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


Call to filmmakers: ‘Oiwi Film Festival 2013 submissions+

The museum, with filmmaker Ann Marie Kirk, launched the ‘Oiwi Film Festival in 2010 as a venue for native Hawaiian...

Read More+ Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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A glimpse into a day in the life of a curator+

From Curator of Contemporary Art James Jensen, who had a break from everyday curatorial duties: Usually an art museum curator’s...

Read More+ Wednesday, May 8, 2013

We ♥ our volunteers+

The museum is grateful to its volunteers—a cadre of dedicated people from all walks of life who bring with them...

Read More+ Thursday, May 2, 2013

Put art on your envelope: USPS’s new Modern Art in America stamps+

Do you still use stamps? If yes, next time you’re at the post office, get a sheet of the new...

Read More+ Thursday, April 25, 2013

Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: What I Make+

I’ve been an artist all my life, but when someone asks me, “What sort of work do you make?” I...

Read More+ Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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‘Shunga’ exhibition up for big prize+

What do the Honolulu Museum of Art, The Drawing Center, the New-York Historical Society, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and...

Read More+ Friday, April 5, 2013

Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Roberta Griffith: Progress on ‘Debris Contained’+

A series I am working on for Artists of Hawaii 2013 consists of five hand-sculpted, small Keraflex porcelain boxes. Titled...

Read More+ Wednesday, April 3, 2013

MBTA students present final artworks in museum’s outreach program+

The Honolulu Museum of Art and the Myron B. Thompson Academy (MBTA) are in their fifth year of partnership, as...

Read More+ Monday, March 18, 2013

The Artists of Hawai‘i 11 meet in the director’s office+

Last October, museum curators selected out of hundreds of submissions 11 artists to be part of Artists of Hawai‘i 2013....

Read More+ Friday, March 8, 2013

Opening reception for Cox Award recipient John Koga+

Last Wednesday, the museum held a small reception for the Catharine E.B. Cox Award Exhibition. This year’s recipient of the...

Read More+ Monday, February 25, 2013