April, 2020

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Maitreya: hope for the future+

Sit. Think. Wait—for the isolation to end, for a future...

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Capturing a sunset: Hiroshige’s “Evening Glow at Seta”+

During this quarantine, many of us spend our free time...

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HoMA Artist Spotlight: Gaye Chan+

Hawaiʻi artist Gaye Chan is in the process of documenting her...

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Yaozen: Hiroshige’s celebration of a fine restaurant in 19th century Japan+

Although neon signs in their windows reassure us that they...

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HoMA Artist Spotlight: Ty Sanga+

HoMA is spotlighting the work of artists in our community...

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‘Ulu and Hawaiian quilting+

This “‘Ulu (Breadfruit)” Hawaiian quilt by Ruby Thompson was made...

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The Orchid Pavilion+

For better or worse, alcohol consumption has been a fundamental...

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Yōkai and the visualization of disease+

In the past few weeks, as the international pandemic has...

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Social distancing in the context of Japanese art, part 2+

Recently, I wrote about how a work of portraiture and...

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Social distancing in the context of Japanese art, part 1+

In addition to the physical danger that it poses, the...

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HoMA community MUBI subscription, and a Curator’s Pick+

HoMA is thrilled to team up with streaming service MUBI...

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HoMA Artist Spotlight: filmmaker Jalena Keane-Lee+

Jalena Keane-Lee is a social justice filmmaker and the spring...

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Dietrich Varez’s block print “Honolulu Academy”+

In the 1990s, the late Hawai‘i-based artist Dietrich Varez created...

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Compassion embodied by the Bodhisattva Guanyin+

As I write this on April 2, today marks the...

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The Peach Blossom Spring+

Social distancing is by no means a new concept. In...

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HoMA remembers Trustee Claire Johnson+

The Honolulu Museum of Art community is saddened by the...

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