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

The Academy on the road with Art to Go+

Pearlyn Salvador, head of the museum’s Art to Go outreach...

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Michael Rooks’ curatorial debut for Haunch of Venison+

Former Academy Curator of European and American Art Michael Rooks...

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Creatively Christmas! goes live+

  Bright and early Wednesday morning (we’re talking 5.30 am),...

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Who do they think they are?+

If you missed the documentary “Who Does She Think She...

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‘America the Beautiful’ dissects the beauty industry at Doris Duke this week+

Filmmaker Darryl Roberts was at the Academy in October to...

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More talented staff news: Aaron Padilla and Michael Sweitzer+

Aaron Padilla, Assistant Curator of Education at the Academy, has...

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He Ho’ala Ana III+

Fellow kapa maker Dalani Tanahi, who practices her art in...

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He Ho’ala Ana opening II+

Our amazing staff photographer Shuzo Uemoto just finished processing his...

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Robert Frank on Ovation and in Gallery 9+

It’s raining, it’s pouring—perfect conditions for settling down to a...

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Master kapa maker Marie McDonald visits the Academy textile vaults+

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald’s exhibition, “He Ho’ala Ana /...

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Opening of ‘He Hô’ala Ana’ a night to remember+

A who’s who of kapa and lei makers gathered in...

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Don Ed Hardy goes to Doris Duke Theatre+

Don Ed Hardy, the tattoo godfather and artist, came to...

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Meet Salif Traore on Saturday at Doris Duke Theatre+

What is life like in a remote village on the...

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Why doesn’t this film have a distributor? See ‘Skin’ on Saturday!+

Don’t miss Anthony Fabian‘s hard-hitting film “Skin” when it plays...

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Thanks Mr and Mrs Vogel!+

Have you heard of Herb and Dorothy Vogel? They’re an...

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‘Iron Ladies of Liberia’ storms Doris Duke Friday and Sunday+

Yesterday the directors of the AFI Project 20/20 films that...

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New York filmmaker Sascha Paladino at Doris Duke tonight! Special offer for Honolulu Symphony members+

Sascha Paladino (pictured left) is banjo superstar Bèla Fleck’s half...

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HAA’s Alan Konishi in ‘And Justice for All’ opening tonight+

More exciting Hawai’i-made contemporary art goes on view tonight at...

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Enter the Floating World with Scott Johnson+

Now at the Academy is the first glimpse of the...

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Shangri La artist in residence Shahzia Sikander gives free talk Nov. 19+

New York-based Shahzia Sikander is artist in residence at Shangri...

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Anna Biller at Friends of Film Friday tonight+

Tonight at 7:30, Anna Biller presents “Viva,” her take on...

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‘The Dragon’s Gift’ at the Rubin Museum of Art: A huge hit+

Last month “The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan”...

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A little story about the Monet+

Former museum director Jim Foster, along with trustee and distinguished...

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Dogs of war: Pups are a powerful metaphor+

In the exhibition “Literati Modern: Bunjinga from Late-Edo to Twentieth-Century...

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The poetry of ‘Literati Modern’+

Now on view in the Henry Luce Gallery is “Literati...

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Friends of Film Friday returns Oct. 10+

Film Curator Gina Caruso works her patootie off to keep...

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Academy’s Maika‘i Tubbs’ new installation is genius+

Last night was the opening of “‘Ili Iho: The Surface...

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East meets West: The Dragon’s Gift opens at the Rubin+

“The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan” opened to...

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Literati Modern opens+

The members’ opening for Literati Modern: Bunjinga From Late-Edo to...

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