Contemporary art

The rise of the guava saplings+

Last week visiting artist Patrick Dougherty and his crew—Hawai‘i artist...

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Hawai‘i Art Now members-only opening tonight+

The first concrete sign of Hawai‘i Art Now was Eli...

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Visitors become impromptu art assistants on vacay+

The stripping of the strawberry guava saplings started on our...

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The great guava harvest of 2012+

Today Patrick Dougherty started work on his installation at the...

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Curator’s Notes: Delving into ‘Anxiety’s Edge’+

Three more days until Anxiety’s Edge opens in the new...

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Curator’s notes: Update on new contemporary art gallery+

When Gallery 27 reopens on Sept. 16, one of the...

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Curator’s notes: A new arrival—George Rickey+

Have you noticed something different about the Academy as you...

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Curator’s notes: More on Gallery 27 changes+

Our installation staff is busy in Gallery 27 removing temporary...

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Robert Reed’s BOH Family Sunday experience+

I’ll have to admit that the possibility of hundreds of...

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Orvis Artist in Residence Robert Reed July5-Aug.13+

I was living in New York City and working  as...

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HI’s top mural artists unveil mega mural today at 4pm+

Mural artist Estria, who, with Prime, created the two great...

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Hoping for rain: Lynne Yamamoto’s new TCM installation+

On Saturday, TCM artist in residence Lynne Yamamoto‘s site-specific installation...

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Walking Landscape+

A few months ago I had a dream in which...

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Ernesto Pujol: In the gallery and around town+

New York-based artist Ernesto Pujol is nailing down the final...

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See Darren Waterston paint+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston is in the midst of...

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What is landscape?+

In Gallery 30, red dirt is rapidly transforming into a...

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James Jack, Orvis Artist in Residence+

James Jack is the current Orvis Artist in Residence. He...

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Darren Waterston helps install ‘Forest Eater’+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston spent a year traveling to...

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On view: Daniel Trivieri’s “Grouper”+

On view right now in Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from...

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Artist in Residence Megan Bent: See her this Friday!+

The current Orvis Artist in Residence is Megan Bent. She’s...

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In memory of Toshiko Takaezu+

In a tranquil corner of the Honolulu Academy of Arts...

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Behind the art: The Vogels and Edda Renouf+

Our current special exhibition, Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert...

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“Mark and…Responsive”!: Artist in Residence Katie Small+

“Mark and Respond” began with a performance class taught by...

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Maria getting married+

Since 2002, New York-based artist Maria Yoon has been married...

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Starlight Ball update: Yang Fudong’s ‘First Spring’+

Starlight Ball is this Saturday! It’s our “cool” gala, as...

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Enter the Futurescape 2050+

If you never made it down to Gallery 31 to...

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Head to the capital March 5 to see your art+

Last year, the Capitol held its first “Art at the...

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