2018

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King Kalākaua’s 1881 World Tour+

Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou! Did you know that in 1881, King...

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The Richard Lane Collection—a time machine to the Edo period+

Collector and art dealer Richard Douglas Lane (1926–2002) was a...

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Consider ending 2018 with a generous gift to HoMA+

As 2018 wraps up, we’d like to thank everyone who...

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Erick Swenson’s ‘Present in the Past’ now on view at Spalding House+

Earlier this year, our contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick...

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How FHC artist Taylor Johnson reclaims forgotten images and memories+

Nostalgia is a deeply human and visceral experience that almost...

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New membership prices introduced next year+

Your membership is a commitment to the arts in our...

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Find the Daoist symbols in this gold priest’s robe from ‘Golden Opportunities’+

Daoism (Taoism) fell from imperial favor during the Qing dynasty...

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A year-end message from the director+

Aloha and happy holidays to you and your loved ones!...

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Musuem Shop: Masami Teraoka book signing on 1/5+

About two weeks ago, we announced the exciting news that our Museum...

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HoMA gift guide 2: Unique items for every price range+

At the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop, checking off your...

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Art School Spring 2019 registration starts Dec. 11+

With 2019 just around the corner, people are just beginning to ideate...

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HoMA gift guide 1: Native Hawaiian birds and zodiac-inspired items+

The first week of December has passed, which means we are...

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Staff pick: Chris Emory loves the vibrancy of Madge Tennent+

Chris Emory is a filmmaker, tapa-maker, performance artist, cultural practitioner,...

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Filmmaker and sailor Nāʻālehu Anthony on documenting the Hōkūle‘a’s global voyage+

In 1976, the wa‘a kaulua known as the Hōkūle‘a set sail from...

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HoMA’s first Okinawan painting is now on view!+

About two months ago, curator of Asian art Shawn Eichman...

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From the archives: Otto Piene’s “Sky Lei” in Kapi‘olani Park in 1970.+

Hanging from the ceilings of the Hawai‘i State Capitol’s House...

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Museum Shop: Masami Teraoka’s new art publication (special edition too!)+

Artist Masami Teraoka’s brand-new art publication, Floating Realities: The Art of...

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#GivingTuesday is Nov 27—the perfect day to give back to HoMA+

The Honolulu Museum of Art relies on your generosity to...

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Curator’s notes: In appreciation of the color in Japanese woodblock prints+

In this season of giving thanks, I would like to...

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Beyond the museum: Get a discount on admission to Bishop Museum until Jan. 27+

Did you know our milestone exhibition Ho‘oulu Hawai‘i: The King...

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Staff pick: How the Chinese Art Gallery makes Sarah Fang nostalgic+

Have you seen a film or performance at Doris Duke Theatre...

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Experience ‘Ho‘oulu Hawai‘i’ in ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i with the HoMA app+

Learn more about Ho‘oulu Hawai‘i: The King Kalākaua Era with the accompanying...

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See new artwork in ‘Making Waves’ rotation starting Nov. 21+

Starting on Wednesday, Nov. 21, our current contemporary exhibition Making Waves—which...

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Nov. 25th is Museum Store Sunday and HoMA thanks you with a special discount+

On Nov. 25, HoMA and its Museum Shop (along with more than 700...

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Celebrate King Kalākaua’s birthday with us on Nov. 16+

On Nov. 16, join the Honolulu Museum of Art as...

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Museum Shop: Lightweight handmade jewelry and artist-inspired objects+

The Museum Shop is gearing up for the holidays with...

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Come see three new exhibitions of Hawai‘i artists in downtown Honolulu until Jan. 18+

The First Hawaiian Center exhibition program, a partnership between First...

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FHC artist Renee Iijima on how the local art community and life and death inspire her art+

Currently on view in HoMA’s second floor gallery at First...

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