Shangri La is a museum for learning about the global cultures of Islamic art and design in new and inspiring ways.
Visit Shangri La
Shangri La is a unique and memorable introduction to Islamic art, culture and design.
The museum is only accessible from the Honolulu Museum of Art, Thursday through Saturday by reservation only.
Exhibition Open Now: Lē‘ahi
Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design announces a new exhibition of an original work by Palestinian American artist Jordan Nassar. Created during his residency at the museum, the work, Lē‘ahi , is a 4-by-6-foot tile panel featuring hundreds of 3/8-inch glass mosaic tiles forming the view of Lē‘ahi from Shangri La.
Black Lives Matter
As the righteous outrage over racial injustice and systemic oppression grows in this moment, we invite you to join us in supporting the tireless work countering these issues, in amplifying the voices and strategies for change from Black leaders and Black-led organizations in your networks, and in kneeling, standing or marching in solidarity with the movement to end white supremacy and inequities embedded in the fabric of our nation.
Here is a list of resources to start.
Here is the Doris Duke Foundation's statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
What's happening at the museum
Abdul Matin MalikzadaAbdul Matin Malikzada is a seventh-generation potter from Istalif, Afghanistan - a celebrated epicenter of ceramic production in the country's east. During his residency, Malikzada will begin work on two unique ceramics for Shangri La.
January 21, 2023 - January 28, 2023