Museum ‘ohana

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...

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Art instructor Joey Chiarello: Guided by spiritual growth+

10/9/14 Update: Joey’s installation in the Nanogallery, ‘Simran the Sacred Jumping Spider’ is on view through the month of October....

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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,...

Read More+ 7 months ago
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Revisit Rauschenberg’s ‘Trophy V (for Jasper Johns)’+

Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas put our all-star modern artwork on view in our Temporary Exhibition Gallery...

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Shangri La’s inside man: Paul Carry+

This past October, museum director Stephan Jost appointed Paul Carry as Lead Interpretive Guide at Shangri La Center for Islamic...

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Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute spreads Persian culture at the museum+

For the second time, the museum’s monthly ARTafterDARK party celebrates Noruz—the Persian New Year—this Friday. The event is the brainchild...

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Museum celebrates Micronesia with exhibition, workshops and film+

To celebrate the arts and traditions of a growing part of Hawai‘i’s social fabric, the Honolulu Museum of Art School...

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Between the stacks: Head librarian Sachiyo Kawai‘ae‘a+

  Tucked away between two French oil paintings in the museum’s Modernism gallery—Amédée Ozenfant’s Accords and Robert Delaunay’s Rainbow—is the...

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