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

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Guadalupe Rivera Marín visits the museum to see her father’s work+

She’s been photographed by Edward Weston, knew Jean Charlot, and is honorary co-chair of the Mexican Museum in San Francisco....

Read More+ Friday, January 23, 2015
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Origami artists Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander: Paper and polygons+

Opening at Spalding House on Feb. 4 is Less=More, an exhibition of works by internationally recognized and local artists that...

Read More+ Thursday, January 22, 2015
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People watching: George Segal’s ‘Japanese Couple’+

George Segal (American, 1924 – 2000) Japanese Couple Against a Brick Wall, 1982 Plaster, wood, paint, faux brick Gift of...

Read More+ Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Artists of Hawai’i 2015: Alison Beste on what lies beneath+

In the last year, I’ve become intrigued by the ubiquitous and iconic sunset image in travel media depicting Hawai‘i. You...

Read More+ Monday, January 19, 2015
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Museum welcomes first curator devoted to arts of Hawai‘i collection+

Art of Hawai‘i—art made by Hawaiians, and art made in or about Hawai‘i by anyone else—has always been part of...

Read More+ Sunday, January 18, 2015
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Leeward teachers become students at Art Camp+

Art Camp: It’s just like real camp, but minus the tents, sleeping bags, fire pits, mosquitos, s’mores, ghost stories, sun...

Read More+ Friday, January 16, 2015

Ikebana blooms at Spalding House through Jan 22+

Several years years ago, Sogetsu Ikebana instructor Carole Sakata and her students created ikebana installations at Spalding House. Since then...

Read More+ Friday, January 16, 2015
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A last look at ‘Through the Darkness’+

If you are a lover of Japanese woodblock prints and you haven’t yet made it to the exhibition Through the...

Read More+ Monday, January 12, 2015
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ARTafterRETIREMENT: Sonoko Ota+

Most Tuesdays at 10am you can find museum docent Sonoko Ota waiting at the front entrance, ready to lead a...

Read More+ Monday, January 12, 2015
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Laila Twigg-Smith Art Scholarships for summer 2015 available+

Hawai‘i-based artists interested in developing their practice further should consider the Laila Twigg-Smith Art Scholarship, which covers tuition to summer...

Read More+ Wednesday, January 7, 2015