21 October 2019

21 October 2019

Monday, 21 October 2019

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Frida-Only Gallery Access* Only $15/person!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

 Upgrade to a package for $30 and get 3 street tacos and a glass of sangria (red or white) in addition to your FRIDA-ONLY gallery...

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Ladybug Journal

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ladybug Journal Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Everyone loves a cute lady bug or...

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Ladybug Journal

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ladybug Journal Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Everyone loves a cute lady bug or...

10

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Bug Jar Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bug Jar Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Children will explore a variety of...

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Bug Jar Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bug Jar Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Children will explore a variety of...

10

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Easter Egg Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Easter is a popular holiday...

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AM

Easter Egg Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Easter is a popular holiday...

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AM

Easter Egg Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   There are many different Easter...

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Easter Egg Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   There are many different Easter...

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Bunny Mask

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bunny Mask Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   A Bunny is a beloved folkloric symbol...

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Bunny Mask

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bunny Mask Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   A Bunny is a beloved folkloric symbol...

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Easter Greeting Card

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Greeting Card Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Easter is named after a Saxon...

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Easter Greeting Card

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Greeting Card Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Easter is named after a Saxon...

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Farm Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Farm Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Did you known a chicken is the closest...

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Farm Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Farm Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Did you known a chicken is the closest...

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Recycle Paper Animals

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Recycle Paper Animals Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   The first earth day was...

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Recycle Paper Animals

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Recycle Paper Animals Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   The first earth day was...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

12:00-12:30pm You Can’t Please Everyone Old English fable A father and his son and their donkey try to please everyone they meet, with...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

12:0012:30pm Tiger Son Today marks the beginning of Chinese New Year; both stories told by Ms. Cynthia today come from China. Listen to...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

12:00-12:30pm Tiger Son Yesterday marked the beginning of Chinese New Year; both stories told by Ms. Cynthia today come from China....

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

12:00-12:30pm How the Jīngwèi Bird Filled the Sea Learn why a little bird tried to fill the sea.   2:00-2:30pm...

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Aging As Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

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Two Generations of Modjeski’s - For the Love of Art + Science

Bowers Museum

Film

Featuring 2 films, a discussion and access to As She Liked It: The Shakespearean Roles of Madame Modjeska!  The influence of a...

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Timeless Melodies: Breakthrough Songs

Bowers Museum

Talks

Only certain songs last generation after generation: something about them is special: the time and place of its origin, or the melody,...

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Timeless Melodies: Italian Contribution to Popular Music

Bowers Museum

Talks

Timeless Melodies adds another chapter to the Great American Songbook in showcasing the great Italian singers. Tony Bennett, Frank...

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Timeless Melodies: “Happy Trails” The American West

Bowers Museum

Talks

The American West is rich in images of the land, work, struggle, and love: The gold rush, the gunfight at the OK Corral, Dodge City,...

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Frida & Friends, Part 2: José Clemente Orozco

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian, Professor Jacqueline Hahn, this unique art lecture will focus on José Clemente Orozco, one of “the Three...

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ARCE: The Ahmose Tempest Stela – An Ancient Account of a Natural Catastrophe?

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Nadine Moeller, University of Chicago, Oriental Institute. This lecture is about a stela, erected by Ahmose at Karnak...

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The Celebrity Series Welcomes Celebrity Publicist Richard Gordon

Bowers Museum

Talks

Celebrity Speakers Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents celebrity publicist...

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Gregorio Luke - “Frida Kahlo”

Bowers Museum

Talks

This illustrated lecture presents a kaleidoscopic portrait of Frida Kahlo. Using over 300 slides of her paintings, and documentary...

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BSOC: Renee Newman presents "Update on Pearl Types, Qualities, Sources, Treatments and Jewelry Styles"

Bowers Museum

Talks

Many new types of pearls have been introduced to the market in the past fifteen years. Besides discussing and illustrating these pearls,...

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Bowers Group Meditation: Namaste, Spring!

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join Emerging Om's Yogi Ma for a special group meditation that will focus on bringing your mind, body, and spirit to bloom. Through...

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Frida Al Fresco with Mimosas!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

At this special “Paint Brunch” you will be provided your own canvas, paints and tools as well as an instructor to take you, step by...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 The Leopard’s Thunder Drum Leopard steals the Great Makuloo’s drum and no one can get it...

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Frida Kahlo: The Forgotten Medical Student

Bowers Museum

Talks

In this lecture presented by Fernando Antelo M.D., the audience will explore the life and health of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo from a...

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Frida Kahlo, An Autobiography on Canvas

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Irini Vallera-Rickerson, Professor of Art History and Architecture Explore the fascinating art of Frida and walk...

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"Exploring Vanishing Cultures" with Jan Reynolds

Bowers Museum

Talks

"Exploring Vanishing Cultures with the High Altitude Woman" - Jan Reynolds Jan Reynolds is a prizewinning photojournalist whose...

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Juggling and Storytelling with Izzi

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Izzi Tooinksy is a unique performer who combines two great forms of art: juggling and storytelling. Join him for an interactive play...

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Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

The Bowers Kidseum

Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

March 3 6:00 PM -9:00 PM (ages 4-8)$15 for one child$25 for two children$35 for three childrenAdvance Reservations with Full Payment...

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Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

The Bowers Kidseum

Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

Parents work hard and need a night off! Drop off your little ones to explore Kidseum. Listen to stories, play and create glowing Frida...

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Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

The Bowers Kidseum

Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

FRIDAY | May 56 PM – 9 PM | Bowers KidseumCreative Kids/Parents Night Out Best for ages 4-10 Parents work hard and need a break! Drop...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 The Nasty Princess How a nasty, cruel, princess is tricked into marrying the kindest...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 The World is Black and White at Night The adventures of a kitten on a dark street at...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 Randolf and the Paper Bag PrincessLearn how a princess found her true love and lived...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia 12:00 The Mouse’s WeddingLearn how a little grey mouse finally married the love of her life. 2:00...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 The Bear Prince Folktale from Mexico How a prince is turned into a bear and how his wife...

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Frida Fiesta Fridays | Uno

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Join us for a very special evening of dinner at Tangata with cuisine inspired by Frida Kahlo’s personal favorite dishes, live music,...

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Frida Fiesta Fridays | Dos

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Join us for a very special evening of dinner at Tangata with cuisine inspired by Frida Kahlo’s personal favorite dishes, live music,...

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Frida Fiesta Fridays | Tres

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join us for a very special evening of dinner at Tangata with cuisine inspired by Frida Kahlo’s personal favorite dishes, live music,...

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Frida Fiesta Fridays | Cuatro

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join us for a very special evening of dinner at Tangata with cuisine inspired by Frida Kahlo’s personal favorite dishes, live music,...

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Melody of China

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Established in 1993 with the aim to promote Chinese music, this San Francisco-based group is composed of professional musicians from...

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Frida Al Fresco with Mimosas!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

At this special “Paint Brunch” you will be provided your own canvas, paints and tools as well as an instructor to take you, step by...

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Frida Kahlo: The Photos and the Paintings

Bowers Museum

Talks

Gabriela Martínez, Curator of Education at the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, will discuss Frida Kahlo's use of photographs...

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In the Spirit of Frida Kahlo: Personal Vision Workshop with Martha Fuller

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

IN THE SPIRIT OF FRIDA KAHLO: PORTRAITS OF THE SELF AND OTHERSPERSONAL VISION WORKSHOP WITH MARTHA FULLER 4-part workshop with meetings...

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Frida & Friends, Part 3: David Alfaro Siqueiros

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Professor Jacqueline Hahn, Art Historian. This program is generously sponsored by the Latin American Arts Council, an...

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Frida & Friends, Part 5: Luis Barragán

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Professor Jacqueline Hahn, Art Historian. This program is generously sponsored by the Latin American Arts Council, an...

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Anne's Treasures | Frida Kahlo Textile Print

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Frida Kahlo Textile Print. Tour: Frida Kahlo Her Photos. A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the age of 62...

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Anne's Treasures | Frida Plates

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Frida Plates. Frida Kahlo presentation and music by Gloria Arjona. A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the...

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Anne's Treasures | Design Your Own Mandala

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Design your own Mandala. Tour: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shochi Dhoj Tulachan A very special arts engagement program for...

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Anne's Treasures | Design Your Own Milagros

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Design your own Milagros (“miracle” in Spanish); religious charms used to thank the deities for a miracle granted. Tour the museum...

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Anne's Treasures | Spring Flower Pounding

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Spring Flower pounding. Make beautiful flower design greeting cards with real flowers. Enjoy a self- guided tour of your favorite...

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Anne's Treasures | Decorate Your Own Frida Tote Bag

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate your own Frida Tote bag. Listen to the beautiful songs loved by Frida as played by Classical Guitarist Joel Aceves. A very...

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Anne's Treasures | George Rodrigue's Blue Dog

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

George Rodrigue’s Blue Dog, presented by Joan McMahan. Learn about the history of the iconic paintings of the artist’s dog Tiffany. Joan...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 Why Does the Moon Wax and Wane? Sadness and Joy intermingle in this creation...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 Why Giraffe has a Long Neck Hippo and Giraffe have a tug of war! Who loses and who wins?...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling   12:00 Baby Rattlesnake Baby Rattlesnake wants a rattle! But when he gets one he causes nothing but trouble....

