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

Q+A with Tyrone Wells+

Pop-folk singer-songwriter Tyrone Wells performs at the Doris Duke Theatre Saturday, August 9. He talks about his inspiration, his many...

Read More+ Monday, August 4, 2014

Staff Picks: Justin Davies+

D. Howard Hitchcock (American, 1861–1943) Torchlight Fishing at Waikiki, c. 1920 Oil on canvas Gift of Helen G. Gary in memory...

Read More+ Sunday, August 3, 2014
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Eric Beyer: My two least favorite words are “I’m done”+

Printmaker and art instructor Eric Beyer has been working at the Art School since 2002—first as a teaching assistant while...

Read More+ Friday, July 25, 2014
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Art Deco Hawai‘i Spotlight: The Three Graces+

Esther Bruton (American, 1896–1992) The Three Graces, mid-1930s Painted screen Collection Michael and Linda Horikawa When the doors opened to...

Read More+ Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Duncan Dempster: New directions for Honolulu Printmakers+

“Printmaking is such a powerful entry point into creative production for people from all walks of life,” says Duncan Dempster,...

Read More+ Friday, July 18, 2014

Beyond the museum: ‘Island Splendor’ at W Bistro+

Nearby W Bistro, at the corner of Victoria and King streets (where Le Guignol used to be), is the site...

Read More+ Friday, July 18, 2014
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Kids are the best artists!: Young Artist Summer Exhibition on view through Aug 3+

If you’re a kid enrolled in a Honolulu Museum of Art School class, one of the best parts is the...

Read More+ Friday, July 18, 2014
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Staff picks: Yong Wilson+

The museum’s facilities team keeps all our locations in tip-top shape. Every day before the doors open, this crew is...

Read More+ Thursday, July 17, 2014

Psssst, wanna buy an article about an art installation?: Diller + Scofidio’s ‘Soft Sell’+

Staff and visitors alike have been startled by voices echoing in the museum’s western colonnade. Are people hiding around the...

Read More+ Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Cori Mackie: Refreshing the museum’s retail experience+

Cori Mackie joined the museum six months ago as Museum Shop manager. She brings with her more than 17 years...

Read More+ Monday, July 14, 2014