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


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

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

A different spin on process painting…+

“Document your work!” Something art instructors preach to students from the very beginning. For some reason though, it seems to...

Read More+ Wednesday, December 16, 2009

‘The Lost Symbol’ at the Academy in January+

A fan of Dan Brown’s latest blockbuster—an exploration into the mysteries of Freemasonry? (As Maureen Dowd wrote in The New...

Read More+ Friday, December 4, 2009

Talented staff: Aaron Padilla in ‘Degrees of Distinction’ @ UH+

There’s little over a week left to see “Degrees of Distinction,” an exhibition of alumni work at the University of...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Can’t stop going in Gallery 27+

Staff are abuzz about Curator Theresa Papanikolas’ and Installation Designer Larry Maruya’s reinstallation of the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery (aka...

Read More+ Tuesday, December 1, 2009