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

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Orvis Artist in Residence | Jessica Orfe: Topical Animals, Finishing Stages+

Did you know that there has been a collaborative mural happening at Spalding House? For the past five weekends, beginning...

Read More+ Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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Seen: Members’ opening for ‘Georgia O’Keeffe+Ansel Adams’+

Members got a preview of Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawai‘i Pictures at the opening reception on July 17....

Read More+ Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Keith Tallett has a solo show at the new SPF Projects gallery in Kaka‘ako+

Did you love Keith Tallett’s banana tattooed with “watufaka” and his Flying Hawaiians gleaming, resined wood slabs emblazoned with tire...

Read More+ Monday, July 8, 2013

Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Ryan Higa: Visual inspiration+

Someone named this plant ‘baby toes.’ Ryan Higa, one of the 11 artists who were selected to be part of...

Read More+ Friday, July 5, 2013
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The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in paint and pixels+

Now on view in Landscape in the New World is one of the museum’s American art treasures—Thomas Moran’s sweeping panorama...

Read More+ Thursday, June 27, 2013
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Art School student completes senior project with metals instructor+

Chantalle VanPutten has been taking classes at the Art School for the last six years, since the Honolulu Museum of...

Read More+ Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: The persuasiveness of craft+

On miniature aircraft, scale modelers painstakingly reproduce things like wires and rivet heads in sizes up to 70 times smaller...

Read More+ Monday, June 17, 2013

Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Amber Aguirre: What I’m working on now+

My work has most often focused on social commentary. As the child of a Holocaust survivor I was aware from...

Read More+ Friday, May 31, 2013
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Remembering Lawrence J. Stupski+

The museum is saddened to learn of the passing of Lawrence J. Stupski, who, with his wife Joyce, has been...

Read More+ Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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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