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

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Forbidden City, Beijing+

As HAA’s registrar I often escort our artwork to foreign places.  In October I was very lucky to be part...

Read More+ Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Coming to the Academy: Natural textile artist Akihiko Izukura+

The Honolulu Academy of Arts is honored to have internationally recognized natural artist Akihiko Izukura give a series of workshops...

Read More+ Monday, November 21, 2011

No World Art Bazaar+

After 29 years of World Art Bazaar, the Honolulu Academy of Arts will not be holding the event. We encourage...

Read More+ Monday, November 21, 2011

All the trimmings!+

Looking for a few new decorations to add to this year’s tree? We’ve got boughfuls of them, from around the...

Read More+ Friday, November 18, 2011

Clay play at Spalding House+

As part of the opening of the fall exhibitions and installations at Spalding House, the Academy held a Members Morning...

Read More+ Thursday, November 3, 2011

Members’ opening of ‘Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City’+

Last night’s members’ opening reception for Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City was the culmination of a year...

Read More+ Thursday, November 3, 2011

Academy Art Center Visual Studies class project+

Last year, for the first time, the Academy Art Center offered a class on Visual Studies, taught by artist, educator...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Curator’s Notes: The New Ceramics Cabinet+

Many museums are re-installing their ceramics collections in a manner that reflects the high point of innovation in Western ceramics—the...

Read More+ Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Curator’s notes: Extreme Makeover: Gallery 4 Edition+

At long last, Gallery 4 has a new look! When I arrived at the Academy three years ago, I was...

Read More+ Thursday, October 6, 2011