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


Art Ambassador Jacqueline Rush Lee has art all over the place+

Jacqueline Rush Lee helps bring art to O‘ahu children—she was an instructor with our Art to Go after-school outreach program...

Read More+ Monday, March 9, 2009

Pecha Kucha Night 4.0 at the Academy Art Center March 13+

Pecha Kucha, a night of graphic design, architecture, and art presentations returns to the Academy Art Center at Linekona on...

Read More+ Wednesday, March 4, 2009

‘Spiral Jetta’: The Hawai‘i connection+

Reading Erin Hogan’s road-trip/art history memoir “Spiral Jetta,” about her land art sojourn in the Southwest, I stopped short when...

Read More+ Tuesday, March 3, 2009

art@town features artist Aaron Padilla through March 31st+

Thanks to Town restaurant’s after-hours exhibition opening (10pm to midnight!) on Feb. 21, an impressive crowd gathered to see the...

Read More+ Tuesday, March 3, 2009

AV Club at Honolulu Printmakers exhibition+

  If you missed the Honolulu Printmakers 81st Annual Juried Exhibition opening last week, have no fear, you can still...

Read More+ Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Africa: Feel the continent through its art+

“African Art from the Academy’s Collection” just opened yesterday. Here’s a little peek at the fantastic sculptures, textiles, and other...

Read More+ Friday, February 13, 2009

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