Hawaii State Art Museum

250 South Hotel St,Second Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813 - United States

Museum Day Hours: 10:00 a.m. ‐ 4:00 p.m. ()



Free Everyday

The Hawai`i State Art Museum (HiSAM) in downtown Honolulu features contemporary artwork by artists with a connection to Hawaii. Our Mission is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawaii.


Hawai`i: Change & Continuity
Tells a story about Hawaii from past to present. Quotes on the walls from artists and the exhibit curator guide visitors through the experience.

EMPHASIZED: Eye on Scale
Through a selection of works from the Art in Public Places Collection, this exhibition explores the various ways that artists play with scale, and how this in turn affects the viewer’s responses and understanding.

State of the Art
Features recent additions to the Art in Public Places Collection from across the state of Hawaii. View some of the best contemporary art of Hawaii in this exhibit and explore emerging themes and trends in the local art scene.


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