SKAI at Swissotel The Stamford Surfs Through a Wave from the East with Hokusai-Inspired High Tea
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SKAI Swissotel The Stamford × Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Japanese Artist Hokusai-Inspired High Tea
June 2023

In a unique collaboration, SKAI, ARTiSTORY, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, have come together to present a high tea experience inspired by Katsushika Hokusai's iconic art. This event, titled "Gathering of The Greats, A Wave from The East," blends culinary delights with artistic masterpieces.

SKAI's goal in this project is to offer guests an immersive dining experience that combines fine cuisine with the rich cultural heritage of Japanese art. By transforming their venue and incorporating Hokusai's artwork, SKAI aims to create a memorable and educational experience for all visitors.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, plays a crucial role in this collaboration by providing access to Hokusai's celebrated works. Their partnership ensures the authenticity and historical accuracy of the art presented, enriching the overall experience for guests.


Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji

The centerpiece of this high tea experience is Katsushika Hokusai's renowned woodblock print series, "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji." Among these, "Under the Wave off Kanagawa" (commonly known as The Great Wave) and "Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province" are prominently featured. These masterpieces showcase Hokusai's intricate techniques and his ability to capture the beauty and power of nature.

Hokusai - Under the Wave Off Kanagawa (Great Wave) (about 1830–31) | ARTiSTORY
Hokusai - Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province (1830–32) | ARTiSTORY

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