Modern Love

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    This month's visitors were not afraid to show their support! Emily Kawashima and Justin Jansen, and Tania, Han and baby Maya Park

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    Ross Kohara, Justin Muraki and Kurt Nagamine

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    Revelers checked out the museum's wide range of new works in the Recent Acquisitions exhibition.

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    Kasey Alexander and Michelle Lorne

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    Guests hitting the watering hole for some social lubrication.

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    Yuki Saito and Hisae Aoki, and Sam Guerrero and Ellen Roberts

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    Jessica Takishita and Josh Magno, and Jocelyn Balden and Carly Quisenberry

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    Crimson Apple rocking out in Central Courtyard.

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    Selfies and crafts going on in Mediterranean Courtyard.

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    Heidi Brewer, Amber Kemp, Cinja Strickland, Noemi Portilla and Magdalena Siodlowski

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    Guests exploring the evening's centerpiece: Modern Love: 20th Century Japanese Erotic Art

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    Luce Pavilion filling up, right on cue.

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    The Pig and the Lady served up a tasty menu of Vietnamese dishes.

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    More fare and phở from the Pig and the Lady and StreetGrindz.

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    DJ Ross Jackson keeping up the tempo.

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    These two makes things happen! Associate director of development, special events Christina Nishihara and special events coordinator Brennen Ogawa

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    One last chance to take it in.

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January 30, 2015 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art


ARTafterDARK:
'Modern Love' 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.