Travis Hancock

Find out what Giant Robot artist Yoskay Yamamoto has in store for #ArtShop+

The upcoming massive exhibition at Contempo #ArtShop at Spalding House, opening June 18, includes a pop-up gallery from the juggernaut...

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A fond farewell to longtime café manager Tracy Gunn+

“I feel like I’ve grown up here,” said café manager Tracy Gunn last Thursday—her second to last day with the...

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Staff Picks: Katherine Love+

“I like to support and promote women artists, because sometimes I feel like they get overlooked,” says curatorial assistant for...

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Mark Hukill: Doris Duke Theatre’s projectionist with a globe-trotting past+

If you’ve attended a film at the Doris Duke Theatre in the past year, you may have noticed a change—films...

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Spend Mother’s Day at the museum because why wouldn’t you?+

Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day and the museum is making arrangements for you and Mom to make the most...

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Paradise found: The Garden Club of Honolulu’s Shangri La flower show+

Hawai’i is relentlessly referred to as a paradise—but what does that word really mean? “Paradise” is actually an old compound,...

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Security officer Cyril Ruthenberg on his wild photographic recognition+

In February, part-time security officer Cyril Ruthenberg received news that one of his photograph had placed in the top 50...

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Central Courtyard’s well-earned renovation+

The grand Central Courtyard—the first thing visitors see upon entering the museum is getting a “groundbreaking” makeover throughout April. The...

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Art School’s second celebration of Micronesian culture a hit+

The crowd erupted in whoops and children stuffed dollar bills into dancers’ waistbands as the Palauan troupe Mem Doloik shook...

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Local artists sure to shine at Contempo #Artshop+

Collecting art is a life-enriching experience, and Contempo #Artshop is sure to set young collectors on the right track to...

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Meet Ramu: Security’s renaissance man+

When visitors arrive at the museum, the first thing they see are security officers standing guard, and then they see...

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Cinephiles’ delight: Doris Duke Theatre’s sexy new projector+

Fans of Doris Duke Theatre’s dynamic film program have even more reason to get their cinema fix at the museum—last...

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Docent Andrea Snyder on the Jewish Film Festival’s “Bar Mitzvah year”+

When the Temple Emanu-El Kirk Cashmere Jewish Film Festival opens in the Doris Duke Theatre on March 7, it enters...

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Meet the Honolulu Printmakers Annual Exhibition jurors Sonnenzimmer+

On Feb. 25, Honolulu Printmakers, which call the Honolulu Museum of Art School home, kick off their 87th annual exhibition....

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You be the judge: Docent Sandra Simms on the Honolulu African American Film Festival+

This week the Honolulu African American Film Festival returns to the Doris Duke Theatre for two weeks of films, guest...

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A last look at ‘Through the Darkness’+

If you are a lover of Japanese woodblock prints and you haven’t yet made it to the exhibition Through the...

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The museum’s enlightening visit from fashion designer Sandhya Garg+

Thanks to the ever-broadening appeal fostered by the museum’s variety of exhibitions, events and tours, there’s no limit to who...

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Parka life: Yup’ik cultural educator Chuna McIntyre on one of the museum’s latest acquistions+

The new exhibition Recent Acquisitions features art in a wide range of media, from woodwork and photography to ceramics and...

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The season of giving: See the museum’s recent gifts and acquisitions starting Thursday+

Museums are constantly adding to their collections—filling the gaps of periods, artists and media—through purchases, but more often through gifts....

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Jennifer Leung: Stewarding art from acquisition to exhibition+

The museum has seven exhibitions opening this fall and winter, from Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art, the last in...

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Where Egyptian tradition and dubstep meet: The creator of Shimmy Showcase on this year’s extravaganza+

Malia Delapenia created the Hawaii Belly Dance Convention a decade ago, and this year she kicks the weeklong program off...

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Going en plein air with instructor Andrew Rose+

(Andrew Rose [right] with a student. Photo courtesy Andrew Rose, 2014) Entering Andrew Rose’s namesake gallery in Pauahi Tower, leaving...

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Travis Hancock on the Hi Sk8 Films showcase+

“We were just trying to copy surfing. Everything about skateboarding had to do with surfing. It was all about fun...

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Artist John Koga’s Naked Tears in the Nanogallery+

A former phone booth in the lobby of the Honolulu Museum of Art School has become a fun and formidable...

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Duncan Dempster: New directions for Honolulu Printmakers+

“Printmaking is such a powerful entry point into creative production for people from all walks of life,” says Duncan Dempster,...

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Talking tech with AV maestro Eric Kelekolio+

In the past year, music programming at the Doris Duke Theatre has enjoyed a phenomenal reboot. As discussed in our...

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Art instructor Joey Chiarello: Guided by spiritual growth+

10/9/14 Update: Joey’s installation in the Nanogallery, ‘Simran the Sacred Jumping Spider’ is on view through the month of October....

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Susan Thomas: Where woodblock prints go for TLC+

In the museum’s Asian Art print collection vault, Susan Thomas carefully pulls out a black drawer, one of hundreds. “Oh,...

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Shangri La’s inside man: Paul Carry+

This past October, museum director Stephan Jost appointed Paul Carry as Lead Interpretive Guide at Shangri La Center for Islamic...

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On the frontline: Kim Hutchison+

Here at the Honolulu Museum of Art, highly accomplished individuals work together to deliver high-quality, inspirational experiences for the community....

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