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March 9 - June 1, 2014

Samurai: Beyond the Sword

Discover the artist behind the armor. Samurai: Beyond the Sword explores artworks that project the image of the samurai not only as fierce warriors but also as patrons of the arts and sophisticated artists and scholars. Tickets are on sale now.

Staff Picks

Benjamin West: Queen Philippa Interceding for the Lives of the Burghers of Calais

Benjamin West

Queen Philippa Interceding for the Lives of the Burghers of Calais, 1788

“I love the history depicted in this painting. The resolute faces of the burghers show such strength. West conveys so clearly the queen's compassion while pleading to the guards. I also love the richness of the queen's gown and the detailed armor on the guard. ”

Kathleen Mourad, Volunteer

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