Behind the scenes

Art + tech: Media conservator Jeff Martin diagnoses HoMA’s Nam June Paik+

Back in 2015, Nam June Paik’s 1994 work WareZ Academy was...

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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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Hawaiian quilts head to Honolulu sister city Chigasaki+

The museum’s curatorial departments often collaborate with each other, as...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2017: A studio visit with Kaili Chun and Hongtao Zhou+

The four artists in the upcoming Artists of Hawai‘i 2017—Kaili...

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Sculpture Moves at Spalding House+

After telling us about her journey to the East Coast with Childe...

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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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Newly reinstalled Islamic Art Gallery opens Oct. 6+

For the last month the Islamic Art Gallery has been...

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Fashion designer Koa Johnson on his unconventional artistic choices+

Maui native Koa Johnson is known for his luxurious gowns...

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Moanalua juniors explore Spalding House for summer assignment+

Two weeks ago, about-to-be juniors from Moanalua High School Kylan...

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Art conservation 101: The docent edition+

Just because an artwork is in a museum, doesn’t mean...

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We are all stewards of culture: From curators, to staff, to the community+

Last month, European and American art curator Theresa Papanikolas and...

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Designers in Hawai‘i in ‘Hawai‘i in Design’+

Last Thursday morning a few more than a dozen architects...

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Communicating the museum: HoMA wins five Pele Awards+

HoMA at the Peles, from left, Scott Whelden, Angela Ni,...

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It’s easy being green: Museum receives a Hawaii Green Business Award+

The museum had a great Earth Day! Last Friday, Spalding...

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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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Lionel Walden’s far-flung kin pays a visit and shares family stories+

“Oh, I’ve never seen this one before!” said Walden Morton,...

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Allison Wong: Keeping the museum moving forward+

When Stephan Jost left the museum March 11 to head...

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