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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.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Update: Shangri La is closed to the public, but open online 

During the summer, Shangri La will remain closed to the public in order to complete important renovations to provide an entirely refreshed, more engaging and safer museum experience. Follow and connect with us on social media or visit our Google Arts & Culture page to take a Google Streetview tour of the museum or explore our collection and educational resources. We look forward to announcing when we will be welcoming you back to the museum! Until then, we wish you abundant health, happiness and hope. 

    Guided tours

    Tours of Shangri La start and end at the Honolulu Museum of Art.

    Tours are offered Wednesday through Saturday. Tickets must be reserved in advance.


    General Admission


    with proof of residency

    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 visit!

    Buy 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.

    Take the Tour

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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 - December 31, 2020

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