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

Thanks for coming to August Moon!+

August 6 was a special night at the Academy—about 300 people who care about supporting arts education (and good wine...

Read More+ Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Curator’s notes: More on Gallery 27 changes+

Our installation staff is busy in Gallery 27 removing temporary walls and building new ones to break up the gallery...

Read More+ Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Surf legends night at the Doris Duke Theatre+

Last night was the closing of the Honolulu Surf Film Festival sold out—and it was a sellout. We were honored...

Read More+ Monday, August 1, 2011

We have a winnah! 2: Dr. Tom Shearer+

At the opening night of the Honolulu Surf Film Festival, we had a drawing to win a Surftech SUP board....

Read More+ Monday, August 1, 2011

Curator’s notes: Transformation of Gallery 27 starts next week+

This is the first entry for what I hope will be a series about the reinstallation of Gallery 27—where the...

Read More+ Thursday, July 28, 2011

Blue Star Museums day! Special guests help celebrate.+

The Academy was one of six museums chosen from across the nation to host a Blue Star Museums Joining Forces...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Robert Reed’s BOH Family Sunday experience+

I’ll have to admit that the possibility of hundreds of children swarming in to my installation made me nervous at...

Read More+ Monday, July 25, 2011

Artist in Residence Robert Reed: Update on my interactive mini-golf sculpture+

This was a very busy week of building the foundation for my interactive sculpture. I had lots of great visitors...

Read More+ Friday, July 22, 2011

We have a winnah!: Layne Fitzpatrick wins Surftech SUP board at HNL Surf Film Festival+

The Fourth Annual Surf Film Festival started with a bang on Friday—sold out house, eats from Whole Foods, beer from...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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