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

Cool off at the Museum Coffee Bar+

The heat of summer is upon us! Chill out at...

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Museum Shop: Moloka’i Artists Spotlight+

Still looking for that perfect Mother’s Day gift? The Museum...

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HB19 artist Marie Watt: The meaning of ‘mother’+

With its urgent red palette and speech bubble shape, Honolulu...

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Kapulani Landgraf: ‘Au‘a / Voices of those who refuse III+

As part of the Honolulu Biennial, Hawai‘i-based artist Kapulani Landgraf...

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Kapulani Landgraf: ‘Au‘a | Voices of those who refuse II+

As part of the Honolulu Biennial, Hawai‘i-based artist Kapulani Landgraf...

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Spring is in bloom at the Museum Shop+

With Easter and Mother’s Day just around the corner, head...

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Marie Watt: Sewing unexpected connections+

Hanging from the ceiling in the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery...

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Kapulani Landgraf: ‘Au‘a | Voices of those who refuse I+

On a Sunday morning in early March, more than 80...

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Museum Shop: Items to connect you to HB19 and Aotearoa+

The exhibition Lisa Reihana: Emissaries and four installations for the Honolulu Biennial...

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Say aloha to our newly minted docents!+

There are some new faces at the museum. You might...

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Now on view: New Jane Hammond work honors James Jensen+

In January 2018, New York–based artist Jane Hammond proposed creating...

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Honolulu Biennial 2019: Kapulani Landgraf on ʻAu‘a+

Kapulani Landgraf’s installation ‘Au‘a, one of four Honolulu Biennial 2019...

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Hawaiian Airlines is this year’s ARTafterDARK partner!+

In January and February of this year, ARTafterDARK attendees were...

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New rotation of artwork at ‘In the House: Recent Acquisitions’ at Spalding House+

On view until October 29, In the House: Recent Acquisitions features a...

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Staff pick: Grants manager Michelle Morihara finds serenity with Lionel Walden+

Standing in front of Lionel Walden’s blue-hued The Torchlight Fisherman, Waikiki on display in...

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Richard Lane Collection research update: ‘It will likely take more than one generation’+

For the past five years, professor Chung Woo Thak from Dongguk University in...

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DDT director Taylour Chang wins Art House Convergence Founder’s Award 2019+

If you didn’t already know, a crucial part of the...

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This gold leaf tapestry in ‘Golden Opportunities’ explores Colombia’s gold economy+

It’s hard to miss the large, shimmering gold tapestry by Olga...

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Staff Pick: The nature scene that inspires Hilary Sholin+

Almost exactly seven years ago, Hilary Sholin joined the Honolulu Museum...

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Beyond the museum: Volunteer for this year’s Honolulu Biennial!+

The Honolulu Biennial 2019, “To Make Wrong / Right /...

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Generous gift left in memory of Pat Lang+

Friends of the Honolulu Museum of Art were saddened to...

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HoMA welcomes furloughed government employees with free admission+

Since December 22, 2018, we’ve been experiencing the longest government...

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Teaching artist Hannah Shun on ‘experiencing the power of art education’+

O‘ahu-based jewelry artist Hannah Shun can trace her current status...

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Our Café now takes online reservations!+

Dining at the open-air Honolulu Museum of Art Café provides...

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Sai Bhatawadekar on the ever-evolving Bollywood Film Festival+

What does it basically mean to explore evolving identities and...

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