Harajuku: Tokyo Street Fashion visiting artist: Misako Aoki
January 28, 2016 10:00am-January 29, 2016 09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art
In the gallery: Jan 28, 10am-noon
At ARTafterDARK: Jan 29, 6-9pm
Misako Aoki, with her doe eyes and perpetual pout is the definition of kawaii. One of three women appointed as Kawaii Taishi (Ambassadors of Cuteness) by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2009, Aoki is now the president of the Japan Lolita Association, and travels the world attending pop culture events and spreading the Lolita fashion gospel. She travels to Honolulu to spend a day at the museum as part of programming for Harajuku: Tokyo Street Fashion. Aoki will be in the gallery from 10 a.m. available to talk Harajuku and for photo opportunities, then during ARTafterDARK from 6 to 9 p.m.