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


Teens drop beats, rhymes, and mics at third Soundshop+

“This one feels really good,” said Navid Najafi about the museum’s third Soundshop program, which took place last Tuesday in...

Read More+ Friday, October 24, 2014

‘Modern Love’ preview: Interview with artist Tsubaki Anna+

Opening Nov. 20 is the museum’s third and final exhibition focusing on the genre of Japanese erotic art. The first...

Read More+ Monday, October 20, 2014
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The Art School presents trio of freshly installed exhibitions+

Now on view at the Honolulu Museum of Art School are three new exhibitions! Adding to the mayhem, while these...

Read More+ Friday, October 17, 2014

Here it is, your moment of zen: Security Supervisor Lars Tellander+

Regular readers of this enewsletter know from this “Staff Pick” series that many museum staff members develop varying degrees of...

Read More+ Friday, October 10, 2014

Abe Lagrimas on his new album, upcoming show and ‘ukulele beasts+

Homegrown music star Abe Lagrimas’s career may have taken him everywhere from Malaysia to the Czech Republic, but he hasn’t...

Read More+ Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Savage view of Capt. Cook’s arrival+

The six murals that Matson commissioned from artist Eugene Savage in 1938 have people lingering in the exhibition Art Deco...

Read More+ Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Where Egyptian tradition and dubstep meet: The creator of Shimmy Showcase on this year’s extravaganza+

Malia Delapenia created the Hawaii Belly Dance Convention a decade ago, and this year she kicks the weeklong program off...

Read More+ Sunday, October 5, 2014
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Going en plein air with instructor Andrew Rose+

(Andrew Rose [right] with a student. Photo courtesy Andrew Rose, 2014) Entering Andrew Rose’s namesake gallery in Pauahi Tower, leaving...

Read More+ Friday, October 3, 2014
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Kids explore the connections between art and science+

On the Central Courtyard stage, at the feet of one of the museum’s most recognized works, La Grande Pénélope, a...

Read More+ Thursday, October 2, 2014

‘Artists of Hawai‘i 2015′ artists selected+

Our website always gets a spike in visits whenever we post the artists selected for Artists of Hawai‘i, which is...

Read More+ Friday, September 26, 2014