Museum ‘ohana

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Congratulations 2014 graduating docents!+

Congratulations to our newest crop of school tour docents who graduated just last week and have hit the ground running....

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Kyle Little or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Abstract Art+

As this blog post is being typed, an installation team is hard at work in the Palm Courtyard assembling a...

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Artist John Koga’s Naked Tears in the Nanogallery+

A former phone booth in the lobby of the Honolulu Museum of Art School has become a fun and formidable...

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Duncan Dempster: New directions for Honolulu Printmakers+

“Printmaking is such a powerful entry point into creative production for people from all walks of life,” says Duncan Dempster,...

Read More+ 2 months ago
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Talking tech with AV maestro Eric Kelekolio+

In the past year, music programming at the Doris Duke Theatre has enjoyed a phenomenal reboot. As discussed in our...

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Gov. Neil Abercrombie: The museum is a chance for you to reflect on your humanity+

We asked Hawai‘i’s art-loving governor Neil Abercrombie, who has been coming to the Honolulu Museum of Art since he was...

Read More+ 4 months ago
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Art instructor Joey Chiarello: Guided by spiritual growth+

This summer at the Art School, artist Joey Chiarello teaches a new ceramics class: Build a Creature, which starts May...

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Exciting news: A major Lichtenstein joins the collection+

Just accessioned into the museum collection is Roy Lichtenstein’s 1995 relief sculpture Woman Contemplating a Yellow Cup. This major gift...

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Chuna McIntyre schools the museum on seal-gut parkas+

On view in the textile exhibition Sheer Delight was a Yu’pik parka made of seal gut (hopefully you saw it!)....

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Susan Thomas: Where woodblock prints go for TLC+

In the museum’s Asian Art print collection vault, Susan Thomas carefully pulls out a black drawer, one of hundreds. “Oh,...

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