Textiles

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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!)....

Read More+ 4 months ago
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Tiny Chinese shoes+

The new textile exhibition Remaining Remnants features things made with fabric scraps and rags. Back when “reuse-recycle” was a matter...

Read More+ 5 months ago
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Cheongsam chic: Silk ‘n’ squirrel+

  Now on view in the China Gallery is a piece of clothing that gets our textiles curator Sara Oka...

Read More+ 7 months ago

Artist Maika`i Tubbs tracing “Men In Lace”+

Maika`i Tubbs, talented artist and the Academy’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday Program Coordinator, has been hard at work the...

Read More+ 4 years ago
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I Heart Grandma+

There is something special to see in lightly traversed gallery 22, currently home to an exhibition of textiles that were...

Read More+ 4 years ago

He Ho’ala Ana III+

Fellow kapa maker Dalani Tanahi, who practices her art in Makaha, on the exhibition He Ho’ala Ana/An Awakening: Kapa by...

Read More+ 6 years ago

He Ho’ala Ana opening II+

Our amazing staff photographer Shuzo Uemoto just finished processing his shots from the He Ho’ala Ana / An Awakening opening...

Read More+ 6 years ago

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald visits the Academy textile vaults+

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald’s exhibition, “He Ho’ala Ana / An Awakening: Kapa by Marie McDonald” opened Wednesday night at...

Read More+ 6 years ago

Opening of ‘He Hô’ala Ana’ a night to remember+

A who’s who of kapa and lei makers gathered in the Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Banyan Court last night to...

Read More+ 6 years ago