2009

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Talented staff: Calvin Collins at HPU Gallery+

A lot of the museum’s staff—from every department—are artists. Security guard Calvin Collins’ work was...

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Honolulu on the Potomac+

Six works from the Academy have followed in the footsteps of President Barack Obama. In...

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The Capitol Visitor Center+

No more waiting in long lines at the mercy of the elements to see the...

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On the road to D.C.+

Recently I escorted six paintings of Hawaiian scenes from the Academy to the U.S. Senate...

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Art on the move+

Art world’s secret merry-go-round revealed! – http://bit.ly/siXrx

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Members’ Sake 101 workshop a hit+

Yesterday about 60 Academy members (who bought Joy of Sake tickets) and Joy of Sake...

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Free movies all weekend: Pacific Islands Film Festival+

The second Pacific Islands Film Festival: Cultural Forum Through Film starts today at the Doris...

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The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two simultaneous exhibitions up examining war—Francisco...

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Hey hey we’re the Existential Pilgrims!+

Existential Pilgrim (and rock star and artist) Keiko Bonk wrote this about her upcoming group...

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Pecha Kucha Night Vol. 5 July 24+

The fifth installation of Pecha Kucha Night Honolulu returns on July 24. Pecha Kucha (which...

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Members think + drink @ Artists of Hawai’i gallery talk+

The museum had its first Gallery Talk event for members last night and judging from...

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Archeologist William Kelso coming to the Academy in August+

Back in 2007, the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown was big news. It...

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2nd Annual Surf Film Festival opened to full house+

Opening night of the 2nd Annual Surf Film Festival sold out on Friday, and pro...

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An intern’s view of the Academy+

I am a student pursuing my masters degree in Museology at the University of Washington...

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Attack of the monkeypod tree+

This afternoon a branch broke off from one of the monkeypod trees on the front...

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Mining the vaults: A curator’s finds+

Museums across the country, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Asian Art Museum...

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Passage to India+

Just went to see the Charles Bartlett works in the Jhamandas Watumull Gallery. I love...

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Where’s the Zajac?+

Up until today, a large, two-piece sculpture sat on the Diamond Head end of the...

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David J. Merritt: The hypnotist+

In a corner of Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 is a video installation by David J....

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Rirkrit Tiravanija in Artists of Hawai’i (sort of)+

For his work in Artists of Hawai‘i 2009, Stephen Niles drew one of New York...

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Oscar winner to attend Rainbow Film Fest 5/24+

Dustin Lance Black, left, took the Oscar for best original screenplay for “Milk.” Now he...

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More than 1,000 people attended Artists of Hawai’i 2009 members opening+

Last night’s members’ opening of Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 was a fabulous climax to two...

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2 artists: Ryan Lee and Lian Lederman+

Today artists Lian Lederman, left, and Ryan Lee were in Gallery 28 installing their work...

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Why do YOU go to the Honolulu Academy of Arts?+

I just spent four days at the American Association of Museum’s annual conference in Philadelphia....

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New venue for Hawaii arts news+

Freelance writer Ray Pace has launched Honolulu Arts Beat, an e-zine that covers “music, entertainment...

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Meet ‘Herb and Dorothy’ at next Friends of Film Friday+

In November I posted an item about the Academy having the honor of being named...

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Wikipedia Loves Art winner announced!+

The Wikipedia Loves Art winner for the Honolulu Academy of Arts was announced this morning....

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2009: Sneak peek 2+

“Whatevahs” by Lawrence Seward, who recently moved back to Hawai‘i from NYC with his wife,...

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van Gogh on Swiss TV+

Click here to view HAA’s van Gogh media event on Swiss TV. pictured l-r: Dr....

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