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


Stephan Jost: Advancement is working+

A year ago we decided to create a new museum department—Advancement. The Advancement team comprises departments that focus on fundraising,...

Read More+ Friday, June 13, 2014

Music programmer Brandon Apeles:+

Honolulu Museum of Art music programmer Brandon Apeles attended his first concert when he was five—his parents took him to...

Read More+ Thursday, June 5, 2014

Summer Art Camp program expands for English Language Learner students+

This week is going to be BUSY at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. ELL (English Language Learner) students from...

Read More+ Friday, May 30, 2014

Gov. Neil Abercrombie: The museum is a chance for you to reflect on your humanity+

We asked Hawai‘i’s art-loving governor Neil Abercrombie, who has been coming to the Honolulu Museum of Art since he was...

Read More+ Friday, May 30, 2014

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

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...

Read More+ Friday, May 23, 2014

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...

Read More+ Friday, May 16, 2014
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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