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

Stephan Jost: What should our museum look like in five years?+

To mark #MuseumWeek, which runs March 23 to 29, the UK newspaper The Guardian asked directors of British museums: “What...

Read More+ Friday, March 20, 2015

New at Spalding House Shop: Contemporary jewelry by Carly Wright+

You’ll find New York–based jewelry designers new nature-inspired contemporary jewelry at the Spalding House Shop this spring. Her singular wearable...

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Shahzia Sikander on her Shangri La installation ‘Unseen’ and contemporary Islamic art+

Artist Shahzia Sikander has been busy the last few years. In 2012, the U.S. State Department honored her and four...

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Three ‘ie toga mats go on view for the first time+

On view through Aug. 9, Shifting Values of Plaited Power highlights the weaving traditions of the Pacific with skillfully crafted...

Read More+ Monday, March 16, 2015
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Kimee Balmilero guarantees you’ll LOL your pants at the first Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival+

Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Kimee Balmilero’s professional credits include the Emmy-nominated Discovery Kids series Hi-5, the original Broadway cast...

Read More+ Monday, March 16, 2015

Museum Shop: The place for special things+

Along with its great selection of art books, jewelry, accessories, notecards, journals and fun, arty novelty gifts, the Museum Shop...

Read More+ Thursday, March 12, 2015
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Beyond the museum: Ice Cream Party 2015 exhibition at Arts at Marks Garage+

Ice Cream Party 2015: Oh Sweet Goodness! Arts at Marks Garage • on view through March 28 Ceramic magician Daven...

Read More+ Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Maria Martinez’s famed black ware ceramics now on view+

A new wall case with seven examples of San Ildefonso Pueblo pottery by Maria Martinez from the museum’s collection has...

Read More+ Monday, March 9, 2015
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Community comes out in support of the Art School+

“Today we’re asking for the state’s support to expand the Honolulu Museum of Art School to meet community demand. Our...

Read More+ Monday, March 9, 2015
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Meet Ramu: Security’s renaissance man+

When visitors arrive at the museum, the first thing they see are security officers standing guard, and then they see...

Read More+ Monday, March 9, 2015