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

Golden glow: Ogata Kōrin’s ‘Chrysanthemums/Maple Tree’+

Now on view in Light from Shadow: Gold in Japanese Art is this glowing screen. Learn more about it: Ogata...

Read More+ Friday, April 18, 2014
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Susan Thomas: Where woodblock prints go for TLC+

In the museum’s Asian Art print collection vault, Susan Thomas carefully pulls out a black drawer, one of hundreds. “Oh,...

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Slow Art Day participant: You should do this again+

On Saturday, the museum took part in Slow Art Day—an international event that happens at art venues around the world—for...

Read More+ Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Revisit Rauschenberg’s ‘Trophy V (for Jasper Johns)’+

Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas put our all-star modern artwork on view in our Temporary Exhibition Gallery...

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Stephan Jost: Making the museum accessible to all people+

I am at times asked what makes a great art museum. The answer is quite simple: Great art, strong education...

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Get a boost at the new Coffee Bar+

On March 28 the museum opened its Coffee Bar! Located in the tranquil Palm Courtyard, the Coffee Bar serves 100...

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For teachers: Museum holds focus group on art and science June 6+

On view at Spalding House through July 6 is the exhibition Inquiring Finds: The Science Behind the Art, which has...

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For teachers: Take your students on a sketch tour of the galleries+

Summer school teachers can take their students on a fun field trip that will have kids learning to draw like...

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Spend quality time with five works at Slow Art Day this weekend+

For the first time, the Honolulu Museum of Art participates in Slow Art Day, which happens this Saturday, April 12....

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For teachers: Museum holds special educators-only tour of ‘Art Deco Hawai‘i’+

Save the date! Teachers are cordially invited to an educators-only tour and discussion of Art Deco Hawai`i with curator Theresa...

Read More+ Friday, April 4, 2014