Education

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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