Honolulu Museum of Art

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Feb. 1, 2017

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MUSEUM OFFERS FREE SHUTTLE TO SPALDING HOUSE IN MAKIKI HEIGHTS ON TUESDAYS


Also on Tuesdays is tour of museum masterpieces at both locations

HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I—Since 2010, Honolulu Museum of Art admission has included same-day admission to its second location Spalding House in Makiki Heights. Starting Feb. 7, on Tuesdays the museum offers a free shuttle bus ride between its main location at 900 Beretania St and Spalding House, from 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

For years people have asked if the museum had a shuttle between the two locations, and now it does. The museum owns the bus, which is used as the Shangri La tour bus from Wednesday to Saturday.

A round-trip ride and an hour spent exploring Spalding House is about 90 minutes.

The Tuesday shuttle rides between Honolulu Museum of Art and Spalding House are included with museum admission. To take the shuttle, guests simply check in at the Visitor Information Center at the entrance of the museum. The last shuttle leaves Spalding House at 3:15 p.m. The shuttle service will be offered through June 20.

HoMA Select Shuttle Tour: Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Also on Tuesdays is the museum’s HoMA Select Shuttle Tour, a guided tour of the museum’s masterpieces—as featured in the new catalog Collection Highlights. Visitors meet at the Visitor Information Center at the Beretania Street location. A docent takes guests on a 45-minute tour of works such as the 11th-century statue of Guanyin and Seated Nude by Modigliani, then escorts guests on the shuttle to Spalding House where they explore more masterworks in the exhibition HoMA Select. The “greatest hits” shuttle tour is offered through June 20. 

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About the Honolulu Museum of Art

One of the world’s premier art museums, the Honolulu Museum of Art presents international caliber special exhibitions and features a collection that includes Hokusai, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso and Warhol, as well as traditional Asian and Hawaiian art.

Located in two of Honolulu’s most beautiful buildings, visitors enjoy two cafés, gardens, and films and concerts at the theater. The museum is dedicated to bringing together great art and people to create a more harmonious, adaptable, and enjoyable society in Hawai’i. This year marks the museum's 90th anniversary.

Locations:

Honolulu Museum of Art: 900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House: 2411 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu Museum of Art School: 1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center: 999 Bishop Street
Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre: 901 Kinau Street (at rear of museum)

Hours:

Honolulu Museum of Art: Tues–Sat 10 am–4:30pm; Sun 1–5 pm; closed Monday.

Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House: Tues–Sat 10am–4pm; Sun noon–4pm

Admission (permits entry to both museums on the same day):

$10 general admission; children 17 and under are free.



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