2010

Benefit Studio Sale in Full Effect+

The Academy Art Center Studio Benefit Sale, the Honolulu Printmakers Print Sale and the World Art Bazaar members preview are...

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An Armenian in Hawai‘i+

Artist Arman Manookian designed Christmas cards for the belated Star Bulletin. Like this one. So he wasn’t a great speller!...

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Latest acquisition: John Mydock & Greg Smith Collaboration+

Every year the Honolulu Academy of Arts acquires a work from the Hawaii Craftsmen’s 43rd Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, now...

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Lovely lei+

Mahalo to the person who adorned one of our Chinese horses with this lovely lei, on this aloHAA Thursday. Come...

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World Art Bazaar: Sneak peek 3+

Academy Shop Manager Kathee Hoover thinks this bronze Guanyin sculpture ($495) from Japan was made in the 1940s. Very elegant,...

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World Art Bazaar: Freshen up your crib+

At World Art Bazaar, as the name implies, you can find things from around the globe. Yes, there will be...

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Academy Art Center: The place to find gifts with character+

For the third year, the Academy Art Center at Linekona holds the Art Center Studio Benefit Sale. Artists who use...

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In The Academy Shop: Piperoids!+

Academy Shop buyer Courtland Cleland just ran into my office all abuzz. “We got Piperoids! We’re the only shop in...

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Pre-fringe launch! The first Oahu Fringe Festival happens in November. In the meantime, the organizers, who include actor-filmmaker Misa Tupou,...

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Four Thousand Years of Southeast Asian Art opens+

The opening of Four Thousand Years of Southeast Asian Art is happening right now. Here is Asian Art Curator Shawn...

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Inside the Museum: Prize for pennypinching+

When the global economy imploded in fall 2008, the Academy immediately went on a cost-cutting spree. Since then, the museum...

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Asbestos clouds fate of mural+

Investigative blogger Ian Lind got wind of the possible demise of a mural at Kamehameha Schools. The mural was created...

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We’ve got a winnah!: BOE candidate Melanie Bailey gets the Wade Tokoro surfboard+

For the second year in a row, the Academy’s Surf Film Festival included a drawing for a prized Wade Tokoro...

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Academy’s former deputy director named managing director of Dia:Beacon+

Susan Sayre Batton, who was deputy director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 2005 to 2008, is now the...

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GiRL FeST: Call for artists+

GiRL FeST 2010 looking for art. Deadline is Aug. 31.

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Young Artists show off+

The Academy Art Center bustled with about 800 people—kids proudly showing off their paintings, drawings, sculptures and other masterworks to...

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Nathan Apffel in the house+

Here are Academy Film Curator Gina Caruso and director Nathan Apffel having a pre-festival pow wow in Pavilion Cafe. Just...

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The Dragon’s Gift opens in Zürich+

The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan is on the final stop of its global journey—on July 4 the...

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Surf Film Festival is back better than ever. + FREE beer at opening nite+

The one time a year surfers come to the Doris Duke Theatre is almost here. And this time film curator...

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Inside The Academy Shop: A buyer’s eye view of Austin+

As an Assistant Manager and Buyer for the Academy Shop, my job entails traveling in search of cool, new things,...

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Our “Water Lilies” on an urban adventure+

Now on view through June 26 at Gagosian Gallery in New York City is the exhibition Monet. The survey of...

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Mr Rooks goes to Venice+

Michael Rooks, the Academy’s former curator of European and American art, is now the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and...

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Our first Duchamp. Very exciting.+

Last year, when Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas was working on “From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on...

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Rainbow Film Festival: Long weekend of must-see films+

The 21st Rainbow Film Festival kicked off last night with actor Mindy Cohn in attendance. (Here she is with Whole...

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Artist Maika`i Tubbs tracing “Men In Lace”+

Maika`i Tubbs, talented artist and the Academy’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday Program Coordinator, has been hard at work the...

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Paris Dada: Not so crazy+

Theresa Papanikolas, Honolulu Academy of Arts Curator of European and American Art, continues to burnish the museum’s scholarly reputation. Last...

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Maria getting married+

Since 2002, New York-based artist Maria Yoon has been married 45 times. It is part of her project “Maria the...

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‘Ôiwi Film Festival opening night: Kanikapila!+

The ‘Ôiwi Film Festival, now running at the Doris Duke Theatre through May 26, got off to a lively start...

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Congrats to us + Wall to Wall Studios+

Our Artists of Hawai’i 2009 website, straight outta Chinatown’s Wall-to-Wall Studios, received a Certificate of Merit for Microsite Design at...

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