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

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James Jean: Organic characters and fractals+

Last night, artist James Jean started work on his mural going up in Luce Pavilion, projecting his detailed sketch on...

Read More+ Monday, February 9, 2015

Meet the Honolulu Printmakers Annual Exhibition jurors Sonnenzimmer+

On Feb. 25, Honolulu Printmakers, which call the Honolulu Museum of Art School home, kick off their 87th annual exhibition....

Read More+ Monday, February 9, 2015
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내일 부터 한국어 안내 미술관 투어가 가능합니다—Korean language tours start tomorrow+

2월 10일부터, 매주 화요일 10시부터 12시까지 한국어 안내 미술관 투어가 가능합니다! Starting tomorrow the Honolulu Museum of Art is offering...

Read More+ Saturday, February 7, 2015
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The power of a simple portrait+

Fazal Sheikh (American, born 1965) Hadija and her Father Badel Addan Gadel, Somali Refugee Camp, Mandera, Kenya, 1993 Gelatin silver...

Read More+ Friday, February 6, 2015
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Take home the Shangri La experience+

Opening Feb. 12 is Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art, a multimedia exhibition that brings to life...

Read More+ Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Hokusai’s fulfilled dream of immortality+

At the heart of the exhibition Dreams of Mount Fuji: Masterpieces of the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Japanese Print Collection are three woodblock prints...

Read More+ Monday, February 2, 2015
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You be the judge: Docent Sandra Simms on the Honolulu African American Film Festival+

This week the Honolulu African American Film Festival returns to the Doris Duke Theatre for two weeks of films, guest...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2015
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Hot off the press: Wayne Levin’s ‘Flowing’ + limited edition prints+

Just in at the Museum Shop is Wayne Levin’s new book Flowing. If you’re a fan of his previous ocean-exploring...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2015

Pow! Wow! Hawaii expands to museum and Art School this week+

Last year, Pow! Wow! Hawaii, in collaboration with Los Angeles gallery thinkspace, held its first Exploring the New Contemporary Movement...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2015
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Guadalupe Rivera Marín visits the museum to see her father’s work+

She’s been photographed by Edward Weston, knew Jean Charlot, and is honorary co-chair of the Mexican Museum in San Francisco....

Read More+ Friday, January 23, 2015