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


Gift idea: Museum in a box+

Why give a gift that is used once or collects dust on a forgotten shelf when you can give someone...

Read More+ Monday, October 27, 2014

Eugene Savage murals will remain on view through summer 2015+

One of the highlights of the popular Art Deco Hawai‘i exhibition are the six murals by Eugene Savage that Matson...

Read More+ Friday, October 24, 2014
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Educating Educators: Ualani Davis and Andrea Charuk+

Working parallel to the museum’s core full-time staff is a phalanx of part-time artist instructors who create curriculum for and...

Read More+ Friday, October 24, 2014

Teens drop beats, rhymes, and mics at third Soundshop+

“This one feels really good,” said Navid Najafi about the museum’s third Soundshop program, which took place last Tuesday in...

Read More+ Friday, October 24, 2014

‘Modern Love’ preview: Interview with artist Tsubaki Anna+

Opening Nov. 20 is the museum’s third and final exhibition focusing on the genre of Japanese erotic art. The first...

Read More+ Monday, October 20, 2014
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The Art School presents trio of freshly installed exhibitions+

Now on view at the Honolulu Museum of Art School are three new exhibitions! Adding to the mayhem, while these...

Read More+ Friday, October 17, 2014

Here it is, your moment of zen: Security Supervisor Lars Tellander+

Regular readers of this enewsletter know from this “Staff Pick” series that many museum staff members develop varying degrees of...

Read More+ Friday, October 10, 2014

Abe Lagrimas on his new album, upcoming show and ‘ukulele beasts+

Homegrown music star Abe Lagrimas’s career may have taken him everywhere from Malaysia to the Czech Republic, but he hasn’t...

Read More+ Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Savage view of Capt. Cook’s arrival+

The six murals that Matson commissioned from artist Eugene Savage in 1938 have people lingering in the exhibition Art Deco...

Read More+ Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Where Egyptian tradition and dubstep meet: The creator of Shimmy Showcase on this year’s extravaganza+

Malia Delapenia created the Hawaii Belly Dance Convention a decade ago, and this year she kicks the weeklong program off...

Read More+ Sunday, October 5, 2014