Behind-the-scenes news from the Honolulu Museum of Art

Staff pick: Chris Emory loves the vibrancy of Madge Tennent+

Chris Emory is a filmmaker, performance artist, cultural practitioner, slam...

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HoMA’s first Okinawan painting is now on view!+

About two months ago, curator of Asian art Shawn Eichman...

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From the archives: Otto Piene’s “Sky Lei” in Kapi‘olani Park in 1970.+

Hanging from the ceilings of the Hawai‘i State Capitol’s House...

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Museum Shop: Masami Teraoka’s new art publication (special edition too!)+

Artist Masami Teraoka’s brand-new art publication, Floating Realities: The Art of...

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#GivingTuesday is Nov 27—the perfect day to give back to HoMA+

The Honolulu Museum of Art relies on your generosity to...

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Curator’s notes: In appreciation of the color in Japanese woodblock prints+

In this season of giving thanks, I would like to...

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Beyond the museum: Get a discount on admission to Bishop Museum until Jan. 27+

Did you know our milestone exhibition Ho‘oulu Hawai‘i: The King...

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Staff pick: How the Chinese Art Gallery makes Sarah Fang nostalgic+

Have you seen a film or performance at Doris Duke Theatre...

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Experience ‘Ho‘oulu Hawai‘i’ in ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i with the HoMA app+

Learn more about Ho‘oulu Hawai‘i: The King Kalākaua Era with the accompanying...

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See new artwork in ‘Making Waves’ rotation starting Nov. 21+

Starting on Wednesday, Nov. 21, our current contemporary exhibition Making Waves—which...

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Nov. 25th is Museum Store Sunday and HoMA thanks you with a special discount+

On Nov. 25, HoMA and its Museum Shop (along with more than 700...

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Celebrate King Kalākaua’s birthday with us on Nov. 16+

On Nov. 16, join the Honolulu Museum of Art as...

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Museum Shop: Lightweight handmade jewelry and artist-inspired objects+

The Museum Shop is gearing up for the holidays with...

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Come see three new exhibitions of Hawai‘i artists in downtown Honolulu until Jan. 18+

The First Hawaiian Center exhibition program, a partnership between First...

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FHC artist Renee Iijima on how the local art community and life and death inspire her art+

Currently on view in HoMA’s second floor gallery at First...

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Gannenmono dancer Un Yamada on creating a duet between Hawai‘i and Japan+

On Saturday, Nov. 17, Doris Duke Theatre’s 150th Gannenmono in...

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Museum mourns loss of “printmaker’s printmaker” Dodie Warren+

The HoMA community recently suffered a great loss as beloved...

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Halloween 2018: 3 haunted tales of HoMA+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is almost 100 years old,...

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New in the Museum Shop: Festive Latin American ornaments and enamel pins+

It may not be the holidays quite yet, but there’s...

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Pivotal works by famed contemporary artist on display this fall+

This October, HoMA presents Photographic Manipulations, a selection of non-traditional...

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Mayor Kirk Caldwell and First Lady of Hawai‘i Dawn Amano-Ige visit ‘Ho‘oulu’+

Arranged by Chairman of the Board of Trustees Violet S.W....

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Shibata Zeshin: Rebelling against westernization+

If you visit the museum this October, you will discover...

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Docents Fred and Marliyn Smith donate sandalwood tree to Chinese Courtyard+

This past week, the Chinese Courtyard welcomed a new potted...

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HoMA offering free shuttle service in Waikīkī+

On Dec. 5, this post was updated to reflect the most...

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