Behind the scenes

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Curator tales: Theresa Papanikolas on how Roy King’s ‘Horse and Rider’ came full circle+

Now on view in Art Deco Hawai‘i is the sculpture Horse and Rider by Roy King. The muscle-bound steed and...

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‘Natural Unnatural Supernatural’ gets a refresh this week+

Our installation crew is busy today replacing light-sensitive works on paper in the exhibition Natural Unnatural Supernatural with a selection...

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Art Deco Hawai‘i Spotlight: The Three Graces+

Esther Bruton (American, 1896–1992) The Three Graces, mid-1930s Painted screen Collection Michael and Linda Horikawa When the doors opened to...

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Staff picks: Yong Wilson+

The museum’s facilities team keeps all our locations in tip-top shape. Every day before the doors open, this crew is...

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Tom Wesselmann’s ‘Dropped Bra’ gets a pick me up+

Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004) Dropped Bra, 1988 Painted aluminum Gift of The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, 2011, and Gift of Margo...

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Art Deco Hawai‘i is almost here. Opens July 3.+

Theresa Papanikolas, our curator of European and American art, started work on Art Deco Hawai‘i almost four years ago. Last...

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