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 How the Whale Got His Throat When a whale eats a crafty man, he uses his skills to plan a...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 What happened When the Butterfly Stamped A story about King Solomon, his wives and a...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Live Storytelling with Miss Cynthia   12:00 The Crab that Played with the Sea A man with a flooding problem is aided by the Eldest...

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Cultural Adventure Show with Explorer Jan Reynolds

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Saturday, April 2910:30-12:00 pm @KidseumCultural Adventure Show with Explorer Jan ReynoldsIncluded with Kidseum admission   The...

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Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

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Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Show

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

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Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

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Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Show

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 19Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the...

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Frida Under the Stars!

Bowers Museum

Film

Movie screening of "Frida" (2002) (123 min) Pack a picnic and join us for a special outdoor screening of the Academy Award-winning...

06

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Frida Under the Stars!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Movie screening of "Frida" (2002) (123 min) Pack a picnic and join us for a special outdoor screening of the Academy Award-winning...

06

PM

Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

The Bowers Kidseum

Creative Kids/Parents Night Out

FRIDAY | June 2 6 PM – 9 PM | Bowers Kidseum Creative Kids/Parents Night Out Ticket info: $15 for one child | $25 for two children...

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ARCE: The Royal Residence that Defeated the Hyksos: Deir el-Ballas

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Victoria Jensen, C.Phil., University of California BerkeleyThis lecture will explore what we know about the site and...

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23rd Annual Art of Adorning Bead Bazaar

Bowers Museum

Special Events

With 75+ premier artisan vendors, there will be a wide selection of handcrafted jewelry, beads and bead related items for sale. Bring a...

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Bird Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bird Puppet Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know that there are about 10,000...

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Bird Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bird Puppet Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know that there are about 10,000...

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Earth Day Globe

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Earth Day Globe Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Earth Day raises important messages...

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Earth Day Globe

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Earth Day Globe Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Earth Day raises important messages...

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Ladybug Journal

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ladybug Journal Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Everyone loves a cute lady bug or lady...

10

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Ladybug Journal

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ladybug Journal Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Everyone loves a cute lady bug or lady...

10

AM

Ladybug Journal

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ladybug Journal Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Everyone loves a cute lady bug or lady...

10

AM

Ladybug Journal

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ladybug Journal Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Everyone loves a cute lady bug or lady...

10

AM

Bug Jar Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bug Jar Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Children will explore a variety of...

10

AM

Bug Jar Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bug Jar Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Children will explore a variety of...

10

AM

Bug Jar Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bug Jar Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Children will explore a variety of...

10

AM

Bug Jar Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Bug Jar Collage Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Children will explore a variety of...

10

AM

Easter Egg Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Easter is a popular holiday...

10

AM

Easter Egg Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Easter is a popular holiday...

10

AM

Easter Egg Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Easter is a popular holiday...

10

AM

Easter Egg Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Easter is a popular holiday...

10

AM

Easter Egg Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. There are many different Easter...

10

AM

Easter Egg Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. There are many different Easter...

10

AM

Easter Egg Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. There are many different Easter...

10

AM

Easter Egg Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Easter Egg Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. There are many different Easter...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia!   12:00 The Flute A Japanese tale of how a little girl communicates her sorry to her father with a...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Stolen Smell A story about how Judge Ooka solves a case between two merchants 2:00 The Dog's...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Real Mother A clever judge helps a mother get her baby back 2:00 The Dog's Punishment A...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Pickpocket Guild How the pickpocketers are discovered and punished by having to pay...

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Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child 2:00 The Jelly and the Monkey Included with Kidseum...

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ARCE: Violence and Power: the role of images in early Egyptian ideology

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Laurel Bestock, Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island)This lecture will explore the development and use of images...

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Movie Posters from Ghana-Ernie Wolfe, owner of Ernie Wolfe Gallery in Los Angeles

Bowers Museum

Talks

Reel Art: Movie Posters from GhanaErnie Wolfe III, noted authority and author of two books on the Ghana Movie Posters, and owner of...

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ARCE: What really happened to the Lost Army of Cambyses? An answer from the recent excavations at Amheida, Dakhla Oasis

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Olaf E. Kaper, Professor of Egyptology at Leiden University (Netherlands) and Associate Director of the mission of New...

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BSOC: Design Concepts and Sources of Inspiration

Bowers Museum

Talks

Kelly Charveaux was born in South Dakota near the mineral rich mines of the Black Hills. As a child she became interested in rocks and...

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BSOC: Following my Dream, after 50, to Become a Jewelry Designer

Bowers Museum

Talks

Kim Fox trained at the GIA in Carlsbad and at The Revere Academy in San Francisco. She started her first professional studio in...

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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: Architecture of the Interior OPENING LECTURE

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Jeffrey Herr; Curator of the Hollyhock House at Barnsdall Park, Los AngelesMr. Herr will focus on Wright's use of ornament,...

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Introductory Chinese Music Class with Bei Bei He, Session 1

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Session 1 | TUESDAY & THURSDAY| June 13 & 15 Given the growing population of Chinese community and rising interest of Chinese arts in...

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Introductory Chinese Music Class with Bei Bei He, Session 2

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Session 2 | WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY | June 14 & 16 Given the growing population of Chinese community and rising interest of Chinese arts in...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru, Part 1

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD. Introduction: This...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru, Part 2

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD.  Early and Chavín:...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru, Part 3

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD.  Paracas and Nasca:...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru, Part 4

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD.  Moche: Moche is the...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru, Part 5

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD.  Tiwanaku and Wari:...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru, Part 6

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD.  Inca: Their meteoric...

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Art in Context | Designed for Eternity: The Art of Ancient Peru (6-Part Series Package)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Art Historian and founder of Art in Context, Annalee Andres. Guest Instructor: Valerie Taylor, PhD. May...

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Life and Culture in the Golden City

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Sponsored by the City of Santa Ana and as a part of their annual Artist Grant, join artists, Federico Medina, Fernando Olivares, and...

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Life and Culture in the Golden City

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Sponsored by the City of Santa Ana and as a part of their annual Artist Grant, join artists, Federico Medina, Fernando Olivares, and...

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10th Annual Law Day with Bill Handel

Bowers Museum

Special Events

KFI presents the 10th Annual Law Day with Bill Handel*Receive FREE legal advice from over 100 lawyers in every area of the law.*Attend...

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Cinco de Mayo Maracas

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Cinco de Mayo Maracas Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Maracas came from the indigenous...

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Cinco de Mayo Maracas

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Cinco de Mayo Maracas Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Maracas came from the indigenous...

10

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Sombrero Headband

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Sombrero Headband Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. What better way to celebrate Cinco...

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Sombrero Headband

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Sombrero Headband Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. What better way to celebrate Cinco...

10

AM

Georgia O'Keeffe Flowers

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Georgia O'Keeffe Flowers Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. O'Keeffe is an American...

10

AM

Georgia O'Keeffe Flowers

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Georgia O'Keeffe Flowers Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. O'Keeffe is an American...

10

AM

Cherry Blossom Paintings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Cherry Blossom Paintings Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Cherry Blossoms are Japan's...

10

AM

Cherry Blossom Paintings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Cherry Blossom Paintings Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Cherry Blossoms are Japan's...

10

AM

Claude Monet Garden

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Claude Monet Garden Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. The title "Water Lilies" refers to...

10

AM

Claude Monet Garden

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Claude Monet Garden Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. The title "Water Lilies" refers to...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Monet Garden

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Monet Garden Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Monet was considered one...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Monet Garden

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Monet Garden Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Monet was considered one...

10

AM

3D Hot Air Balloon

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Hot Air Balloon Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Summer is in the air and hot air...

10

AM

3D Hot Air Balloon

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Hot Air Balloon Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Summer is in the air and hot air...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Turtles

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Turtles Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Did you know that sea turtles...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Turtles

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Turtles Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Did you know that sea turtles...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Story Time with Miss Cynthia 12:00 Allison’s Alligator Alex the alligator arrived at Allison Arthur's apple farm in April, when the...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 How the Rainbow Was Made: A Creation Tale from the Ojibwa Nation 2:00 Mighty and The...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytime with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Fighting Roosters and the Eagle The Black Rooster and Red Rooster fight over who gets to...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

10:30-12:00 Explorer Jan Reynolds will be at Kidseum reading her Vanishing Culture books 2:00 pm Listen to "The GIving Tree" read by...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Straw, The Bean and The Lump of Coal Have you ever wondered why certain beans have a black...

10

AM

Mayan Mosaic Sun

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Mosaic Sun Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. To keep track of time, the Mayan...

10

AM

Ice Cream Cone Collages

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ice cream cone collages   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know who...

10

AM

Mayan Mosaic Sun

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Mosaic Sun Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. To keep track of time, the Mayan...

10

AM

Mayan Mosaic Sun

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Mosaic Sun Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. To keep track of time, the Mayan...

10

AM

Mayan Mosaic Sun

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Mosaic Sun Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. To keep track of time, the Mayan...

10

AM

Mayan Mosaic Sun

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Mosaic Sun Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. To keep track of time, the Mayan...

04

PM

Frida-Only Gallery Access* Only $15/person!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Upgrade to a package for $30 and get 3 street tacos and a glass of sangria (red or white) in addition to your FRIDA-ONLY gallery...

