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


Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Roberta Griffith: Progress on ‘Debris Contained’+

A series I am working on for Artists of Hawaii 2013 consists of five hand-sculpted, small Keraflex porcelain boxes. Titled...

Read More+ Wednesday, April 3, 2013

MBTA students present final artworks in museum’s outreach program+

The Honolulu Museum of Art and the Myron B. Thompson Academy (MBTA) are in their fifth year of partnership, as...

Read More+ Monday, March 18, 2013

The Artists of Hawai‘i 11 meet in the director’s office+

Last October, museum curators selected out of hundreds of submissions 11 artists to be part of Artists of Hawai‘i 2013....

Read More+ Friday, March 8, 2013

Opening reception for Cox Award recipient John Koga+

Last Wednesday, the museum held a small reception for the Catharine E.B. Cox Award Exhibition. This year’s recipient of the...

Read More+ Monday, February 25, 2013

Museum’s outreach art programs teach students how to collaborate+

The museum’s outreach programs are an important part of its education-focused mission. In addition to exposing students to art-making basics,...

Read More+ Monday, February 18, 2013

Our first logotype Tshirts!+

This is a momentous occasion: After 85 years, the Honolulu Museum of Art has its first logotype Tshirts! The clean...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Our van Gogh is back on view+

Our Vincent van Gogh painting is back! After a yearlong trip, which included stops at the Philadelphia Museum of Art,...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Find your Valentine’s Day gifts at the Museum Shop+

Whatever your budget or relationship (Mom? Girlfriend? Bestie? Boyfriend?) you can find something that says “I’m thinking of you” at...

Read More+ Thursday, January 31, 2013
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And the winners are…+

Congratulations to Ailsa Horky of Kaneohe and Tyler Dos Santos-Tam of Honolulu for winning our Instagram and Twitter contests at...

Read More+ Thursday, January 31, 2013

Remembering Aunty Gladys+

Museum staff were saddened to learn of the passing of master weaver Gladys Kukana Grace on Jan. 17. Curator of...

Read More+ Thursday, January 24, 2013