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

Leland Miyano plants green thoughts+

Leland Miyano’s talk at the Doris Duke Theatre on July 5 sparked a lot of eco-minded questions. His deep knowledge...

Read More+ Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Interview with Mika Tajima+

On Monday, Star Bulletin reporters Nadine Kam and Joleen Oshiro came by the Academy to do a video interview with...

Read More+ Friday, July 4, 2008

Über-curator Wu Hung at HAA Thursday+

“Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art,” which opened on June 25 as part of Asian Sensation, is epic. It’s...

Read More+ Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Asian Sensation opening a sensation+

At 8pm last night, people crowded the nook in the Henry Luce Gallery that holds Mika Tajima’s “Extruded Plaid (Suicidal...

Read More+ Thursday, June 26, 2008

W.S. Merwin enhancing the work of Leland Miyano+

Instead of the usual didactic wall text, Leland Miyano’s exhibition “Historia Naturalia et Artificialia,” features the poem “The Biology of...

Read More+ Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Mika Tajima arrives tomorrow+

Mika Tajima, who was included in this year’s Whitney Biennial, touches down in HNL tomorrow. She’ll complete the installation of...

Read More+ Monday, June 23, 2008

Michael Arcega is everywhere, part II+

Last month Rui filled us in on Michael’s Cali-HI commute (he’s getting his MFA at Stanford) for various projects. His...

Read More+ Monday, June 23, 2008

Lana‘i students get sneak peek at ‘One Way’+

Yesterday five talented students from Lana‘i High and Elementary schools who participated in Lana‘i Art Center’s art contest got a...

Read More+ Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Happy Monday+

The Academy is closed to the public on Mondays but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on. Today it’s a...

Read More+ Monday, June 16, 2008

Three questions for Jean Shin+

HAA: For your installation “Unraveling” in “One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now,” you’ve solicited sweaters from local artists....

Read More+ Thursday, June 12, 2008