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

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‘Scholarly Gathering’ restored, now on view+

Two years ago three of Asia’s top art scholars visited...

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Artist Q+A: Dianna Cohen on art and plastic+

The current Spalding House exhibition Plastic Fantastic? is about getting...

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New museum mural: Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i artist Curiot on his megalopolis monster+

Visitors to the museum this past week were greeted by...

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They love jewelry?: Get your Valentine lurve gifts at Honolulu Museum of Art Shops+

In-the-know style hunters in Honolulu head to our Museum Shops...

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Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i is back, and that means a new wall mural+

The scaffolding is going up today—star muralist Curiot flies into...

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Stephan Jost to leave for Toronto: “Leading the museum has been a deep honor”+

Last week Wednesday (Jan. 27), the Art Gallery of Ontario...

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Diving into ‘Spearfishing Omilu Ulua’ with glass artist Edward Clark+

“I think spearfishing has actually saved my life,” says glass...

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Art Spotlight: Portraits of Kabuki Heroes+

Tough Love: Expressions of Confucian Morality in Japanese Woodblock Prints features...

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#followthewhiterabbit: Find this card to begin a #HarajukuHoMA scavenger hunt!+

Fuzzy walls, inflatable unicorns, and giant mushrooms are just a...

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Museum staff and docent Art School exhibitions brim with talent+

“A lot of people are talking about Sam’s piece,” says...

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Director of development Jessica Welch says farewell to the museum+

“I’m going to miss coming to such a beautiful place,”...

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Stephan Jost: Connecting the museum to the rest of the world+

The holidays are a time to reflect, and lately I’ve...

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How much is that Ni‘ihau necklace in the window? (and other great items at the shop)+

Shopping season is officially over. But we think you’ll want...

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Pōmaika‘i Elementary School students produce news segment on museum’s classroom poster+

Last year, the museum partnered with the Hawai‘i State Department...

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Staff picks: Extra-last-minute holiday gift guide+

What, just five days left til Christmas? And all you’ve...

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Staff picks: Last-minute holiday gift guide+

We asked museum staffers what Museum Shop offerings catch their...

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Staff Pick: Art School teacher Denise Karabinus+

“I am very passionate about teaching, I feel that it...

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