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

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Congratulations 2014 graduating docents!+

Congratulations to our newest crop of school tour docents who graduated just last week and have hit the ground running....

Read More+ Friday, September 26, 2014

Kyle Little or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Abstract Art+

As this blog post is being typed, an installation team is hard at work in the Palm Courtyard assembling a...

Read More+ Monday, September 22, 2014

Win our Facebook contest: We’ll display your artwork in a gallery+

From now until October 10, the Honolulu Museum of Art is asking its Facebook page fans (that’s you) to submit works using...

Read More+ Monday, September 15, 2014

Indian artwork goes to Homeland Security as part of global investigation+

Of course no museum wants to get a visit from the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations...

Read More+ Monday, September 15, 2014

Travis Hancock on the Hi Sk8 Films showcase+

“We were just trying to copy surfing. Everything about skateboarding had to do with surfing. It was all about fun...

Read More+ Friday, September 12, 2014
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Angel Azul drips with Artistic Practicality+

This Saturday, Doris Duke Theatre is proud to screen three showings of Angel Azul, a documentary film that follows the work of...

Read More+ Sunday, September 7, 2014

Cheyne Gallarde on Channeling His Inner-Everybody+

Chameleon/photographer Cheyne (pronounced ‘Shane’) Gallarde’s work went on display at Spalding House’s Fall exhibition Hi Society last month, and in that...

Read More+ Friday, September 5, 2014

Artist John Koga’s Naked Tears in the Nanogallery+

A former phone booth in the lobby of the Honolulu Museum of Art School has become a fun and formidable...

Read More+ Thursday, September 4, 2014

An Unprecedented Gathering of Scholars Takes on the Lane Collection+

Last week three of Asia’s top art scholars quarantined themselves inside the museum’s vault that holds the Richard Lane Collection....

Read More+ Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Andy Graydon: Phase 1 of ‘Fig. 1,’ opening in February+

In July, artist Andy Graydon was in the museum vault, examining a 5,000-year-old Chinese jade block, or ts’ung, an object...

Read More+ Friday, August 29, 2014