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

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‘Natural Unnatural Supernatural’ gets a refresh this week+

Our installation crew is busy today replacing light-sensitive works on paper in the exhibition Natural Unnatural Supernatural with a selection...

Read More+ Monday, August 11, 2014
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In the sticks: Sean Connelly on his installation ‘Land Division’+

Like Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, O‘ahu-born Sean Connelly is an architect who makes art. At the invitation of curator...

Read More+ Friday, August 8, 2014

Old lions pay tribute to Ricky Grigg at Honolulu Surf Film Festival closing night+

On July 31, big-wave legends Peter Cole, Kimo Hollinger, Jock Sutherland, and Randy Rarick took the Doris Duke Theatre stage...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Wanted: Vigilante group TheFUZZ, for the crime of yarnbombing the Cades Pavilion+

It was a crisp, clear July morning at Spalding House—birds were singing, and through the trees Diamond Head was highlighted...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Q+A with Tyrone Wells+

Pop-folk singer-songwriter Tyrone Wells performs at the Doris Duke Theatre Saturday, August 9. He talks about his inspiration, his many...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Staff Picks: Justin Davies+

D. Howard Hitchcock (American, 1861–1943) Torchlight Fishing at Waikiki, c. 1920 Oil on canvas Gift of Helen G. Gary in memory...

Read More+ Sunday, August 3, 2014
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Eric Beyer: My two least favorite words are “I’m done”+

Printmaker and art instructor Eric Beyer has been working at the Art School since 2002—first as a teaching assistant while...

Read More+ Friday, July 25, 2014
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Art Deco Hawai‘i Spotlight: The Three Graces+

Esther Bruton (American, 1896–1992) The Three Graces, mid-1930s Painted screen Collection Michael and Linda Horikawa When the doors opened to...

Read More+ Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Duncan Dempster: New directions for Honolulu Printmakers+

“Printmaking is such a powerful entry point into creative production for people from all walks of life,” says Duncan Dempster,...

Read More+ Friday, July 18, 2014

Beyond the museum: ‘Island Splendor’ at W Bistro+

Nearby W Bistro, at the corner of Victoria and King streets (where Le Guignol used to be), is the site...

Read More+ Friday, July 18, 2014