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Marc Thomas: The narrowing space between work and home+

“Most people know me as a painter, but this show is different,” says Marc Thomas, chief preparator at the Honolulu...

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Parka life: Yup’ik cultural educator Chuna McIntyre on one of the museum’s latest acquistions+

The new exhibition Recent Acquisitions features art in a wide range of media, from woodwork and photography to ceramics and...

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Flower girl: Joyce Tomonari+

Joyce Tomonari pulls clippers from a pocket on the front of her black apron as she feels her way around...

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Tori Richard + Matson = aloha shirts you need+

Have you looked at the Eugene Savage murals on view in Art Deco Hawai‘i and thought, “That would make a...

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The collectors: Michael Horikawa+

Michael Horikawa walks through his East O‘ahu home rattling off a detailed provenance of the artwork on the walls, along...

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Jennifer Leung: Stewarding art from acquisition to exhibition+

The museum has seven exhibitions opening this fall and winter, from Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art, the last in...

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Outgoing ARTafterDARK advisory board members go out with a printing bang+

ARTafterDARK has grown exponentially since it launched in 2004. Last month’s event brought in 2,300 people—and it was a rainy...

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Meet our members: Roberta Schmitz+

It’s gratifying getting to know visitors in the galleries and at events. Museum staff love it when we see familiar...

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Glass act: Art collectors (and donors) Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser+

Los Angeles–based art-collecting couple Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser have been coming to Hawai‘i for decades, and this year their...

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Museum milestone: Meet our first Korean art curator+

The Honolulu Museum of Art was one of the first museums in the United States to have a gallery dedicated...

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