Tour + Talk Story

Explore the galleries and discuss what you’ve learned.
Our docents lead discussions in the galleries that will inspire you to consider art, cultures and eras in new ways.

Tour + Talk Story is held Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday afternoons, with location varying according to exhibition.

Honolulu Museum of Art: 2:30-4pm | post-tour meeting in Palm Courtyard
Honolulu Museum of Art School: 2:30-4pm
Spalding House: 1:30-3pm | post-tour meeting in Spalding House Café

The tour is free with museum admission, and free for members.

Tour + Talk Story Schedule 2016


Date:                                                                               

Tour • Docent:

Jan 31, Feb 2 + 5                                          

Yun-fei Ji: The Intimate Universe. Contemporary Chinese landscape painting • Mary Rhine 

Feb 7, 9 + 12

Karen Hampton: The Journey North • Sandra Simms      

Feb 14 + 16

Charles Furneaux and the Sublime • Mary Flynn

Feb 21, 23 + 26

The Art and Influence of Camille Pissarro • Carol Bonham

Feb 28, March 2 + 5

Treasures of the museum at Spalding House • Cathy Levinson

March 7, 9 + 12

Jewish Collectors and Art Dealers • Bill + Karlyn Pearl

March 14 + 16

Jewish artists • Andrea Snyder + Margery Ziffrin

March 21, 23 + 26

Religions in art • Bill + Karlyn Pearl

March 28, 30 + April 2

Icons of ceramics • TBA

April 6, 9 + 11

In honor of my dad - The Journey North • Sandra Simms

April 11 + 13

Birds and the bees: The talk • TBA

April 18, 20 + 23

Francisco Goya: The Disasters of War • Lizzy Lowrey

April 25, 27 + 30

Glitz, glamour and gossip: The stories behind Artists of Hawai‘i 2017  • Susan Palmore

May 2, 4 + 7

Shahzia Sikander: Parallax • Susan Palmore

May 9, 11 + 14

Secrets in Baroque paintings • Cathy Levinson

May 16, 18 + 21

Symbols of Identity: Reading a portrait • Steve Miller

May 23, 25 + 28

The life of John Singer Sargent • Carol Bonham

May 30, June 1 + 4

From Realism to color patches: How modern art evolved • Steve Miller