POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawaiʻi to the World showcases some of the most notable Hawai‘i-based artists, international street artists, and sculptors. This exhibit will feature over 160 artists, with 30 artists creating new murals and installations curated by POW! WOW! Founder Jasper Wong within the gallery and throughout Bishop Museum’s campus.

Coming Soon

May 15 to September 19, 2021

Museum Hours

Open Every Day
9 am – 5 pm

Ages

All Ages

Location

Bishop Museum Campus

Admission

Museum Members Free

Adults: $24.95
Seniors (65+): $21.95
Youth (4–17): $16.95
Children (3 and under): Free
Children age 16 and younger
must be accompanied by an adult.

Three-lined Nudibranch
Flabellina trilineata
© Susan Middleton

Experience large-scale murals from internationally renowned artists like Cryptik, Hueman, Tristan Eaton, Andrew Schoultz, Persue, Kevin Lyons, Amy Sol, How Nosm, Greg Mike, and many others. View works by  local muralists including OG Slick, Solomon Enos, Carl Pao, Cory Taum, Woes, Hula, and Wooden Wave. Large-scale original paintings will also be on view, from Defer, Shepard Fairey, Brendan Monroe, Jon Burgerman, Edwin Ushiro, Tatiana Suarez, Simone Legno of Tokidoki, and more.

Within the gallery space will be a series of over 120 new 2’x2’ paintings by international and local artists, curated by Andrew Hosner of Thinkspace and Jasper Wong.

Since its inception in 2010, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organized gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, concerts, and live art installations internationally. POW! WOW! has become an integral part of Hawaiʻi’s art and urban history.

In partnership with this exhibit, Bishop Museum’s vast collections, galleries, and outdoor spaces provide an immersive contemporary art experience that bridges traditional culture, contemporary creative expression, and indigenous perspectives. POW! WOW! and its creators showcase their art – in both indoor gallery spaces and outdoors on the Museum’s 15-acre campus, offering visitors a full spectrum of cultural expression, from ancient practitioners to the makers and visionaries of today.

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Mahalo to our generous supporters that helped make this exhibition possible

Presented by

Major Sponsors

Sustaining Sponsor

Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Scott Hawaii

Contributing Sponsors

DeeAnn Yabusaki  
Elizabeth Rice Grossman
Lauran Bromley
Omidyar ‘Ohana Fund at the Hawai‘i Community Foundation

Hospitality Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Documentation Sponsor

Redefined Media

Food Sponsor

The Aja Group

Cover image: Artist Will Barras photographed by Brandon Shigeta. Courtesy of POW! WOW!
Slider images: Artists Kaplan Bunce, Alex Pardee, Kamea Hadar, and Crisselle Mendiola photographed by Brandon Shigeta. All images are courtesy of POW! WOW!