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HI Society artist walk-through August 15+

Educators are invited to join the artists of HI Society as they walk through the exhibition and talk about their...

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The great guava harvest of 2012+

Today Patrick Dougherty started work on his installation at the museum—this meant harvesting tons of strawberry guava saplings from Ho‘omaluhia...

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Academy Registrar in Beijing 4: On Location in the Palace Museum+

For the “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City,”  I had the opportunity to get behind-the-scenes access to the...

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Dec 7: A Hawai‘i artist’s connection to Japan+

Last month, BBC journalist and presenter Peter Snow interviewed Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas via Skype for...

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Academy Registrar in Beijing 3: Encounters with the Unexpected+

Third in my series on being a courier for “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City.”  Part of my...

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How a registrar prepares for an assignment to Beijing+

Several months before going to Beijing as a courier for “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City” in October,...

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Forbidden City, Beijing+

As HAA’s registrar I often escort our artwork to foreign places.  In October I was very lucky to be part...

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Members’ opening of ‘Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City’+

Last night’s members’ opening reception for Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City was the culmination of a year...

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Curator’s notes: Extreme Makeover: Gallery 4 Edition+

At long last, Gallery 4 has a new look! When I arrived at the Academy three years ago, I was...

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More exciting changes: The new portraiture gallery+

A gallery is the canvas of curators. It is amazing to see what they do with four bare walls. In...

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