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

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Members think + drink @ Artists of Hawai’i gallery talk+

The Academy had its first Gallery Talk event for members last night and judging from the intense conversations attendees had...

Read More+ Thursday, July 16, 2009
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Archeologist William Kelso coming to the Academy in August+

Back in 2007, the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown was big news. It was a National Geographic cover...

Read More+ Thursday, July 16, 2009

2nd Annual Surf Film Festival opened to full house+

Opening night of the 2nd Annual Surf Film Festival sold out on Friday, and pro surfers Kekoa Cazimero, Jason Shibata,...

Read More+ Monday, July 13, 2009

An intern’s view of the Academy+

I am a student pursuing my masters degree in Museology at the University of Washington in Seattle. As part of...

Read More+ Wednesday, July 1, 2009
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Attack of the monkeypod tree+

This afternoon a branch broke off from one of the monkeypod trees on the front lawn and crashed into the...

Read More+ Friday, June 19, 2009
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Mining the vaults: A curator’s finds+

Museums across the country, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, are delving...

Read More+ Thursday, June 18, 2009

Passage to India+

Just went to see the Charles Bartlett works in the Jhamandas Watumull Gallery. I love his prints and drawings—he’s like...

Read More+ Friday, June 12, 2009

Where’s the Zajac?+

Up until today, a large, two-piece sculpture sat on the Diamond Head end of the front lawn of the Honolulu...

Read More+ Wednesday, June 10, 2009
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David J. Merritt: The hypnotist+

In a corner of Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 is a video installation by David J. Merritt. It’s a neverending loop...

Read More+ Friday, June 5, 2009
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Rirkrit Tiravanija in Artists of Hawai’i (sort of)+

For his work in Artists of Hawai‘i 2009, Stephen Niles drew one of New York artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s cook-for-you installations...

Read More+ Wednesday, May 27, 2009