NIC Hawaii Introduces Redesigned Website for Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

Redesign focuses on user experience and user efficiency

NIC Hawaii and the Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and the Arts (SFCA) are pleased to announce the launch of the redesigned SFCA website at

The SFCA serves as Hawaii’s state government arts agency. Its mission is to promote, perpetuate and preserve culture and the arts in Hawaii.

“Our primary goal with this redesign was to restructure the previous website’s extensive information to better meet the needs of our website users,” said Mamiko Carroll, Information Specialist at SFCA. “Our research indicated most visitors often come seeking a specific piece of information such as grant application deadlines, current job postings and parking. By better anticipating what visitors search for, we can more effectively provide them with the information they need.”

NIC Hawaii worked closely with SFCA staff to collect, develop and design the new website. Built in WordPress, SFCA staff can also

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Serendipity Arts Foundation Launches a Unified Website for An Enhanced User Experience

a group of people on a stage: Serendipity Arts Foundation

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Serendipity Arts Foundation

The Serendipity Arts Foundation in a welcome move to ease access to its various offerings has launched a new unified website, to serve as a one-stop solution for addressing all queries and facilitating collaborations around its vast body of work. The website is an operational milestone for the Foundation as it looks forward to converge its presence and offerings, in a more compact and lucid manner. The new website has been designed keeping in mind the Serendipity Arts Foundation universe and its mandates. The focus of the initiative is to bring under one roof the diverse programs by the Foundation and the Festival. The Serendipity Arts Festival, which is the flagship initiative of the Foundation, has over the last few editions have successfully created its own alliances, allegiances, and vast archives, standing apart from the other initiatives of the
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Singapore International Festival Of Arts unveils digital year-end programming

Weish, Planeswalker. Credit: Singapore International Festival of Arts

The Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) has announced new programmes for October to December 2020.

Following a successful transition to a virtual experience in June this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, SIFA is doubling down on its SIFA V2.020 programming, this time with a slew of new content such as live performances, podcast series and more.

Scheduled to perform under the Sound Social Series across December are electronic composer Planeswalker (December 9), experimental sound artist Zul Mahmod (December 16), and weish of Singapore indie-electronic duo .gif (December 23).

The Sound Social Series aims to spotlight visionary artists who create music through non-traditional means such as “technical wizardry, unconventional performing techniques, or organic instrument building”.

SIFA will also stage a new programme titled Jazz At Play: 7 Songs At Christmas, which aims to highlight ten Singapore jazz acts over three

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SF/Arts and Digital Agency Propane Create Dynamic New Website to Showcase Arts Community

The new design of the website is fully online as of October 21, 2020.

SF/Arts and Digital Agency Propane Create Dynamic New Website to Showcase Arts Community

The Arts in San Francisco get a big boost this October when the new website from SF/ debuts. While The New York Times has been a conduit for the print version of SF/Arts Monthly for almost three decades now, the companion website was less utilized. Under the direction of Publisher Geraldine O’Brien-who took over the reins in 2019- the revamped website is every bit as dynamic as the San Francisco arts community.

“The plan all along was to refurbish the digital platforms, but Covid-19 made it even more imperative than ever. We suddenly found ourselves living in a semi-dystopian future, and I knew I wanted to be able to hit the ground running as we segued into 2021. I was so impressed with the previous work of Propane Agency and fortunately they understood the importance of

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