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Event:

Modern Love

Date:

January 30, 2015 06:00pm-09:00pm

Location:

Honolulu Museum of Art


Event Information:

Taking dating to a technological age! Make sure to check out the final shunga exhibition, Modern Love: 20th Century Japanese Erotic Art.

ENTERTAINMENT

Will ChamplinThe Voice season 5 finalist—gives a special sneak peek performance! It'll be a taste of his Jan 31 concert at Doris Duke Theatre. You can purchase tickets online now.

• Rock out to the tunes of all-girl band Crimson Apple.

• Print out your selfie with Will Champlin in the background at the Instabooth. Your instagram post can be printed at the instabooth when you hashtag #ARTafterDARK or #ModernLove

• Enjoy the upbeat mix of DJ Ross Jackson!

ART

• The evening's art focus is Modern Love: 20th Century Japanese Erotic Artyou must be at least 18 to see it. Masami Teraoka, Erica Sakurazawa, Anno Moyoco—it's an all-star showcase of Japanese artists exploring the outer reaches of sexuality through prints, paintings, sculpture and manga.

• The museum invited 20 artists to play Exquisite Corpse—remember that from childhood? Someone draws a head, folds the paper, someone adds a torso, folds the paper, and someone adds the feet. See what happens when pros do it, in Holt Gallery. 

Art activity: Get a group of three people together and make your own exquisite corpse! The museum's curator of contemporary art James Jensen will make a selection to display in the gallery!

• Take art snaps throughout the night and send it to our snapchat @honolulumuseum. Our favorites will be shown on Instagram, Facebook, and Tumblr.

• If works of art came to life, what would they think about? In this month's "?Art" activity, you can write thought bubbles for the works in Modern Love.

FOOD + DRINK

Food provided by StreetGrindz and The Pig and the Lady.

Menu:
• Cold appetizer: Pok Pok papaya salad with roasted kabocha, tomatoes, aromatic herbs, fish sauce vinaigrette
• Bánh mì sandwich: Phở French dip or chicken salad bánh mì
• Noodles: Tomato crab phở, "phở ga vien" (chicken meatball phở), vegetarian farmers curry 

PARKafterDARK

ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:

• Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6pm. FREE

• Lot behind the Honolulu Museum of Art School (1111 Victoria St.), entrances on Beretania and Young streets. 
$5 for up to five hours, $2 for each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof. 
NOTE: lot closes promptly at 11pm.