PechaKucha Night Honolulu #30: Muse

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PechaKucha Night Honolulu #30: Muse


May 05, 2017 07:00pm-09:00pm


Spalding House

Event Information:

PechaKucha 20x20 is a fast-paced presentation format in which speakers show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically as the speaker talks along, connecting them to the theme.

This month's theme is Muse. Find what what inspires creatives and museum professionals from around O‘ahu.

Free with RSVP. Go here to RSVP.

Things to know:
• This event is at Spalding House. A courtesy shuttle will run between the Art School and Spalding House every 15 minutes. The first shuttle departs from the Art School at 6:30pm, with the last return shuttle departing from Spalding House at 9:30pm.
• The event will be held outdoors, with some tent-covered seats available.
• Flyin' Ahi will provide food available to purchase at the event. Drinks are free.


Sean O'Harrow, Honolulu Museum of Art director
Topic: The upcoming exhibition Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West, highlighting the works of Jackson Pollock and new ways to look at his art. 

Dawn Sueoka, Honolulu Museum of Art archivist
Topic: The stories that objects in the Lending Collection tell, and how they help with teaching.

Dr. Rich Pyle, Bishop Museum associate zoologist + ichthyologist
Topic: Anatomy of a Discovery: Discovering and naming a new fish, Tosanoides obama, in the Papahānaumokuākea National Marine Monument. 

DeSoto Brown, Bishop Museum historian
Topic: Favorite items in the Bishop Museum Library and Archives Collections. 

Michael Wilson, Bishop Museum exhibit designer
Topic: Designing the Duke Paoa Kahanamoku exhibit and the surf simulator interactive  

• Matt Ortiz, Michael Ceballos, and Mary Hattori, Twiddle Productions animators
Topic: The inspiration and process behind their animation Maisa the Chamoru Girl who Saves Guåhan. Based on a beloved classic legend from Guam. 

Peiling Kao + University of Hawai‘i Dance students
Topic: Kao joins her dance students for an improvisational dance, based on the slides being shown on screen.

Joseph Stanton, UH Mānoa art historian + poet
Topic: His poetry inspired by artworks by René Magritte. 

• Shareen Murayama + Kaiser High School poetry students
Topic: Student poetry