Permanent Collection

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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 almost four years ago. Last...

Read More+ 7 months ago
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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 Corinne Hunt, Corinne’s daughter Kayleigh,...

Read More+ 7 months ago
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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. We asked him what his...

Read More+ 8 months ago
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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...

Read More+ 9 months ago
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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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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. At the Honolulu Museum of...

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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. Learn more about it: Ogata...

Read More+ 9 months ago
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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 art venues around the world—for...

Read More+ 10 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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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 happens this Saturday, April 12....

Read More+ 10 months ago