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

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
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World Art Bazaar: Freshen up your crib+

At World Art Bazaar, as the name implies, you can find things from around the globe. Yes, there will be...

Read More+ Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Academy Art Center: The place to find gifts with character+

For the third year, the Academy Art Center at Linekona holds the Art Center Studio Benefit Sale. Artists who use...

Read More+ Monday, September 20, 2010

In The Academy Shop: Piperoids!+

Academy Shop buyer Courtland Cleland just ran into my office all abuzz. “We got Piperoids! We’re the only shop in...

Read More+ Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Pre-fringe launch! The first Oahu Fringe Festival happens in November. In the meantime, the organizers, who include actor-filmmaker Misa Tupou,...

Read More+ Thursday, September 9, 2010

Four Thousand Years of Southeast Asian Art opens+

The opening of Four Thousand Years of Southeast Asian Art is happening right now. Here is Asian Art Curator Shawn...

Read More+ Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Inside the Museum: Prize for pennypinching+

When the global economy imploded in fall 2008, the Academy immediately went on a cost-cutting spree. Since then, the museum...

Read More+ Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Asbestos clouds fate of mural+

Investigative blogger Ian Lind got wind of the possible demise of a mural at Kamehameha Schools. The mural was created...

Read More+ Tuesday, August 24, 2010