Lesa Griffith

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Staff picks: Extra-last-minute holiday gift guide+

What, just five days left til Christmas? And all you’ve...

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Staff picks: Last-minute holiday gift guide+

We asked museum staffers what Museum Shop offerings catch their...

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Reem Bassous: Finding identity in her paintings+

Reem Bassous’s solo show Beyond the Archive: Paintings by Reem...

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Honolulu Printmakers Annual Impressions Sale: Nov 27 + 28+

WHEN: Friday, Nov 27, 10am-8 pm • Nov 28, 10am-5pm...

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Meet Jacob Silver, our new executive chef, food + beverage director+

After a four-month search, the museum found someone with the...

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Curator Theresa Papanikolas selected for prestigious program+

The museum is proud to report that last month, Theresa...

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Sara Oka on the road to ‘Harajuku’+

What started as an idea in the overactive brain of...

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Master ceramist Lee Kang Hyo tackles 700 pounds of clay in Central Courtyard Sept 22-25+

As part of Splendor and Serenity: Korean Ceramics from the...

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‘Pontchartrain': Robert Colescott’s enigmatic narrative+

Now on view in the Contemporary Art Gallery is Robert...

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Remembering—and thanking—Joanna Lau Sullivan and her family+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is saddened to learn of...

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Masami Teraoka receives Lee Krasner Award+

The museum congratulates Masami Teraoka, who found out last week...

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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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