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


Can’t stop going in Gallery 27+

Staff are abuzz about Curator Theresa Papanikolas’ and Installation Designer Larry Maruya’s reinstallation of the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery (aka...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Mirror image? Hokusai’s idealized Mount Fuji+

At first glance, Katushika Hokusai’s woodblock print “Reflection in Lake Misaka in Kai Province,” part of the series “Thirty-six Views...

Read More+ Monday, November 30, 2009

Stephen Little on ‘The Great Wave’+

The undisputed star—or at least most recognizable work—in the exhibition “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” is the venerated...

Read More+ Monday, November 23, 2009

He paints too+

Not only is Honolulu Academy of Arts Director Stephen Little an authority on Chinese art and the author of books...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Introducing Boz Schurr+

If you hadn’t noticed, there is a new Artist in Residence in Gallery 31 Art Studio. Her name is Boz...

Read More+ Monday, November 16, 2009

Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: Views from the Top+

The day opened with a bang—students from The Pacific Buddhist Academy of Hawaii performed taiko drumming in Central Courtyard. The...

Read More+ Sunday, November 15, 2009

The party’s over+

    The Art Studio is again dark (for just one weekend) as Allison Uttley has packed up her work...

Read More+ Friday, October 30, 2009

Bridging the Balloon Gap+

In school, I had a professor use the term “Art Gap” a lot during critiques. Not sure if the term...

Read More+ Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Talented staff: Maika‘i Tubbs in Hi’iaka show (just 4 more days!)+

When Maika’i Tubbs isn’t organizing Bank of Hawai’i Family Sunday, he is creating some of the most exciting art in...

Read More+ Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Before Mount Fuji, there was Kabuki+

In the exhibition “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” is a section of very rare early works by Hokusai,...

Read More+ Tuesday, October 20, 2009