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Better view of Thomas Wilfred’s ‘Opus 160′+

Wow! Eugene Epstein, the subject of my previous post, forwarded the blog link to his nephew AJ Epstein. And he...

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Scenes from Kama‘aina Christmas 2011+

Every December, the museum holds Kama‘aina Christmas, its gala fundraiser. We are so grateful to the co-chairs, volunteers and attendees...

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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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Walking Landscape+

A few months ago I had a dream in which the mountains were floating, or maybe my body was floating,...

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We grow fruit too+

With lovely open-air courtyards, the Honolulu Academy of Arts has a lot of artful foliage. Our “collection” includes a huge...

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In memory of Toshiko Takaezu+

In a tranquil corner of the Honolulu Academy of Arts is a mini petrified forest—three branchless trunks stand sentinel outside...

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Lovely lei+

Mahalo to the person who adorned one of our Chinese horses with this lovely lei, on this aloHAA Thursday. Come...

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World Art Bazaar: Sneak peek 3+

Academy Shop Manager Kathee Hoover thinks this bronze Guanyin sculpture ($495) from Japan was made in the 1940s. Very elegant,...

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GiRL FeST: Call for artists+

GiRL FeST 2010 looking for art. Deadline is Aug. 31.

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