Asian art

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Staff Pick: Manny Tagalicud on connecting to his cultural heritage through art+

Operations maintenance assistant Manny Tagalicud came to Hawai‘i from the...

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Islamic Gallery closes during September for reinstallation+

In April, curator of Asian art Shawn Eichman announced that...

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Last chance: Hiroshige’s City + Art in a Time of Chaos+

If you haven’t seen the museum’s two big summer shows—Hiroshige’s...

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Staff Pick: A Buddhist relief spurs childhood memories for accounting clerk Emi Wooden+

Emi Wooden visited the Honolulu Museum of Art for the first...

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Staff Pick: Development associate Ching Jen Lum brings history to life through dance+

When she’s not managing the museum’s Fellows membership program, development...

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Chung research group finds another hidden treasure in the Lane Collection+

The Lane Collection continues to astound researchers. In our last...

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Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia has a HoMA ‘Encounter’+

The Philippine ambassador to Washington Jose L. Cuisia visited the...

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Q+A with Mitsutoshi Nakano: Closing the book on a Richard Lane Collection research project+

Since 2010, scholars from Kyūshū University have been regularly visiting...

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Curator’s Notes: How Utagawa Hiroshige captured the evolution of a city+

The Honolulu Museum of Art’s current exhibition Hiroshige‘s City: From...

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‘Scholarly Gathering’ restored, now on view+

Two years ago three of Asia’s top art scholars visited...

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Art Spotlight: Portraits of Kabuki Heroes+

Tough Love: Expressions of Confucian Morality in Japanese Woodblock Prints features...

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Curator’s notes: Shawn Eichman on his talk at Beijing’s Palace Museum+

Recently, Beijing, with a population of nearly 12 million people,...

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Remembering—and thanking—Joanna Lau Sullivan and her family+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is saddened to learn of...

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Staff Pick: Courtland Cleland on the curves of a god+

As assistant manager and buyer for the museum shop, Courtland...

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Staff Pick: Jenny Engle experiences familiarity at first sight+

There’s something about the museum’s wooden Guanyin sculpture that demands reverence, even from...

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‘Splendor and Serenity’ through the curators’ eyes: a primer+

Two days before Splendor and Serenity: Korean Ceramics from the...

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Dr. Chester Chang and Korean Art at the Honolulu Museum of Art+

The special exhibition Splendor and Serenity: Korean Ceramics from the...

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