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

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Allison Wong: Connecting education to our collection+

At the Honolulu Museum of Art, the collection and education...

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Fashion designer Koa Johnson on his unconventional artistic choices+

Maui native Koa Johnson is known for his luxurious gowns...

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How Maika‘i Tubbs learned to turn his garbage-pile freakout into art+

Maika‘i Tubbs, whose work is on view in the exhibition...

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Islamic Gallery closes during September for reinstallation+

In April, curator of Asian art Shawn Eichman announced that...

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Kokua the museum with your Maika‘i Card+

Attention, all people who eat food! September is Give Aloha...

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Make friends with the HoMA app: Stats, FAQs, and Tips+

Since our blog post introducing enewsletter readers to our new...

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Last chance: Hiroshige’s City + Art in a Time of Chaos+

If you haven’t seen the museum’s two big summer shows—Hiroshige’s...

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Moanalua juniors explore Spalding House for summer assignment+

Two weeks ago, about-to-be juniors from Moanalua High School Kylan...

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Aurora Robson on appropriating nightmares+

Toronto-born, Maui-raised, and New York–based artist Aurora Robson has built...

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Sonia Prina: On being a contralto and making opera punk+

Note: The September 5 weekly enewsletter story on the IUCN...

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See artist Hua Tunan at work in the museum Aug 2-5+

Walking into the Buddhism Gallery at the Honolulu Museum of...

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Doodle your way to two tickets to August Moon!+

Are you on Snapchat? “No, what’s Snapchat?” you say? Please...

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Staff Pick: A Buddhist relief spurs childhood memories for accounting clerk Emi Wooden+

Emi Wooden visited the Honolulu Museum of Art for the first...

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Remembering Thurston Twigg-Smith+

The museum is profoundly saddened to learn of the death...

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All access: Museum changes make it even easier to enjoy art and become a member+

Last week, we told you all about the museum’s software...

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Art conservation 101: The docent edition+

Just because an artwork is in a museum, doesn’t mean...

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Museum adopts game-changing software—find out how the new system affects you+

As most of you probably know, the museum uses technology...

Read More+ 6 months ago
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Schoooooool’s in. for. summer!+

Summer classes have begun at the Art School. Every day...

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