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

Stocking stuffer alert: Museum Shop is only place on the island to stock Runbells+

Do you run in town, or know people who do? You’re going at a good clip and up ahead see...

Read More+ Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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‘Love Vibes’ explored new territory in 1990′s Japan+

“I was always interested in manga, ever since I was a little girl,” says pioneering manga superstar Erica Sakurazawa, talking...

Read More+ Friday, December 5, 2014

Holiday shopping: Sexy shapes for your scents+

After seeing Buzz Blodgett’s handblown creations, it’s no surprise to learn that the Encinitas, California–based artist is an ocean-loving waterman....

Read More+ Friday, December 5, 2014
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Making order out of chaos: John Sy+

The museum’s development department helps keep the lights on and everything in motion. They position the museum for sustained growth...

Read More+ Friday, December 5, 2014
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The season of giving: See the museum’s recent gifts and acquisitions starting Thursday+

Museums are constantly adding to their collections—filling the gaps of periods, artists and media—through purchases, but more often through gifts....

Read More+ Monday, December 1, 2014
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Flower girl: Joyce Tomonari+

Joyce Tomonari pulls clippers from a pocket on the front of her black apron as she feels her way around...

Read More+ Friday, November 28, 2014
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Tori Richard + Matson = aloha shirts you need+

Have you looked at the Eugene Savage murals on view in Art Deco Hawai‘i and thought, “That would make a...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Museum educators and DOE bridge art to the Common Core+

On November 12, the conference room at the Hawai‘i Department of Education was transformed into a large classroom as museum...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2014
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The collectors: Michael Horikawa+

Michael Horikawa walks through his East O‘ahu home rattling off a detailed provenance of the artwork on the walls, along...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2014
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Jennifer Leung: Stewarding art from acquisition to exhibition+

The museum has seven exhibitions opening this fall and winter, from Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art, the last in...

Read More+ Friday, November 14, 2014