The Samurai Spirit

The Museum has just acquired an outstanding collection of Japanese samurai material, which has been on loan and on view at the BMA for many years. As one of the most popular displays in the Japanese galleries, we are delighted that it is now part of the permanent collection. The history of the samurai is […]

Year of the Rooster

Happy Chinese New Year! If you were born in 1969, 1981, 1993, or 2005, your Asian zodiac is the rooster. According to this zodiac, people born in the Year of the Rooster are observant, hardworking, confident, courageous, talented, and honest. Roosters enjoy being in the spotlight, are always popular, and tend to be talkative. They are healthy and […]

What’s Up at the BMA: Japanese Battle Screen

Did you know? A mere 12% of the Museum’s collection of 27,000 objects is on view at any given time. Our preparators are constantly working to rotate and refresh our gallery spaces, so that every time you visit the Museum you’ll see something different. Each month, we will highlight a new work for you to experience and […]