Education

Swords + Thrones at the museum+

Last Sunday’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: Swords + Thrones was a jousting good time, with members of the Society...

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Walking Dead invade museum!+

The museum’s Haunted House was a graveyard smash yesterday! The place was filled with costumed kids, who stood in line...

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Words for a queen+

The exhibition A Thousand Words and Counting at Spalding House is actually made up of five smaller exhibitions. One of...

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Garden of Reflection Week 5+

The students from Academy of the Pacific take a break after adding some finishing touches to our colored mirror and...

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Garden of Reflection Week 4+

Students from Academy of the Pacific help install the colorful mirrors which reflect upon the entrance of the Cades Pavilion...

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Garden of Reflection Week 3+

Week 3 of our Garden of Reflection installation has produced some unexpected light effects and placement of reflective objects. Visitors...

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Garden of Reflection: Week 1+

It was a great first weekend here at Spalding House! Here I am installing the colored mirrors, which museum visitors...

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New at Spalding House: Garden of Reflection+

I’m the new Orvis Artist in Residence at Spalding House—I start my installation on July 21. This is my first...

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Art to Go in action+

Abbey Day, our outreach program coordinator, has shared some wonderful presentations of two Art to Go sessions that ended in...

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Using art to develop a better doctor+

In 2010, the museum, working with the John A. Burns School of Medicine, created the for-credit elective Enhancing Clinical Skills...

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An art project E.O. Wilson would love+

Andrea Jonna Charuk completed her second weekend as Orvis Artist in Residence at Spalding House on Sunday. Her project Take...

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Support art education—buy Organik Tshirts at Whole Foods Kahala May 20+

All kinds of people and groups come together on May 20 to raise money for our Art to Go outreach...

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Doodle4Google stations at Spalding House + School+

It’s time to Doodle 4 Google! The theme this year is “If I could travel in time…” and we are...

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Students from Young Artists Fall 2011 classes show their stuff+

Do you need a holiday pick-me-up? Take a break from shopping at the Fall Young Artists exhibition—the fantastic artwork is...

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HCC communications class creates campaigns for the museum!+

The students of Lee Schaller’s Communication Arts 101 class at Honolulu Community College had a final project to do for...

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Thanks for coming to August Moon!+

August 6 was a special night at the Academy—about 300 people who care about supporting arts education (and good wine...

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Blue Star Museums day! Special guests help celebrate.+

The Academy was one of six museums chosen from across the nation to host a Blue Star Museums Joining Forces...

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Robert Reed’s BOH Family Sunday experience+

I’ll have to admit that the possibility of hundreds of children swarming in to my installation made me nervous at...

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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 murals behind our Academy Art Center last year, has spearheaded...

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What is landscape?+

In Gallery 30, red dirt is rapidly transforming into a miniature landscape, one cone and one mountain at a time....

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

The current Orvis Artist in Residence is Megan Bent. She’s doing cool stuff with long-exposure photography and light. She takes...

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Young Artists show off+

The Academy Art Center bustled with about 800 people—kids proudly showing off their paintings, drawings, sculptures and other masterworks to...

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Enter the Futurescape 2050+

If you never made it down to Gallery 31 to see Steve Coy at work on his “Futurescape 2050″ installation,...

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Power of the Portrait+

Who is this person who visits the Honolulu Academy of Arts? While the Academy forges ahead with a marketing survey,...

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Hawaii’s Teachers learn about HISTORY through ART+

Indicator species are living things (plants and animals) that can be examined to understand the environment inwhich they live. Fluctuations...

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A different spin on process painting…+

“Document your work!” Something art instructors preach to students from the very beginning. For some reason though, it seems to...

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Introducing Boz Schurr+

If you hadn’t noticed, there is a new Artist in Residence in Gallery 31 Art Studio. Her name is Boz...

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Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: Views from the Top+

The day opened with a bang—students from The Pacific Buddhist Academy of Hawaii performed taiko drumming in Central Courtyard. The...

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The party’s over+

    The Art Studio is again dark (for just one weekend) as Allison Uttley has packed up her work...

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Bridging the Balloon Gap+

In school, I had a professor use the term “Art Gap” a lot during critiques. Not sure if the term...

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