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

Say Happy Father’s Day with a gift from our Museum Shop+

The middle of June—more specifically, June 17—marks Father’s Day, which...

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Neiman Marcus Runway Report fashion show a stylish benefit for the museum’s programs+

On May 17, Neiman Marcus Honolulu celebrated its 20th anniversary...

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A message about the museum’s valued education work from director Sean O’Harrow+

In 1976, I was a second-grade student at Hokulani Elementary...

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A SoundCloud playlist inspired by ‘Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson’+

Our current contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson...

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John Melville Kelly’s “Hawaiian Soldier” sheds image of romanticized hero during World War II+

To commemorate Memorial Day, we choose to highlight American artist...

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As a Blue Star Museum, we offer free admission to military personnel this summer  +

The Honolulu Museum of Art wants to thank active-duty military...

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Staff pick: Dennis Escat on the tilt of the head of Modigliani’s Seated Nude+

“Fifty years of painting and drawing!” He more recently picked...

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Erick Swenson’s mystifying sculpture ‘Ebie’ is right out of a sci-fi movie+

The instant you enter Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson, you...

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Molokai Window opening reception was a moving experience+

A who’s who of Moloka’i community leaders gathered at the...

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Find your Mother’s Day gift at the Museum Shop+

Find that handcrafted, one-of-a-kind something for the Mom in your...

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A spring message from director Sean O’Harrow+

Aloha museum friends, Spring is a season of renewal and...

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Art School gets a special loom from the family of the late Wendy Kamai+

Wendy Kamai, the tireless instructor with the museum’s We BeWeave...

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HoMA’s got a brand new blend (coffee blend, that is)+

The museum launches its own custom blend of Maui and...

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Thanking volunteers at Springtide+

Traditionally the museum has held an annual Saturday brunch to...

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Richard Cox and family have an archival good time at the museum+

Richard Cox is the grandson of Catharine E.B. Cox, who...

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From the archives: Juliette May Fraser and her interpretation of Hawai‘i heroes+

In 1952, Hawai‘i artist Juliette May Fraser, along with Hartley...

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