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Now in the shop: Joomchi jewelry by Nancy Raasch+

Now in the Museum Shop is paper jewelry by North...

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Meet our members: Shoko and Andrew Livingston (and their #ArtShop experience!)+

The goal of Contempo #ArtShop, which ended yesterday, basically was...

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Meet Giant Robot’s Eric Nakamura: Connecting with people through art+

In 1994, Eric Nakamura was a cool 24-year-old Japanese-American punk...

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Ayad Alkadhi on ‘I Am Baghdad XV’+

  The exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape and...

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Legislature approves $1.5 million grant for the museum+

After almost two years of planning, lobbying, and giving testimony...

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Maya Lea Portner+

“I want to pin each piece to the wall,” said...

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The process: In dialogue with artist Reem Bassous and curator Healoha Johnston+

Opening in December is the exhibition Beyond the Archive: Paintings...

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Deb Nehmad’s ‘Wasted’ opening at Kim Foster Gallery April 9+

“It was literally my dream come true,” says Deb Nehmad...

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9 ways to make Mom feel special+

Mother’s Day arrives in two weeks—are you ready? No? Leaving...

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Behind the scenes: Curator James Jensen visits Masami Teraoka’s studio+

Last week, curator James Jensen visited Masami Teraoka’s studio in...

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Museum staffers’ HIFF Spring Showcase picks+

The Hawaii International Film Festival is the cinema partner of...

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Theater news: Admission is FREE for kids+

Since March 3, the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke...

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Museum hands seven Indian antiquities to Homeland Security Investigations+

Back in September we reported that a special agent from...

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We will not forget Dr. Irv Schatz+

Museum staff were very saddened Friday to learn about the...

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Hamid Rahmanian: His four-year journey into ‘Shahnameh’+

Since the exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and...

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Stephan Jost: What should our museum look like in five years?+

To mark #MuseumWeek, which runs March 23 to 29, the...

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New at Spalding House Shop: Contemporary jewelry by Carly Wright+

You’ll find New York–based jewelry designer Carly Wright’s new nature-inspired...

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Museum Shop: The place for special things+

Along with its great selection of art books, jewelry, accessories,...

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Museum Shop: Like the mural? Get the book. Or tattoos. Or postcards+

The mural Nervosa III, which James Jean completed a week...

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Andy Graydon: Phase 2 of ‘Fig. 1,’ opening Feb. 27+

Andy Graydon arrived in Honolulu on Feb. 17, and has...

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Staff pick: Hilary Sholin has eyes for ‘Marisol’+

Hilary Sholin, the museum’s annual giving coordinator, oversees the membership...

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21st-century origami: Find out how with these new books+

Now on view in Less = More at Spalding House...

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Crotchet artist Olek: Ocean preservation, sisal, and skulls+

Now hard at work on the museum’s front lawn, as...

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James Jean: Organic characters and fractals+

Last night, artist James Jean started work on his mural...

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Take home the Shangri La experience+

Opening Feb. 12 is Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape,...

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Pow! Wow! Hawaii expands to museum and Art School this week+

Last year, Pow! Wow! Hawaii, in collaboration with Los Angeles...

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