Lesa Griffith

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More than 1,000 people attended Artists of Hawai’i 2009 members opening+

Last night’s members’ opening of Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 was a fabulous climax to two years of work. In a...

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2 artists: Ryan Lee and Lian Lederman+

Today artists Lian Lederman, left, and Ryan Lee were in Gallery 28 installing their work in “Artists of Hawai’i 2009.”...

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Why do YOU go to the Honolulu Academy of Arts?+

I just spent four days at the American Association of Museum’s annual conference in Philadelphia. It’s a chance to exchange...

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New venue for Hawaii arts news+

Freelance writer Ray Pace has launched Honolulu Arts Beat, an e-zine that covers “music, entertainment and culture.” It has a...

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Meet ‘Herb and Dorothy’ at next Friends of Film Friday+

In November I posted an item about the Academy having the honor of being named the recipient of 50 works...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2009: Sneak peek 2+

“Whatevahs” by Lawrence Seward, who recently moved back to Hawai‘i from NYC with his wife, animator Laura Margulies, and two...

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Academy’s van Gogh unveiled in Basel+

Academy Registrar Pauline Sugino accompanied our van Gogh “Wheat Field” to Basel and its unveiling at the Kunstmuseum Basel was...

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FREE ICE CREAM @ Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday tomorrow+

Meadow Gold’s Lani Moo is moseying over to the Academy tomorrow to give out FREE ice cream—chocolate-coated vanilla bars, Orange...

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Summer of art+

Registration for summer session at the Academy Art Center at Linekona starts April 15. In the past, summer time focused...

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Academy wins (sort of) at Pa’i Awards+

Today the Hawai‘i Publishers Association held its annual Pa‘i Awards to recognize excellence in the Hawai‘i print media. The Academy...

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