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


Starlight Ball update: ARTBAR will slake your visual thirst+

Starlight Ball returns at its new spring time slot May 8. That’s just two weeks away and we’re moving full...

Read More+ Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sew crazy! Hawaii Quilt Guild show coming+

Hawaii quilters may the most passionate artists in the state. The Hawaii Quilt Guild’s annual show opens April 30 at...

Read More+ Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Duets is going to be amazing+

Last night I sat in on a rehearsal for the Doris Duke Theatre’s first multicultural dance program—”Duets: Exploring Dance Through...

Read More+ Thursday, April 15, 2010

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