Asian art

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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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Staff Pick: How a Japanese screen painting makes Kiyoe Minami feel like a shogun+

The Honolulu Museum of Art has one of the most important collections...

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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: 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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