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A CELEBRATION OF HELLO KITTY
THROUGH PRODUCT, ART & DESIGN

 
 

Over 6,000 sq. feet of Hello Kitty mania
RECORD-BREAKING ATTENDANCE IN LOS ANGELES
More than 600 rare and unique works

 

Including artworks by
Buff Monster D*Face 
Junko Mizuno
 Simone Legno
Yis Nosego Goodwin & others

 




I think I was a Japanese schoolgirl in another life. That’s how much I love Hello Kitty. 

Dakota Fanning




I don't carry a purse when I fly because I have my Hello Kitty carry-on. I'm the biggest adult supporter.

Venus Williams

 

The first-ever exhibition of its kind


CREDITS

The exhibition, toured by Epic Exhibitions, was organized by Sanrio, originated at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, and was co-curated by Dr. Christine Yano and Jamie Rivadeneira. Exhibition design and fabrication by Curatorial Assistance.

TOUR DATES

Experience Music Project Museum, Seattle
November 2015 - May, 2016

Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles
October 2014 - May 2015

REVIEWS

Seattle Times (11/15) EMP hosts eye-popping ‘Hello Kitty’ exhibit
InStyle (11/15) Hello Kitty Is Getting Her Own Museum Exhibit in Seattle This Fall
Reuters (10/15) Record-Breaking Exhibition Exploring the Phenomenon of Hello Kitty Coming to EMP
Los Angeles Magazine (2/15) Hello Kitty Goes Under the Microscope
NPR (11/14) 40 Is The New Cute: Hello Kitty Celebrates Birthday
Los Angeles Times
(10/14) - Hello Kitty quintuples attendance at Japanese American National Museum
KCRW (10/14) Inside the Hello Kitty empire: An icon turns 40
Los Angeles Times (10/14) Not just cute and not a cat: Hello Kitty's first museum retrospective
Chicago Tribune (10/14) Photos: Hello Kitty exhibit
OC Register (10/14) Happy 40th birthday, Hello Kitty! Here's how local fans are celebrating
Washington Post (10/14) L.A. says hello to "supercute" Hello Kitty exhibit with sold-out showings
ArtNet (10/14) LA Museum's Attendance Up Fivefold Since Hello Kitty Arrived
ArtNet (10/14) 40 Artists Create New Works for Hello Kitty Retrospective
Los Angeles Magazine (10/14) 10 Favorite Items in the New Hello Kitty Exhibit
Washington Post National TV (10/14) Hello Kitty exhibit opens to sold out showings in L.A.
Los Angeles Weekly (10/14) Hello Kitty Exhibit Opening Bash slideshow
Nerdist (10/14) The Supercute World of Hello Kitty, Now at the Japanese American National Museum
TimeOut Los Angeles (10/14) Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty
NPR (10/14) 9 Lives And Counting: Hello Kitty Turns 40
ArtNet (8/14) Los Angeles Museum Hosts Hello Kitty Retrospective