Docent council co-presidents: World travelers who like to see lightbulbs go off+

Be flexible. That’s the mantra taught in the museum’s docent training program. Visitors have different...

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Between the stacks: Head librarian Sachiyo Kawai‘ae‘a+

  Tucked away between two French oil paintings in the museum’s Modernism gallery—Amédée Ozenfant’s Accords...

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Artist Hanasaurusrex: On yarnbombing and mermaids in Hawai‘i+

More than 100 invited artists converged on Honolulu for this year’s POW! WOW! Hawai‘i 2014—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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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A glimpse into a day in the life of a curator+

From Curator of Contemporary Art James Jensen, who had a break from everyday curatorial duties:...

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Our van Gogh is back on view+

Our Vincent van Gogh painting is back! After a yearlong trip, which included stops at...

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And the winners are…+

Congratulations to Ailsa Horky of Kaneohe and Tyler Dos Santos-Tam of Honolulu for winning our...

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A visit from Joan Lebold Cohen+

We were honored to have photographer/art historian Joan Lebold Cohen here at the museum last...

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Makeover update: The reinstallation is almost done!+

We’re almost done! The last phase of the reinstallation of the galleries of European and...

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