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

Orvis Artist in Residence Robert Reed July5-Aug.13+

I was living in New York City and working  as a flight attendant for a major airline during the 9/11...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 12, 2011
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HI’s top mural artists unveil mega mural today at 4pm+

Mural artist Estria, who, with Prime, created the two great murals behind our Academy Art Center last year, has spearheaded...

Read More+ Thursday, July 7, 2011

Hoping for rain: Lynne Yamamoto’s new TCM installation+

On Saturday, TCM artist in residence Lynne Yamamoto‘s site-specific installation A House for Listening to Rain officially opened for business....

Read More+ Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Walking Landscape+

A few months ago I had a dream in which the mountains were floating, or maybe my body was floating,...

Read More+ Thursday, June 16, 2011

Ernesto Pujol: In the gallery and around town+

New York-based artist Ernesto Pujol is nailing down the final details of his group performance Speaking in Silence, taking place...

Read More+ Tuesday, June 14, 2011

See Darren Waterston paint+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston is in the midst of painting a mural at The Contemporary Museum (Spalding House). He’s...

Read More+ Friday, June 3, 2011

Curator’s notes: To New York to fetch the Cézanne+

From Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas, who recently returned from New York: Each year, the Academy receives...

Read More+ Wednesday, June 1, 2011

What is landscape?+

In Gallery 30, red dirt is rapidly transforming into a miniature landscape, one cone and one mountain at a time....

Read More+ Friday, May 27, 2011

James Jack, Orvis Artist in Residence+

James Jack is the current Orvis Artist in Residence. He set up shop in Gallery 30 on May 14 and...

Read More+ Tuesday, May 17, 2011