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

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The party’s over+

    The Art Studio is again dark (for just...

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Bridging the Balloon Gap+

In school, I had a professor use the term “Art...

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Talented staff: Maika‘i Tubbs in Hi’iaka show (just 4 more days!)+

When Maika’i Tubbs isn’t organizing Bank of Hawai’i Family Sunday,...

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Before Mount Fuji, there was Kabuki+

In the exhibition “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji”...

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Saint Damien as a young, dashing priest+

In honor of Saint Damien’s canonization, the Department of European...

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Opening of Hokusai’s Summit+

“Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” has been incredibly...

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Puffy Pareidolia+

Yesterday, I popped in to see what Allison was up...

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Special ink: Tomioka Tessai’s fan paintings+

For Shawn Eichman, Curator of Asian Art at the Honolulu...

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Larger-than-life ikebana: This weekend only+

Trees à la Sogetsu opened today at the Academy Art...

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Academy crew gets schooled on Hokusai+

On Sept 23, Director Stephen Little gave a tour of...

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Super Saturday! Action in ‘Hokusai’s Summit’ and Artist in Residence studio+

Today is Museum Day, organized by Smithsonian Magazine, and people...

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Check out the Academy’s new Artist in Residence+

There’s something bittersweet about balloons—they serve as fluffy milestones, marking...

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Best HNL show of the year?+

There have been great shows of Hawai‘i artists this year,...

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Why it’s harder than ever for Hawai’i arts organizations+

“It’s much worse now,” says George Ellis, director of the...

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Memorable Installation+

  What goes into an art loan? Joleen Oshiro reveals...

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William Kelso wows crowd at Doris Duke+

About 180 people filled Doris Duke Theatre for archeologist William...

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Scenes from the Joy of Sake+

Last Friday’s Joy of Sake at the Honolulu Academy of...

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Talented staff: Calvin Collins at HPU Gallery+

A lot of the museum’s staff—from every department—are artists. Security...

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Honolulu on the Potomac+

Six works from the Academy have followed in the footsteps...

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The Capitol Visitor Center+

No more waiting in long lines at the mercy of...

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On the road to D.C.+

Recently I escorted six paintings of Hawaiian scenes from the...

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Art on the move+

Art world’s secret merry-go-round revealed! – http://bit.ly/siXrx

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Members’ Sake 101 workshop a hit+

Yesterday about 60 Academy members (who bought Joy of Sake...

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Free movies all weekend: Pacific Islands Film Festival+

The second Pacific Islands Film Festival: Cultural Forum Through Film...

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The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two...

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Hey hey we’re the Existential Pilgrims!+

Existential Pilgrim (and rock star and artist) Keiko Bonk wrote...

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Pecha Kucha Night Vol. 5 July 24+

The fifth installation of Pecha Kucha Night Honolulu returns on...

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Members think + drink @ Artists of Hawai’i gallery talk+

The museum had its first Gallery Talk event for members...

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Archeologist William Kelso coming to the Academy in August+

Back in 2007, the 400th anniversary of the founding of...

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2nd Annual Surf Film Festival opened to full house+

Opening night of the 2nd Annual Surf Film Festival sold...

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