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Celebrating 100 Years of Arms and Armor: Japanese Armor

Richard Gradkowski

Celebrating 100 Years of Arms and Armor: Japanese Armor Richard Gradkowski | Events Calendar


Upper E Side

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | 1000 Fifth Avenue

Gallery 534 (Vélez Blanco Patio)

Learn about the construction, use, and spectacular design of the Japanese sword—known as the "soul" of the samurai—and its important place in the Japanese ethos.

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department.