/2020 Lisa Matsumoto’s Once Upon One Time in partnership with Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center. Performances at Manoa Valley Theatre (Honolulu).
•9/03 - 9/20/2020 Desperate Measures
•10/29 - 11/15/2020 Cambodian Rock Band
•12/04 - 12/06/2020 A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play
•1/07 - 1/24/2021 The Andrews Brothers
•3/04 - 3/21/2021 Be More Chill
•5/06 - 5/16/2021 Tiny Beautiful Things
•7/01 - 7/18/2021 Lisa Matsumoto’s Once Upon One Time
For more information: Manoa Valley Theatre
O‘AHU – Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival
10/31 – 11/01 University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa
For more information: Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum Online
While the Hawai‘i State Art Museum remains closed, staff are posting artworks from the SFCA’s Art in Public Places Collection, hosting online activities, and creating a fun, educational space online. See upcoming events and register for classes on the SFCA Event Calendar.
HiSAM from Home
Interactive arts classes on Zoom
Every Tuesday from 10:00am-10:30am HST, HiSAM hosts weekly interactive Zoom classes, led by our highly trained Artistic Teaching Partners. Tuesday June 2, "Dancing the Sea" with Mauli Ola Cook. SFCA Artistic Teaching Partner Mauli invites you to join her in dancing creatively about the ocean that surrounds us. We will be weaving words and movement together in praise of the sea. Please dress comfortably and be prepared to move! Please register in advance: HiSAM From Home Interactive Zoom Classes.
Visual Art Workshops
Every Thursday from 10:00am-11:00am HST, HiSAM hosts visual art workshops online live with local teaching artists. Note: no workshop on Thursday June 11 (King Kamehameha I Day holiday).
Musical performances every Friday at 6:00pm on Instagram Live - a local musician takes over the HiSAM Instagram account (@HawaiiStateArtMuseum) for a one-hour performance. Friday June 5, singer-songwriter Keilana.
Be The Art Challenge
Each Friday on Facebook and Instagram, we will be posting a piece from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts' Art in Public Places Collection. Your job is to re-create it. Grab objects from around the house, recreate the image, and then take a picture and send it via direct message to the Hawai‘i State Art Museum’s Instagram or Facebook account, and HiSAM will upload it to stories and an album on Facebook.
2020 State Government Holiday Schedule
King Kamehameha I Day - Thursday, June 11, 2020
Independence Day - Friday, July 4, 2020
Statehood Day - Friday, August 21, 2020
Labor Day - Monday, September 7, 2020
General Election Day - Tuesday November 3, 2020
Veterans' Day - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 26, 2020
Christmas - Friday, December 25, 2020
The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawai‘i State Art Museum operate on the Hawai‘i State Government schedule.
SFCA Board of Commissioners Meetings
2020 SFCA Board of Commissioners Meetings
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Committee meetings usually begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the general meeting at 11:00 a.m.
Unless otherwise specified, the public is invited to attend SFCA Standing Committee and Commission Meetings. Meetings and agendas are posted just prior to the meetings on the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events. Select “State Foundation on Culture and the Arts” from the search menu.
In order to comply with the Sunshine Law and social distancing requirements, notice of meetings will be posted on the State of Hawaiʻi Calendar of Events seven days prior to the meeting, submission of written testimony on agendized items will be accepted and minutes of meetings will be available within 40 days after the meeting.
There are no SFCA job listings at this time. Job listings are posted in our website news blog and in the monthly email newsletter (subscribe here), as well as on our social media (@hawaiisfca on Facebook, @hawaii_sfca on Instagram, and @hawaii_sfca on Twitter).
SFCA and HiSAM do not have an active internship program at this time.
Art Acquisitions and Commissions
Artwork acquisitions and commissions are done through the Art in Public Places Program. For more information: Opportunities for Artists.
For doing business with the state as a contractor, the State of Hawaii eProcurement (HiePro) is a system for issuing solicitations, receiving responses, and issuing notices of award. Solicitations and awards are posted and searchable. State Foundation on Culture and the Arts solicitations have included graphic design services, printing services, custom framing, artwork conservation and restoration.To find SFCA solicitations, search under Department: Accounting and General Services (the SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services).
Get Involved: Volunteer Opportunities
Help the SFCA Select Artwork
The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) seeks volunteers, particularly on the Neighbor Islands, with expertise and knowledge in the visual arts field to serve as Visual Arts Consultants on Art Advisory Committees and Acquisition Award Selection Committees. The role of the Art Advisory Committee is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the development and design of a given commissioned art project, including location, medium, distinguishing features of the artwork, and selection of the artist. The role of the Acquisition Award Selection Committees is to review and make recommendations regarding the purchase of works of art. The SFCA appoints the committee members for each exhibit visit — generally composed of SFCA commissioners, staff members, and Visual Arts Consultants. The application form is available here: Visual Arts Consultants Application.
Contact Karen Ewald, Art in Public Places Manager, at (808) 586-9950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum
The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (operated by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts) is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers to assist museum visitors and help offer a greater understanding of the exhibitions currently on view. If you have an interest or background in the arts, we encourage you to volunteer.
Volunteers are needed in the following areas:
•Gallery Attendant – Assist visitors in the galleries.
•Info Desk Attendant – Greet and orient visitors to the museum.
•Docent – Conduct tours of the exhibitions.
•Education Assistant – Assist with education programs.
•Special Events Assistant – Assist staff in event coordination.
•General Clerical Help – Assist staff in office chores.
Please download an application form: HiSAM Volunteer Application Form, and return completed form to: Visitor Services, SFCA, 250 S. Hotel Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.
For more information or to request a Volunteer Application Form by mail, contact Scott Young, HiSAM Visitor Services Manager, at email@example.com or call (808) 586-9959.
Hawaii State Government Resources
2018 State of Hawai‘i Data Book
The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) has released the 2018 edition of the “State of Hawai‘i Data Book.”
The book is in electronic form and is available on the DBEDT website at: dbedt.hawaii.gov/economic/databook. The data may be downloaded in whole or in part as either PDF or Excel files.
The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawai‘i in a single compilation. With more than 800 data tables, classified into 24 sections, it covers a broad range of statistical information in areas such as population, education, environment, economics, energy, business enterprises, government, tourism and transportation.
Section 7, Recreation and Travel, includes information on Performing Arts, Symphony Orchestra Activities, and Attendance at Museums and other Cultural Attractions.
For information on nationwide arts and culture economic impact: Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (produced by Americans for the Arts, a non-profit organization).
About the SFCA
The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is a government agency, established by the Hawai‘i State Legislature in 1965, 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. SFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.The SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9).
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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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