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

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Hana Yoshihata: Voyaging artist+

Her experiences on Polynesian voyaging canoes are essential to the...

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Q+A: Filmmaker Jon Nguyen on filming David Lynch+

On June 29 and 30, the museum screens the new...

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Chef Jacob’s #MuseumWeek special+

HoMA Café chef Jacob Silver came up with a special...

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Staff pick: Celeste Ohta opts for opulent Korean screens+

The museum’s collections managers oversee the movement of artwork to...

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Jeff Gere: The art of storytelling+

The museum often features storytellers at events—it is a great...

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New classroom posters carry a lot of weight+

To inject more art into the Common Core Standards, and...

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William Harnett’s ‘Still Life: Clay Pipe, Tobacco, Matches and Poster’+

William Harnett’s Still Life: Clay Pipe, Tobacco, Matches and Poster,...

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Meet museum superfan Geri Ferrere-Chan+

Maybe you’re a fan of the museum. Maybe you’re a...

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The museum legacy of Henry B. Clark+

The museum mourns the loss of a great man and...

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Parting thoughts from HoMA’s outgoing web content coordinator+

This is my last blog post. After six wonderful years...

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Curator’s Notes: Stephen Salel on his first rotation in the Japan Gallery+

The paintings and woodblock-printed books in the Japan Gallery’s current...

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For teachers: Meet new Curriculum Specialist and Teacher Liaison Justin Davies+

Educators, we are pleased to introduce you to Justin Davies—the museum’s...

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For dads and grads: Aloha shirt pop-up at the Museum Shop+

With Father’s Day fast approaching and graduation in full swing,...

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Curator’s Notes: Sara Oka tackles Global Warming+

Global Warming: Quilts, Coverlets and Blankets, now on view in...

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Noorjehan Bilgrami: Opening windows to South Asian history+

A week before Noorjehan Bilgrami’s exhibition Under the Molsri Tree opened...

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Michael Q. Ceballos on the first-ever Cultural Animation Film Festival+

This Friday the museum presents the first-ever Cultural Animation Film...

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Central Courtyard changes: A tern of events+

The entrance to the museum and two of its courtyards...

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New Chinatown gallery features work by Michelangelo Pistoletto+

In March, two days before the Honolulu Biennial opened, two...

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Museum Shop: Three Mother’s Day gift ideas+

As the days go by (like sand through the hourglass),...

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PechaKucha features O‘ahu museum professionals on May 5+

The Honolulu Museum of Art has been hosting PechaKucha Honolulu...

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Staff Pick: Cynthia Low connects with Modigliani’s aesthetic+

“I don’t come to the galleries enough,” says Cynthia Low,...

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Mother’s Day preview: Brunch, shopping, and a bunch of art+

Mother’s Day is less than one month away and HoMA’s...

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