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

Creatively Christmas! goes live+

  Bright and early Wednesday morning (we’re talking 5.30 am), KHON reporter Manolo Morales showed up at the Museum Learning Center (MLC)...

Read More+ Monday, December 8, 2008
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Who do they think they are?+

If you missed the documentary “Who Does She Think She Is?” at Friends of Film Friday this month, your second...

Read More+ Sunday, November 30, 2008

‘America the Beautiful’ dissects the beauty industry at Doris Duke this week+

Filmmaker Darryl Roberts was at the Academy in October to present his documentary “America the Beautiful” at Friends of Film...

Read More+ Friday, November 28, 2008

More talented staff news: Aaron Padilla and Michael Sweitzer+

Aaron Padilla, Assistant Curator of Education at the Academy, has gotten news that his award-winning entry at the Hawaii Craftsmen...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2008

He Ho’ala Ana III+

Fellow kapa maker Dalani Tanahi, who practices her art in Makaha, on the exhibition He Ho’ala Ana/An Awakening: Kapa by...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2008

He Ho’ala Ana opening II+

Our amazing staff photographer Shuzo Uemoto just finished processing his shots from the He Ho’ala Ana / An Awakening opening...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2008

Robert Frank on Ovation and in Gallery 9+

It’s raining, it’s pouring—perfect conditions for settling down to a marathon of documentaries about photography on Ovation today. At 11am...

Read More+ Saturday, November 22, 2008

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald visits the Academy textile vaults+

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald’s exhibition, “He Ho’ala Ana / An Awakening: Kapa by Marie McDonald” opened Wednesday night at...

Read More+ Friday, November 21, 2008

Opening of ‘He Hô’ala Ana’ a night to remember+

A who’s who of kapa and lei makers gathered in the Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Banyan Court last night to...

Read More+ Thursday, November 20, 2008

Don Ed Hardy goes to Doris Duke Theatre+

Don Ed Hardy, the tattoo godfather and artist, came to Friends of Film Friday at Doris Duke Theatre on Nov...

Read More+ Tuesday, November 18, 2008