Asian art

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See two ‘Immortal Mountains’ reunited in ‘Contemporary Landscapes’+

Now on view in Contemporary Landscapes: Li Huayi are two paintings, Immortal...

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Talking story across the US about HoMA’s Japanese Print Collection+

James A. Michener giving a lecture at the Academy of Arts....

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Richard Lane Collection research update: ‘It will likely take more than one generation’+

For the past five years, professor Chung Woo Thak from Dongguk University in...

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The Richard Lane Collection—a time machine to the Edo period+

Collector and art dealer Richard Douglas Lane (1926–2002) was a...

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HoMA’s first Okinawan painting is now on view!+

About two months ago, curator of Asian art Shawn Eichman...

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Curator’s notes: In appreciation of the color in Japanese woodblock prints+

In this season of giving thanks, I would like to...

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Staff pick: How the Chinese Art Gallery makes Sarah Fang nostalgic+

Have you seen a film or performance at Doris Duke Theatre...

Read More+ 12 months ago

Shibata Zeshin: Rebelling against westernization+

If you visit the museum this October, you will discover...

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HoMA adds first Okinawan painting to its collection+

There are some moments in life when the stars align...

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Museum thanks James Imai, old friend of Maki Haku, for donation of prints+

Currently on view in The Robert F. Lange Foundation Gallery...

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Staff Pick: Tyler Wyatt starts with ‘AAAHHH!’ and ends with Ni-ō+

Frequent museum visitors will undoubtedly recognize Visitor Information Center (VIC)...

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Stephen Salel and Ryan Holmberg on ‘The Disasters of Peace’+

On the heels of Disasters of War—our spring exhibition of...

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Saburo Hasegawa: Transnational impresario had an influence on the New York School+

Educated in Europe and well-versed in Western artistic traditions, the...

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Staff pick: Nandi gives Josh Hancock wings+

Honolulu Museum of Art Café manager Josh Hancock is always...

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Curator Stephen Salel’s sleuthing yields a rare book discovery+

You probably are familiar with the artist Katsushika Hokusai—thanks to...

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Staff pick: Celeste Ohta opts for opulent Korean screens+

The museum’s collections managers oversee the movement of artwork to...

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Curator’s Notes: Stephen Salel on his first rotation in the Japan Gallery+

The paintings and woodblock-printed books in the Japan Gallery’s current...

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Noorjehan Bilgrami: Opening windows to South Asian history+

A week before Noorjehan Bilgrami’s exhibition Under the Molsri Tree opened...

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Museum Shop: Exhibition-caliber wabi-sabi mizusashi on sale now+

Take a stroll through Mizusashi: Japanese Waters from the Carol...

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Where’s the Great Wave?+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is committed to offering visitors...

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Help HoMA win #ArtMadness—vote for us Friday!+

After a year off to organize a championship team, the...

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UH uses museum’s Richard Lane Collection for workshop+

Since the museum acquired the Richard Lane Collection in 2003,...

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In Memoriam: Dr. Valdo H. Viglielmo+

The north wind blows through trees, scattering leaves and raising...

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Curator’s Notes: Shawn Eichman on The Hundred Geese’s dirty little secret+

One of HoMA’s most iconic paintings, The Hundred Geese, is...

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