The exhibition Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West, on view through Jan. 21, inspired some graphically dynamic items—perfect gifts!—available now in the Museum Shop. Every Honolulu home should have a copy of the handsome, full-color catalog ($36.95) featuring all the artwork in the exhibition. With essays by deputy director of art and programs Theresa Papanikolas and Robert F. Lange curator of Japanese art Stephen Salel, it’s a must-have for art lovers.

The limited-edition AbEx Tshirt says "I'm intellectual and artistic"—make a statement!

The limited-edition AbEx T-shirt says “I’m intellectual and artistic”—make a statement!

The exhibition’s logo makes a great statement—the limited-edition 100% cotton shirt ($19.95) gives off all the right messages. Wink wink.

blog_abex_merch_toteCan you have enough tote bags? No! You can never have enough tote bags! Add this impactful Abstract Expressionism version ($19.95) to your growing collection.


You can send an artful message with this selection of notecards featuring works—by East and West artists—from the exhibition.


In case you didn’t know, the Museum Shop has a great selection of art books, toys, and art-making kits for kids. And there are a slew of new items ($10-$20) to tease out that creative thinking needed to create those Abstract Expressionist masterpieces.