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

Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux and ‘The Resurrection of Harriet Tubman’+

Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux is passionate about what she does. The first time I called her, it didn’t matter that she was...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 11, 2009

5 questions for Laura Hoptman+

Laura Hoptman, the Kraus Family Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, is the juror...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Academy’s ‘Hawaiian Modern’ catalog in Pottery Barn catalog+

Anna Hoover, who keeps our Visitor Information Center running smoothly, just reported that her eagle-eyed husband spotted the Academy’s “Hawaiian...

Read More+ Sunday, February 8, 2009

Muraqqa’ continues to fascinate visitors+

The small, incredibly detailed paintings in the exhibition “Muraqqa’: Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin,” have visitors...

Read More+ Sunday, February 8, 2009

Jimmy Wales talks about Wikipedia Loves Art+

It’s official…even Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, is excited about Wikipedia Loves Art. In case you missed our earlier...

Read More+ Friday, February 6, 2009

See Harriet Tubman @ Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday+

This month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday on Feb. 15, 11am-5pm, is extra special. To celebrate Black History Month, the...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Richie Mehta coming to Friends of Film Friday 2/20!+

Film Curator Gina Caruso just got word that Indian-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta, whose “Amal” was the hit of last year’s...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Everything goes at the Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale+

HAA’s Academy Shop Annual Clearance Sale opens at the Academy Art Center at Linekona, Saturday, Feb. 7 and runs through...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Don’t miss: Street artist Aaron Noble talk Feb. 5+

For three years Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, as curator of thirtyninehotel‘s gallery, has been running the most exciting indie art program...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The power of art+

In the French film “I’ve Loved You So Long” (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime), a Golden Globe nominee...

Read More+ Monday, February 2, 2009