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Classroom Poster Project progresses—get yours now!+

For the past few months, educators from the Honolulu Museum of Art have been collaborating...

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Summer guided tour: The Great Outdoors+

This summer let’s explore the Great Outdoors! Through the Honolulu Museum of Art’s collection of...

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Museum hires Samuel Gelfy as curator of millennial culture+

Over the past decade the museum has taken steps to better engage younger audiences. By...

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Maria Martinez’s famed black ware ceramics now on view+

A new wall case with seven examples of San Ildefonso Pueblo pottery by Maria Martinez...

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Staff pick: Hilary Sholin has eyes for ‘Marisol’+

Hilary Sholin, the museum’s annual giving coordinator, oversees the membership program and comes up with...

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Guadalupe Rivera Marín visits the museum to see her father’s work+

She’s been photographed by Edward Weston, knew Jean Charlot, and is honorary co-chair of the...

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People watching: George Segal’s ‘Japanese Couple’+

George Segal (American, 1924 – 2000) Japanese Couple Against a Brick Wall, 1982 Plaster, wood,...

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Museum welcomes first curator devoted to arts of Hawai‘i collection+

Art of Hawai‘i—art made by Hawaiians, and art made in or about Hawai‘i by anyone...

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The poetry of courtesan Utagawa highlighted in a woodblock print+

Every couple of months, our Asian art department ­puts up a new rotation of Japanese...

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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...

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Korean art spotlight: Joseon Dynasty Dragon Jar+

The Korean ceramics collection at the Honolulu Museum of Art is among the oldest in...

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Coming soon to DOE classrooms: Visual art education posters+

Educators: Look what’s coming to a school mailbox near you soon! For the past few...

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Win our Facebook contest: We’ll display your artwork in a gallery+

From now until October 10, the Honolulu Museum of Art is asking its Facebook page fans (that’s...

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Tom Wesselmann’s ‘Dropped Bra’ gets a pick me up+

Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004) Dropped Bra, 1988 Painted aluminum Gift of The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu,...

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STEAM at the Museum+

This year the museum is offering a special free school tour for students at Title...

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Art Deco Hawai‘i is almost here. Opens July 3.+

Theresa Papanikolas, our curator of European and American art, started work on Art Deco Hawai‘i...

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Verifying the artist of a special Chilkat robe+

Recently, the museum was honored to welcome a very special group—Albert “Hutch” Hunt, his daughter...

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Cody Naganuma’s favorite work of art (in the collection)+

Cody Naganuma is our administrative assistant at Spalding House, as well as a talented artist....

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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...

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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...

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Collections manager Brady Evans on his favorite work of art+

Brady Evans possibly knows the museum better than anyone else on staff—and he’s only 24....

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Golden glow: Ogata Kōrin’s ‘Chrysanthemums/Maple Tree’+

Now on view in Light from Shadow: Gold in Japanese Art is this glowing screen....

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Slow Art Day participant: You should do this again+

On Saturday, the museum took part in Slow Art Day—an international event that happens at...

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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...

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Spend quality time with five works at Slow Art Day this weekend+

For the first time, the Honolulu Museum of Art participates in Slow Art Day, which...

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Tiny Chinese shoes+

The new textile exhibition Remaining Remnants features things made with fabric scraps and rags. Back...

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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...

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Critique Session: Experts review our European and American art galleries, Friday, Feb 28+

The Hawai‘i Museums Association is holding a critique session of our reinstalled European and American...

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Korea ‘buried treasure’ discovered in the museum basement!+

Last month, three South Korean art history scholars visited the museum to inspect our collection...

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See a 700-year-old golden masterpiece+

Now on view in Light from Shadown: Gold in Japanese Art is this delicate, rarely-put-on-view...

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