Exhibitions and Productions Featuring Items from Arms & Armor

Poster for the Seventh Son movie.

Seventh Son (2015) starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes and Juliet Moore.  Click here for more images and item pictures.




Wallace Collection exhibit display.Weithen Rapier hilt hand built for Wallace Collection exhibition.

The Making the Renaissance Sword exhibition at The Wallace Collection London, running Thurs. 17th May, 2012 - Sun. 31st March, 2013. A display or period art, artifacts and reproductions, illustrating the construction of the Renaissance sword and the craft traditions that where employed in the manufacture of these items. See more pictures and info here! 


MInnesota Original

Check out this great segment on Arms & Armor on a local arts show that highlights the great arts community in Minnesota! Just search for Arms & Armor on the Minnesota Original webpage. 

Season of the Witch opens January 7th and some knives we made for the production may be in the film. See more pictures and info here! 


Elizabeth The Golden Age promotion image.   

The A&A #163 German Rapier makes a gallant appearance in the Working Titles Film Elizabeth: The Golden Age as the personal rapier of Sir Walter Raleigh, as played by Clive Owen.


Medieval gauntlet replicas made for the Chicago Art Institute.

Art Institute of Chicago logo.
Two gauntlets made by Arms and Armor are included in the current interactive exhibition BIGsmall.


   Jameston Settlement logo.
The sailors of the Jamestown Settlement ship Godspeed wear armor and helmets from Arms & Armor Inc.


Pair of #010 Knighlty Pole Axes used by guards at Hampton Court Palace.

Logo for Hampton Court Palace, UK.
Arms & Armor weapons are used by interpreters at Hampton Court Palace, UK


Pair of #192 Town Guard Swords for Interpretive work at Frazier Museum, Kentucky, US.

Frazier Museum logo.
Arms & Armor weapons are used by interpreters at The Frazier Museum, KY



Shakespear's Globe Theatre, London

Arms & Armor, Inc. has been chosen by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London to consult and provide the weapons for their productions.

The Wallace Collection has several items from Arms & Armor in their handling and educational displays. We have helped with exhibitions in many ways contributing support, custom items, and some of our original antiques.


Arms & Armor weapons are featured in Knighthorse Productions Shakespeare plays.

The Witte Museum
The Thundering Hooves Exhibit
Images from a special tour of the exhibit for seeing impaired children.
Courtesy of the Witte Museum

Museums that have used A&A items for exhibits and interpretation:

 The Art Institute of Chicago IL
 Elizabeth II Museum NC 
 Higgins Museum Worcester MA
 The ship Godspeed at Jamestown Settlement
 Länsmuseet Halmstad Sweden
 Royal Armouries Leeds UK 
 Albuquerque Museum of Art
 Sulgrave Manor UK 
 The Bullock Texas State History Museum
 Wallace Collection London UK
 Witte Museum San Antonio TX—The Thundering Hooves Exhibit
 Frazier HIstory Museum Louisville KY 
 Livrustkammaren—Royal Armoury Stockholm Sweden
 Hampton Court Palace—London UK
 Folger Shakespeare Library—Washington DC

Productions using A&A items:

Film and Promotion:
 America Unearthed- 2 episodes
 Minnesota Originals
 Season of the Witch
 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
• Arms in Action Series—BBC
• Atilla USA Network—Promotional material
• Best Buy Commercial—2 episodes
 Deadly Duels—1996: Discovery Channel 3 episodes
 Just Visiting 2001 Buena Vista
• Knights Inn Commercial—2 episodes
 Lets Bowl—Comedy Central 1 episode
 Life in the Middle Ages Educational • Video Series
• Minnesota Lottery Commercial—2 episodes
• Minnesota Renaissance Fair Commercials
 Newton's Apple—PBS 1 episode
 Renaissance Man 1994 Touchstone
• US Armed Services Network—4 projects

Theatre productions:
 ACT San Francisco
 Actors Theatre of Louisville
• Alabama Shakespeare Festival
 Allenberry Playhouse PA
 Arena Stage D.C.
• Brandis Univ. Stingold Theatre MA
• Canadian Opera Company Toronto
• Canon Theatre Beverly Hills CA
 Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
 Chekhov Theatre Ensemble NY
• Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival OH
• Conan Show Universal Studio Tours CA
• Columbia College Dept. of Theatre IL
 The Children's Theatre Minneapolis MN
 Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre
• Duke Univ. Theatre Dept
 El Paso Assc. of the Performing Arts
 Georgia Shakespeare Festival
 The Guthrie Theatre Minneapolis MN
 The Human Race Theatre Co. OH 
 Hartford Stage Co.CN
• Illinois Shakespeare Festival
 Knighthorse Theatre Company RI
 Louisiana Tech. Univ. Theatre Dept.
• Loyola Univ. Chicago
 Marriott Licolnshire Theatre IL
 MCC Theatre NY
 Merrimack Repertory Theatre MA
 The Lost Colony NC
• Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
• Minnesota Opera
• Montana Shakespeare in the Park
• Nebraska Shakespeare Festival
• New Mexico State Univ. Theatre Arts Dept.
 New York Shakespeare Festival
• New York City Opera
• North Carolina Shakespeare Festival
 North Shore Music Theatre MA
• Oklahoma State Drama Dept.
• Orlando Shakespeare Festival
• Penn State Theatre Dept.
• Regent Univ. Dept of Theatre Arts VA
• Roundabout Theatre NYC
 Sacramento Music Circus CA
• San Francisco Ballet
• School of Theatre Arts Wesleyan Univ. IL
• Seattle Children's Theatre WA
• Seattle Repertory Theatre WA
 Shakespeare Festival LA
 Shakespeare & Company MA
 Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington D.C.

 Talisman Theatre Elgin IL
• Tyger's Heart Shakespeare Co.OR
 Traveling Lantern Theatre CA
• TCU Dept of Theatre
• Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Minneapolis MN
• Tufts Univ. Dept. of Drama & Dance
• Univ. of Houston Drama Dept.
• Univ. of Iowa Theatre Dept.
• Univ. of Kansas Theatre and Film
• Univ. Wisconsin Madison
• UNLV Dept. of Theatre NV
• Utah Shakespeare Festival
• VCU Theatre Dept
• Virginia Shakespeare Festival
• Walt Disney Theatrical Prod, NY

Awards and Recognition:

 The Knight, Life in the Middle Ages series
• 2002 NAPPA Children's Resources Honors Award winner
• 2002 Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award winner
• 2002 Telly Award Finalist
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