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Hawai i State Art Museum Events and Exhibits - JULY 2023
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum
JULY 2023 Events
New Exhibit: “Fear of the Unknown”
“Fear of the Unknown”
Opens Friday, July 7, 2023. The exhibit explores enigmatic artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA).
Museum visitors are invited to contemplate 34 artworks by 28 artists in the ʻEwa gallery (second floor). Exhibit will be open at 10:00 a.m., artist reception 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. during First Friday.
Image: “Anxiety” by Bruna Stude, platinum/palladium chemigraphy, 2020. Art in Public Places Collection of the SFCA. A chemigram is an image made by painting with chemicals on light-sensitive paper. This artwork was purchased from the 2020 SFCA Covid-19 Call for Artists.
Read more: Fear of the Unknown
First Friday July 7
Producer Showcase & Live Performance by Castle Park
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum and SlappGood presents a unique, live “Producer Showcase” experience. Several established & upcoming producers will be on stage simultaneously, playing exclusive beats & songs to a live audience. SlappGood allows us to put the “name to the face” of the music producers producing some of our favorite records. Join us to hear never-before-heard beats from the Pacific's most skilled music producers:
•Bimwala - 3x Grammy Nominated Producer
•Ohtoro - Multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winner
•DJ Jrama - Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award Winner
•BooksDaOne - Most tagged producer to participate
•MaddMatt - Producer from Las Vegas
Castle Park is a music group consisting of five members who were all born and raised in Hawaiʻi. All have different backgrounds when it comes to music, ranging from punk rock, alternative, to drum and bass. The main ingredient and foundation of the band is hip hop and they have been involved in the local hip-hop scene as well as the punk rock scene. To date, Castle Park has released two EPs and three music videos. They are currently working on their third EP which is due out later this year.
Friday, July 7
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Free, all ages welcome!
Download a printable flyer (PDF): HiSAM First Friday July 2023 flyer.
Friday July 14, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Live performances in the outdoor Sculpture Garden. Free, all ages welcome.
Coming up in August
•First Friday August 4
•The Vibe August 11
•Super Saturday August 26
2023 Summer Music Classes
Honolulu Band Camp 2023
A one-week summer workshop for students to compose original music, form a band with their peers, and perform their songs. July 10 - 14, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily and July 14 performance. Sign up at HonoluluBandCamp.com
Honolulu Band Camp 2023
2023 Jazz Master Class
Jazz for youth, July 17-21. Learn jazz standards and music theory from professional musicians, including guest artist Takuya Kuroda. Sign up at HonoluluBandCamp.com/jazzmasterclass
2023 Jazz Master Class
Planning to bring a school group to the museum? The museum is open to the public and groups are welcome! If you have questions, please contact Shirley Lam (Museum Education Coordinator) at Shirley.Lam@hawaii.gov or telephone 808-586-0778.
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Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM)
250 South Hotel Street
Honolulu HI 96813
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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