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

AV Club at Honolulu Printmakers exhibition+

  If you missed the Honolulu Printmakers 81st Annual Juried...

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Africa: Feel the continent through its art+

“African Art from the Academy’s Collection” just opened yesterday. Here’s...

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Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux and ‘The Resurrection of Harriet Tubman’+

Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux is passionate about what she does. The first...

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5 questions for Laura Hoptman+

Laura Hoptman, the Kraus Family Senior Curator at the New...

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Academy’s ‘Hawaiian Modern’ catalog in Pottery Barn catalog+

Anna Hoover, who keeps our Visitor Information Center running smoothly,...

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Muraqqa’ continues to fascinate visitors+

The small, incredibly detailed paintings in the exhibition “Muraqqa': Imperial...

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Jimmy Wales talks about Wikipedia Loves Art+

It’s official…even Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, is excited...

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See Harriet Tubman @ Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday+

This month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday on Feb. 15,...

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Richie Mehta coming to Friends of Film Friday 2/20!+

Film Curator Gina Caruso just got word that Indian-Canadian filmmaker...

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Everything goes at the Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale+

HAA’s Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale opens at the Academy...

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Don’t miss: Street artist Aaron Noble talk Feb. 5+

For three years Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, as curator of thirtyninehotel‘s...

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The power of art+

In the French film “I’ve Loved You So Long” (Il...

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Last weekend to see ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

Last chance to see the first glimpse of the Richard...

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Scott Johnson on otafuku in ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

It’s the last weekend to see “Richard Lane and the...

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The hunt is on!+

The Honolulu Academy of Arts has joined the Brooklyn Museum...

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Bebba Vamvounakis @ Academy Art Center at Linekona+

There was an opening at the Academy Art Center at...

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HAA in Madrid: Our Braque is on view at the Reina Sofia+

Now on view at the Museo Nacional Centre de Arte...

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Mat Kubo: ‘Vanity’ @ HPU Gallery+

The HPU Gallery may be a glorified lobby on the...

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Go see the UH graduate student exhibition+

aloHAA doesn’t cover only Academy goings on. We like to...

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The Jan. 7 opening of ‘Traces and Trajectories’+

Rudimentary video of the Jan. 7 opening of “Traces and...

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Buy the auteur theory? Come see Alain Robbe-Grillet’s films+

Alain Robbe-Grillet is best known as the creator of the...

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Academy Docent Charlene Hughes shows her quilts in D.C. for the big inauguration+

When O‘ahu-based quilter and Academy docent Charlene Hughes got a...

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Cool really was king @ Starlight Ball 6+

Vintage dresses were out in force at the sixth Starlight...

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New HNL art blog!+

There isn’t enough art dialogue in Hawai‘i—which is strange because...

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Liked ‘Slumdog’? Try the Bollywood Film Festival+

After recounting the harrowing childhoods of two orphaned street urchins,...

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Art: The fountain of youth+

  James Foster, director of the Academy from 1963 to...

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Top 10 Academy stories of 2008+

The Star Bulletin named the Academy’s landmark exhibition “The Dragon’s...

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Scott Johnson on tengu+

We continue our minitour of “Richard Lane and the Floating...

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Robert Frank on ‘The Americans’+

On view in Gallery 9 right now is Robert Frank’s...

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Social Circles+

Since October 2008, the Academy has been reaching out to...

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