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


Congratulations to our Docent Class of 2012!+

Yesterday our latest group of 24 docents graduated and had a little ceremony with director Stephan Jost, director of tour...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Museum is in a great new book+

Just out from Globe Pequot Press is A Love for the Beautiful: Discovering America’s Hidden Art Museums. And guess what—the...

Read More+ Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Museum Shop: Accessorize!+

The Honolulu Museum of Art Shop may be known for its stellar selection of art books, but did you know...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Images from the ‘Oiwi Film Festival+

Mahalo nui to everyone who attended the ‘Ōiwi Film Festival! Here are images from the opening-night reception—it was great fun,...

Read More+ Friday, November 23, 2012

Swords + Thrones at the museum+

Last Sunday’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: Swords + Thrones was a jousting good time, with members of the Society...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Seeing ‘Courage and Strength’ through the eyes of soldiers+

“I like this picture because if I had to guess, he was on patrol or had a long day of...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Museum Shop: Home design must-haves+

The Honolulu Museum of Art Shop has something for everyone on your list—from stylish grandmother to precocious toddler. And it’s...

Read More+ Thursday, November 1, 2012

Walking Dead invade museum!+

The museum’s Haunted House was a graveyard smash yesterday! The place was filled with costumed kids, who stood in line...

Read More+ Monday, October 22, 2012

A curator in China: Shawn Eichman leads Silk Road tour+

Just got these images from the museum’s Asian Art Curator Shawn Eichman (that’s him on the far right in the...

Read More+ Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Update on Artists of Hawai‘i 2013+

Yesterday was the last day to submit work for Artists of Hawai‘i 2013. Jay Jensen, curator of contemporary art, and...

Read More+ Tuesday, October 16, 2012