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Breiding & Wasson: Armor - Dressing in Steel (and your little horse, too) at Metropolitan Museum of Art

01/21/12 Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Map
212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org Ages: All Ages

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Dirk Breiding, Assistant Curator, Department of Arms and Armor; Jeffrey D. Wasson, Armorer. Explore many of the fascinating aspects of European armor from about 1400 to 1750. An exciting live demonstration of armor-making is followed by a multimedia talk on how armor worked, and on which occasions it would be worn by boys and men (and sometimes even women). 3pm.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

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