Lesa Griffith

‘The Dragon’s Gift’ in San Francisco+

‘The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan” had a low-key opening on Feb. 20 at the Asian Art Museum...

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Art Ambassador Jacqueline Rush Lee has art all over the place+

Jacqueline Rush Lee helps bring art to O‘ahu children—she was an instructor with our Art to Go after-school outreach program...

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‘Spiral Jetta’: The Hawai‘i connection+

Reading Erin Hogan’s road-trip/art history memoir “Spiral Jetta,” about her land art sojourn in the Southwest, I stopped short when...

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Africa: Feel the continent through its art+

“African Art from the Academy’s Collection” just opened yesterday. Here’s a little peek at the fantastic sculptures, textiles, and other...

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5 questions for Laura Hoptman+

Laura Hoptman, the Kraus Family Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, is the juror...

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Academy’s ‘Hawaiian Modern’ catalog in Pottery Barn catalog+

Anna Hoover, who keeps our Visitor Information Center running smoothly, just reported that her eagle-eyed husband spotted the Academy’s “Hawaiian...

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Muraqqa’ continues to fascinate visitors+

The small, incredibly detailed paintings in the exhibition “Muraqqa’: Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin,” have visitors...

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See Harriet Tubman @ Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday+

This month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday on Feb. 15, 11am-5pm, is extra special. To celebrate Black History Month, the...

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Richie Mehta coming to Friends of Film Friday 2/20!+

Film Curator Gina Caruso just got word that Indian-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta, whose “Amal” was the hit of last year’s...

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Don’t miss: Street artist Aaron Noble talk Feb. 5+

For three years Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, as curator of thirtyninehotel‘s gallery, has been running the most exciting indie art program...

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