Lesa Griffith

We’re a Blue Star Museum May 27-Aug 31+

The museum is pleased to once again participate in Blue Star Museums—offering free admission to military personnel and their families...

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Looking at Irving Penn’s ‘Cuzco Children’+

There are just three weeks left to soak up all the amazing photography in Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection...

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Darius Homayounpour creates a ‘Rift’ in the galleries+

Going on view in the Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery this week is Darius Homayounpour’s installation Rift. He’s been in there...

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Exciting news: A major Lichtenstein joins the collection+

Just accessioned into the museum collection is Roy Lichtenstein’s 1995 relief sculpture Woman Contemplating a Yellow Cup. This major gift...

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Chuna McIntyre schools the museum on seal-gut parkas+

On view in the textile exhibition Sheer Delight was a Yu’pik parka made of seal gut (hopefully you saw it!)....

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Collections manager Brady Evans on his favorite work of art+

Brady Evans possibly knows the museum better than anyone else on staff—and he’s only 24. At the Honolulu Museum of...

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New at the Museum Shop+

New Museum Shop manager Cori Mackie has brought a new look and feel to our stores at the main location...

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Lalla Essaydi: Crossing a cultural threshold into prohibited ‘space’+

The exhibition Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce includes two striking works by...

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Golden glow: Ogata Kōrin’s ‘Chrysanthemums/Maple Tree’+

Now on view in Light from Shadow: Gold in Japanese Art is this glowing screen. Learn more about it: Ogata...

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Slow Art Day participant: You should do this again+

On Saturday, the museum took part in Slow Art Day—an international event that happens at art venues around the world—for...

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