Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West

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September 29, 2017 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

'Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West' information

Rothko, Abe, Pollock, Sato, de Kooning, Takaezu—New York School meets the Metcalf Chateau in Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West! From a time when hep cats ruled.

Presented by First Insurance Company of Hawaii.

Part of Abstract Expressionism Public Programs.


Museum members: Admission is free for museum members. You do not need a ticket. For a speedy entry, use your digital member card in the HoMA mobile app—or check in at the event through the members' line.

Non-members: General admission is $25. You can purchase tickets at the event, or online using the button below. Or, for just $5 more you can join or renew a membership to get into ARTafterDARK for free all year.


Free admission to the BIG SHOW: Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West has a special $10 ticket fee. But it is free at this ARTafterDARK! Don't miss this opportunity to see works by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock #IRL.

Be bop til you drop: Mike Lewis blows his jazz horn in Central Courtyard.

Hawaii Jitterbugs in Central Courtyard! The Jitterbugs will teach a short class at 6:45 PM, and will dance the night away—feel free to join them in their swinging celebration!

Abstract Express yourself: Can you come up with a new name for your favorite work of art featured in Abstract Expressionism? Type your new title into the social tab in the HoMA App, and see it projected on the big screen! The most creative name wins a limited-edition Abstract Expressionism T-shirt!


Become a museum member for a chance to win a gift basket including a $100 76 Gas gift card, Baggallini bag, Presse by Bobble, and other First Insurance Company of Hawaii goodies!

Contest rules: Join or renew your Honolulu Museum of Art membership and you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a FICOH gift basket (includes a $100 76 Gas gift card, Igloo Glacier gunmetal grey 14-can cooler, 37" compact umbrella in case, Balmain Fadeaway stylus pen, Presse by Bobble, Tri-Paper journal, fidget spinner, RUME medium moss tote, and Baggallini Kensington Mini in fern). By enrolling as a member, you agree to share your email address with our sponsor, First Insurance Company of Hawaii. Contest starts September 25, 2017, and ends at ARTafterDARK on September 29, 2017, at 9pm. Winner will be announced  by phone or email.

Not a member? Join today.


• Specialty cocktail: Silk Road—The lemongrass and black pepper of Bombay East mixed with a splash of house-made lime sour and a dash of bitters puts an Eastern twist on a Western classic.


Food by EAT Honolulu. See the menu.
Drinks by Free Spirits Mobile Bartenders.


You can find parking at the following locations:

• Street parking on Beretania and Kina‘u streets from 6pm. FREE
• Lot behind the Honolulu Museum of Art School (1111 Victoria St.), enter from Beretania or Young street
NOTE: Lot closes promptly at 11pm