Museum staff

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Art school spring registration is here! Staffers reveal their class picks+

Registration for the spring semester at the Honolulu Museum of Art School began last Tuesday. With more than 100 to...

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Daydreaming with art school assistant director Pearlyn Salvador+

Last November, Honolulu Museum of Art School director Vince Hazen converted a former phone booth into the Nanogallery—a mini art...

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Franklyn Donahue, a 38-year museum veteran, retires this week+

Franklyn Donahue looks at the gleaming wood of the 18th-century tall clock in the newly reinstalled gallery of American art....

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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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Our Calder is back from Korea+

Our Alexander Calder piece Object With Yellow Background is back home. It returned last month after being included in the...

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Jared Stone wins the museum three design awards+

On Oct. 26 the Honolulu chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, held its awards ceremony for its biannual...

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Staff picks: Garry Ka‘aihue’s favorite work of art+

Garry Ka‘aihue, our Spalding House facilities manager, knows the structure and its grounds as intimately as it’s possible to know...

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Lending Collection offers a free pass to the world+

The museum has had a Lending Collection since it opened in 1927—originally comprised of works from founder Anna Rice Cooke’s...

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Art instructor Mark Norseth on teaching process vs. product+

The Honolulu Museum of Art School offers more than 280 classes and workshops every year for adults and young artists,...

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Meet our new Asian art intern: Charise Michelsen+

Every year, the museum’s Asian Art Department gets a new intern. The position is generously funded by the Society of...

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