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The museum mourns an American hero+

“Sen. Inouye made great contributions to our community and his...

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Makeover update: The reinstallation is almost done!+

We’re almost done! The last phase of the reinstallation of...

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Mile-high ‘Wheatfield’+

Our van Gogh painting, Wheatfield, has covered a lot of...

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Two more reinstalled galleries to see!: 20th-century art+

People who attend Two Museums and a Royal Palace tonight...

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New in the galleries: Dazzling porcelain display+

Back in November, Amber Ludwig, curatorial assistant in the European...

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Makeover update: Gallery 6+

A lot of visitors make a beeline to our impressive...

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Makeover update: Gallery 5+

Phase II of the reinstallation of galleries 1 to 10...

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The Museum’s rare Lumia+

Last spring, boy was I excited to get a call...

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Dec 7: A Hawai‘i artist’s connection to Japan+

Last month, BBC journalist and presenter Peter Snow interviewed Curator...

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Curator’s Notes: The New Ceramics Cabinet+

Many museums are re-installing their ceramics collections in a manner that reflects the high point of innovation in Western ceramics—the...

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Curator’s Notes: Delving into ‘Anxiety’s Edge’+

Three more days until Anxiety’s Edge opens in the new...

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Hiroshige’s fierce eagle+

There’s just four days left to see the woodblock print...

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Behind the art: The Vogels and Edda Renouf+

Our current special exhibition, Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert...

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The Vogel exhibition: Making the conceptual concrete+

Curator Theresa Papanikolas and the installation crew are in the...

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An Armenian in Hawai‘i+

Artist Arman Manookian designed Christmas cards for the belated Star...

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Our first Duchamp. Very exciting.+

Last year, when Curator of European and American Art Theresa...

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I Heart Grandma+

There is something special to see in lightly traversed gallery...

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Connecting the dots+

On view in the exhibition “From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism...

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Happy Birthday Auguste Renoir+

Auguste Renoir was born 169 years ago today in Limoges,...

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Harajuku in Hokusai’s day (+ aloHAA goes bilingual!)+

Tokyo’s Harajuku district is the place to see the latest...

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Why Hokusai’s got the blues+

Katsushika Hokusai used a lot of blue dye in his...

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‘The Lost Symbol’ at the Academy in January+

A fan of Dan Brown’s latest blockbuster—an exploration into the...

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Can’t stop going in Gallery 27+

Staff are abuzz about Curator Theresa Papanikolas’ and Installation Designer...

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Mirror image? Hokusai’s idealized Mount Fuji+

At first glance, Katushika Hokusai’s woodblock print “Reflection in Lake...

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Stephen Little on ‘The Great Wave’+

The undisputed star—or at least most recognizable work—in the exhibition...

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Before Mount Fuji, there was Kabuki+

In the exhibition “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji”...

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Saint Damien as a young, dashing priest+

In honor of Saint Damien’s canonization, the Department of European...

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