Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA)

A unique gathering place where art, history, culture, and education converge—right in the heart of Honolulu.
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#Onthisday we remember the crew of the space shuttle Challenger, whichalong with Hawaii islands Ellison Onizuka (the first Asian American astronaut) and Judy Resnik (the first Jewish American astronaut)included Ron McNair, Americas second Black astronaut and the first person to play a musical ins...
You make the museum look goodinside and outside the galleries.(#MyHoMA : [1] @emmmmmaaaaa + @shelllllllllvira [2] @myrlandie_rancy [3] @greenskarf19 [4] @itsmecatkuwa [5] @kamaehu_hula)
The Honolulu African American Film Festival (HAAFF) returns for its 13th year! Celebrate Black History Month with nine great films (plus a program of six shorts) highlighting up-and-coming talent and important annals of Black history.The festival kicks off Feb 1 with an opening reception where yo...
New exhibition alert! Ke Kumu Aupuni: The Foundation of Hawaiian Nationhood opens Feb 1, offering a closer look at the complex context around early images of Hawaii.See 30 prints, drawings, and paintings by European artists from three naval voyages to Hawaii during the 18th and 19th centuries. O...
Get the band togethertheres a new exhibition to explore with friends at HoMA!Forward Together: African American Prints from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection is now on view through Sept 15, marking the public debut of the museums recent collection-altering gift. Presented in two rotations, t...
A new exhibition is coming to HoMA in spring Scroll for a preview .Fashioning Aloha opens April 12, tracing the evolution of aloha wear and showcasing its diversity and design motif inspiration. And you can be part of the exhibition .Send us photos of you, family, and friends dressed in muumuu, ...
We Are Not American He Hawaii Mau a Mau.These words echo throughout Kapulani Landgraf: Aua, appearing over the photographic portraits of 108 Kanaka iwi community leaders. The exhibition opens today, 131 years since the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom.For this installation of Aua, Landgr...
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day we share this work by Jacob Lawrence. It depicts the abolitionist Harriet Tubman guiding a group of Civil War-era freedom seekers through a treacherous journey north via the Underground Railroad. It highlights the drive to move communities forward in a ...
Opening on Jan 17the anniversary of the 1893 overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdomis Kapulani Landgraf: Aua. The installation features large photographic portraits of 108 Kanaka iwi community leaders, including Dr. Haunani-Kay Trask (pictured above).In 1993, Trask spoke to more than 10,000 people gat...
Here's your chance to dive deeper into David Hockney's work and printmaking techniques! (It's also perfect inspiration for anyone starting a printmaking class at the Art School this week ).Join University of Hawaii professors Charles Cohan and Scott Groeniger as they lead an in-depth discussion i...
The exhibition The Five Senses, which centers around the theme of healing, highlights the paintings and multimedia work of Hawaii artist Lauren Hana Chai. Her vivid art (hello Barbie pink!) draws on deeply personal experiences, from the loss of her mother to her upbringing as a Korean American in...
Maybe the real art was the museum visitors we've met along the way (...but also the art in our galleries).(#MyHoMA : [1] @bhavior [2] @boogiesoles [3] @risa_flow_ [4] @duasone [5] kayleypaiz)