2014

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The Hawaiian Room: Complete at last and screening at ‘Ōiwi Film Festival+

When Ann Marie Kirk’s documentary The Hawaiian Room, about the famed Hotel Lexington’s nightspot in New York, opened the 2012...

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Glass act: Art collectors (and donors) Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser+

Los Angeles–based art-collecting couple Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser have been coming to Hawai‘i for decades, and this year their...

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Museum milestone: Meet our first Korean art curator+

The Honolulu Museum of Art was one of the first museums in the United States to have a gallery dedicated...

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Korean art spotlight: Joseon Dynasty Dragon Jar+

The Korean ceramics collection at the Honolulu Museum of Art is among the oldest in the country and finest in...

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We are looking for volunteer docents!+

Join our next volunteer docent training course! Any teacher who has brought their students on a guided school tour knows...

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Coming soon to DOE classrooms: Visual art education posters+

Educators: Look what’s coming to a school mailbox near you soon! For the past few months, educators from the Honolulu...

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The Islamic World Through Art: Travel the Silk Road and more+

The Islamic World Through Art guided school tour starts Feb 12! This tour helps students understand the Islamic World by...

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The Holiday Tour Nov 1-Dec 31+

Get in the spirit of the season with our Holiday Tour! For the festive season, let your students explore holiday-related...

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Gift idea: Museum in a box+

Why give a gift that is used once or collects dust on a forgotten shelf when you can give someone...

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Eugene Savage murals will remain on view through summer 2015+

One of the highlights of the popular Art Deco Hawai‘i exhibition are the six murals by Eugene Savage that Matson...

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Educating Educators: Ualani Davis and Andrea Charuk+

Working parallel to the museum’s core full-time staff is a phalanx of part-time artist instructors who create curriculum for and...

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Teens drop beats, rhymes, and mics at third Soundshop+

“This one feels really good,” said Navid Najafi about the museum’s third Soundshop program, which took place last Tuesday in...

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‘Modern Love’ preview: Interview with artist Tsubaki Anna+

Opening Nov. 20 is the museum’s third and final exhibition focusing on the genre of Japanese erotic art. The first...

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The Art School presents trio of freshly installed exhibitions+

Now on view at the Honolulu Museum of Art School are three new exhibitions! Adding to the mayhem, while these...

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Here it is, your moment of zen: Security Supervisor Lars Tellander+

Regular readers of this enewsletter know from this “Staff Pick” series that many museum staff members develop varying degrees of...

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Abe Lagrimas on his new album, upcoming show and ‘ukulele beasts+

Homegrown music star Abe Lagrimas’s career may have taken him everywhere from Malaysia to the Czech Republic, but he hasn’t...

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A Savage view of Capt. Cook’s arrival+

The six murals that Matson commissioned from artist Eugene Savage in 1938 have people lingering in the exhibition Art Deco...

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Where Egyptian tradition and dubstep meet: The creator of Shimmy Showcase on this year’s extravaganza+

Malia Delapenia created the Hawaii Belly Dance Convention a decade ago, and this year she kicks the weeklong program off...

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Going en plein air with instructor Andrew Rose+

(Andrew Rose [right] with a student. Photo courtesy Andrew Rose, 2014) Entering Andrew Rose’s namesake gallery in Pauahi Tower, leaving...

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Kids explore the connections between art and science+

On the Central Courtyard stage, at the feet of one of the museum’s most recognized works, La Grande Pénélope, a...

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‘Artists of Hawai‘i 2015′ artists selected+

Our website always gets a spike in visits whenever we post the artists selected for Artists of Hawai‘i, which is...

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Stephan Jost: Membership up, outreach reaching further+

Just over a year ago we launched our new membership program. I am happy to report that the community has...

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Congratulations 2014 graduating docents!+

Congratulations to our newest crop of school tour docents who graduated just last week and have hit the ground running....

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Kyle Little or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Abstract Art+

As this blog post is being typed, an installation team is hard at work in the Palm Courtyard assembling a...

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Win our Facebook contest: We’ll display your artwork in a gallery+

From now until October 10, the Honolulu Museum of Art is asking its Facebook page fans (that’s you) to submit works using...

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Indian artwork goes to Homeland Security as part of global investigation+

Of course no museum wants to get a visit from the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations...

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Travis Hancock on the Hi Sk8 Films showcase+

“We were just trying to copy surfing. Everything about skateboarding had to do with surfing. It was all about fun...

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Angel Azul drips with Artistic Practicality+

This Saturday, Doris Duke Theatre is proud to screen three showings of Angel Azul, a documentary film that follows the work of...

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Cheyne Gallarde on Channeling His Inner-Everybody+

Chameleon/photographer Cheyne (pronounced ‘Shane’) Gallarde’s work went on display at Spalding House’s Fall exhibition Hi Society last month, and in that...

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Artist John Koga’s Naked Tears in the Nanogallery+

A former phone booth in the lobby of the Honolulu Museum of Art School has become a fun and formidable...

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