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First Friday @ HiSAM featuring Honolulu Biennial 2019 Artists

  • Hawaii State Art Museum 250 South Hotel Street Honolulu, HI 96813 (map)

First Friday @ HiSAM featuring Honolulu Biennial 2019 artists Bernice Akamine, Abraham Cruzvillegas, ʻĪmaikalani Kalāhele, Janet Lilo, Mata Aho Collective.

Fashion show featuring Andy South Menswear, live music by Zenbu Records & IZIK, art opening with Contemporary Stained Glass Art Japan & Lauren Hana Chai, and live workshops/demos with Gaye Chan & April Sham.

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! All museum galleries will be open.

This is the same night as the free Art at the Capitol event across the street at the Hawaii State Capitol building!

6:00 - 9:00 PM, ground floor and second floor of the No 1. Capitol District building (250 South Hotel St., corner of Richards and S. Hotel). Second Floor - Museum Galleries All museum galleries will be open, including the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room.

6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Slow Art Day tour Take a slow, thoughtful guided tour with museum guide and artist Emily McIlroy! Try different strategies for experiencing artwork and see what happens when you spend several minutes studying the same piece and discussing it in a group. Meet at the second floor visitors desk. All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

An additional Slow Art Day tour is scheduled for Saturday, March 6 at 1:00 p.m. Ground Floor - HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x Mori 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. weaving demonstrations by Gaye Chan, opening reception for display of artworks for sale by Japanese stained glass artists), pop-up shops, and live music (performers to be announced).