04

PM

Frida-Only Gallery Access* Only $15/person!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Upgrade to a package for $30 and get 3 street tacos and a glass of sangria (red or white) in addition to your FRIDA-ONLY gallery...

04

PM

Frida-Only Gallery Access* Only $15/person!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Upgrade to a package for $30 and get 3 street tacos and a glass of sangria (red or white) in addition to your FRIDA-ONLY gallery...

02

PM

The Trailblazers Singers

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Explorer Middle School is in the Paradise Valley section of the beautiful Valley of the Sun, Phoenix Arizona. The school is known for...

01

PM

Family Dance Jam

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

SUNDAY | June 11Two Family Dance Jam times 1:15 PM-2:00 PM & 3:00 PM-3:45 PM "Family Dance Jam" is an inter-generational movement...

04

PM

Frida-Only Gallery Access* Only $15/person!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

  Upgrade to a package for $30 and get 3 street tacos and a glass of sangria (red or white) in addition to your FRIDA-ONLY gallery...

04

PM

Frida-Only Gallery Access* Only $15/person!

The Bowers Kidseum

After Hours Programming

    Upgrade to a package for $30 and get 3 street tacos and a glass of sangria (red or white) in addition to your FRIDA-ONLY gallery...

03

PM

Family Dance Jam

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

SUNDAY | June 11Two Family Dance Jam times 1:15 PM-2:00 PM & 3:00 PM-3:45 PM   "Family Dance Jam" is an inter-generational movement...

11

AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, May 6 from 11 am- 12pm. Michelle is the concertmaster of...

03

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Sunday, May 7 from 3pm- 4pm. Michelle is the concertmaster of...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Little Elves of Darkness An old Iroquois tale of how the plants overcame the darkness of...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 Echo and Narcissus A story about a nymph who was banished for being a tattle tale and how a...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 How Dimples Came to Be This story reveals how dimples were sent into the world to do their...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Story of Spring An Ojibway legend about how the Story of Winter was sent away by the...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Snowdrop The story about how a brave little bulb sent its flower to greet the...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Three Little Butterfly Brothers How the little brothers stood together against the rain...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 How Heliotrope Got Her Name The spring story about a beautiful flower that fell in love with...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

  Storytelling with Miss Cynthia! 12:00 The Mirror A Japanese folk tale about a young girl’s mirror and how it ends up making her...

11

AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

  Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho, at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, May 13 from 11 am- 12pm. Michelle plays the violin...

03

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

  Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Sunday, May 14 from 3pm-4pm. Benjamin...

11

AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, May 20 from 11 am- 12pm.   Michelle plays the violin...

03

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, May 20 from 3pm-4pm. Benjamin...

03

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

  Join California Young Musician, Angelina Chen will offer a brief a performance and interactive musically themed games for...

11

AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, May 27 from 11 am- 12pm. Michelle plays the violin and...

07

PM

Frida Kahlo: Fashion As the Art of Being by Susana M. Vidal

Bowers Museum

Talks

Susana Martínez Vidal, author of Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, will present an engaging talk on art, fashion and women...

07

PM

Frida Kahlo: Fashion As the Art of Being by Susana M. Vidal

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Susana Martínez Vidal, author of Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, will present an engaging talk on art, fashion and women...

10

AM

Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Wayne Thiebaud cakes     Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Thiebaud was a pop...

10

AM

Ice Cream Cone Collages

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ice cream cone collages     Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know who...

10

AM

Ice Cream Cone Collages

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ice cream cone collages   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know who invented...

04

PM

Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Wayne Thiebaud cakes   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Thiebaud was a pop artist...

10

AM

Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Wayne Thiebaud cakes     Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Thiebaud was a pop...

10

AM

Ice Cream Cone Collages

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ice cream cone collages   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know who invented...

10

AM

Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Wayne Thiebaud cakes   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Thiebaud was a pop artist...

10

AM

Ice Cream Cone Collages

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ice cream cone collages     Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know who...

10

AM

Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Wayne Thiebaud cakes   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Thiebaud was a pop artist...

10

AM

Ice Cream Cone Collages

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Ice cream cone collages   Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Do you know who invented...

10

AM

Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Wayne Thiebaud cakes     Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Thiebaud was a pop...

10

AM

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. For over 35 years Harold Van Pelt...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave...

10

AM

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. For over 35 years Harold Van Pelt...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave...

01

PM

ARCE: The Mysterious Tomb of Nefersekheru

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Brett McClain, University of Chicago Oriental InstituteEgyptologists have known about the Tomb of Nefersekheru, steward...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Gershwin: His Life & Music

Bowers Museum

Talks

INTRODUCING A NEW WEEKEND EDITION OF ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS!  Timeless Melodies historian Larry Maurer presents the music of...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Popular Dance in the 20th Century (Dance Part 1)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Timeless Melodies: From the Waltz to West Side Story Popular Dance in the 20th Century (Dance Part 1 )Join Larry Maurer of Timeless...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Frank Sinatra Part 1

Bowers Museum

Talks

Timeless Melodies: Frank Sinatra Part 1 (NEW WEEKEND EDITION!)Frank Sinatra rose from a lonely latch key kid singing in his parents’...

01

PM

ARCE: The Lotus in Ancient Egypt

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by W. Benson Harer, Jr., MDThe biological and pharmacological properties of the lotus made it an important symbol for the...

10

AM

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. For over 35 years Harold Van Pelt...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave...

10

AM

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Van Pelt Gem Egg Art Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. For over 35 years Harold Van Pelt...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave...

10

AM

Frida Kahlo Flower Head Bands

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frida Kahlo Flower Headbands Visit Bowers museum to experience an exciting photo collection of one of Mexico’s most beloved female...

10

AM

Frida Kahlo Flower Head Bands

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frida Kahlo Flower Headbands Visit Bowers museum to experience an exciting photo collection of one of Mexico’s most beloved female...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Necklaces Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave...

10

AM

Paper Flower Headbands

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Paper Flower Headbands Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. This week children can be...

10

AM

Frida Kahlo Monkey Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frida Kahlo Monkey Puppet Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. In one of Kahlo’s most...

10

AM

Frida Kahlo Monkey Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frida Kahlo Monkey Puppet Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. In one of Kahlo’s most...

10

AM

Paper Flower Headbands

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Paper Flower Headbands Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. This week children can be...

10

AM

4th of July Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

4th of July Lanterns Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. This week children can create...

10

AM

4th of July Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

4th of July Lanterns Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. This week children can visit the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

4th of July Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.   Visit our Glow Cave where...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old.  Visit our Glow Cave...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath   Included with Kidseum Admission of $8 for everybody ages 2 and up.   Visit our Glow Cave and design...

10

AM

4th of July Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

4th of July Lanterns Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. This week children can visit the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave where...

10

AM

4th of July Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

4th of July Lanterns Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. This week children can visit our...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Star Wreath Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Visit our glow cave where...

10

AM

4th of July Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

4th of July Lanterns   Included with Kidseum admission of $8 for everybody ages 2 and up.   This week children can visit our Art...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Come and Hear Those Dancing Feet (Dance Part 2)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Timeless Melodies presents the great lady dancers, the choreographers, the Latin influence, as dance becomes integrated into the story....

01

PM

Bright Blue Gorilla concert and Mr. Rudolpho’s Jubilee screening!

Bowers Museum

Film

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE & FILM SCREENING Bright Blue Gorilla Concert, followed by Mr. Rudolpho’s Jubilee screening. Q&A after with...

09

AM

Bowers Meditation: Sound Healing with Jody Theissen

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

We are proud to welcome back Sound Alchemist and Yoga Teacher, Jody Theissen to lead you through a sonic journey of guided meditation to...

11

AM

Festival of Cuba

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Festival of CubaA Celebration Of Cuban Music, Dance and Art SUN | August 6 | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM   NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM 1:30PM...

01

PM

SINO Cultural Day

Bowers Museum

Festivals

This special event entertains, educates and engages the audience about the fascinating Chinese art and culture through cultural dance,...

01

PM

Frank Lloyd Wright Tours by Architects (1PM, 2PM & 3PM)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Touring with the experts; Join architects from American Institute of Architects-LA and OC chapters as they provide special, expert tours...

01

PM

Frank Lloyd Wright Tours by Architects (1PM, 2PM & 3PM)

Bowers Museum

Talks

  Touring with the experts; Join architects from American Institute of Architects-LA and OC chapters as they provide special, expert...

01

PM

Frank Lloyd Wright Tours by Architects (1PM, 2PM & 3PM)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Touring with the experts; Join architects from American Institute of Architects-LA and OC chapters as they provide special, expert tours...

01

PM

Frank Lloyd Wright Tours by Architects (1PM, 2PM & 3PM)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Touring with the experts; Join architects from American Institute of Architects-LA and OC chapters as they provide special, expert tours...

06

PM

Architecture of Food Dinner Program

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join chef Brian Black of Tangata Restaurant at the Bowers Museum as he takes your taste buds on an architectural tour of food. Like a...

01

PM

A Girl Is a Fellow Here (2009)

Bowers Museum

Film

100 women in the studio of Frank Lloyd Wright A film by Beverly Willis, a colleague of Frank Lloyd Wright at his compound in Arizona....

01

PM

Alan Hess Lecture on Frank Lloyd Wright

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Alan Hess: author of “Frank Lloyd Wright: Natural Design, Organic Architecture: Lessons for Building Green from an American...

