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

When you’ve lived through what’s on screen+

Academy Curator of Film Gina Caruso reports that at last Saturday’s screening of Le Rafle (The Roundup), during the fascinating...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Herb+Dorothy: Larger than life+

Kahi and Diana Ching of K + D Signs put up the giant reproduction of an image of Dorothy and...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 15, 2011
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The Vogel exhibition: Making the conceptual concrete+

Curator Theresa Papanikolas and the installation crew are in the final stretch of installing Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert...

Read More+ Friday, January 28, 2011

The Academy’s new director: Stephan Jost+

After a six-month search led by the New York-based firm Phillips Oppenheim and an Academy search committee (led by Trustee...

Read More+ Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Banksy’s identity revealed—through eBay!+

My cousin Derek Sayegusa, account exec at KUMU, just emailed me a link to an eBay item. For $3,000 you...

Read More+ Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Friends of Film Friday: Tanya Hamilton’s ‘Night Catches Us’ 1/14+

After a couple documentaries in a row, Friends of Film Friday is back with a powerful narrative feature—Night Catches Us....

Read More+ Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Benefit Studio Sale in Full Effect+

The Academy Art Center Studio Benefit Sale, the Honolulu Printmakers Print Sale and the World Art Bazaar members preview are...

Read More+ Friday, November 26, 2010

An Armenian in Hawai‘i+

Artist Arman Manookian designed Christmas cards for the belated Star Bulletin. Like this one. So he wasn’t a great speller!...

Read More+ Thursday, November 4, 2010

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