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

‘Snitch’ meets his maker—artist Brett Graham+

Aotearoa artist Brett Graham was in town for the opening...

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Help HoMA win #ArtMadness—vote for us Friday!+

After a year off to organize a championship team, the...

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Art + tech: Media conservator Jeff Martin diagnoses HoMA’s Nam June Paik+

Back in 2015, Nam June Paik’s 1994 work WareZ Academy was...

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Masami Teraoka + Viktoria Naraxsa tackle ‘The Tempest’+

Thanks to renowned painter and Pussy Riot super-fan Masami Teraoka,...

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Q+A: Shahzia Sikander on ‘Parallax’+

Opening this Thursday, March 16, is an art experience the...

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Meet our members: Caroline Neal samples all the benefits of membership—and gives back+

Meet Caroline Neal. She and her husband Charles have been...

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The sail weaving art that was nearly lost forever+

On view now at the Art School is this beautiful...

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UH dance students find inspiration in ‘Artists of Hawai‘i 2017′+

This past Saturday, students of University of Hawai‘i dance professor...

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Q+A: Honolulu Printmakers annual exhibition juror Amze Emmons+

The Honolulu Printmaker’s 89th annual exhibition juror is Amze Emmons,...

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UH uses museum’s Richard Lane Collection for workshop+

Since the museum acquired the Richard Lane Collection in 2003,...

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Hawaiian quilts head to Honolulu sister city Chigasaki+

The museum’s curatorial departments often collaborate with each other, as...

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Director Sean O’Harrow: Three goals for HoMA’s future+

I start my first HoMA blog post with a thank...

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See a new mural unfold: Spanish artist Cinta Vidal on ‘Blow’+

Born in Barcelona, Cinta Vidal studied illustration at Escola Massana,...

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Remembering Betty Wo+

The museum is saddened by the passing last week of Trustee...

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Makikilo Elementary students get a See Art, Make Art tour with a twist+

“What kind of animals might these be?” docent Howie Reinker...

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‘The Young Pope’ has a lot of art+

The opener to the new HBO limited series The Young...

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Staff Pick: Sam Guerrero on Oursler’s “little planets” of video art+

Sam Guerrero joined the museum in 2015 as a printmaker...

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SAMA for the masses!+

Since 2012 the museum has offered See Art Make Art...

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‘Cinema Angel’ director Hideyuki Tokigawa on movie magic+

Did you have a favorite movie theater growing up? Maybe...

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Staff Pick: Wainani Paikai strikes a pose with a Chris Campbell portrait+

Ever wonder what it takes to keep churning out engaging events...

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For Teachers: An introduction to visual literacy+

Visual literacy is the ability to carefully look at an...

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For teachers: Make a field trip resolution for the New Year+

Hawai‘i teachers! Here is an easy-to-accomplish New Year’s Resolution for...

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