Theater & art

Critics’ picks at Boston-area art museums

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LETHAL BEAUTY: SAMURAI WEAPONS AND ARMOR As these 60-odd objects show, no warrior class has had a keener aesthetic sense. Through May 5. Currier
Museum of Art. 603-669-6144, www.currier.org

STONE, WOOD, METAL, MESH: PRINTS AND PRINTMAKING This excellent overview of techniques is didactic in the best sense of that word, with more than 150 lessons offered from the likes of John James Audubon, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, and J. A. M. Whistler. Through March 17. Addison Gallery of American Art. 978-749-4015,
www.addisongallery.org

MARK FEENEY