2012

Happy birthday Eloise!+

We are so honored that Eloise Wickersham chose the Honolulu Museum of Art Café to...

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Tattoo legend Mike Ledger in our photo studio today+

Curators have selected 10 contemporary artists to highlight in our upcoming exhibition Tattoo Honolulu. One...

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Museum docents’ artworks go on view April 29+

Not only are our docents founts of art knowledge—leading tours every day at the museum—many...

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New in the museum shop: Thomas Mann jewelry+

In-the-know shoppers who have a thing for contemporary jewelry and the contemporary American craft movement...

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Eggs hatched, ready for takeoff!+

Last month we reported that a shama thrush had laid eggs in Orvis artist in...

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The making of ‘Unnecessary Seduction’+

Whenever I go to Spalding House, I am always awestruck by the natural beauty of...

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Makeover update: Gallery 6+

A lot of visitors make a beeline to our impressive collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist...

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Makeover update: Gallery 5+

Phase II of the reinstallation of galleries 1 to 10 is done! Now you can...

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We’ve got eggs!+

Eva Enriquez was our first Orvis Artist in Residence of 2012. Her project, Inhabitants, entailed...

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New in the shop: Lamps that make children dream!+

That’s the tagline for ZzzooLights, adorable, luminescent lamps from Italy. And we’ve now got them...

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Work that was on view at museum sold for $539K+

Up until last year, if you went to the second-floor gallery of American art, you’d...

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Reinstallation of galleries 5 + 6+

You got to follow the reinstallation of Gallery 4, which became the portraiture gallery (here’s...

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New jewelry in the museum shop+

Metalsmith Kirsten Lora makes whimsical jewelry out of oxydized sterling silver and handpainted plastic miniature...

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The rise of the guava saplings+

Last week visiting artist Patrick Dougherty and his crew—Hawai‘i artist Leland Miyano, museum staff, volunteers—harvested...

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Hawai‘i Art Now members-only opening tonight+

The first concrete sign of Hawai‘i Art Now was Eli Baxter installing her work Ascension...

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Doodle4Google stations at Spalding House + School+

It’s time to Doodle 4 Google! The theme this year is “If I could travel...

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Visitors become impromptu art assistants on vacay+

The stripping of the strawberry guava saplings started on our front lawn today. Sherwood and...

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The great guava harvest of 2012+

Today Patrick Dougherty started work on his installation at the museum—this meant harvesting tons of...

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Better view of Thomas Wilfred’s ‘Opus 160′+

Wow! Eugene Epstein, the subject of my previous post, forwarded the blog link to his...

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The Museum’s rare Lumia+

Last spring, boy was I excited to get a call from a New Yorker fact...

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