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

JANM Hello Kitty preview

On October 11, the Japanese American National Museum presents Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, the first large-scale Hello Kitty museum retrospective in the United States. Hello! includes an extensive product survey, with rare and unique items from the Sanrio archives, alongside a selection of innovative contemporary artworks inspired by Hello Kitty and her world. JANM has shared a few sneak preview photos on their blog.

JANM Hello Kitty phone

Archivist Lauren Zuchowski measures the first-ever Hello Kitty phone, made in 1976.

Hello Kitty JANM

Artist Nicole Maloney looks on and offers direction as a team of handlers assemble her sculptural installation, Hello Kitty All Stacked Up!, in the Weingart Foyer.

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty is a specially ticketed exhibition. JANM members get in FREE!


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