‘Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty’ Closing Party at JANM

Hello Kitty JANM

On Friday, May 22, the Japanese American National Museum will host the ‘Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty’ closing party. Festivities will include catalog signings with exhibiting artists, a performance by Nylon Pink, music by DJ Shy, photo opportunities with Hello Kitty, Hello Kitty crafts, the Hello Kitty Café truck, and complimentary appetizers and drinks courtesy of Joto Sake and Chado Tea Room. Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty will be open for viewing until 10 p.m.

Martin Hsu JANM

Artists in attendance will include Supahcute favorites: Martin Hsu

Jeni Yang JANM

Jeni Yang

Edwin Ushiro JANM

and Edwin Ushiro.

Tickets for the closing party are available online. $10 members, $30 general. JANM members get early access to the closing party starting at 6 p.m.

The ‪Hello Kitty exhibition officially closes on May 31. Visit http://janm.org/hellokitty/tickets to purchase advance tickets (especially recommended on weekends). Tickets are discounted on Wednesdays and Thursdays through May.

The Goonies 30th Anniversary Tribute Art Show at Gallery Nucleus

The Goonies Gallery Nucleus

HEEEEEY, YOU GUYS!!! Gallery Nucleus is celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Goonies with a tribute art show, and it opens this Saturday, May 23! The show is guest curated by Sebastien Mesnard.

Juliaon Roels
Juliaon Roels

Eren Blanquet Unten
Eren Blanquet Unten

Charles Santoso
Charles Santoso
The opening reception takes place May 23 from 7-10pm and will feature a DIY photo op, free refreshments, and the opportunity to make your own pirate eyepatch! The exhibition runs through June 7.

‘Party of Three’ at iam8bit Gallery

iam8bit-Party_of_Three

On Thursday, May 21, ‘Party of Three’ opens at iam8bit Gallery. A talented trio of artists – Nan Lawson, Kevin Jay Stanton, and Philip Tseng – will explore perfect pairings. The opening reception takes place May 21 from 7 – 10pm, and the show will run through May 31.

Nan Lawson
Nan Lawson
Kevin Jay Stanton
Kevin Jay Stanton
Philip Tseng
Philip Tseng