Asian Art


Travel around the world through hundreds of years of history with the art of China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, and the Islamic world. Spanning much of the first floor, the Asian art galleries tell a multitude of stories through breathtaking jade sculptures, intricate metalworking, centuries of ceramics, and more. 

Art of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor  

Through February 28, 2024  

Gallery 108

Part of the Museum’s Higgins Armory Collection, this display of Japanese arms and armor features examples of expert design and metalwork in katanas, armor pieces, firearms, and elaborately articulated figurines from Japan’s Edo Period.