Dressed to Kill: Japanese Arms & Armor


  • Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH, 45202 United States

Image: Suit of Armor, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, 1892.2783

This exhibition introduces Japanese samurai culture and arts from the 16th–19th centuries. The 130 warrior-related objects are selected from the collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum and Gary Grose, a local collector. In addition to 11 full suits of armor and a wide variety of arms, this exhibition will also feature the museum’s related Japanese art works, including battle prints, paintings, metal crafts, banners and costumes – many will be on display for the first time.

Ticketed – free for members.