Lesa Griffith

Movies at the Academy 72 years ago+

Way before Doris Duke Theatre was even built, the Academy was showing movies. We’re talking silent films in Central Courtyard...

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Academy adds 2 graffiti murals to its collection+

The Academy invites you to Academy Art Center at Linekona to see two explosive murals by legendary graffiti artists Estria...

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‘Stomp’ing out furlough Fridays+

The kids enrolled in the Academy Art Center at Linekona’s Exploring Art of Furlough Fridays classes (so popular we had...

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Estria + Prime painting at Academy 12/19+

The Academy is honored that Estria and Prime will paint a freezer container at the Academy Art Center at Linekona...

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Harajuku in Hokusai’s day (+ aloHAA goes bilingual!)+

Tokyo’s Harajuku district is the place to see the latest street fashions on the city’s hipsters. It’s a crowded urban...

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Why Hokusai’s got the blues+

Katsushika Hokusai used a lot of blue dye in his “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” prints. Honolulu Academy of Arts...

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‘The Lost Symbol’ at the Academy in January+

A fan of Dan Brown’s latest blockbuster—an exploration into the mysteries of Freemasonry? (As Maureen Dowd wrote in The New...

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Talented staff: Aaron Padilla in ‘Degrees of Distinction’ @ UH+

There’s little over a week left to see “Degrees of Distinction,” an exhibition of alumni work at the University of...

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Can’t stop going in Gallery 27+

Staff are abuzz about Curator Theresa Papanikolas’ and Installation Designer Larry Maruya’s reinstallation of the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery (aka...

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Mirror image? Hokusai’s idealized Mount Fuji+

At first glance, Katushika Hokusai’s woodblock print “Reflection in Lake Misaka in Kai Province,” part of the series “Thirty-six Views...

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