01

PM

An Intimate Walk-through and Talk-back with Kim Weston, grandson of Edward Weston

Bowers Museum

Talks

Take a special behind-the-photo tour of Stark Beauty: The Photography of Edward Weston with Edward Weston’s grandson, Kim, as he shares...

01

PM

Stark Beauty: The Photography of Edward Weston Opening Lecture, presented by Jonathan Spaulding

Bowers Museum

Talks

Opening Lecture, presented by Jonathan Spaulding, former Executive Director of the Autry Museum of the American West and co-author of,...

01

PM

Eloquent Nude: The Love and Legacy of Edward Weston & Charis Wilson (2007)

Bowers Museum

Film

She was beautiful, smart, and searching. He was an emerging genius in the world of photography. When they met, they fell instantly in...

10

AM

Mayan Amate Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Amate Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Amate means paper and it has been...

10

AM

Mayan Amate Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Amate Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Amate means paper and it has been...

10

AM

Mayan Amate Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Mayan Amate Painting Included with Kidseum admission -- $8 for everyone over the age of 2 years old. Amate means paper and it has been...

11

AM

International Mask Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

International Mask Festival Sunday September 3 11:00am – 3:30pm   The Bowers invites you and your family to join us for a day of...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Design Your Own Asian Indian Print

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Make a beautiful mini wall hanging. Print an Asian Indian wood block print on cotton cloth, then color it and decorate with sequins and...

05

PM

A Feast of Pacific Proportions

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Indulge in a special, intimate dinner in Tangata highlighting high quality, South Pacific Cuisine as interpreted and presented by our...

11

AM

Experience Papua New Guinea!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Come discover the land of a million journeys as experts discuss the fascinating art and culture of Papua New Guinea. Cultural performers...

11

AM

BSOC: Learning Lapidary with David Horste

Bowers Museum

Talks

David Horste is an internationally recognized lapidary artist. He began cutting stones at 10. David will discuss the various aspects of...

01

PM

John Rowe - Cuba NOW

Bowers Museum

Talks

© John Rowe Take a journey with award winning, photographer and filmmaker, John Rowe, as he transports you through his camera lens, to...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Still Life Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Vegetable Still Life Painting Edward Weston is called, "one of the most innovative and influential American...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Still Life Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Vegetable Still Life Painting Edward Weston is called, "one of the most innovative and influential American...

12

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Tuesday, June 20 12 pm-1 pm Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Tuesday,...

12

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Thursday, June 22 12 pm-1 pm Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Thursday,...

03

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Saturday, June 24 3pm-4pm Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, June 24 from 3pm- 4 pm....

12

PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Wednesday, June 28 12 pm-1 pm Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Wednesday,...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

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PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink, live music, and $5 admission from...

05

PM

$5 After 5 Exhibit Access

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Bowers Museum is the place to be on FRIDAY NIGHTS this summer!Every Friday evening, enjoy food, drink and $5 admission from 5 PM–9 PM...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Maze

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Maze Children will complete a paper maze which can help them develop their fine motor skills and strengthen...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Sun Printing

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Sun printing. Assemble items from nature on photo sensitive paper and see the beautiful prints the sun helps you create. Enjoy a docent...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Silk Scarf

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a beautiful silk scarf for Mom on Mother's Day or as a special art piece to wear or display.   A very special arts...

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AM

Anne’s Treasures | Tangle Art

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Meditative drawing with the use of repetitive, basic pattern drawing. Anyone can do it and you’ll be amazed at the beautiful...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1900s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1990s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1990s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1990s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1990s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1990s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1900s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1900s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Summer Pinwheel

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Summer Pinwheel Did you know that the pinwheel was invented in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1900s? Come to Kidseum to create your very...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Sunflower Painting Visit our glow cave and paint a field of sunflowers. Have fun watching them glow to life in the...

10

AM

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting Fishies, turtles, seaweed, and even hidden treasure. Explore the sea as you create your very own...

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AM

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting Fishies, turtles, seaweed, and even hidden treasure. Explore the sea as you create your very own...

10

AM

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting Fishies, turtles, seaweed, and even hidden treasure. Explore the sea as you create your very own...

10

AM

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting Fishies, turtles, seaweed, and even hidden treasure. Explore the sea as you create your very own...

10

AM

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting Fishies, turtles, seaweed, and even hidden treasure. Explore the sea as you create your very own...

10

AM

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Under the Sea Watercolor Painting Fishies, turtles, seaweed, and even hidden treasure. Explore the sea as you create your very own...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites Create your own paper kite and watch it come to flight as you color and decorate it in the glow...

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AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites Create your own paper kite and watch it come to flight as you color and decorate it in the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites Create your own paper kite and watch it come to flight as you color and decorate it in the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites Create your own paper kite and watch it come to flight as you color and decorate it in the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites Create your own paper kite and watch it come to flight as you color and decorate it in the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Kites Create your own paper kite and watch it come to flight as you color and decorate it in the glow...

10

AM

Penny Spinner

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Penny Spinner How many times will your spinner go around? Come in and decorate one to find out!     Included with Kidseum admission...

10

AM

Penny Spinner

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Penny Spinner How many times will your spinner go around? Come in and decorate one to find out!     Included with Kidseum admission...

10

AM

Penny Spinner

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Penny Spinner How many times will your spinner go around? Come in and decorate one to find out!     Included with Kidseum admission...

10

AM

Penny Spinner

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Penny Spinner How many times will your spinner go around? Come in and decorate one to find out!     Included with Kidseum admission...

10

AM

Penny Spinner

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Penny Spinner How many times will your spinner go around? Come in and decorate one to find out!     Included with Kidseum admission...

10

AM

Penny Spinner

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Penny Spinner How many times will your spinner go around? Come in and decorate one to find out!     Included with Kidseum admission...

10

AM

Glow Bugs

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow Bugs You know it's summer when the creepy crawlies start to come out. Visit the glow cave to color and decorate yourself a pair of...

10

AM

Glow Bugs

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow Bugs You know it's summer when the creepy crawlies start to come out. Visit the glow cave to color and decorate yourself a pair of...

10

AM

Glow Bugs

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow Bugs You know it's summer when the creepy crawlies start to come out. Visit the glow cave to color and decorate yourself a pair of...

10

AM

Glow Bugs

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow Bugs You know it's summer when the creepy crawlies start to come out. Visit the glow cave to color and decorate yourself a pair of...

10

AM

Glow Bugs

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow Bugs You know it's summer when the creepy crawlies start to come out. Visit the glow cave to color and decorate yourself a pair of...

10

AM

Glow Bugs

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow Bugs You know it's summer when the creepy crawlies start to come out. Visit the glow cave to color and decorate yourself a pair of...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile Take a break this summer and relax while watching your leaf and flower mobile. Come to the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile Take a break this summer and relax while watching your leaf and flower mobile. Come to the glow...

10

AM

Nature Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Nature Clay Pots Make your very own clay pot to hold and hide all your hidden treasures.     Included with Kidseum admission of $8...

10

AM

Nature Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Nature Clay Pots Make your very own clay pot to hold and hide all your hidden treasures.     Included with Kidseum admission of $8...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Frank Sinatra Part 2

Bowers Museum

Talks

-NEW SUMMER SERIES- In the second part of the Timeless Melodies salute to America’s greatest troubadour, music historian Larry Maurer...

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PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room! Baby Rattlesnake This is a story about a baby rattlesnake who uses his new rattle...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room! Baby Rattlesnake This is a story about a baby rattlesnake who uses his new rattle...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room!   The Saggy Baggy Elephant Go on this little elephant's journey to find out why his...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room!   The Saggy Baggy Elephant Go on this little elephant's journey to find out why his...

11

AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Friday, July 14 11:30-12:30 Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Friday, July...

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AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Performances

Friday, July 21 11:00-12:00 Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Friday, July...

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PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Friday, July 21 2:30-3:30 Join California Young Musician, Angelina Chen at the Bowers Kidseum on Friday, July 21 from 2:30-3:30....

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AM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Friday, July 21 11 am-12pm Join California Young Musician, pianists Elizabeth and Benjamin Zietz at the Bowers Kidseum on Thursday,...

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PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Friday, July 28 2:30-3:30   Join California Young Musician, Angelina Chen at the Bowers Kidseum on Friday, July 28 from 2:30-3:30....

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PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Performances

Friday, July 21 2:30-3:30 Join California Young Musician, Angelina Chen at the Bowers Kidseum on Friday, July 21 from 2:30-3:30....

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PM

California Young Musicians

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Friday, July 29 2:30-3:30   Join California Young Musician, Angelina Chen at the Bowers Kidseum on Friday, July 29 from 2:30-3:30....

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PM

Elements and Principles of Art and Design in the Spirits and Headhunters Gallery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Dr. Irini Vallera-Rickerson, Professor of Art History and Architecture at Orange Coast College, to better understand how to view...

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PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room! Martina the Beautiful Cockroach Martina wants to choose a husband worthy of her...

10

AM

UCI Coding Workshop

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Reserve your spot here   Find out how art and technology can combine forces to create animation and video games through the magic of...

