Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu
Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu - Address, Phone Number
Address: 250 S Hotel St, Honolulu, HI 96813, United States
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
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About Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu
The Hawaii State Art Museum has three galleries along with an outdoor exhibition space that showcases temporary as well as permanent art selection.
The permanent collection consists of 132 art pieces made by 105 artists. The collection dates from the 1960’s and includes the art-work of some of the most popular sculptors, ceramicists and print makers.
The place also showcases exclusive European, Asian and Local art with their trending exhibitions. If you are an art admirer, you will love the variety of the exhibits kept here.
Hawaii State Art Museum Ticket Prices
- Admission to the place is Free.
Hawaii State Art Museum Opening and Closing Hours
- First Friday, the downtown gallery walk held on the first Friday of each month: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (galleries close at 8:30 pm).
- Closed all state and federal holidays.
- Call up the place for group tours.
How To reach Hawaii State Art Museum by Public Transport
- By Bus: Alakea St + S Hotel St
- By Taxi
- By hiring a local Cab
- By renting a Car/Bike
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Well curated art museum that’s free to visit. The exhibits are small, but there’s a lot of interesting art by local artists that make HiSAM worth a visit. If you’re in Waikiki the museum is easily accessible by bus, and you can explore downtown and Chinatown afterwards.
quite refreshing to find worldclass art mixed in with native Hawaiian art along the walls at this fine establishment. this museum was better than a few art museums on the mainland even. highly recommended
The museum was interesting yet lacked a more updates touch.
Albeit smaller than many metropolitan art musems, there is no deny the turn-of-the-century ambiance to this public space. The place itself has a lot of history and had several uses before becoming a state museum. Although the main exhibits are more long-term than temporary, there are smaller niches within the 2nd floor wings that allow for temporary exhibits like the recent one I really wanted to see on kapa - "Ho'omau: The Perpetuation of Kapa." The is an interesting dining place inside on the first floor as well as a cultural and artsy gift shop. The museum offers monthly guest artist discussions/presentations that are open to the public and also hands-on workshops. GREAT for families! Every 2nd Saturday is family day where they have complimentary children's activities (games, workshops, arts and crafts, etc.) On the 2nd floor in the wing on the right (when facing the security desk) there is a cool kids play room with lots of tactile tinker/thinker toys and other creative pursuits available to kids like reading, building, drawing, etc. I love it!
Free and cool. Not tye best museum in the world but some interestung stuff.