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 needs, artwork changes in the...

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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 and Robert Delaunay’s Rainbow—is the...

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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 weeklong event celebrating street art...

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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. With more than 100 to...

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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 into the Nanogallery—a mini art...

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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 the museum’s Art to Go...

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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 after being included in the...

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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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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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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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