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

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William Kelso wows crowd at Doris Duke+

About 180 people filled Doris Duke Theatre for archeologist William Kelso’s free talk, and the history and archeology buffs weren’t...

Read More+ Sunday, August 30, 2009

Scenes from the Joy of Sake+

Last Friday’s Joy of Sake at the Honolulu Academy of Arts opened with a sake ceremony, and continued with amazing...

Read More+ Thursday, August 27, 2009

Talented staff: Calvin Collins at HPU Gallery+

A lot of the museum’s staff—from every department—are artists. Security guard Calvin Collins’ work was last seen at the late...

Read More+ Thursday, August 27, 2009
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Honolulu on the Potomac+

Six works from the Academy have followed in the footsteps of President Barack Obama. In February, Sen. Daniel Inouye visited...

Read More+ Thursday, August 27, 2009
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The Capitol Visitor Center+

No more waiting in long lines at the mercy of the elements to see the nation’s Capitol! The  brand-new, $621...

Read More+ Wednesday, August 26, 2009
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On the road to D.C.+

Recently I escorted six paintings of Hawaiian scenes from the Academy to the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C.  The shipment...

Read More+ Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Art on the move+

Art world’s secret merry-go-round revealed! –

Read More+ Thursday, August 13, 2009

Members’ Sake 101 workshop a hit+

Yesterday about 60 Academy members (who bought Joy of Sake tickets) and Joy of Sake volunteers attended Sake 101—a tasting...

Read More+ Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Free movies all weekend: Pacific Islands Film Festival+

The second Pacific Islands Film Festival: Cultural Forum Through Film starts today at the Doris Duke Theatre. ”These films represent the...

Read More+ Friday, August 7, 2009

The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two simultaneous exhibitions up examining war—Francisco Goya’s 19th-century etching series “The...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 28, 2009