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

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
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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
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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
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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

Saint Damien as a young, dashing priest+

In honor of Saint Damien’s canonization, the Department of European and American Art has hung the Academy’s portrait of Joseph...

Read More+ Thursday, October 15, 2009
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Opening of Hokusai’s Summit+

“Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” has been incredibly gratifying for Academy staff. Putting the exhibition together was a...

Read More+ Thursday, October 15, 2009

Puffy Pareidolia+

Yesterday, I popped in to see what Allison was up to.  There were more balloons, the shapes and scale of...

Read More+ Friday, October 9, 2009
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Special ink: Tomioka Tessai’s fan paintings+

For Shawn Eichman, Curator of Asian Art at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, two of the most interesting works in...

Read More+ Wednesday, October 7, 2009