Permanent Collection

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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See Harriet Tubman @ Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday+

This month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday on Feb. 15,...

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Last weekend to see ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

Last chance to see the first glimpse of the Richard...

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Scott Johnson on otafuku in ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

It’s the last weekend to see “Richard Lane and the...

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HAA in Madrid: Our Braque is on view at the Reina Sofia+

Now on view at the Museo Nacional Centre de Arte...

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Art: The fountain of youth+

  James Foster, director of the Academy from 1963 to...

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Scott Johnson on tengu+

We continue our minitour of “Richard Lane and the Floating...

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Robert Frank on ‘The Americans’+

On view in Gallery 9 right now is Robert Frank’s...

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Scott Johnson on the Kambun Master+

Now at the Academy is the first glimpse of the...

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How the Academy acquired Rauschenberg’s ‘Trophy V’+

James Foster was director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts...

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Who do they think they are?+

If you missed the documentary “Who Does She Think She...

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Thanks Mr and Mrs Vogel!+

Have you heard of Herb and Dorothy Vogel? They’re an...

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A little story about the Monet+

Former museum director Jim Foster, along with trustee and distinguished...

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