June 29, 2012 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art
ARTafterDARK admission: $10. Free for Academy members.
Inspired by the exhibition Hiroshige: An Artist’s Journey, we bring the neon glitz and glam of Tokyo to ARTafterDARK.
Sponsored by First Insurance Company of Hawaii.
Listen for the thunder of ensemble taiko drumming by Somei Taiko, 6:30pm, 7:30pm & 8:30pm.
See modern day sword fighting by martial artists from Kenshikan Kendo Club, 6:45pm, 7:45pm
Play cosplay dress up with kimonos and accessories at the Harajuku Photo Booth.
Star in your own manga drawn by local anime artists:
Jessica Valadez, featured artist of Kawaii-kon
Jon Murakami, producer of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Calabash”
Watch and learn the art of traditional Japanese crafts:
Kumihimo (Japanese braiding) by Sensei Carole Nagano
Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) by Sensei Mineko Weite of Nihon Shuji Calligraphy
Move to J-pop hits spun by DJs Kevin + Curtis.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Eat and drink classic Japanese street fare with a twist, served by Town & Downtown.
Just a reminder—ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:
1) FREE: Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6 p.m.
2) $4: The Pro Park Parking Lot behind the Art Center at Linekona, entrances on Beretania and Young streets Payment is to be made at the yellow slot box next to the parking booth.
3) $5 at the First United Methodist Church Parking Lot on the corner of Beretania and Victoria streets. NOTE: lot closes promptly at 10 p.m.
4) $5 at Kim Chee III Parking Lot on Young Street