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

Hālau Kū Māna students explore the Lending Collection+

  The museum’s outreach department is abuzz as our Spring programs get underway!  In 2011, we began our partnership with the...

Read More+ Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A visit from Joan Lebold Cohen+

We were honored to have photographer/art historian Joan Lebold Cohen here at the museum last Thursday. Cohen, an expert on...

Read More+ Monday, January 14, 2013

The museum mourns an American hero+

“Sen. Inouye made great contributions to our community and his loss is mourned by the museum.”—Honolulu Museum of Art director...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Behind the scenes at the Doris Duke Theatre: Samsara+

As the AV manager at the Doris Duke Theatre, I preview screenings for the week ahead. Yesterday, I watched Ron...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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