ART REVIEW Worcester Art Museum’s show of armor shines, surprises ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Aram Boghosian for the boston globe “Knights!” is the first attempt by Worcester Art Museum to show off its Higgins Armory Museum holdings. Pictured, field armor, circa 1590. Harry Dostourian and grandson Phillip Gervais eyed a collection of swords. WORCESTER ART MUSEUM Mounting the exhibit in only three months necessitated a massive logistical effort by a dedicated team. Pictured, a Roman sculpture of Venus, first-second century. JOHN WOODMAN HIGGINS COLLECTION Conceived by WAM director Matthias Waschek, the exhibit is an attempt to create an original display. Pictured, an Italian boarding sword, circa 1500-25. JOHN WOODMAN HIGGINS COLLECTION The show’s experimental quality mostly enlivens the experience. Pictured, a Greek breastplate of “muscled’’ cuirass, circa 300 BC. Aram Boghosian for the boston globe Aidan Lynch of Westborough tried on armor at the “Knights!” exhibit. Aram Boghosian for the boston globe Parents and children from a Shrewsbury preschool checked out an exhibit.