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:

Nov 22 + 27

HoMA SELECT at Spalding House • Susan Palmore

Nov 29, Dec 1 + 4

The Holiday Tour • Carol Bonham

Dec 6, 8 + 11

Ōtsu-e: The Revitalization of Japanese Folk Prints in the 20th Century • Nancy Whitman

Dec 13 + 15

Batik textiles of Indonesia • Mary Rhine + Jacquelyn Wesolosky

Dec 20 + 22

Charles Furneaux: Volcanic Eruptions of Mauna Loa and Kilauea • Cathy Levinson

Dec 27 + 29 

Tricks of the eye: How artists use our perceptions • Steve Miller

Jan 3, 5 + 8

Exquisite art in the new Islamic gallery • Susan Palmore

Jan 10 + 12

European art and politics: Post World War II • Maeona Mendelson   

Jan 17, 19 + 22

Kamishibai: Japanese storytelling • Maeona Mendelson

Jan 24, 26 + 29

The symbolism of Ganesha • Carol Bonham

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, Mar 2 + 5

Treasures of the museum at Spalding House • Cathy Levinson