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

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Outgoing ARTafterDARK advisory board members go out with a printing bang+

ARTafterDARK has grown exponentially since it launched in 2004. Last month’s event brought in 2,300 people—and it was a rainy...

Read More+ Friday, November 7, 2014
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Meet our members: Roberta Schmitz+

It’s gratifying getting to know visitors in the galleries and at events. Museum staff love it when we see familiar...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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The poetry of courtesan Utagawa highlighted in a woodblock print+

Every couple of months, our Asian art department ­puts up a new rotation of Japanese woodblock prints in the Robert...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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New in the shop: Clutch hits from wrk-shp+

Museum Shop manager Cori Mackie is the best dressed person on staff. So when she brings in new accessories, us...

Read More+ Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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Facebook contest winner Roy Chang on his inspiration+

From September 15 to October 10 on our Facebook page we invited people to submit their interpretations of works within...

Read More+ Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Hawaiian Room: Complete at last and screening at ‘Ōiwi Film Festival+

When Ann Marie Kirk’s documentary The Hawaiian Room, about the famed Hotel Lexington’s nightspot in New York, opened the 2012...

Read More+ Friday, October 31, 2014
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Glass act: Art collectors (and donors) Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser+

Los Angeles–based art-collecting couple Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser have been coming to Hawai‘i for decades, and this year their...

Read More+ Friday, October 31, 2014
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Museum milestone: Meet our first Korean art curator+

The Honolulu Museum of Art was one of the first museums in the United States to have a gallery dedicated...

Read More+ Friday, October 31, 2014
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Korean art spotlight: Joseon Dynasty Dragon Jar+

The Korean ceramics collection at the Honolulu Museum of Art is among the oldest in the country and finest in...

Read More+ Friday, October 31, 2014
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We are looking for volunteer docents!+

Join our next volunteer docent training course! Any teacher who has brought their students on a guided school tour knows...

Read More+ Wednesday, October 29, 2014