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

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Curator tales: Theresa Papanikolas on how Roy King’s ‘Horse and Rider’ came full circle+

Now on view in Art Deco Hawai‘i is the sculpture Horse and Rider by Roy King. The muscle-bound steed and...

Read More+ Friday, August 22, 2014

Hawaiian filmmakers: Museum is now accepting submissions for ‘Ōiwi Film Festival 2014+

Museum film curator Abbie Algar is now accepting submissions to the ‘Ōiwi Film Festival 2014. The festival showcases new work...

Read More+ Thursday, August 21, 2014

Staff Picks: Vicki Reisner on the bridge between men and gods+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is is lucky to have a legion of dedicated volunteers involved in all aspects of...

Read More+ Friday, August 15, 2014
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Spatial Sculptors: Wrapping up our Orvis residency at Spalding House+

We just completed our Orvis Artist in Residency at Spalding House! Over the course of the past six weeks, Spatial...

Read More+ Friday, August 15, 2014
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‘Natural Unnatural Supernatural’ gets a refresh this week+

Our installation crew is busy today replacing light-sensitive works on paper in the exhibition Natural Unnatural Supernatural with a selection...

Read More+ Monday, August 11, 2014
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In the sticks: Sean Connelly on his installation ‘Land Division’+

Like Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, O‘ahu-born Sean Connelly is an architect who makes art. At the invitation of curator...

Read More+ Friday, August 8, 2014

Old lions pay tribute to Ricky Grigg at Honolulu Surf Film Festival closing night+

On July 31, big-wave legends Peter Cole, Kimo Hollinger, Jock Sutherland, and Randy Rarick took the Doris Duke Theatre stage...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Wanted: Vigilante group TheFUZZ, for the crime of yarnbombing the Cades Pavilion+

It was a crisp, clear July morning at Spalding House—birds were singing, and through the trees Diamond Head was highlighted...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Q+A with Tyrone Wells+

Pop-folk singer-songwriter Tyrone Wells performs at the Doris Duke Theatre Saturday, August 9. He talks about his inspiration, his many...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Staff Picks: Justin Davies+

D. Howard Hitchcock (American, 1861–1943) Torchlight Fishing at Waikiki, c. 1920 Oil on canvas Gift of Helen G. Gary in memory...

Read More+ Sunday, August 3, 2014