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 26, 28 + 31                                       

Beyond the Archive: Paintings by Reem Bassous • Cathy Levinson

Feb 2, 4 + 7

Harajuku: Tokyo Street Fashion • Lynne Armstrong + Mary Rhine

Feb 9, 11 + 14

Stories of the Gods and Goddesses of India • Manu Chakravartty

Feb 16 + 18

Hiroshige’s City: From Edo to Tokyo • Bill + Karlyn Pearl

March 1, 3 + 6

Not so civil rights • Margaret Mann

March 8, 10 + 13

Identify Yourself • Charlene Hughes

March 15 + 17

Childhood memories of the civil war in Lebanon • Mary Rhine

March 22, 24 + 27

Hiroshige's City: From Edo to Tokyo • Jill Clapes

March 29, 31 + April 3

Mountains, trees, rivers: Subtle meanings in Chinese paintings • Steve Miller

April 5, 7 + 10

The art of containers • Ruth Wilson

April 12

Japanese Buddhist art • Millie Liu

April 14

Zen landscapes • Millie Liu

April 19, 21 + 24

Conceptual art: What is it and why is it important? • Susan Palmore  

April 26, 28 + May 1

Interviews with art • Carol Bonham  

May 3, 5 + 8

Hawai‘i in Design • Karlyn + Bill Pearl 

May 10 + 12

Plastic Fantastic? • Deb Nehmad (Spalding House)

May 17, 19 + 22

Art in a Time of Chaos: Treasures from Six Dynasties China, 3rd-6th Centuries • Cathy Levinson

May 24, 26 + 29

No Sweat • Charlene Hughes

May 31, June 2 + 5

Hiroshige's City: From Edo to Tokyo • Nancy Whitman