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

Spend Mother’s Day at the museum because why wouldn’t you?+

Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day and the museum is...

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Something is taking root at Spalding House+

Since last Friday the Spalding House Café chef Susan Lai...

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Deb Nehmad’s ‘Wasted’ opening at Kim Foster Gallery April 9+

“It was literally my dream come true,” says Deb Nehmad...

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9 ways to make Mom feel special+

Mother’s Day arrives in two weeks—are you ready? No? Leaving...

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Paradise found: The Garden Club of Honolulu’s Shangri La flower show+

Hawai’i is relentlessly referred to as a paradise—but what does...

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Behind the scenes: Curator James Jensen visits Masami Teraoka’s studio+

Last week, curator James Jensen visited Masami Teraoka’s studio in...

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Museum staffers’ HIFF Spring Showcase picks+

The Hawaii International Film Festival is the cinema partner of...

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Security officer Cyril Ruthenberg on his wild photographic recognition+

In February, part-time security officer Cyril Ruthenberg received news that...

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Theater news: Admission is FREE for kids+

Since March 3, the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke...

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Museum hands seven Indian antiquities to Homeland Security Investigations+

Back in September we reported that a special agent from...

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We will not forget Dr. Irv Schatz+

Museum staff were very saddened Friday to learn about the...

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Central Courtyard’s well-earned renovation+

The grand Central Courtyard—the first thing visitors see upon entering...

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Art School’s second celebration of Micronesian culture a hit+

The crowd erupted in whoops and children stuffed dollar bills...

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Andy Graydon’s ‘Garden Paths': Performers could ‘see’ with words+

In March, I helped organize visiting artist Andy Graydon’s public...

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Hamid Rahmanian: His four-year journey into ‘Shahnameh’+

Since the exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and...

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Local artists sure to shine at Contempo #Artshop+

Collecting art is a life-enriching experience, and Contempo #Artshop is...

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‘D’Arranged Marriage’ finds comedy in intergenerational conflict+

Fresh off the first Hawai‘i Sketch Comedy Festival, the museum...

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Stephan Jost: What should our museum look like in five years?+

To mark #MuseumWeek, which runs March 23 to 29, the...

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New at Spalding House Shop: Contemporary jewelry by Carly Wright+

You’ll find New York–based jewelry designer Carly Wright’s new nature-inspired...

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Three ‘ie toga mats go on view for the first time+

On view through Aug. 9, Shifting Values of Plaited Power...

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Kimee Balmilero guarantees you’ll LOL your pants at the first Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival+

Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Kimee Balmilero’s professional credits include...

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Museum Shop: The place for special things+

Along with its great selection of art books, jewelry, accessories,...

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Maria Martinez’s famed black ware ceramics now on view+

A new wall case with seven examples of San Ildefonso...

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Community comes out in support of the Art School+

“Today we’re asking for the state’s support to expand the...

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