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Shangri La is a unique and memorable introduction to Islamic art, culture and design.

Group of nine visitors gathered around a tour guide in the Central Courtyard of Shangri La.

Shangri La will reopen in Fall 2021. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube! Explore our collection and educational resources.  Visit our Google Arts & Culture page to take a Google Street tour of the museum and discover past exhibitions. 

HoMA Members: In partnership with the Honolulu Museum of Art, limited preview tours for HoMA members will begin September 9th, on Thursday - Saturday at 11:00am and 1:00pm. Learn more below.

    Public Tours

    Tours of Shangri La begin and end at the Honolulu Museum of Art. HoMA member preview tours begin September 9th, running Thursday - Saturday at 11:00am and 1:00pm.

    Advance reservations are required ($5.00 processing fee will be included).

    Tours are limited to a capacity of 10 persons or less in accordance with Hawaii State Guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all visitors and staff.  Masks and proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 test are required.  

    Shangri La will reopen to the public Fall 2021.


    HoMA Preview Tours

    The Shangri La tour program is facilitated by the Honolulu Museum of Art. You will be redirected to the Honolulu Museum of Art website to book your tour!

    Buy HoMA Preview Tickets

    Google Streetview Tour

    Visit our Google Arts & Culture page to take a Google Streetview tour of the museum!

    You will be redirected to the Shangri La Google Arts & Culture page.

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  • Residency

    Kamran Samimi

    Kamran Samimi grew up in rural Laupāhoehoe on Hawai‘i Island, with an Iranian/Scandinavian background. Since 2008, his work has been shown extensively around Hawai‘i, the continental US, Australia, and Japan. He holds a BFA in printmaking and an MFA in sculpture and print media from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

    January 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021

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