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

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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King Kalākaua’s 1881 World Tour+

Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou! Did you know that in 1881, King...

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The Richard Lane Collection—a time machine to the Edo period+

Collector and art dealer Richard Douglas Lane (1926–2002) was a...

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Consider ending 2018 with a generous gift to HoMA+

As 2018 wraps up, we’d like to thank everyone who...

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Erick Swenson’s ‘Present in the Past’ now on view at Spalding House+

Earlier this year, our contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick...

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How FHC artist Taylor Johnson reclaims forgotten images and memories+

Nostalgia is a deeply human and visceral experience that almost...

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New membership prices introduced next year+

Your membership is a commitment to the arts in our...

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Find the Daoist symbols in this gold priest’s robe from ‘Golden Opportunities’+

Daoism (Taoism) fell from imperial favor during the Qing dynasty...

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A year-end message from the director+

Aloha and happy holidays to you and your loved ones!...

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Musuem Shop: Masami Teraoka book signing on 1/5+

About two weeks ago, we announced the exciting news that our Museum...

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HoMA gift guide 2: Unique items for every price range+

At the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop, checking off your...

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Art School Spring 2019 registration starts Dec. 11+

With 2019 just around the corner, people are just beginning to ideate...

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HoMA gift guide 1: Native Hawaiian birds and zodiac-inspired items+

The first week of December has passed, which means we are...

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

Chris Emory is a filmmaker, tapa-maker, performance artist, cultural practitioner,...

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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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