Permanent Collection

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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Opening of Hokusai’s Summit+

“Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” has been incredibly...

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Special ink: Tomioka Tessai’s fan paintings+

For Shawn Eichman, Curator of Asian Art at the Honolulu...

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Academy crew gets schooled on Hokusai+

On Sept 23, Director Stephen Little gave a tour of...

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Super Saturday! Action in ‘Hokusai’s Summit’ and Artist in Residence studio+

Today is Museum Day, organized by Smithsonian Magazine, and people...

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Honolulu on the Potomac+

Six works from the Academy have followed in the footsteps...

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The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two...

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Mining the vaults: A curator’s finds+

Museums across the country, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art...

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Passage to India+

Just went to see the Charles Bartlett works in the...

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Meet ‘Herb and Dorothy’ at next Friends of Film Friday+

In November I posted an item about the Academy having...

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Academy’s van Gogh unveiled in Basel+

Academy Registrar Pauline Sugino accompanied our van Gogh “Wheat Field”...

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Our van Gogh is star of Basel show+

In a couple of weeks museum registrar Pauline Sugino is...

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Africa: Feel the continent through its art+

“African Art from the Academy’s Collection” just opened yesterday. Here’s...

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