This exhibit of more than 90 pieces of Japanese arms and armor is drawn from the collection of Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy, which holds one of the most extensive collections outside Japan. Marquette University associate professor Michael Wert will give a lecture, “Inventing the Samurai in Early Modern Japan,” at 5:30 pm, with a reception at 6:30 pm. The exhibit continues through July 23.
press release: Rowland Galleries, 4/21–7/23
Opening Lecture and Reception: 4/20/17
5:30–6:30 p.m. Inventing the Samurai in Early Modern Japan a lecture by Dr. Michael Wert, Associate Professor of East Asian history at Marquette University with specialties in early modern and modern Japan. Auditorium
6:30–8 p.m. Reception with refreshments, live music, cash bar. Mead Witter Lobby
Lecture and Book Signing “Lethal Beauty: Design Elements in Samurai Suits of Armor” by Dr. Andreas Marks, 5/4, 5:30–6:30 PM, Free. Auditorium.