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


Oscar winner to attend Rainbow Film Fest 5/24+

Dustin Lance Black, left, took the Oscar for best original screenplay for “Milk.” Now he drops into paradise for the...

Read More+ Friday, May 15, 2009

More than 1,000 people attended Artists of Hawai’i 2009 members opening+

Last night’s members’ opening of Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 was a fabulous climax to two years of work. In a...

Read More+ Thursday, May 14, 2009

2 artists: Ryan Lee and Lian Lederman+

Today artists Lian Lederman, left, and Ryan Lee were in Gallery 28 installing their work in “Artists of Hawai’i 2009.”...

Read More+ Monday, May 11, 2009

Why do YOU go to the Honolulu Academy of Arts?+

I just spent four days at the American Association of Museum’s annual conference in Philadelphia. It’s a chance to exchange...

Read More+ Monday, May 4, 2009

New venue for Hawaii arts news+

Freelance writer Ray Pace has launched Honolulu Arts Beat, an e-zine that covers “music, entertainment and culture.” It has a...

Read More+ Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Meet ‘Herb and Dorothy’ at next Friends of Film Friday+

In November I posted an item about the Academy having the honor of being named the recipient of 50 works...

Read More+ Monday, April 27, 2009

Wikipedia Loves Art winner announced!+

The Wikipedia Loves Art winner for the Honolulu Academy of Arts was announced this morning. Congratulations to Christopher Hu and...

Read More+ Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Artists of Hawai‘i 2009: Sneak peek 2+

“Whatevahs” by Lawrence Seward, who recently moved back to Hawai‘i from NYC with his wife, animator Laura Margulies, and two...

Read More+ Tuesday, April 21, 2009

van Gogh on Swiss TV+

Click here to view HAA’s van Gogh media event on Swiss TV. pictured l-r: Dr. Nina Zimmer (Curator 19th Century...

Read More+ Monday, April 20, 2009