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


Young Artists show off+

The Academy Art Center bustled with about 800 people—kids proudly showing off their paintings, drawings, sculptures and other masterworks to...

Read More+ Thursday, July 29, 2010

Nathan Apffel in the house+

Here are Academy Film Curator Gina Caruso and director Nathan Apffel having a pre-festival pow wow in Pavilion Cafe. Just...

Read More+ Friday, July 9, 2010

The Dragon’s Gift opens in Zürich+

The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan is on the final stop of its global journey—on July 4 the...

Read More+ Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Surf Film Festival is back better than ever. + FREE beer at opening nite+

The one time a year surfers come to the Doris Duke Theatre is almost here. And this time film curator...

Read More+ Friday, June 18, 2010
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Inside The Academy Shop: A buyer’s eye view of Austin+

As an Assistant Manager and Buyer for the Academy Shop, my job entails traveling in search of cool, new things,...

Read More+ Saturday, June 12, 2010
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Our “Water Lilies” on an urban adventure+

Now on view through June 26 at Gagosian Gallery in New York City is the exhibition Monet. The survey of...

Read More+ Thursday, June 3, 2010

Mr Rooks goes to Venice+

Michael Rooks, the Academy’s former curator of European and American art, is now the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and...

Read More+ Thursday, June 3, 2010

Our first Duchamp. Very exciting.+

Last year, when Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas was working on “From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on...

Read More+ Friday, May 28, 2010

Rainbow Film Festival: Long weekend of must-see films+

The 21st Rainbow Film Festival kicked off last night with actor Mindy Cohn in attendance. (Here she is with Whole...

Read More+ Friday, May 28, 2010

Artist Maika`i Tubbs tracing “Men In Lace”+

Maika`i Tubbs, talented artist and the Academy’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday Program Coordinator, has been hard at work the...

Read More+ Wednesday, May 19, 2010