Behind-the-scenes news from the Honolulu Museum of Art


Bundit Kanisthakhon and Kirk Malanchuk up for award for their design of our new parking attendant booth+

In August the museum’s new parking attendant booth opened for operation in the lot behind the art school on Victoria...

Read More+ Saturday, October 26, 2013
, ,

Staff picks: Garry Ka‘aihue’s favorite work of art+

Garry Ka‘aihue, our Spalding House facilities manager, knows the structure and its grounds as intimately as it’s possible to know...

Read More+ Friday, October 25, 2013

Gideon Gerlt starts his ‘Neural Net’ installation at Spalding House+

This past Saturday, new Orvis Artist in Residence Gideon Gerlt made multiple trips to Spalding House on his moped, hauling...

Read More+ Monday, October 21, 2013

Lending Collection offers a free pass to the world+

The museum has had a Lending Collection since it opened in 1927—originally comprised of works from founder Anna Rice Cooke’s...

Read More+ Friday, October 18, 2013

Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation grant funds art class for Title 1 school kids+

Last May, Kim Johnson, cofounder of the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation, and Jessica Scheeter, executive director of the foundation, toured...

Read More+ Thursday, October 10, 2013
, ,

Art instructor Mark Norseth on teaching process vs. product+

The Honolulu Museum of Art School offers more than 280 classes and workshops every year for adults and young artists,...

Read More+ Wednesday, October 9, 2013
, ,

Meet our new Asian art intern: Charise Michelsen+

Every year, the museum’s Asian Art Department gets a new intern. The position is generously funded by the Society of...

Read More+ Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Special art tour: Museum Friends get in-depth look at reinstalled Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery+

Last Wednesday evening, the Honolulu Museum of Art Friends group—which is comprised of almost 400 museum volunteers, including docents—held an...

Read More+ Monday, October 7, 2013

Meet Vi Loo, our new Chairman of the Board of Trustees+

Violet S.W. Loo, known as Vi, has long given back to the community. Holding an MA in education from the...

Read More+ Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Staff picks: Amber Ludwig’s favorite work of art+

Amber Ludwig is the Curatorial Assistant for the Department of European and American Art.  She received her Ph.D. in Art...

Read More+ Monday, September 30, 2013