Calendar

May
3
Fri
2019 Young Artists of Hawaii Exhibit
May 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm

The 2019 Young Artists of Hawaii exhibit “My Culture, My Family, and Me” will be on view at the Hawaii State Art Museum May 3 – June 28, 2019. See award-winning artwork by Hawaii students grades K – 6.

For information about the invitation-only awards ceremony for the students in the exhibit or artwork returns, please contact Kamakani Konia, Art in Public Places Project Manager, at (808) 586-0736 or kamakani.p.konia@hawaii.gov.

Jun
19
Wed
Pau Hana Art/Music Talk: Duncan Dempster
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

About the Music Talk

Photos of the artist and his artwork.

Presentation and performance by artist and musician Duncan Dempster. Duncan will talk about art, the limits of language, and the necessity of not knowing what you’re doing, while trying to explain the current direction of his printmaking practice and his attempts to create a sound-based complement to his work. Accompanied by a short set of improvised electronic music performed with tape loops and electronics.

About the Artist

Duncan Dempster is a Honolulu-based artist and teacher working primarily in print media. He is currently an instructor in printmaking at the University of Hawaiʻi-Manoa, and is the executive director of Honolulu Printmakers, a 91-year old nonprofit arts organization dedicated to promoting print culture in the state of Hawaiʻi. In addition to his personal work, he has been involved in collective printmaking projects involving community outreach, collaboration, and exteriorized studio strategies, including a project called .5ppi.

Schedule

  • 5:30 pm doors open
  • 6:00pm-7:15 pm Presentation
  • 7:15-7:30 pm Talk/Discussion/Question-and-Answer
  • 7:30-8:00 pm Meet the artist/bar/pupus

Partners

A collaboration with the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI.

Jun
25
Tue
Art Lunch: Auli`i Mitchell
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Auliʻi Mitchell will give a presentation about hula kiʻi. You are welcome to bring a lunch with you to eat during the presentation.

Ground floor Multipurpose Room (to the right as you enter through the front doors of the No. 1 Capitol District building).

Jun
29
Sat
Super Saturday
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free, family-friendly art activities and live performances! June 29 Super Saturday lineup to be announced.

Super Saturdays are special summertime events for all ages.

Jul
4
Thu
Closed for Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day

The entire building and grounds will be closed for the Independence Day federal holiday.

Jul
5
Fri
First Friday
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! All museum galleries will be open. Ground floor and second floor of the No 1. Capitol District building (250 South Hotel St., corner of Richards and S. Hotel).

Jul
10
Wed
Pau Hana Film Talk: Jeff Orig, Creative Lab Hawaii
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

About the Film Talk

Information to be announced.

Schedule

  • 5:30 pm doors open
  • 6:00pm-7:15 pm Presentation
  • 7:15-7:30 pm Talk/Discussion/Question-and-Answer
  • 7:30-8:00 pm Meet the artist/bar/pupus

Partners

A collaboration with Creative Lab Hawaii and the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI.

Jul
13
Sat
Second Saturday: Hawaiian Quilting
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free hands-on art activity for all ages! Make your very own work of art to take home. On the second Saturday of the month, drop in at any time during activity hours, allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project. July 2019 – learn about traditional Hawaiian quilt motifs and pick one to make a greeting card with.

Jul
17
Wed
Pau Hana PechaKucha: Motion
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Short slideshow presentations on the theme of “motion.” Doors open at 5:30, presentations begin at 6:00 p.m. A collaboration with HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI.

PechaKucha 20×20 is a presentation format of 20 slides, 20 seconds each. You can see examples of these presentations on the PechaKucha website: PechaKucha 20×20

PechaKucha Honolulu‘s organizer is Lisa Shiroma.

Jul
27
Sat
Super Saturday
Jul 27 @ 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free, family-friendly art activities and live performances! July 27 Super Saturday lineup to be announced.

Super Saturdays are special summertime events for all ages. There are two Super Saturdays in 2019 (June and July).