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

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The Vogel exhibition: Making the conceptual concrete+

Curator Theresa Papanikolas and the installation crew are in the final stretch of installing Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert...

Read More+ Friday, January 28, 2011

The Academy’s new director: Stephan Jost+

After a six-month search led by the New York-based firm Phillips Oppenheim and an Academy search committee (led by Trustee...

Read More+ Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Banksy’s identity revealed—through eBay!+

My cousin Derek Sayegusa, account exec at KUMU, just emailed me a link to an eBay item. For $3,000 you...

Read More+ Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Friends of Film Friday: Tanya Hamilton’s ‘Night Catches Us’ 1/14+

After a couple documentaries in a row, Friends of Film Friday is back with a powerful narrative feature—Night Catches Us....

Read More+ Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Benefit Studio Sale in Full Effect+

The Academy Art Center Studio Benefit Sale, the Honolulu Printmakers Print Sale and the World Art Bazaar members preview are...

Read More+ Friday, November 26, 2010

An Armenian in Hawai‘i+

Artist Arman Manookian designed Christmas cards for the belated Star Bulletin. Like this one. So he wasn’t a great speller!...

Read More+ Thursday, November 4, 2010

Latest acquisition: John Mydock & Greg Smith Collaboration+

Every year the Honolulu Academy of Arts acquires a work from the Hawaii Craftsmen’s 43rd Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, now...

Read More+ Monday, October 25, 2010

Lovely lei+

Mahalo to the person who adorned one of our Chinese horses with this lovely lei, on this aloHAA Thursday. Come...

Read More+ Thursday, October 14, 2010

World Art Bazaar: Sneak peek 3+

Academy Shop Manager Kathee Hoover thinks this bronze Guanyin sculpture ($495) from Japan was made in the 1940s. Very elegant,...

Read More+ Thursday, September 30, 2010