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

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Meet Giant Robot’s Eric Nakamura: Connecting with people through art+

In 1994, Eric Nakamura was a cool 24-year-old Japanese-American punk...

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Museum Shop: Make a Father’s Day gift of Kahi Ching’s Family Sunday bonsai works+

This month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday—celebrating “homegrown” art and...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2015: Emily McIlroy on her path to ‘Sky Burial’+

Sky Burial, the largest and most labor intensive piece I’ve...

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Stephan Jost: Refreshing our vision, mission, and values+

Ever since Anna Rice Cooke founded the museum in 1927,...

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Signed posters and original prints by Masami Teraoka at the shop+

Just in time for Feast of Fools: The Triptych paintings...

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Volunteer Dottie Suiso: She’s got that twinkle in her eye+

Sitting behind the front desk in a green and white...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2015: Lauren Trangmar on her research process+

Curiosity is the desire to uncover what lies beyond our...

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Find out what Giant Robot artist Yoskay Yamamoto has in store for #ArtShop+

The upcoming massive exhibition at Contempo #ArtShop at Spalding House,...

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A fond farewell to longtime café manager Tracy Gunn+

“I feel like I’ve grown up here,” said café manager...

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Ayad Alkadhi on ‘I Am Baghdad XV’+

  The exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape and...

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Legislature approves $1.5 million grant for the museum+

After almost two years of planning, lobbying, and giving testimony...

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Staff Picks: Katherine Love+

“I like to support and promote women artists, because sometimes...

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Maya Lea Portner+

“I want to pin each piece to the wall,” said...

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The process: In dialogue with artist Reem Bassous and curator Healoha Johnston+

Opening in December is the exhibition Beyond the Archive: Paintings...

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Classroom Poster Project progresses—get yours now!+

For the past few months, educators from the Honolulu Museum...

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Join us for Teachers Take on the Galleries at ARTafterDARK May 29!+

Are you a teacher who enjoys ARTafterDARK? Come and take...

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School tour: Mabuhay! Art of the Philippines+

Take a trip across the sea! Learn about the diversity...

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Summer guided tour: The Great Outdoors+

This summer let’s explore the Great Outdoors! Through the Honolulu...

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George Rickey sculptures receive some TLC+

The kinetic sculptures of George Rickey are mesmerizing. Found on...

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Peter Helto’s steampunk side revealed in this Staff Pick+

Have you ever left home without your phone? Many of...

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