Nihontó: The Samurai Sword Tour

Nihontó: The Samurai Sword Tour

Explore the history, physical attributes, symbolism, aesthetic qualities and utility of the Japanese samurai sword from the vantage point of beauty and function.

May 10 - November 3
Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries
May - August: Fridays at 2 pm and Saturdays at 3 pm
September - November 2: Saturdays at 3 pm

Japanese, Tachi mount with dragonfly motif fittings, 1800s, wood, lacquer, silver, gold and shakudo, 42 in. Courtesy of Jidai Arts.

Due to the Excessive Heat Warning, doors for The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 will open at 8 pm for the safety of guests, volunteers and staff. The film will begin approximately at dusk.