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Curator's Tour: Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

at Frist Art Museum, Nashville TN

Dec 01 2016
Curator's Tour: Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

Led by Katie Delmez, Frist Center Curator

Samurai: The Way of the Warrior celebrates the exemplary artistry and highly skilled craftsmanship of medieval and early modern Japanese artisans. Featuring more than ninety objects ranging in date from the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries, this dynamic exhibition showcases the lives of these warriors and investigates their moral, cultural, and aesthetic codes. Join Katie Delmez to explore how the samurai profoundly affected the art, craft, and design produced during this era.

Image: Tabakobon (smoking nécessaire), end of 19th century. Lacquered wood (Japanese cypress) and silver, 8 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. Collection of Museo Stibbert


Admission Required | Members Free

Contact: (615) 244-3340

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Frist Art Museum

919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203


Parking in Frist Art Museum lots is reserved for Frist Art Museum visitors, volunteers, and staff only. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking Lot Hours
Visitor parking begins 30 minutes before the museum’s doors open. The lot closes at 3AM. No cars are allowed in the lot between 3AM and 30 minutes before opening.

Guests are encouraged to carpool and use rideshare services. You may also want to consider using WeGo Public Transit.

Parking rates
Frist Art Museum visitors: $2 per hour / $20 daily maximum
Frist Art Museum non-visitors: $10 per hour / $30 daily maximum
(Credit cards only; no cash accepted)

A flat rate parking fee may apply for certain special events.

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