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

Want to be an artist assistant? Help Sean Connelly harvest strawberry guava saplings+

Dates: May 27,28, 29 Time: 7am-3:00 pm Location: Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kāne‘ohe Upon arrival, call 808-255-5453 for directions to specific harvest location....

Read More+ Saturday, May 24, 2014
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Hawaiian Electric helps students make ‘Inquiring Finds’ at Spalding House+

Thanks to Hawaiian Electric’s $15,000 sponsorship of Inquiring Finds: The Science Behind the Art at Spalding House, about 45 schools...

Read More+ Friday, May 23, 2014
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Cody Naganuma’s favorite work of art (in the collection)+

Cody Naganuma is our administrative assistant at Spalding House, as well as a talented artist. We asked him what his...

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We’re a Blue Star Museum May 27-Aug 31+

The museum is pleased to once again participate in Blue Star Museums—offering free admission to military personnel and their families...

Read More+ Friday, May 16, 2014

Looking at Irving Penn’s ‘Cuzco Children’+

There are just three weeks left to soak up all the amazing photography in Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection...

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Art instructor Joey Chiarello: Guided by spiritual growth+

This summer at the Art School, artist Joey Chiarello teaches a new ceramics class: Build a Creature, which starts May...

Read More+ Friday, May 16, 2014
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Darius Homayounpour creates a ‘Rift’ in the galleries+

Going on view in the Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery this week is Darius Homayounpour’s installation Rift. He’s been in there...

Read More+ Saturday, May 10, 2014
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Exciting news: A major Lichtenstein joins the collection+

Just accessioned into the museum collection is Roy Lichtenstein’s 1995 relief sculpture Woman Contemplating a Yellow Cup. This major gift...

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Chuna McIntyre schools the museum on seal-gut parkas+

On view in the textile exhibition Sheer Delight was a Yu’pik parka made of seal gut (hopefully you saw it!)....

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Collections manager Brady Evans on his favorite work of art+

Brady Evans possibly knows the museum better than anyone else on staff—and he’s only 24. At the Honolulu Museum of...

Read More+ Sunday, April 27, 2014