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

Cinephiles’ delight: Doris Duke Theatre’s sexy new projector+

Fans of Doris Duke Theatre’s dynamic film program have even more reason to get their cinema fix at the museum—last...

Read More+ Monday, March 2, 2015

Matson’s Eugene Savage murals on view in the Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery through Aug. 16+

Are you kicking yourself because you never got a chance to see Art Deco Hawai‘i? (The hit show closed in...

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Docent Andrea Snyder on the Jewish Film Festival’s “Bar Mitzvah year”+

When the Temple Emanu-El Kirk Cashmere Jewish Film Festival opens in the Doris Duke Theatre on March 7, it enters...

Read More+ Monday, March 2, 2015

Museum Shop: Like the mural? Get the book. Or tattoos. Or postcards+

The mural Nervosa III, which James Jean completed a week ago as part of Pow! Wow! Hawaii in our Luce...

Read More+ Monday, February 23, 2015
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Andy Graydon: Phase 2 of ‘Fig. 1,’ opening Feb. 27+

Andy Graydon arrived in Honolulu on Feb. 17, and has been preparing nonstop for his sound installation Fig. 1 (these...

Read More+ Monday, February 23, 2015
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This year’s Gift Print artist is Paul Weissman+

This Wednesday the Honolulu Printmakers hold the opening reception of their 87th Annual Exhibition. Each year, the Printmakers commission an...

Read More+ Monday, February 23, 2015
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The cinematography of Anno Moyoco’s Sakuran+

Now on view in Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art is Anno Moyoco’s Sakuran—a manga that tells the story of...

Read More+ Monday, February 16, 2015
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Staff pick: Hilary Sholin has eyes for ‘Marisol’+

Hilary Sholin, the museum’s annual giving coordinator, oversees the membership program and comes up with creative ideas to get more...

Read More+ Sunday, February 15, 2015

21st-century origami: Find out how with these new books+

Now on view in Less = More at Spalding House are incredible origami sculptures of a garden full of flowers...

Read More+ Friday, February 13, 2015
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Crotchet artist Olek: Ocean preservation, sisal, and skulls+

Now hard at work on the museum’s front lawn, as part of a Pow! Wow! Hawaii project, is Olek, the...

Read More+ Monday, February 9, 2015