Multimedia

Digital Tour

Access the Samurai! audio tour on your mobile device to explore the exhibition with Maribeth Graybill,
The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Asian Art.

Japanese Swordmaking

Courtesy of the Royal Amouries UK

Learn about samurai swordmaking in this video from the United Kingdom's National Museum of
Arms and Armour. All rights reserved.

Yabusame Archery

Courtesy of the Royal Amouries UK

Learn about the samurai practice of yabusame archery in this video from the United Kingdom's
National Museum of Arms and Armour. All rights reserved.

Curriculum for the Samurai: Conflicted World of
Medieval Japanese Warriors

October 6, 2013

Yoshiaki Shimizu, Ph.D., Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Emeritus,
Princeton University, and Guest Scholar, Getty Research Institute

Japanese Armor from the Inside Out

October 27, 2013

Thom Richardson, Ph.D., FSA,
Keeper of Armour and Oriental Collections, Royal Armouries, Leeds

The Rabbit Samurai in Portland:
Stan Sakai on Usagi Yojimbo

November 2, 2013

Comic artist Stan Sakai, creator of Usagi Yojimbo, discusses his award-winning series and
shares insights on his drawing techniques in a live demonstration.

The Lure of the Samurai:
A conversation with Stan Sakai and Mike Richardson

November 2, 2013

Two legendary figures in the comic art world, Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai and
Dark Horse Comics founder Mike Richardson, discuss their passion for all things samurai
during "At the Museum with Dark Horse Comics."

Samurai in Myth, History, and Art

December 8, 2013

Maribeth Graybill, Ph.D.,
The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Asian Art

What Became of the Samurai in Modern Japan?

January 12, 2014

Ken Ruoff, Ph.D.,
Professor of History and Director of the Center for Japanese Studies,
Portland State University

Installation of SAMURAI!

View the exhibition installation in the Museum's Schnitzer Sculpture Court:

                                                                       

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