Heroes and Kings

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    Early guests like Chris, Kate Leary, Heather Trundle and Traci Randolph all received crowns.

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    A warm welcome from museum director Stephan Jost and chief advancement officer Hathaway Jakobsen

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    Greetings from DJ Gotaro

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    Free Spirits Mobile Bartenders getting guests hydrated.

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    Entrance costs the same as membership, so why not sign up and come for free?

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    The Hero Challenge in Palm Courtyard. One-legged balancing and hula-hoop endurance.

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    More hula-hoops and a rare burpee contest.

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    Guests and a youth performer from the Pow! Wow! School of Music

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    DJ Betty spinning in Luce Pavilion

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    Another big crowd in Luce Pavilion

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    Guests like Buford and Erica took home some Arabic calligraphy.

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    Kaveh, Maryam and other guests found the 'Shahnameh' exhibition.

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    Percilla, Bridgette, Mellisa and Dana

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    Hubbub in the gift shop

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    Another Pow! Wow! School of Music performer playing to the crowd in Kinau Courtyard.

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    Director of Development Jessica Welch with family and friends

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    Dancing the night away

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    Thematic fare provided by StreetGrindz

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    Beards: Adrian and Alistair

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    Guests making their own mihrab tiles.

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    Inside the 'Doris Duke's Shangri La' exhibition.

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    Ikaika chilling in the VIC lounge.

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April 24, 2015 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art


ARTafterDARK:
'Heroes and Kings' information

It's Persian and it's epic!

ENTERTAINMENT

• Dance the night away to DJ Betty.

• Chill out as DJ Gotaro welcomes you to ARTafterDARK

• Listen to the young, up-and-coming artists from Pow! Wow! School of Music

• The first 700 people will receive gold crowns so they can be the kings and queens they truly are.

• Take the Hero Challenge:
     • Burpee competition: Most burpees in five minutes
        Prize: HI fresh box and Ocean Vodka
     • Balance competition: Hold a pose for up to two minutes
        Prize: $25 membership and $75 gift card
     • Hula hoop competition: Hula hoop for five minutes
        Prize: Cut and color at Color Queen Salon
Each contestant leaves their name, email, and social media handle. We will contact them the Monday after AAD to pick up their prize. 

ART

• See Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings. Docents will be in the gallery for this month's "?Art" activity—they'll give you a sticker of a Shahnameh character, which you have to find then figure out what role he or she played in Shahnameh.

• Visit the exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art and draw on paper tiles to create a beautiful mihrab.

• Commemorate the night with a piece of Arabic calligraphy that you can take home.

FOOD + DRINK

• Food provided by Street Grindz, Ho'oku'i by Abraham Jazmin and Free Spirits Mobile Bartenders.

Menu
Hot options:
• Mixed grill: Halal grilled chicken or lamb/beef with curried rice and cilantro cream sauce
• Flatbread wrap: grilled chicken, goat cheese, spinach, lemon cream sauce and cilantro chutney
• Off the cob: (street style) corn, curry butter, cilantro aioli, chili pepper
• Potato masala press: Potato masala, caramelized onion stuffed grilled flatbread with lemon cream sauce

Cold options:
• Veggie bowl: Roasted broccoli and cauliflower topped with cilantro cream sauce
• Tropical fruit verrines: Fresh island fruit, lemon cream, wafers and spiced cashews 

Special cocktail:
The Organic Hero: Fresh lychee purée and freshly pressed Big Island ginger with a splash of organic lemonade.

MEMBERSHIP

Become a museum member and skip the ticket line at ARTafterDARK. Join now. To learn more about membership levels and benefits, visit our membership page.

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.