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

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

Bebba Vamvounakis @ Academy Art Center at Linekona+

There was an opening at the Academy Art Center at Linekona‘s 2nd floor gallery, so we have a last-minute show...

Read More+ Friday, January 30, 2009

HAA in Madrid: Our Braque is on view at the Reina Sofia+

Now on view at the Museo Nacional Centre de Arte Reina Sofia is “La invención del siglo XX. Carl Einstein...

Read More+ Thursday, January 29, 2009

Mat Kubo: ‘Vanity’ @ HPU Gallery+

The HPU Gallery may be a glorified lobby on the Windward side, but with artist Sanit Khewhok as curator, it’s...

Read More+ Monday, January 26, 2009

Go see the UH graduate student exhibition+

aloHAA doesn’t cover only Academy goings on. We like to highlight notable art events around town—we just want people looking...

Read More+ Monday, January 26, 2009

The Jan. 7 opening of ‘Traces and Trajectories’+

Rudimentary video of the Jan. 7 opening of “Traces and Trajectories: Current Work by Ten Korean-American Artists.” It’s a vibrant contemporary...

Read More+ Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Buy the auteur theory? Come see Alain Robbe-Grillet’s films+

Alain Robbe-Grillet is best known as the creator of the Nouveau Roman and screenwriter of Alain Resnais’ cinegeek wetdream ‘Last...

Read More+ Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Academy Docent Charlene Hughes shows her quilts in D.C. for the big inauguration+

When O‘ahu-based quilter and Academy docent Charlene Hughes got a phone call at 7 a.m. last month to see if...

Read More+ Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Cool really was king @ Starlight Ball 6+

Vintage dresses were out in force at the sixth Starlight Ball—ARTafterDARK‘s annual fundraiser gala for the Academy’s Art to Go...

Read More+ Tuesday, January 13, 2009