11

AM

Autumn Moon Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Autumn Moon FestivalSunday October 1 | 11:00-3:30pm   Moon cakes, brightly lit lanterns, and dragon dances… Bring your family and...

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AM

Anne's Treasures | Sand Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Create a beautiful painting, with a mixture of colored sand and glue, in the style of a Victorian art form known as...

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PM

Beth Sussman presents “Just Desserts”

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Join Juilliard trained pianist Beth Sussman, for a delightful program of short confections by Claude Debussy, Edward MacDowell, Duke...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: The Men Sing!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Timeless Melodies newest course shines the...

11

AM

Dia de los Muertos (Mexican Day of the Dead) Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Mexican Day of the Dead FestivalSunday November 5 | 11:00am-3:30pm  Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Bowers Museum...

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PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room! How the Leopard Changed His Spots Leopard sees many animals changing their coats so...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Rabbit Wishes Rabbit wishes to grow bigger, but there is a problem with his wish. Only his ears grow! The Boy and the Violin How a...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

The Adventures of a Fisherman's Son A Fisherman's promise, horses, and brave deeds all add up to a tale of giants and wonderment. The...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room! Mullyangah the Morning Star How the stars ended up in the sky in Australia. The...

12

PM

Live Storytelling

The Bowers Kidseum

Storytelling

Join us for story time in our storytelling room! Why the Worms Live Underneath Ground A great battle between the ants and the worms...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Felt Art

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Felting is an age-old craft. Possibly developed in the Middle or Far East, it is a process that has evolved with local traditions...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile Take a break this summer and relax while watching your leaf and flower mobile. Come to the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile Take a break this summer and relax while watching your leaf and flower mobile. Come to the glow...

10

AM

Nature Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Nature Clay Pots Make your very own clay pot to hold and hide all your hidden treasures. Included with Kidseum admission of $8 for...

10

AM

Nature Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Nature Clay Pots   Make your very own clay pot to hold and hide all your hidden treasures. Included with Kidseum admission of $8 for...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile Take a break this summer and relax while watching your leaf and flower mobile. Come to the glow...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Leaf and Flower Mobile Take a break this summer and relax while watching your leaf and flower mobile. Come to the glow...

10

AM

Nature Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Nature Clay Pots Make your very own clay pot to hold and hide all your hidden treasures. Included with Kidseum admission of $8 for...

10

AM

Nature Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Nature Clay Pots Make your very own clay pot to hold and hide all your hidden treasures. Included with Kidseum admission of $8 for...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Frank Llyod Wright 3D Paper Houses

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Frank Lloyd 3D Paper Houses   “The mission of an architect is to help people understand how to make life more...

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PM

Glow in the Dark Frank Llyod Wright 3D Paper Houses

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Frank Lloyd 3D Paper Houses   “The mission of an architect is to help people understand how to make life more...

12

PM

Glow in the Dark Frank Llyod Wright 3D Paper Houses

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Frank Lloyd 3D Paper Houses   “The mission of an architect is to help people understand how to make life more...

12

PM

Glow in the Dark Frank Llyod Wright 3D Paper Houses

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Frank Lloyd 3D Paper Houses   “The mission of an architect is to help people understand how to make life more...

12

PM

Glow in the Dark Frank Llyod Wright 3D Paper Houses

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Frank Lloyd 3D Paper Houses   “The mission of an architect is to help people understand how to make life more...

10

AM

Edward Weston Block Prints

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Edward Weston Block Prints   During his lifetime Edward Weston revolutionized photography. Children can capture the many organic...

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AM

Edward Weston Block Prints

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Edward Weston Block Prints During his lifetime Edward Weston revolutionized photography. Children can capture the many organic shapes...

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AM

Edward Weston Block Prints

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Edward Weston Block Prints During his lifetime Edward Weston revolutionized photography. Children can capture the many organic shapes...

10

AM

Edward Weston Block Prints

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Edward Weston Block Prints During his lifetime Edward Weston revolutionized photography. Children can capture the many organic shapes...

10

AM

Edward Weston Block Prints

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Edward Weston Block Prints During his lifetime Edward Weston revolutionized photography. Children can capture the many organic shapes...

10

AM

Edward Weston Block Prints

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Edward Weston Block Prints During his lifetime Edward Weston revolutionized photography. Children can capture the many organic shapes...

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AM

Glow in the Dark Still Life Painting

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Vegetable Still Life Painting   Edward Weston is called, "one of the most innovative and influential American...

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AM

Glow in the Dark Still Life Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Vegetable Still Life Painting   Edward Weston is called, "one of the most innovative and influential American...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Still Life Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Vegetable Still Life Painting Edward Weston is called, "one of the most innovative and influential American...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Still Life Painting

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Vegetable Still Life Painting Edward Weston is called, "one of the most innovative and influential American...

10

AM

Exotic Clay Birds

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Exotic Clay Bird There is a lot of wild life in Brazil with plenty of colorful exotic birds. Children can visit Kidseum’s Art Studio...

10

AM

Exotic Clay Birds

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Exotic Clay Bird There is a lot of wild life in Brazil with plenty of colorful exotic birds. Children can visit Kidseum’s Art Studio...

10

AM

Exotic Clay Birds

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Exotic Clay Bird There is a lot of wild life in Brazil with plenty of colorful exotic birds. Children can visit Kidseum’s Art Studio...

10

AM

Exotic Clay Birds

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Exotic Clay Bird There is a lot of wild life in Brazil with plenty of colorful exotic birds. Children can visit Kidseum’s Art Studio...

10

AM

Exotic Clay Birds

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Exotic Clay Bird There is a lot of wild life in Brazil with plenty of colorful exotic birds. Children can visit Kidseum’s Art Studio...

10

AM

Exotic Clay Birds

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Exotic Clay Bird There is a lot of wild life in Brazil with plenty of colorful exotic birds. Children can visit Kidseum’s Art Studio...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model Did you know that there are over 10,000 species of birds? Today children can design their own paper...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model Did you know that there are over 10,000 species of birds? Today children can design their own paper...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model Did you know that there are over 10,000 species of birds? Today children can design their own paper...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model Did you know that there are over 10,000 species of birds? Today children can design their own paper...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model Did you know that there are over 10,000 species of birds? Today children can design their own paper...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Bird Model Did you know that there are over 10,000 species of birds? Today children can design their own paper...

10

AM

Accordion Puppy Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Accordion Puppy Puppet What is your favorite dog breed? The “Dachshund” dog was created in Germany. It is believed that the dachshund...

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AM

Accordion Puppy Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Accordion Puppy Puppet What is your favorite dog breed? The “Dachshund” dog was created in Germany. It is believed that the dachshund...

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AM

Glow in the Dark Lauren Burch Cats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Lauren Burch Cats What is your favorite dog breed? The “Dachshund” dog was created in Germany. It is believed that the...

10

AM

Glow in the Dark Lauren Burch Cats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Lauren Burch Cats Laurel Burch was an American artist, designer and businesswoman. Burch’s love for cats inspired her...

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AM

Frank Lloyd Pop Up Buildings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frank Lloyd Pop Up Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more...

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AM

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed...

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AM

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed...

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AM

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed...

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AM

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed...

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AM

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Frank Lloyd Wright Pop Up Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed...

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AM

Spooky Early Animation Studio

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

SUNDAY | October 15 10 AM – 12 PM | Bowers Kidseum Spooky Early Animation Studio: Phenakistiscopes, Zoetropes, and Thaumatropes Join...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Irving Berlin

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Having written many songs that have become...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Happy Songs #2

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. For over four decades Tin Pan Alley, the...

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PM

ARCE: -Expressions of Power in the Old Kingdom Provinces

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Jessica Tomkins, Terrace Curatorial Research Associate in Egyptian Art, Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Egyptology PhD...

10

AM

Celebrity Speaker Series presents Dancer, Nicole Nelson

Bowers Museum

Talks

Celebrity Speakers Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the first program for their...

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AM

Art in Context: Women in the Arts in America (Series Package)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | October 11*, 18, 25* & November 1, 8, 15  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor Gallery 6-part lecture series...

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AM

BSOC Annual Member September

Bowers Museum

Special Events

This is an opportunity for members of Bead Society Orange County and the public to sell/swap/trade their excess beads and share their...

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PM

Opening Day: A Conversation with the Hon. Alexandra Shackleton

Bowers Museum

Talks

Opening day program for Endurance: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley The Honourable Alexandra Shackleton...

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Bill Handel - Shackleton Dinner Experience! (SOLD OUT)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

5 PM Reception and Exhibition Viewing 6:30 PM - 8 PM Dinner, Music and Conversation with Bill Handel Enjoy an adventure themed dinner...

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Frank Hurley; A Photographer’s Epic Vision

Bowers Museum

Talks

The photographs that invariably define the monolithic landscape of Antarctica at the beginning of the 20th century, and the ice-crushing...

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PM

Escape Antarctica, ‘On the Rocks’

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

DINNER EXPERIENCE! Spend Friday the 13th with the crew of the sunken ship-Endurance! Enjoy whisky on rocks, icy specialty drinks and...

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South: Silent Film with Live Narration & Accompaniment

Bowers Museum

Film

South: Sir Ernest Shackleton's Glorious Epic of the Antarctic After having his ship crushed and stranded in ice, Ernest Shackleton and...

