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Curator’s notes: How to change a lightbulb in a lumia+

Now on view is the exhibition Glow, featuring three works from...

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HoMA welcomes John Buck’s ‘Archer’+

Jim Gwinner (left) and his installation team with John Buck’s Archer....

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Behind the scenes: From the Vault+

Did you know that only a small fraction of HoMA’s...

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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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Now on view: New Jane Hammond work honors James Jensen+

In January 2018, New York–based artist Jane Hammond proposed creating...

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Behind the scenes: HoMA’s Monet is on the road+

The museum’s Water Lilies by Claude Monet is a popular,...

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Staff pick: Dennis Escat on the tilt of the head of Modigliani’s Seated Nude+

“Fifty years of painting and drawing!” He more recently picked...

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Terry Satsuki Milhaupt is inspiration for textile endowment+

To honor his wife, Curtis J. Milhaupt established the Terry...

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Inside ‘Abstract Expressionism': Tadashi Sato’s tribute to JFK+

Janice Shimamura, the daughter of Tadashi Sato, attended the breakfast...

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David Hockney’s ‘L’Enfant et les sortilèges’ reopened after cleaning and conservation+

The David Hockney installation L’Enfant et les sortilèges was closed...

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Two views of war: Madge Tennent and Reem Bassous+

Hanging side by side in the Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery...

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Staff Pick: Rebecca Barat on Nathaniel Allen, moles and all+

“If you’ve ever had fun at ARTafterDARK, it’s because of...

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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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Timothy J. Standring: Rock and roll with Degas+

This year is the centenary of Edgar Degas’s death. To...

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Remembering Betty Wo+

The museum is saddened by the passing last week of Trustee...

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‘HoMA SELECT’ presents collection masterpieces in a new light+

At the end of the short, sun-yellow corridor at the...

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Meet our new highlights catalog+

If you had to pick the best works in the...

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Curator’s notes: Charles Furneaux and the Volcano School+

Opening this week is Charles Furneaux and the Sublime, which...

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Allison Wong: Connecting education to our collection+

At the Honolulu Museum of Art, the collection and education...

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Staff Pick: Textiles curator Sara Oka’s lesson in art appreciation+

Surrounded by more than 6,000 textiles and costumes from around...

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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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Curator’s notes: Piero di Cosimo’s ‘Saint John the Evangelist’ is back+

Piero di Cosimo’s masterful Saint John the Evangelist has mystified...

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George Rickey sculptures receive some TLC+

The kinetic sculptures of George Rickey are mesmerizing. Found on...

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