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

Free movies all weekend: Pacific Islands Film Festival+

The second Pacific Islands Film Festival: Cultural Forum Through Film starts today at the Doris Duke Theatre. ”These films represent the...

Read More+ Friday, August 7, 2009
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The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two simultaneous exhibitions up examining war—Francisco Goya’s 19th-century etching series “The...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Hey hey we’re the Existential Pilgrims!+

Existential Pilgrim (and rock star and artist) Keiko Bonk wrote this about her upcoming group show with HNL art godfather...

Read More+ Friday, July 17, 2009
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Pecha Kucha Night Vol. 5 July 24+

The fifth installation of Pecha Kucha Night Honolulu returns on July 24. Pecha Kucha (which is Japanese for the sound...

Read More+ Thursday, July 16, 2009
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Members think + drink @ Artists of Hawai’i gallery talk+

The Academy had its first Gallery Talk event for members last night and judging from the intense conversations attendees had...

Read More+ Thursday, July 16, 2009
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Archeologist William Kelso coming to the Academy in August+

Back in 2007, the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown was big news. It was a National Geographic cover...

Read More+ Thursday, July 16, 2009

2nd Annual Surf Film Festival opened to full house+

Opening night of the 2nd Annual Surf Film Festival sold out on Friday, and pro surfers Kekoa Cazimero, Jason Shibata,...

Read More+ Monday, July 13, 2009

An intern’s view of the Academy+

I am a student pursuing my masters degree in Museology at the University of Washington in Seattle. As part of...

Read More+ Wednesday, July 1, 2009
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Attack of the monkeypod tree+

This afternoon a branch broke off from one of the monkeypod trees on the front lawn and crashed into the...

Read More+ Friday, June 19, 2009
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Mining the vaults: A curator’s finds+

Museums across the country, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, are delving...

Read More+ Thursday, June 18, 2009