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AM

Anne's Treasures | Paper Lanterns

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Make a beautiful design on a paper lantern using water colors or sharpies. Your first lantern is included, additional lanterns may be...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Learn how to make and decorate sugar skulls. Participants will receive a medium skull to decorate. Additional skulls and frosting bags...

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ARCE: The Pharaohs of Anubis-Mountain: Recent Investigations in a Royal Necropolis at Abydos

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Josef Wegner, University of PennsylvaniaThe lecture will discuss the ongoing archaeological work at South Abydos...

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International Archaeology Day!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Terracotta Warriors after the First Emperor: Re-evaluating the Qin Legacy in the Han, presented by Dr. Allison Miller, Southwestern...

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PM

An Antarctic Panel

Bowers Museum

Talks

A discussion with Eric Rignot, Bren Professor of Earth System Science at UC Irvine and Joint Faculty Appointee at NASA's Jet Propulsion...

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AM

Too Cute to Spook Celebration

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Too Cute to Spook Celebration Join us for a silly, spooky, and not scary Halloween fun filled day! $10 for everyone over the age of...

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PM

LAAC presents Premio Agustín Lara

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Latin American Arts Council of the Bowers Museum presents Exploring the Cultural Diversities of Latin America The Latin American...

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AM

Marble Maze

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Marble Maze Visit our Art Studio where children can create a pinball-like marble maze game using a paper plate, some basic craft...

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AM

Marble Maze

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Marble Maze Visit our Art Studio where children can create a pinball-like marble maze game using a paper plate, some basic craft...

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AM

Glow in the Dark Paper Maze

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Glow in the Dark Paper Maze Children will complete a paper maze which can help them develop their fine motor skills and strengthen...

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AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques  by building their own paper theme...

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AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques by building their own paper theme...

10

AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques by building their own paper theme...

10

AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques by building their own paper theme...

10

AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques by building their own paper theme...

10

AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3d Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques by building their own paper theme...

10

AM

3D Theme Parks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

3D Theme Parks Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will explore a variety of paper techniques by building their own paper theme...

10

AM

Pop Up Cityscapes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Pop Up Cityscapes Children will continue exploring 3D paper techniques by completing their own pop up cityscape. Also, perspective and...

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AM

Pop Up Cityscapes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Pop Up Cityscapes Children will continue exploring 3D paper techniques by completing their own pop up cityscape. Also, perspective and...

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AM

Pop Up Cityscapes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Pop Up Cityscapes Children will continue exploring 3D paper techniques by completing their own pop up cityscape. Also, perspective and...

10

AM

Pop Up Cityscapes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Pop Up Cityscapes Children will continue exploring 3D paper techniques by completing their own pop up cityscape. Also, perspective and...

10

AM

Pop Up Cityscapes

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Pop Up Cityscapes Children will continue exploring 3D paper techniques by completing their own pop up cityscape. Also, perspective and...

10

AM

Medieval Times Dragon Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Medieval Times Dragon Puppet Dragons are well-known mythological creatures that have magical powers.  They have appeared in many...

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AM

Medieval Times Dragon Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Medieval Times Dragon Puppet Dragons are well-known mythological creatures that have magical powers.  They have appeared in many...

10

AM

Clay Penguins

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Clay Penguins Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an explorer who in 1914 made his third trip to the Antarctic with the ship 'Endurance',...

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AM

Endurance Ship

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Endurance Ship Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an explorer who in 1914 made his third trip to the Antarctic with the ship 'Endurance',...

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PM

Leading at The Edge: Timeless Leadership Lessons from Shackleton's Epic Antarctic Expedition

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dennis Perkins, former MBA professor at Yale University and author of “Leading at The Edge,” a leadership tool book, based...

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PM

Jung Chang on the Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Bowers Museum

Talks

Jung Chang (張戎) is the author of the best-selling books Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (1991), which the Asian Wall Street Journal...

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PM

The Matriarch is in: Empress Dowager Cixi and Her Art in the Summer Palace

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Guest Curator Ying-chen Peng, Assistant Professor of Art History at American University.Ying-chen Peng will discuss Cixi’s...

05

PM

LAAC presents Premio Agustín Lara

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

The Latin American Arts Council of the Bowers Museum presents Exploring the Cultural Diversities of Latin America The Latin American...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Irving Berlin

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. He had no formal music education, dropped...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Songs that Inspired a Nation

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join music historian, Larry Maurer in a special Veterans Day Timeless Melodies educational program honoring the great songs that built...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Happy Songs

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. While Tin Pan Alley never appeared on a...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Salute to Marriage (For Better or Worse)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Marriage is the cornerstone of society,...

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PM

55 Days at Peking (1963) (154 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

With its all-star cast, this Academy Award-nominated historical epic focuses on the infamous Boxer Rebellion.  Location: Norma Kershaw...

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PM

Empress Dowager and Her Imperial Porcelain

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Chen Kelun, Vice Director of Shanghai Museum and the Executive Director of Chinese Society for Ancient Ceramics and a...

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AM

2D to 3D Papercraft

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

2D to 3D Papercraft- Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings...

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AM

2D to 3D Papercraft

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

2D to 3D Papercraft- Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings...

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AM

2D to 3D Papercraft

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

2D to 3D Papercraft- Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings...

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AM

2D to 3D Papercraft

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

2D to 3D Papercraft- Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings...

10

AM

2D to 3D Papercraft

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

2D to 3D Papercraft- Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings...

10

AM

2D to 3D Papercraft

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

2D to 3D Papercraft- Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings...

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PM

ARCE: The Surprising Emergence of the Egyptian Book of the Dead at the Beginning of the New Kingdom

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Peter F. Dorman, University of Chicago The ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead is an integral part of the long tradition of...

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ARCE: Food Fit for Pharaohs: Food and Drink in Ancient Egypt

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Salima Ikram, American University in CairoFood Fit for Pharaohs: Food and Drink in Ancient EgyptFood can be said to be...

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AM

The Story of Imitation African Amber

Bowers Museum

Talks

Are those beads really plastic? Many vintage "African amber” or "copal amber" are actually made of Bakelite. Dr. Rosanna Falabella will...

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AM

Celebrity Speaker Series presents Diane Ladd

Bowers Museum

Talks

Celebrity Speakers Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the second program for...

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AM

The Endurance (11 AM Screening)

Bowers Museum

Film

Narrated by Liam Neeson, The Endurance is a breathtaking retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in...

02

PM

The Endurance (2 PM Screening)

Bowers Museum

Film

Narrated by Liam Neeson, The Endurance is a breathtaking retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in...

11

AM

Art in Context: Women in the Arts in America (Part 2)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | October 11, 18, 25* & November 1, 8*, 15  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor Gallery 6-part lecture series...

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AM

Art in Context: Women in the Arts in America (Part 3)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | October 11, 18, 25* & November 1, 8*, 15  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor Gallery 6-part lecture series...

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AM

Art in Context: Women in the Arts in America (Part 4)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | October 11, 18, 25* & November 1, 8*, 15  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor Gallery 6-part lecture series...

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AM

Art in Context: Women in the Arts in America (Part 5)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | October 11, 18, 25* & November 1, 8*, 15  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor Gallery 6-part lecture series...

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AM

Art in Context: Women in the Arts in America (Part 6)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | October 11, 18, 25* & November 1, 8*, 15  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor Gallery 6-part lecture series...

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PM

California Young Musician

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, pianist Angelina Chen at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, October 14 from 2pm- 3pm. Angelina will offer a...

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PM

California Young Musician

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, pianist Esil Empig at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, October 14 from 12pm- 1pm. Esil will offer a brief...

11

AM

California Young Musician

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, October 21 from 11am- 12 pm. Michelle plays the violin...

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AM

California Young Musician

The Bowers Kidseum

Music Programs

Join California Young Musician, Michelle Cho at the Bowers Kidseum on Saturday, October 28 from 10am- 11 am. Michelle plays the violin...

05

PM

LAAC presents Premio Agustín Lara

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

The Latin American Arts Council of the Bowers Museum presents Exploring the Cultural Diversities of Latin America The Latin American...

01

PM

7-Part Lecture Series Imperial Package

Bowers Museum

Talks

Take advantage of our 7-Part Lecture Series Imperial Package in unison with Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace....

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Journey of the Imperial Art Collection in the aftermath of Empress Dowager Cixi’s Rule

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Jay Xu, Director of the Asian Art Museum of San FranciscoThe Qing empire ended in 1911, three years following the death of...

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AM

East Meets West: An Expression of Culture

Bowers Museum

Special Events

JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 4 There will be over 50 calligraphic works from the members of the Southern California Society for Calligraphy,...

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“The Empress and the Boxers: China and the World in 1900”

Bowers Museum

Talks

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at UC Irvine, where he edits the Journal of Asian Studies and holds courtesy...

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PM

The National Palace Museum and Asia Today

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Kung-Shin Zhou, former Director of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, a specialist in Chinese lacquerware, and a...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Free 30-Minute Introductory Course!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Timeless Melodies is the Bowers Museum's longest running monthly program, going on ten years, and it is arguably our most popular, with...

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Cixi and the Artful Legacy of Chinese Imperial Women

Bowers Museum

Talks

March 11 | Cixi and the Artful Legacy of Chinese Imperial WomenProfessor Hui-shu Lee, Associate Professor of Art History at UCLA;...

