,

‘An American Artist in Postwar Japan’ breaks new ground for print exhibitions+

When An American Artist in Postwar Japan: The Prints of Marian Korn goes on view Thursday, it will be the...

Read More+ 4 days ago
, , ,

Museum curators get recognized by their peers for ‘Modern Love’+

Last week the Association of Art Museum Curators announced the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence for curatorial work...

Read More+ 1 week ago
,

Bringing heroes and villains to life: Orvis Artist in the Museum Kahiau Beamer+

If the films that Hollywood has churned out in recent years are any indication, we are living in an era...

Read More+ 2 weeks ago
, , , , ,

‘Artists of Hawai‘i 2015′ update: Three studio visits with James Jensen+

With the opening of Artists of Hawai‘i 2015 less than two months away, many of the artists are in the...

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
, , ,

George Rickey sculptures receive some TLC+

The kinetic sculptures of George Rickey are mesmerizing. Found on the lawns of both museum locations, these engineering feats perform...

Read More+ 4 weeks ago
,

Peter Helto’s steampunk side revealed in this Staff Pick+

Have you ever left home without your phone? Many of us feel lost when the aggregate of all human understanding...

Read More+ 4 weeks ago
, , ,

Museum outreach: Students use art to communicate the science of Mānoa stream+

In February, Honolulu Museum of Art School instructors took students from Prince Kuhio Elementary and Ala Wai Elementary to Mānoa...

Read More+ 1 month ago
, , ,

Something is taking root at Spalding House+

Since last Friday the Spalding House Café chef Susan Lai Hipp has been able to source local ingredients at a...

Read More+ 1 month ago
, , , ,

Museum hires Samuel Gelfy as curator of millennial culture+

Over the past decade the museum has taken steps to better engage younger audiences. By many measures the museum has...

Read More+ 2 months ago
, , , ,

First Sundance ShortsLab: Honolulu—fostering talent and building community+

“A film set is a rolling ball of chaos and imminent failure,” said visiting filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean at the...

Read More+ 2 months ago
,

‘D’Arranged Marriage’ finds comedy in intergenerational conflict+

Fresh off the first Hawai‘i Sketch Comedy Festival, the museum keeps the funny coming April 9 and 10 with D’Arranged...

Read More+ 2 months ago
,

Three ‘ie toga mats go on view for the first time+

On view through Aug. 9, Shifting Values of Plaited Power highlights the weaving traditions of the Pacific with skillfully crafted...

Read More+ 2 months ago
, , ,

Kimee Balmilero guarantees you’ll LOL your pants at the first Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival+

Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Kimee Balmilero’s professional credits include the Emmy-nominated Discovery Kids series Hi-5, the original Broadway cast...

Read More+ 2 months ago
, ,

Community comes out in support of the Art School+

“Today we’re asking for the state’s support to expand the Honolulu Museum of Art School to meet community demand. Our...

Read More+ 3 months ago

Matson’s Eugene Savage murals on view in the Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery through Aug. 16+

Are you kicking yourself because you never got a chance to see Art Deco Hawai‘i? (The hit show closed in...

Read More+ 3 months ago
, ,

This year’s Gift Print artist is Paul Weissman+

This Wednesday the Honolulu Printmakers hold the opening reception of their 87th Annual Exhibition. Each year, the Printmakers commission an...

Read More+ 3 months ago
,

The cinematography of Anno Moyoco’s Sakuran+

Now on view in Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art is Anno Moyoco’s Sakuran—a manga that tells the story of...

Read More+ 3 months ago
,

내일 부터 한국어 안내 미술관 투어가 가능합니다—Korean language tours start tomorrow+

2월 10일부터, 매주 화요일 10시부터 12시까지 한국어 안내 미술관 투어가 가능합니다! Starting tomorrow the Honolulu Museum of Art is offering...

Read More+ 4 months ago
, ,

The power of a simple portrait+

Fazal Sheikh (American, born 1965) Hadija and her Father Badel Addan Gadel, Somali Refugee Camp, Mandera, Kenya, 1993 Gelatin silver...

Read More+ 4 months ago
,

Hokusai’s fulfilled dream of immortality+

At the heart of the exhibition Dreams of Mount Fuji: Masterpieces of the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Japanese Print Collection are three woodblock prints...

Read More+ 4 months ago
,

Origami artists Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander: Paper and polygons+

Opening at Spalding House on Feb. 4 is Less=More, an exhibition of works by internationally recognized and local artists that...

Read More+ 4 months ago
, ,

Leeward teachers become students at Art Camp+

Art Camp: It’s just like real camp, but minus the tents, sleeping bags, fire pits, mosquitos, s’mores, ghost stories, sun...

Read More+ 4 months ago
,

ARTafterRETIREMENT: Sonoko Ota+

Most Tuesdays at 10am you can find museum docent Sonoko Ota waiting at the front entrance, ready to lead a...

Read More+ 4 months ago
, ,

Art Spotlight: Two newly acquired photographs by Man Ray+

On view in Recent Acquisitions is a smallish cubical display with two photographic works by famed 20th-century artist Man Ray. The gift...

Read More+ 5 months ago

Holiday shopping: You would give them the world, and you can!+

Less than a week to go, and you still haven’t gotten a gift for your loved ones. You’d give them...

Read More+ 5 months ago
, , , ,

Marc Thomas: The narrowing space between work and home+

“Most people know me as a painter, but this show is different,” says Marc Thomas, chief preparator at the Honolulu...

Read More+ 5 months ago
, ,

‘Love Vibes’ explored new territory in 1990′s Japan+

“I was always interested in manga, ever since I was a little girl,” says pioneering manga superstar Erica Sakurazawa, talking...

Read More+ 6 months ago
,

Making order out of chaos: John Sy+

The museum’s development department helps keep the lights on and everything in motion. They position the museum for sustained growth...

Read More+ 6 months ago

Museum educators and DOE bridge art to the Common Core+

On November 12, the conference room at the Hawai‘i Department of Education was transformed into a large classroom as museum...

Read More+ 6 months ago
, ,

Facebook contest winner Roy Chang on his inspiration+

From September 15 to October 10 on our Facebook page we invited people to submit their interpretations of works within...

Read More+ 7 months ago