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Lending Collection offers a free pass to the world+

The museum has had a Lending Collection since it opened in 1927—originally comprised of works from founder Anna Rice Cooke’s...

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Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation grant funds art class for Title 1 school kids+

Last May, Kim Johnson, cofounder of the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation, and Jessica Scheeter, executive director of the foundation, toured...

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Art instructor Mark Norseth on teaching process vs. product+

The Honolulu Museum of Art School offers more than 280 classes and workshops every year for adults and young artists,...

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Meet our new Asian art intern: Charise Michelsen+

Every year, the museum’s Asian Art Department gets a new intern. The position is generously funded by the Society of...

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Special art tour: Museum Friends get in-depth look at reinstalled Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery+

Last Wednesday evening, the Honolulu Museum of Art Friends group—which is comprised of almost 400 museum volunteers, including docents—held an...

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Meet Vi Loo, our new Chairman of the Board of Trustees+

Violet S.W. Loo, known as Vi, has long given back to the community. Holding an MA in education from the...

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Staff picks: Amber Ludwig’s favorite work of art+

Amber Ludwig is the Curatorial Assistant for the Department of European and American Art.  She received her Ph.D. in Art...

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Honolulu Myohoji Mission donates prize sculpture+

The most recent addition to the museum’s collection of Japanese art is the wood sculpture Enlightenment by Hashimoto Chōshū, a...

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Congratulations to our new school-tour docents+

Last Monday, our latest group of 16 docents graduated, attending a small ceremony with director Stephan Jost, director of tour...

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Q+A: Kapulani Landgraf on ‘Ponoiwi’+

The Native Hawaiian artist’s installation Ponoiwi opens this Friday, Sept. 28, at ARTafterDARK: The Reveal. The work addresses the issue...

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Meet Hathaway Jakobsen, our new Chief Advancement Officer+

In June, the museum welcomed its first ever Chief Advancement Officer—Hathaway Jakobsen. This new position was created to spearhead fundraising,...

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Artist Roberta Griffith talks about doll parts and Dalí+

The temporary exhibitions gallery is been a hive of activity since last week, with the installation of Artists of Hawai‘i...

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Staff picks: Danilo Urbano’s favorite work of art+

Members of the museum’s operations maintenance team know the museum in an intimate way that no other staffers do. They...

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Teaching teachers about O’Keeffe and Adams+

In July, the museum’s education department held two workshops to familiarize teachers with the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams:...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Roberta Griffith: Stuck in the sand+

Got the work shipped to the Honolulu Museum of Art for three installations in Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 last week....

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Clarence Chun: My Little Black Book+

When I started going to school and living in New York City for several years, the one thing that really...

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Atherton Family Foundation grant helps museum reach out to Title 1 schools+

To help the museum’s efforts to build relationships with teachers from Title 1 schools, the Atherton Family Foundation recently awarded...

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The director’s cut | Stephan Jost on education and membership+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is a member of the Association of Art Museum Directors. This past year, the directors...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Drew Broderick: Visual Research into the Honolulu Museum of Art, part III+

Conducted casually over the past 10 months in preparation of Artists of Hawaiʻi 2013. Part III of III The Lei Maker, painted...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Drew Broderick: Visual Research into the Honolulu Museum of Art, part II+

Conducted casually over the past 10 months in preparation of Artists of Hawaiʻi 2013. Part II of III Site: The  John...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Drew Broderick: Visual Research into the Honolulu Museum of Art, part I+

Conducted casually over the past 10 months in preparation for Artists of Hawaiʻi 2013. Part I of III Site: Robert...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: Photographic Portraits: The Scale Modelers+

When I was a kid, drawing and building stuff were among my favorite things to do. Plastic scale model kits...

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Orvis Artist in Residence | Jessica Orfe: Topical Animals, Finishing Stages+

Did you know that there has been a collaborative mural happening at Spalding House? For the past five weekends, beginning...

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Seen: Members’ opening for ‘Georgia O’Keeffe+Ansel Adams’+

Members got a preview of Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawai‘i Pictures at the opening reception on July 17....

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Keith Tallett has a solo show at the new SPF Projects gallery in Kaka‘ako+

Did you love Keith Tallett’s banana tattooed with “watufaka” and his Flying Hawaiians gleaming, resined wood slabs emblazoned with tire...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Ryan Higa: Visual inspiration+

Someone named this plant ‘baby toes.’ Ryan Higa, one of the 11 artists who were selected to be part of...

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The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in paint and pixels+

Now on view in Landscape in the New World is one of the museum’s American art treasures—Thomas Moran’s sweeping panorama...

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Art School student completes senior project with metals instructor+

Chantalle VanPutten has been taking classes at the Art School for the last six years, since the Honolulu Museum of...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: The persuasiveness of craft+

On miniature aircraft, scale modelers painstakingly reproduce things like wires and rivet heads in sizes up to 70 times smaller...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Amber Aguirre: What I’m working on now+

My work has most often focused on social commentary. As the child of a Holocaust survivor I was aware from...

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