UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I / DEPARTMENT OF ART & ART HISTORY
JOHN YOUNG MUSEUM OF ART

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The late artist John Young envisioned a museum on the campus of the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM) that would further art education and benefit the students and the community. Toward the fulfillment of a museum, his bequest to the university included a collection of artworks from Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa, and Mesoamerica. Many of those works were presented at the John Young Museum of Art when it opened to the public in Krauss Hall in 1999.

Following recent renovations, the John Young Museum of Art is now a 2,000+ square foot complex that includes galleries, workshops, a small research library, an office, and an outdoor courtyard. John Young Museum of Art is administered by the College of Arts & Humanities and directly aligned with the Department of Art & Art History.  The museum is a venue for Asian-Pacific artist-in-residences, art history exhibitions, and student-centered programming that promote, support, and sustain museum education initiatives for UHM and the local community. EXPLORE

Upcoming Exhibition
The Laminated Print: Origins + Process of Chine Collé
Opening September 4, 2016

Free admission. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply.

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John Young Museum of Art
2500 Dole Street
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96822

Email: mcadora@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808.956.7198



 
 

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