Education

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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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Target grants for field trips!+

Even though all museum guided school tours are FREE, the cost of bus transportation can be an obstacle for teachers....

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We’re looking for bilingual docents+

ようこそ! Bienvenue!  에 오신 것을 환영합니다! People from all over the world visit the Honolulu Museum of Art, and we...

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Picturing Hawai’i: Through the eyes of artists from the Age of Exploration to Art Deco+

From sketches and prints of artists who traveled with Captain James Cook to images of Hawai‘i by 20th century artists...

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For teachers: August 16 HI Society workshop+

The museum invites educators to sign up for our next teacher workshop that takes place on August 16.  This half-day...

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Summer Art Camp program expands for English Language Learner students+

This week is going to be BUSY at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. ELL (English Language Learner) students from...

Read More+ 12 months ago
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Hawaiian Electric helps students make ‘Inquiring Finds’ at Spalding House+

Thanks to Hawaiian Electric’s $15,000 sponsorship of Inquiring Finds: The Science Behind the Art at Spalding House, about 45 schools...

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Slow Art Day participant: You should do this again+

On Saturday, the museum took part in Slow Art Day—an international event that happens at art venues around the world—for...

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Stephan Jost: Making the museum accessible to all people+

I am at times asked what makes a great art museum. The answer is quite simple: Great art, strong education...

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For teachers: Museum holds focus group on art and science June 6+

On view at Spalding House through July 6 is the exhibition Inquiring Finds: The Science Behind the Art, which has...

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For teachers: Take your students on a sketch tour of the galleries+

Summer school teachers can take their students on a fun field trip that will have kids learning to draw like...

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School tour connects art and literature+

From a bronze sculpture of Pénélope, to an Indian clay relief of Rama and Sita, to a wooden Native American...

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For teachers: June 28 tour activities workshop+

The museum invites educators to sign up for our next teacher workshop that takes place on June 28. This interactive...

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Docent council co-presidents: World travelers who like to see lightbulbs go off+

Be flexible. That’s the mantra taught in the museum’s docent training program. Visitors have different needs, artwork changes in the...

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Damien Memorial School students think about transportation issues through art+

In a classroom at Damien Memorial School, the scene is controlled chaos while teacher Mrs. Pai confers individually with 10th...

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Outreach report: Queen Ka‘ahumanu students work with artist Sergio Garzon+

Since September, every Wednesday 45 Queen Ka’ahumanu Elementary English Language Learner students walk the block to the museum to participate...

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Art instructor Janell Nakahara on Monet and masks+

On a recent afternoon, we stopped by Janell Nakahara’s “Philosophy and Art” class, part of the museum’s Art to Go...

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Students get in the ‘flow’ at first Soundshop music education program+

The museum held its first half-day workshop on the aural arts last Tuesday, when the group Super Groupers taught 33...

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Lending Collection offers a free pass to the world+

The museum has had a Lending Collection since it opened in 1927—originally comprised of works from founder Anna Rice Cooke’s...

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Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation grant funds art class for Title 1 school kids+

Last May, Kim Johnson, cofounder of the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation, and Jessica Scheeter, executive director of the foundation, toured...

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Art instructor Mark Norseth on teaching process vs. product+

The Honolulu Museum of Art School offers more than 280 classes and workshops every year for adults and young artists,...

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Meet our new Asian art intern: Charise Michelsen+

Every year, the museum’s Asian Art Department gets a new intern. The position is generously funded by the Society of...

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Congratulations to our new school-tour docents+

Last Monday, our latest group of 16 docents graduated, attending a small ceremony with director Stephan Jost, director of tour...

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Teaching teachers about O’Keeffe and Adams+

In July, the museum’s education department held two workshops to familiarize teachers with the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams:...

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