August, Rodin!

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    Left + Right: Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). 'The Thinker,' Modeled 1880, reduced in 1903, this example cast at a later date. Bronze. North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation in honor of Governor Michael F. Easle

August 16, 2015 11:00am-05:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday event information

It's August, and the museum features Auguste Rodin!
See the exhibition Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience, then make mini clay busts inspired by the work of the French sculptor, and try your hand at carving soap to create a Rodinesque relief sculpture.


Make a mini sculpture: Get inspired by Rodin, then use air-dry clay to mold a bust and carve an object from a piece of soap. 

DIY postcard: Artists of Hawai‘i 2015 artist Alison Beste will join guests to paint scenic postcards with watercolors.  


• Check out accordionist Christie Adams in the Kinau Courtyard.

• Watch a variety of French-inspired demonstrations, including a short French language course, by Alliance Française Hawaii in Central Courtyard.


‘Ohina Young Filmmakers’ Showcase
Part of the ‘Ohina Short Film Showcase
11:10am + 1pm • Free


Take a shuttle bus to the museum’s free Family Day at Spalding House in Makiki Heights!


For kids (ages 1-17): 

The museum gives contestants a theme and drawing supplies. 
The winner receives a Supporting Membership to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her artwork is used to create the following month’s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.

Congratulations to this month's winner!

Graeme Wong, age 11