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AM

Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (11 AM Screening)

Bowers Museum

Film

This documentary that tells the dramatic true story of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's now-legendary 1914-1916 British Imperial...

02

PM

Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (2 PM Screening)

Bowers Museum

Film

This documentary that tells the dramatic true story of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's now-legendary 1914-1916 British Imperial...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Papier Mâché Boxes

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a papier mâché gift box for that special gift. A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the age of 62...

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AM

Anne's Treasures | Chinese Ceramic Plates

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Design your own Chinese ceramic plate in honor of our exhibition, EMPRESS DOWAGER CIXI: SELECTIONS FROM THE SUMMER PALACE. Includes tour...

10

AM

Prep for Thanksgiving Child Care

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

We know that sometimes prepping for Thanksgiving can be stressful and challenging with the little ones. Kidseum has the solution, imagine...

10

AM

Shop till you Drop, without Kids!

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Shop till you Drop, without Kids! Black Friday is intense enough without children! Do you have a special store or item you must have,...

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PM

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (2013) by Jung Chang will be discussed Thursday, November 30, from 1 PM -...

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AM

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (2013) by Jung Chang will be discussed Thursday, November 30, from 1 PM -...

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AM

Winter Solstice: Festival of Guitars

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Winter Solstice Festival of Guitars SUNDAY | DECEMBER 311 AM – 3:30 PM | KEY COURTYARD & KIDSEUMCelebrate the wonderment of the winter...

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PM

Research Update: Is Alzheimer’s In My Genes?

Bowers Museum

Talks

This research update is presented by Jill S. Goldman, M.S., MPhil, CGC, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging...

06

PM

Wine + Chile = Salvation! A Wine Pairing Experience

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Celebrate the rescue of the Endurance crew from their year as castaways in Antarctica with a great feast prepared by Tangata Restaurant...

01

PM

The Spirit of Tom Crean

Bowers Museum

Talks

Gerard O’Brien of Pasadena, California is one of 10 grandchildren of the great Antarctic hero Thomas Crean, a fellow crewman of the...

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PM

Timeless Melodies presents Cole Porter: Anything Goes

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Porter's 1934 play, "Anything Goes," says...

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PM

Chasing Shackleton (2014) (180 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Can six men endure Shackleton's Antarctic rescue mission today? Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothing as would have...

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PM

Books at Bowers: Leading at The Edge

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

The next Book Club selection is Leading At the Edge by Dennis Perkins. This guide to leadership draws on Ernest Shackleton’s management...

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AM

Books at Bowers: Leading at The Edge

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

The next Book Club selection is Leading At the Edge by Dennis Perkins. This guide to leadership draws on Ernest Shackleton’s management...

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On the Edges of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: Presentations by UCLA Doctoral Students

Bowers Museum

Talks

Danielle Candelora, 4th Year Ph.D. CandidateNear Eastern Languages and Cultures Immigrants and Name-calling: Titulary Negotiation and...

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Timeless Melodies: Roaring 20’s: Ain’t We Got Fun

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. As vaudeville declined, America’s young...

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Timeless Melodies: Love is Here to Stay: The Great Popular Love Songs

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Most of the Great Standards are love...

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Timeless Melodies: The Best Song, Oscars 1934-1959 (And the Songs that Didn't Win)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.“Over the Rainbow,” “Thanks for the Memory,”...

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AM

Art in Context: Toulouse Lautrec's Montmartre // Picasso's Barcelona (SERIES PACKAGE)

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | February 14*, 21, 28* & March 7, 14 & 21.11 AM - 12 PM | Norma Kershaw Auditorium, *Fluor GalleryPresented by Annalee...

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ARCE: High Officials under the Reign of Senwosret III

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Kei Yamamoto, Research Specialist, University of ArizonaAbstract: Senwosret III (1878?1840 BC) was among the most...

11

AM

BSOC Lecture

Bowers Museum

Talks

Lecture speaker and topic to be announced. Sponsored by the Bead Society of Orange County, an affiliate council of the Bowers Museum....

11

AM

BSOC presents Lynn Ardent

Bowers Museum

Talks

Lynn Ardent’s specialty is Middle Eastern jewelry, including Palestinian, Syrian, Kurdish and Turkish pieces. She is a long time member...

10

AM

Orange County School of the Arts Presents “Future Stars”

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Celebrity Speakers Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the third program for...

11

AM

Festival of India

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Enjoy the beautiful music and dance of India with internationally recognized Choreographer Ramya Harishankar’s Arpana Dance Co. along...

06

PM

Imperial New Year’s Celebration with Cixi

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Cixi loved her parties! To celebrate Chinese New Year, the Bowers and Tangata Restaurant invite you to an Imperial New Year’s...

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PM

Festival of India featuring Sadubas!

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

As part of our Festival of India celebration, Bowers Museum is proud to present Sadubas, aka The Sadhus of Bass. The duo converges...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Mexican God's Eyes

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Be mesmerized as you weave beautiful shapes based on the Huichol Indian tradition of Nayarit, Mexico. A very special arts engagement...

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PM

Chapman University Panel on Life and Leadership

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Chapman professors from the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, Cristina Giannantonio and Amy Hurley-Hanson,...

02

PM

Endurance Gallery Expert-Led Tour

Bowers Museum

Talks

Explore Endurance: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley with the co-authors of the book Leadership:Lessons...

11

AM

Asian Lunar New Year Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with exciting music, dance and art of Asia. Fun activities for the entire family. Lion and dragon dances...

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PM

Chinese Couplets Film Screening & Discussion w/ Filmmaker

Bowers Museum

Film

Come join us for a documentary screening of Chinese Couplets and take a journey with the filmmaker to find answers about her mother’s...

01

PM

Chinese American Genealogy Workshop

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Learn how to research the Chinese American genealogy of Paper Sons at this Chinese American Genealogy workshop with Steve Kwok. Ticket...

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ARCE: Prestige from Overseas Maritime Trade and Seafaring Ventures in the Mediterranean Late Bronze Age

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Caroline Sauvage, Assistant Professor of Classics and Archaeology in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Loyola...

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AM

Anne's Treasures | Australian Aboriginal Dream Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Create your interpretation of this Indigenous art of with dots of earth tone paints. A very special arts engagement program for...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Mexican Bark Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Using techniques of this traditional Mexican Art form, paint village scenes on Amate bark paper. A very special arts engagement program...

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AM

Anne's Treasures | Chinese Scrolls

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Make a beautiful poetic scroll with rice paper, water colors and your very own signature chop. A very special arts engagement program...

06

PM

OC Public Libraries Presents Author Celeste Ng

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

OC Public Libraries presents Celeste Ng, author of two novels, Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere. Join...

06

PM

OC Public Libraries Presents Author Celeste Ng

Bowers Museum

Talks

OC Public Libraries presents Celeste Ng, author of two novels, Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere. Join...

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PM

Research Update: Is Alzheimer’s In My Genes?

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

This research update is presented by Jill S. Goldman, M.S., MPhil, CGC, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging...

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Setting the tone for JFK - Timeless Melodies: The 1960s (Part 1)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. In the 60s, music had something for...

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TIMELESS MELODIES: Johnny Mercer

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. With 18 Oscar-nominated songs and 4...

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TIMELESS MELODIES: Broadway in the 40s

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. In Timeless Melodies newest course, join...

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AM

Art in Context (Part 3 of 6): Toulouse Lautrec - Celebrity in Montmarte

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, art historian and founder of Art in Context In this lecture we discuss the great celebrities of...

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Art in Context (Part 4 of 6) : Toulouse Lautrec - After Hours

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, art historian and founder of Art in Context We will look back at the last decade of Toulouse Lautrec’s...

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Art in Context (Part 1 of 6): Introduction and History of Montmartre

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, art historian and founder of Art in Context Introduction to the course and an historical overview of...

11

AM

Art in Context (Part 5 of 6): Barcelona - Montmarte, Modernista, and Picasso

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, art historian and founder of Art in Context Barcelona became a center of artistic innovation at the fin...

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Art in Context (Part 2 of 6): Henri Toulouse Lautrec and the Road to Montmartre

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, art historian and founder of Art in Context Discussion of Toulouse Lautrec’s early life and his journey...

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Art in Context (Part 6 of 6): Picasso and Montmartre

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, art historian and founder of Art in Context Picasso moves from Barcelona to Montmartre again in 1904 and...

11

AM

Bead Society of Orange County presents Darryl Dean Begay

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bead Society Orange County presents Darryl Dean Begay Darryl has created his own niche in the Native American Art world. His unique...

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Half-Day Study - ARCE: The Mysteries of Nefertiti

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol, UK Queen Nefertiti may be the most provocative mystery woman in all of Egyptian...

10

AM

Native American Baskets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Children will learn a simple yarn weaving process using color yarn and papercups. These beautifully designed baskets can later be used...

06

PM

NAGA - Ten Years in Forbidden Northeast India

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

In this multivisual lecture, author, photographer, and curator Peter van Ham recounts the story of his research among the Naga peoples...

10

AM

Vietnamese Mai Flower Scrolls

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit our Voyage to Vietnam exhibit, where you can experience the wonder of the Tet Festival, which marks the start of the new lunar...

