Aloha for August First Friday


Mid-America Arts Alliance is pleased to present an exhibition preview of Art of the Aloha Shirt: Keoni of Hawaii, 1938–51

Art of the Aloha Shirt, an ExhibitsUSA touring exhibition, will be on view only for First Friday August 3 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. at 2018 Baltimore in Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District.

Explore the history, artistry, and production of Hawaii’s enduring fashion statement, the Aloha shirt. This exhibition tells the story of an early innovator, John “Keoni” Meigs, in an industry that has left an indelible mark on fashion in the United States and the world. Visit M-AAA to see examples of Meigs’ creations, including clothing artifacts and the artwork used to create them.

Friday, August 3
6:00–8:00 p.m.
2018 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO