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Special Member Evening - Samurai: Beyond the Sword

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Special Event
  • For Members Only

Samurai: Beyond the Sword provides an in-depth look at Japan's elite samurai, who sought balance between military and cultural pursuits. This exhibition explores artworks that project the image of the samurai not only as fierce warriors but as patrons of the arts and sophisticated artists and scholars.

Special Members Evening
April 22, 4 p.m.– 9 p.m.
The Samurai: Beyond the Sword exhibition will be open for DIA members only, and Yojimbo will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Detroit Film Theatre.Cash bar and snacks available for purchase. RSVP today! 


DIA members can use their complimentary exhibition tickets to attend the Special Members Evening OR to view the exhibition anytime throughout the run of the show.


RSVP Today!

Special Members Evening admission is on a timed basis, and tickets must be reserved in advance. Tickets include entry to Samurai: Beyond the Sword, audio tour and the film.

Reserve your FREE Samurai: Beyond the Sword member tickets (no ticket handling fees):

·       On site at the DIA Box Office

Farnsworth Entrance, Tuesday–Sunday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.


·       Online 

We have recently upgraded online ticketing. For initial access to your member account, at the login prompt, enter your member number (found on your membership card). At the password prompt, enter your last name (all lower case) as the initial password.


·       By calling 313.833.7971

Available Monday–Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

 Image caption: Tosei gusoku armor with multi-colored lacing and solid-colored cuirass, 18th century. Iron, silk, lacquer, gold, boar fur and boar bristle. Courtesy of a private collection.

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