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

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The process: How Yoko Haar made the ethereal wall-mounted ceramics on view at First Hawaiian Center+

Last November, assistant curator of contemporary art Katherine Love visited O‘ahu-based...

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HoMA staff has talent+

If you’ve been to a museum staff exhibition, or follow...

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Museum Shop: Exhibition-caliber wabi-sabi mizusashi on sale now+

Take a stroll through Mizusashi: Japanese Waters from the Carol...

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In memoriam: James Jensen+

The museum is deeply saddened by the death last Wednesday of...

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Where’s the Great Wave?+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is committed to offering visitors...

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Spalding House Shop blooms with garden-related gifts+

Last month, the Spalding House Shop got a new look...

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Take a contemporary art tour this weekend+

There is a critical mass of contemporary art in Honolulu...

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HoMA offers first audio tour through its app+

Once upon a time, museum visitors strolled through the galleries...

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Timothy J. Standring: Rock and roll with Degas+

This year is the centenary of Edgar Degas’s death. To...

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Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz: The philosophy of collecting+

On view now is Mizusashi: Japanese Water Jars from the...

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Soundshop goes to Molokaʻi: Pushing boundaries for arts education+

Since 2013, the museum’s Soundshop, a hip-hop education program designed...

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Celebrating 90 years: A look at April 8, 1927+

This Saturday, on April 8, the Honolulu Museum of Art...

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‘Snitch’ meets his maker—artist Brett Graham+

Aotearoa artist Brett Graham was in town for the opening...

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Help HoMA win #ArtMadness—vote for us Friday!+

After a year off to organize a championship team, the...

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Art + tech: Media conservator Jeff Martin diagnoses HoMA’s Nam June Paik+

Back in 2015, Nam June Paik’s 1994 work WareZ Academy was...

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Masami Teraoka + Viktoria Naraxsa tackle ‘The Tempest’+

Thanks to renowned painter and Pussy Riot super-fan Masami Teraoka,...

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Q+A: Shahzia Sikander on ‘Parallax’+

Opening this Thursday, March 16, is an art experience the...

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Meet our members: Caroline Neal samples all the benefits of membership—and gives back+

Meet Caroline Neal. She and her husband Charles have been...

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The sail weaving art that was nearly lost forever+

On view now at the Art School is this beautiful...

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UH dance students find inspiration in ‘Artists of Hawai‘i 2017′+

This past Saturday, students of University of Hawai‘i dance professor...

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Q+A: Honolulu Printmakers annual exhibition juror Amze Emmons+

The Honolulu Printmaker’s 89th annual exhibition juror is Amze Emmons,...

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UH uses museum’s Richard Lane Collection for workshop+

Since the museum acquired the Richard Lane Collection in 2003,...

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Hawaiian quilts head to Honolulu sister city Chigasaki+

The museum’s curatorial departments often collaborate with each other, as...

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