2013

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Learn about Georgia O’Keeffe from someone who knew her+

Georgia O’Keeffe fans won’t want to miss the on-stage conversation between Barney Ebsworth and curator Theresa Papanikolas on Wednesday, Jan....

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaiian flowers+

There are just two weeks left to see the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawai‘i Pictures. On view...

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Happy New Year from Director Stephan Jost+

The year is coming to a close—the time when many of us make gifts to the organizations we love the...

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Danny Lyon’s ‘Heat Exhaustion,’ (1967/68)+

Now on view in Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce is this image...

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The art of collecting: Cherye and Jim Pierce+

Now on view is Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce, along with two...

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Last-minute gift? Make it meaningful with a museum membership+

What can you get for $25 these days? Three-quarters of a tank of gas, three jars of chutney from the...

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Theater manager Taylour Chang reveals her favorite work of art+

Taylour Chang is manager of the museum’s Doris Duke Theatre—and a filmmaker. Born and raised on O‘ahu, she is a...

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Art school spring registration is here! Staffers reveal their class picks+

Registration for the spring semester at the Honolulu Museum of Art School began last Tuesday. With more than 100 to...

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Meet our new equine guests on the front lawn+

Last week the museum blocked off the far right lane of Beretania Street to install two magnificent sculptures by Deborah...

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Damien Memorial School students think about transportation issues through art+

In a classroom at Damien Memorial School, the scene is controlled chaos while teacher Mrs. Pai confers individually with 10th...

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Daydreaming with art school assistant director Pearlyn Salvador+

Last November, Honolulu Museum of Art School director Vince Hazen converted a former phone booth into the Nanogallery—a mini art...

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Museum Shop: Designs for living+

The Museum Shop’s great book selection includes titles on design—every aspect of it, including interiors. Just in is Creative Spaces...

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From discarded suitcase to art gallery: The photographic works of Miki Nitadori+

On view at Honolulu Museum at First Hawaiian Center is Reflect: Miki Nitadori, a series of photographs printed on textiles....

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Honolulu Printmakers’ limited edition Director’s Portfolio on sale this weekend+

The venerable Honolulu Printmakers, which makes its home at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, has a new executive director—Duncan...

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Outreach report: Queen Ka‘ahumanu students work with artist Sergio Garzon+

Since September, every Wednesday 45 Queen Ka’ahumanu Elementary English Language Learner students walk the block to the museum to participate...

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New Spalding House Shop taking shape for Nov 29 opening+

Opening Nov. 29 is a new shop at Spalding House in Makiki Heights. Architect Glenn Mason has transformed an old...

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Winning: Results of our Ansel Adams Instagram photo contest+

From Nov. 4 to 17, the museum held an Ansel Adams Instagram photo contest, as part of programming for our...

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The color of time: Nina Cambron clocks+

New in the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop are fused-glass clocks by Detroit artist Nina Cambron. Her studio uses high-quality...

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Franklyn Donahue, a 38-year museum veteran, retires this week+

Franklyn Donahue looks at the gleaming wood of the 18th-century tall clock in the newly reinstalled gallery of American art....

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Art instructor Janell Nakahara on Monet and masks+

On a recent afternoon, we stopped by Janell Nakahara’s “Philosophy and Art” class, part of the museum’s Art to Go...

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New in the Museum Shop: Elk jewelry and accessories+

All the way from Melbourne, Australia, come these gorgeous statement necklace handmade from carved wooden leaves. It’s by Elk, a...

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Miguel Tobias on his favorite work of art+

Miguel Tobias is our mail master, and all-around go-to guy. When he’s not helping the museum run smoothly, you might...

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Making ‘cake’ with a Dutchman+

One of the issues that the new shunga exhibition Tongue in Cheek: Erotic Art in 19th-Century Japan looks at is...

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Students get in the ‘flow’ at first Soundshop music education program+

The museum held its first half-day workshop on the aural arts last Tuesday, when the group Super Groupers taught 33...

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Our Calder is back from Korea+

Our Alexander Calder piece Object With Yellow Background is back home. It returned last month after being included in the...

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Jared Stone wins the museum three design awards+

On Oct. 26 the Honolulu chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, held its awards ceremony for its biannual...

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Remembering Karin Higa+

The museum is saddened to learn of the passing of curator Karin Higa on Tuesday. It was an honor and...

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Bundit Kanisthakhon and Kirk Malanchuk up for award for their design of our new parking attendant booth+

In August the museum’s new parking attendant booth opened for operation in the lot behind the art school on Victoria...

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Staff picks: Garry Ka‘aihue’s favorite work of art+

Garry Ka‘aihue, our Spalding House facilities manager, knows the structure and its grounds as intimately as it’s possible to know...

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Gideon Gerlt starts his ‘Neural Net’ installation at Spalding House+

This past Saturday, new Orvis Artist in Residence Gideon Gerlt made multiple trips to Spalding House on his moped, hauling...

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