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

Muraqqa’ continues to fascinate visitors+

The small, incredibly detailed paintings in the exhibition “Muraqqa’: Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin,” have visitors...

Read More+ Sunday, February 8, 2009

Jimmy Wales talks about Wikipedia Loves Art+

It’s official…even Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, is excited about Wikipedia Loves Art. In case you missed our earlier...

Read More+ Friday, February 6, 2009
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See Harriet Tubman @ Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday+

This month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday on Feb. 15, 11am-5pm, is extra special. To celebrate Black History Month, the...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Richie Mehta coming to Friends of Film Friday 2/20!+

Film Curator Gina Caruso just got word that Indian-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta, whose “Amal” was the hit of last year’s...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Everything goes at the Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale+

HAA’s Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale opens at the Academy Art Center at Linekona, Saturday, Feb. 7 and runs through...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Don’t miss: Street artist Aaron Noble talk Feb. 5+

For three years Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, as curator of thirtyninehotel‘s gallery, has been running the most exciting indie art program...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The power of art+

In the French film “I’ve Loved You So Long” (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime), a Golden Globe nominee...

Read More+ Monday, February 2, 2009

Last weekend to see ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

Last chance to see the first glimpse of the Richard Lane Collection, which the Academy acquired in 2003. It’s a...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2009

Scott Johnson on otafuku in ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

It’s the last weekend to see “Richard Lane and the Floating World“—which is filled with delightful paintings like this one...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2009

The hunt is on!+

The Honolulu Academy of Arts has joined the Brooklyn Museum and Wikipedia project Wikipedia Loves Art—a photographic scavenger hunt that...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2009