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Save $4 on adult Tickets to Samurai: Beyond the Sword at Detroit Institute of Arts - Discount eligible for visits between April 29 and May 18

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Contact: Larisa Zade 313-833-7962 lzade@dia.org 

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WHAT:   
A coupon for a $4 discount on adult tickets for Samurai: Beyond the Sword is available at http://bit.ly/SamuraiCoupon for visits between April 29 and May 18. The exhibition ends June 1.

Samurai: Beyond the Sword provides an in-depth look at Japan’s elite samurai, who sought balance between military and cultural pursuits. The exhibition 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.

WHERE:   
Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave. 

OTHER:   
This exhibition is organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, based on the original exhibition Lethal Beauty, curated by Dr. Andreas Marks for the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, with tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC. 

In Detroit, Samurai: Beyond the Sword is generously supported by Toyota, DENSO International America, Inc., E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and Yazaki North America, Inc.

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