Education

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Museum outreach: Students use art to communicate the science of Mānoa stream+

In February, Honolulu Museum of Art School instructors took students from Prince Kuhio Elementary and Ala Wai Elementary to Mānoa...

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We will not forget Dr. Irv Schatz+

Museum staff were very saddened Friday to learn about the passing of our highly respected and loved docent Dr. Irv...

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Art School’s second celebration of Micronesian culture a hit+

The crowd erupted in whoops and children stuffed dollar bills into dancers’ waistbands as the Palauan troupe Mem Doloik shook...

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First Sundance ShortsLab: Honolulu—fostering talent and building community+

“A film set is a rolling ball of chaos and imminent failure,” said visiting filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean at the...

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Leeward teachers become students at Art Camp+

Art Camp: It’s just like real camp, but minus the tents, sleeping bags, fire pits, mosquitos, s’mores, ghost stories, sun...

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Laila Twigg-Smith Art Scholarships for summer 2015 available+

Hawai‘i-based artists interested in developing their practice further should consider the Laila Twigg-Smith Art Scholarship, which covers tuition to summer...

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Manga star Erica Sakurazawa talks ‘Love Vibes’ and teaches a workshop at the museum+

Honolulu’s manga community got an end-of-year frisson when manga artist Erica Sakurazawa came to the museum last month as part...

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Art makes kids smart+

A big part of our work at the Honolulu Museum of Art revolves around the premise that art makes kids...

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Makin’ mosquitoes: Helping teach science through art+

In Stephanie Sherlock’s classroom at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Elementary School on a Friday morning last month, Honolulu Museum of Art’s outreach...

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For Teachers: Less = More Teacher Workshop on Feb.14+

To help educators get the most out of our upcoming exhibition Less = More, the museum is holding a teacher...

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New school tour explores connections between art and math+

Opening on Feb. 4 is our new curriculum-driven exhibition Less = More at Spalding House. This time art makes tangible...

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For Teachers: Museum holds focus group on art and math Jan 16+

Did you experience Finding X at Spalding House last year? Are you interested in introducing your students to the connections...

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Museum educators and DOE bridge art to the Common Core+

On November 12, the conference room at the Hawai‘i Department of Education was transformed into a large classroom as museum...

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We are looking for volunteer docents!+

Join our next volunteer docent training course! Any teacher who has brought their students on a guided school tour knows...

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Coming soon to DOE classrooms: Visual art education posters+

Educators: Look what’s coming to a school mailbox near you soon! For the past few months, educators from the Honolulu...

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The Islamic World Through Art: Travel the Silk Road and more+

The Islamic World Through Art guided school tour starts Feb 12! This tour helps students understand the Islamic World by...

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The Holiday Tour Nov 1-Dec 31+

Get in the spirit of the season with our Holiday Tour! For the festive season, let your students explore holiday-related...

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Educating Educators: Ualani Davis and Andrea Charuk+

Working parallel to the museum’s core full-time staff is a phalanx of part-time artist instructors who create curriculum for and...

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Teens drop beats, rhymes, and mics at third Soundshop+

“This one feels really good,” said Navid Najafi about the museum’s third Soundshop program, which took place last Tuesday in...

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Going en plein air with instructor Andrew Rose+

(Andrew Rose [right] with a student. Photo courtesy Andrew Rose, 2014) Entering Andrew Rose’s namesake gallery in Pauahi Tower, leaving...

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Kids explore the connections between art and science+

On the Central Courtyard stage, at the feet of one of the museum’s most recognized works, La Grande Pénélope, a...

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Stephan Jost: Membership up, outreach reaching further+

Just over a year ago we launched our new membership program. I am happy to report that the community has...

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Spatial Sculptors: Wrapping up our Orvis residency at Spalding House+

We just completed our Orvis Artist in Residency at Spalding House! Over the course of the past six weeks, Spatial...

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Eric Beyer: My two least favorite words are “I’m done”+

Printmaker and art instructor Eric Beyer has been working at the Art School since 2002—first as a teaching assistant while...

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Kids are the best artists!: Young Artist Summer Exhibition on view through Aug 3+

If you’re a kid enrolled in a Honolulu Museum of Art School class, one of the best parts is the...

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Next Orvis Artist in Residence: Spatial Sculptors takes over the Surface Gallery+

“A dance disappears as you see it. A movie of a dance is a dream. A description of a dance...

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Art School: Late summer classes + Fall Semester registration starts July 29+

The Honolulu Museum of Art School classrooms are buzzing with activity! Art Camps are in action, along with Young Artist...

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STEAM at the Museum+

This year the museum is offering a special free school tour for students at Title 1 schools! Students will discover...

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Pacific Voyages: Guided School Tour+

This free tour will appeal to students who are studying or are from the Pacific Rim cultures. By starting with...

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HI Society artist walk-through August 15+

Educators are invited to join the artists of HI Society as they walk through the exhibition and talk about their...

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