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


the “C” word+

I am not a fan of the word “creative.”  It’s too cheap a way to describe artistic vision, yet it’s...

Read More+ Monday, March 22, 2010

Pictures from the debut aloHAA March 11+

Thanks to everyone to came to our first extended hours day on March 11. More than 200 people looked at...

Read More+ Friday, March 19, 2010
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Our Cézanne drawing may head to London, see it while you can+

On view in “From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on Paper” is a sketch that Paul Cézanne did sometime between 1890...

Read More+ Wednesday, March 17, 2010
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I Heart Grandma+

There is something special to see in lightly traversed gallery 22, currently home to an exhibition of textiles that were...

Read More+ Friday, March 12, 2010

Power of the Portrait+

Who is this person who visits the Honolulu Academy of Arts? While the Academy forges ahead with a marketing survey,...

Read More+ Friday, February 26, 2010

Head to the capital March 5 to see your art+

Last year, the Capitol held its first “Art at the Capitol”—an art open house at the Hawai‘i State Legislature. Spearheaded...

Read More+ Friday, February 26, 2010

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