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Academy crew gets schooled on Hokusai+

On Sept 23, Director Stephen Little gave a tour of Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji for staff. From...

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Memorable Installation+

  What goes into an art loan? Joleen Oshiro reveals the backstory of the loan to the Senate Appropriation’s Office Conference Room....

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Talented staff: Calvin Collins at HPU Gallery+

A lot of the museum’s staff—from every department—are artists. Security guard Calvin Collins’ work was last seen at the late...

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The Capitol Visitor Center+

No more waiting in long lines at the mercy of the elements to see the nation’s Capitol! The  brand-new, $621...

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On the road to D.C.+

Recently I escorted six paintings of Hawaiian scenes from the Academy to the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C.  The shipment...

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An intern’s view of the Academy+

I am a student pursuing my masters degree in Museology at the University of Washington in Seattle. As part of...

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Mining the vaults: A curator’s finds+

Museums across the country, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, are delving...

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Where’s the Zajac?+

Up until today, a large, two-piece sculpture sat on the Diamond Head end of the front lawn of the Honolulu...

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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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Art Ambassador Jacqueline Rush Lee has art all over the place+

Jacqueline Rush Lee helps bring art to O‘ahu children—she was an instructor with our Art to Go after-school outreach program...

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art@town features artist Aaron Padilla through March 31st+

Thanks to Town restaurant’s after-hours exhibition opening (10pm to midnight!) on Feb. 21, an impressive crowd gathered to see the...

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Academy’s ‘Hawaiian Modern’ catalog in Pottery Barn catalog+

Anna Hoover, who keeps our Visitor Information Center running smoothly, just reported that her eagle-eyed husband spotted the Academy’s “Hawaiian...

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Muraqqa’ continues to fascinate visitors+

The small, incredibly detailed paintings in the exhibition “Muraqqa’: Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin,” have visitors...

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Academy Docent Charlene Hughes shows her quilts in D.C. for the big inauguration+

When O‘ahu-based quilter and Academy docent Charlene Hughes got a phone call at 7 a.m. last month to see if...

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Michael Rooks’ curatorial debut for Haunch of Venison+

Former Academy Curator of European and American Art Michael Rooks became the chief curator and director of exhibitions at Haunch...

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More talented staff news: Aaron Padilla and Michael Sweitzer+

Aaron Padilla, Assistant Curator of Education at the Academy, has gotten news that his award-winning entry at the Hawaii Craftsmen...

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HAA’s Alan Konishi in ‘And Justice for All’ opening tonight+

More exciting Hawai’i-made contemporary art goes on view tonight at thirtyninehotel when the exhibition “And Justice for All: political killings...

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Academy’s Maika‘i Tubbs’ new installation is genius+

Last night was the opening of “‘Ili Iho: The Surface Within” at Bishop Museum. Curated by Maile Andrade, the exhibition...

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