[Cccnfbw] FW: Samurai! featured at November 21 tour for the visually impaired

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Mon Nov 4 20:46:40 UTC 2013

From: Adrienne Fernandez [mailto:Adrienne.Fernandez at wssb.wa.gov] 
Sent: Monday, November 04, 2013 12:15 PM
Subject: FW: Samurai! featured at November 21 tour for the visually impaired




From: Sylvia Lurie [mailto:shlurie at spiritone.com] 
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2013 1:20 PM
To: Sharon Elder; Carolyn Briggs; Vincent Gwozdz; Kristen at Hearthstone;
Elizabeth Moore; S. Kurth; E. J. Anderson; Patricia Kepler; Sigrid Button,
CEI; Richard Turner; Elizabeth Moore; Shirley Szonderwan; Katie Coughlin;
Lindsey Schneider, CEI; Melissa Harmon, Terwilliger Plaza; John Boyer, CEI;
S. McCallum; I. M. McConachy; Adrienne Fernandez; Leslie Anderson; Karmay
Subject: Samurai! featured at November 21 tour for the visually impaired


Please pass this information on to anyone you know who might be interested.
Thanks.  Sylvia


Travel back in time and discover remarkable objects that illuminate the
life, culture, and pageantry of the samurai, the revered and feared warriors
of Japan.  

Our November 21 tour for the visually impaired visits the Museum's current
9fa-eb8d-4b98-8cdd-c71ec172b835> Samurai! Armor from the Barbier-Mueller
Collection.  The show features a treasure trove of gear made for
high-ranking warriors and daimyo (provincial governors) of the 14th through
19th centuries. complete suits of armor, helmets and face guards, weapons,
horse trappings, and more.  

Detailed descriptions of the objects plus statuettes of samurai warriors,
samples of materials used to make the armor and other tactile aids will help
you experience this unique art form.  

The one-hour tour begins at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, November 21.  Participants
assemble at the museum's main entrance, 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland.
(Those requiring a ramp should come in at the Members Entrance on the north
side of the building.)

The tour is free with museum membership. Non-museum members who are visually
impaired pay $3 for museum admission and may bring in one helper at no
charge. Children 17 and under are free. Seating is provided, and guide dogs
are welcome. 

Tickets are required to visit this exhibit. If you plan to attend the tour
please let us know at least two days before the tour so we can reserve your
ticket.  Call and leave a message at 503-276-4290.

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