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

Abstract Expressionism on ‘Mad Men’ and at the Academy+

Last Sunday’s episode of “Mad Men,” that moody chronicler of the 1961 Zeitgeist, covered the launch of Pampers (“At 10 cents...

Read More+ Thursday, September 11, 2008

Tattered Cultures: Mended Histories opening+

On Sept. 5 the Art Center at Linekona opened its textile exhibition—one of 27 happening in the city to coincide...

Read More+ Thursday, September 11, 2008

Literati Modern illuminating+

The museum is all abuzz putting the finishing touches on “Literati Modern: Bunjinga From Late-Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan, The Terry...

Read More+ Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Get ready for Artists of Hawai‘i 2009+

We posted the prospectus for Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 last week and hits to the website have skyrocketed. Although the...

Read More+ Thursday, August 28, 2008

Last day to see ‘One Way or Another’+

Today is the last day of “One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now.” I know I’ll take a last...

Read More+ Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Cai Guo-Qiang’s Olympic blast+

Fireworks were the highlight of the opening of the Beijing Olympics. More creative than the usual saturns and smiley faces...

Read More+ Thursday, August 14, 2008

More than 2,200 people dance to DJ Rekha’s seamless set+

By the last half hour of ARTafterDARK: So Sari!, not one more person could be squeezed into Central Court where...

Read More+ Thursday, July 31, 2008

DJ Rekha at ARTafterDARK: So Sari! July 25+

The Asian Sensation-ness continues with the next ARTafterDARK: So Sari! This installment may be a hard one to top. Amerjit...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Michael Arcega, Karin Higa and more on HPR+

At the members’ opening of One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now on June 25, Hawaii Public Radio‘s Noe Tanigawa interviewed...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Marvelous Miyazaki on screen July 12-18+

As part of Asian Sensation, the Doris Duke Theatre will screen four films by animation genius Hayao Miyazaki. He won...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 8, 2008