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

Connecting the dots+

On view in the exhibition “From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on Paper” is Raoul Dufy’s “The Woman of Martinique,” which...

Read More+ Friday, February 26, 2010

Happy Birthday Auguste Renoir+

Auguste Renoir was born 169 years ago today in Limoges, France. We’re so lucky to have his etching “A Dance...

Read More+ Thursday, February 25, 2010

Hawaii’s Teachers learn about HISTORY through ART+

Indicator species are living things (plants and animals) that can be examined to understand the environment inwhich they live. Fluctuations...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Movies at the Academy 72 years ago+

Way before Doris Duke Theatre was even built, the Academy was showing movies. We’re talking silent films in Central Courtyard...

Read More+ Friday, February 19, 2010
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Academy adds 2 graffiti murals to its collection+

The Academy invites you to Academy Art Center at Linekona to see two explosive murals by legendary graffiti artists Estria...

Read More+ Monday, January 25, 2010

Picture this…+

That ubiquitous portrait… you know, the one where you have your arm stretched out in front of you, hoping your...

Read More+ Friday, January 22, 2010

‘Stomp’ing out furlough Fridays+

The kids enrolled in the Academy Art Center at Linekona’s Exploring Art of Furlough Fridays classes (so popular we had...

Read More+ Friday, December 18, 2009

Estria + Prime painting at Academy 12/19+

The Academy is honored that Estria and Prime will paint a freezer container at the Academy Art Center at Linekona...

Read More+ Friday, December 18, 2009
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Harajuku in Hokusai’s day (+ aloHAA goes bilingual!)+

Tokyo’s Harajuku district is the place to see the latest street fashions on the city’s hipsters. It’s a crowded urban...

Read More+ Thursday, December 17, 2009

Why Hokusai’s got the blues+

Katsushika Hokusai used a lot of blue dye in his “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” prints. Honolulu Academy of Arts...

Read More+ Thursday, December 17, 2009