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

See Darren Waterston paint+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston is in the midst of painting a mural at The Contemporary Museum (Spalding House). He’s...

Read More+ Friday, June 3, 2011
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Curator’s notes: To New York to fetch the Cézanne+

From Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas, who recently returned from New York: Each year, the Academy receives...

Read More+ Wednesday, June 1, 2011
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What is landscape?+

In Gallery 30, red dirt is rapidly transforming into a miniature landscape, one cone and one mountain at a time....

Read More+ Friday, May 27, 2011

James Jack, Orvis Artist in Residence+

James Jack is the current Orvis Artist in Residence. He set up shop in Gallery 30 on May 14 and...

Read More+ Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Darren Waterston helps install ‘Forest Eater’+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston spent a year traveling to Hawai‘i—visiting Volcano National Park and researching writings and images of...

Read More+ Monday, May 16, 2011

On view: Daniel Trivieri’s “Grouper”+

On view right now in Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel is a painting that appeals to...

Read More+ Thursday, May 5, 2011

Academy ♥ volunteers+

At the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on April 10, the museum recognized Esther Wetzel for her 20 years as an...

Read More+ Monday, May 2, 2011
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Artist in Residence Megan Bent: See her this Friday!+

The current Orvis Artist in Residence is Megan Bent. She’s doing cool stuff with long-exposure photography and light. She takes...

Read More+ Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Hiroshige’s fierce eagle+

There’s just four days left to see the woodblock print exhibition Ukiyo-e Par Excellence. Assistant Curator Sawako Chang selected some...

Read More+ Thursday, April 21, 2011

We grow fruit too+

With lovely open-air courtyards, the Honolulu Academy of Arts has a lot of artful foliage. Our “collection” includes a huge...

Read More+ Thursday, April 21, 2011