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

Winning: Results of our Ansel Adams Instagram photo contest+

From Nov. 4 to 17, the museum held an Ansel Adams Instagram photo contest, as part of programming for our...

Read More+ Thursday, November 21, 2013
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The color of time: Nina Cambron clocks+

New in the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop are fused-glass clocks by Detroit artist Nina Cambron. Her studio uses high-quality...

Read More+ Thursday, November 21, 2013
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Franklyn Donahue, a 38-year museum veteran, retires this week+

Franklyn Donahue looks at the gleaming wood of the 18th-century tall clock in the newly reinstalled gallery of American art....

Read More+ Thursday, November 21, 2013
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Art instructor Janell Nakahara on Monet and masks+

On a recent afternoon, we stopped by Janell Nakahara’s “Philosophy and Art” class, part of the museum’s Art to Go...

Read More+ Monday, November 18, 2013

New in the Museum Shop: Elk jewelry and accessories+

All the way from Melbourne, Australia, come these gorgeous statement necklace handmade from carved wooden leaves. It’s by Elk, a...

Read More+ Friday, November 15, 2013

Miguel Tobias on his favorite work of art+

Miguel Tobias is our mail master, and all-around go-to guy. When he’s not helping the museum run smoothly, you might...

Read More+ Friday, November 15, 2013

Making ‘cake’ with a Dutchman+

One of the issues that the new shunga exhibition Tongue in Cheek: Erotic Art in 19th-Century Japan looks at is...

Read More+ Friday, November 15, 2013

Students get in the ‘flow’ at first Soundshop music education program+

The museum held its first half-day workshop on the aural arts last Tuesday, when the group Super Groupers taught 33...

Read More+ Monday, November 4, 2013
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Our Calder is back from Korea+

Our Alexander Calder piece Object With Yellow Background is back home. It returned last month after being included in the...

Read More+ Sunday, November 3, 2013

Jared Stone wins the museum three design awards+

On Oct. 26 the Honolulu chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, held its awards ceremony for its biannual...

Read More+ Friday, November 1, 2013