Permanent Collection

‘The Lost Symbol’ at the Academy in January+

A fan of Dan Brown’s latest blockbuster—an exploration into the mysteries of Freemasonry? (As Maureen Dowd wrote in The New...

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Can’t stop going in Gallery 27+

Staff are abuzz about Curator Theresa Papanikolas’ and Installation Designer Larry Maruya’s reinstallation of the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery (aka...

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Mirror image? Hokusai’s idealized Mount Fuji+

At first glance, Katushika Hokusai’s woodblock print “Reflection in Lake Misaka in Kai Province,” part of the series “Thirty-six Views...

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Stephen Little on ‘The Great Wave’+

The undisputed star—or at least most recognizable work—in the exhibition “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” is the venerated...

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Before Mount Fuji, there was Kabuki+

In the exhibition “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” is a section of very rare early works by Hokusai,...

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Saint Damien as a young, dashing priest+

In honor of Saint Damien’s canonization, the Department of European and American Art has hung the Academy’s portrait of Joseph...

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Opening of Hokusai’s Summit+

“Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” has been incredibly gratifying for Academy staff. Putting the exhibition together was a...

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Special ink: Tomioka Tessai’s fan paintings+

For Shawn Eichman, Curator of Asian Art at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, two of the most interesting works in...

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Academy crew gets schooled on Hokusai+

On Sept 23, Director Stephen Little gave a tour of Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji for staff. From...

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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 have been taking advantage of their free passes. So far...

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