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American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times Opening Presentation by the Exhibition’s Curator and Filmmaker, Lawrence Schiller

Bowers Museum

Talks

Lawrence Schiller is a noted American producer, director and screenwriter famously known for his collaboration with Norman Mailer on...

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The Fashion of Jackie Kennedy: Talk & Live Irish Music!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with the Kennedys! Come early and enjoy some traditional Irish fiddle and drums featuring Ruled By Venus...

01

PM

JFK Remembered Screening & Discussion with Director Robert Kline

Bowers Museum

Film

Join us for a screening of the documentary film JFK Remembered: 100 Years Later (2013)(120 min). A talk-back follows the movie with...

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PM

Malissa Shriver on Building Community Through the Arts: A celebration of JFK’s dedication to Arts and Culture

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

John F. Kennedy's Arts legacy is alive and well in the 21st Century! Featuring a conversation with Orange County native, Malissa...

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AM

Kennedy- Warhol Portraits

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Andy Warhol (August 1928 – 22 February 1987) was part of the pop art movement. Warhol liked to use bright colors and silk screening...

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How to Build a Polynesian Voyaging Canoe

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Mimi George, PhD, cultural anthropologist, sailor, and Principal Investigator of the Vaka Taumako Project of Pacific...

10

AM

Watercolor Succulents

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will paint their own watercolor succulents. Succulents are a group of plants with one of the...

10

AM

Watercolor Succulents

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Kidseum’s Art studio where children will paint their own watercolor succulents. Succulents are a group of plants with one of the...

10

AM

Elephant Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Kidseum where children can decorate and design their own Elephant Collage. This art project is inspired by Indian elephants that...

10

AM

Elephant Collage

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Kidseum where children can decorate and design their own Elephant Collage. This art project is inspired by Indian elephants that...

10

AM

Asian New Year- Dog Puppets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Unlike the American New Year celebration, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 16, 2018. Each Chinese zodiac year is...

10

AM

Asian New Year- Dog Puppets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Unlike the American New Year celebration, the Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 16, 2018. Each Chinese zodiac year is...

10

AM

24th Annual Art of Adorning Bead Bazaar

Bowers Museum

Special Events

With 75+ premier artisan vendors, there will be a wide selection of handcrafted jewelry, beads and bead-related items for sale. Bring a...

01

PM

TIMELESS MELODIES: An Introductory Course

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Join us for a FREE 30-minute course...

10

AM

Native American Baskets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Children will learn a simple weaving process using color yarn and paper cups. These beautifully designed baskets can later be used to...

05

PM

Bill Handel - JFK Dinner Experience

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Enjoy a spectacular dinner with one of the United States’ top radio personalities and recent inductee into the National Radio Hall of...

01

PM

First Americans: Tribal Art of North America Opening Conversation with Dr. Stephen Aron and Bill Mercer

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Dr. Stephen Aron and Bill Mercer for a lively discussion on opening day of First Americans: Tribal Art of North America. Dr. Aron...

01

PM

The Swastika Symbol in Navajo Textiles with Dennis J. Aigner

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dennis J. Aigner, author of the vibrantly illustrated book The Swastika Symbol in Navajo Textiles, this presentation will...

11

AM

Caribbean Mardi Gras Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Enjoy an upbeat musical performances by Upstream, SoCal's premier live Reggae, Soca, Caribbean band, and an exciting dance performance...

11

AM

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

April’s festival features Taiko Center of Los Angeles and visiting artist Fuden Daiko from Fudenji Zen Monastery in Salsomaggiore Terme,...

10

AM

Crescendo Celebrity Series presents “Colorful Performers”

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Celebrity Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents their fourth program for 2017-18....

01

PM

St. Patty’s Day with Ruled by Venus

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

We welcome back Bowers’ favorite Ruled By Venus to help us celebrate St. Patty’s Day! A musical collective formed and led by violinist...

02

PM

Il Sorpasso (1962) (105 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries. In Italian with English...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures | Papier mache Masks

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Design a beautiful mask to wear or display! A very special arts engagement for seniors! SENIORS 62 and over are invited to join us...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Par fleche Pouches

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Make your own creation of a Native American rawhide pouch and enjoy a tour of FIRST AMERICANS: Tribal Art from North America. A very...

01

PM

Burma: An Enchanted Spirit

Bowers Museum

Talks

This is an educational presentation of David Heath’s experiences in the amazing country of Burma. Having traveled there 18 times, he has...

02

PM

Ten Winters - Dieci invern (2009) (99 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Born of a chance meeting in Venice, Silvestro and Camilla's rocky romance unfolds over 10 winters as new lovers come and go but they are...

10

AM

Pacific Island Masks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Bowers Museum's Pacific Islands Gallery were children can investigate the migration of the South Pacific people, how they...

10

AM

Pacific Island Masks

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Bowers Museum's Pacific Islands Gallery were children can investigate the migration of the South Pacific people, how they...

01

PM

JFK Remembered Screening & Discussion with Director Robert Kline

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a screening of the documentary film JFK Remembered: 100 Years Later (2013)(120 min). A talk-back follows the movie with...

10

AM

Antarctic Clay Penguins

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Bowers Museums Endurance Special exhibit were children can walk through an exciting Antarctic expedition. After, visit Kidseum...

10

AM

Antarctic Clay Penguins

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit Bowers Museums Endurance Special exhibit were children can walk through an exciting Antarctic expedition. After, visit Kidseum...

12

PM

JFK (1991) (189 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Directed by Oliver Stone and starring Kevin Costner, don’t miss the Oscar-winning drama that delves beyond the surface of the official...

01

PM

Book at Bowers: JFK: A Vision for America

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For the upcoming exhibit American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times, which opens March 10, 2018, the next Book Club selection...

10

AM

Book at Bowers: JFK: A Vision for America

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For the upcoming exhibit American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times, which opens March 10, 2018, the next Book Club selection...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures | Japanese Fish Prints

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Create your version of this ancient Japanese art form A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the age of 62...

06

PM

OC Public Libraries Presents Author Celeste Ng

Bowers Museum

Special Events

OC Public Libraries presents Celeste Ng, author of two novels, Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere. Join...

05

PM

Bill Handel - JFK Dinner Experience

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Enjoy a spectacular dinner with one of the United States’ top radio personalities and recent inductee into the National Radio Hall of...

06

PM

NAGA: TEN YEARS IN FORBIDDEN NORTHEAST INDIA

Bowers Museum

Special Events

In this multivisual lecture, author, photographer, and curator Peter van Ham recounts the story of his research among the Naga peoples...

01

PM

China Week Celebration!

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Celebrate China Week with a live guzheng performance featuring Candy Liang of Lotus Bud Guzheng Academy in the museum’s enchanting...

05

PM

Malissa Shriver on Building Community Through the Arts: A Celebration of JFK’s Dedication to Arts and Culture

Bowers Museum

Special Events

John F. Kennedy's Arts legacy is alive and well in the 21st Century! Featuring a conversation with Orange County native, Malissa...

10

AM

Kennedy- Warhol Portraits

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Andy Warhol (August 1928 – 22 February 1987) was part of the pop art movement. Warhol liked to use bright colors and silk screening...

10

AM

Chinese Scrolls

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

This art project will allow kids to explore the traditions and importance of calligraphy, brush painting, poetry, and signature stamps...

10

AM

Chinese Scrolls

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

This art project will allow kids to explore the traditions and importance of calligraphy, brush painting, poetry, and signature stamps...

10

AM

Leprechaun Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us! This day is both an Irish religious and national holiday. Immigrants from Ireland brought this...

10

AM

Leprechaun Puppet

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

 Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us! This day is both an Irish religious and national holiday. Immigrants from Ireland brought...

01

PM

Navajo Textiles with Philip Garaway

Bowers Museum

Talks

Philip Garaway is a celebrated specialist in Native American textiles and cultural objects and owner and founder of, Native American Art...

01

PM

The Acjachemen – First People of the South Orange County Coast with Alfred Cruz and Patricia Martz

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Alfred Cruz, Acjachemen descendant, and Patricia Martz, president of the California Cultural Resources Preservation...

01

PM

First Americans 3-Part Tour Series with Bill Mercer

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Bill Mercer, Curator of First Americans: Tribal Art from North America, for an intimate and in-depth 3-part tour of the exhibition...

01

PM

ARCE Archaeology Lecture Series: Egyptian Stories Revealed - The MET's Exciting New Acquisitions

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  Presented by Dr. Diana Craig-Patch, MET Museum, NYC Many of the objects in the Met's Egyptian collection are...

01

PM

ARCE Archaeology Lecture Series: The Nubian Encounter with Greece

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Dr. Stanley Burstein, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Los Angeles In this lecture...

01

PM

PT109 (1963) (140 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

PURCHASE TICKETS PT 109 is a dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat,...

11

AM

International Spring Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Celebrate the bloom of spring with music, dance and art making from around the world. Performances will feature traditional...

01

PM

Summer Concerts! The Verismo Ensemble

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

The Verismo Ensemble is made up of Lisa Yamamoto on the flute, Laszlo Mezo on cello and Jenny Park on piano. They are a musical trio...

01

PM

Chasing Shackleton (2014) (180 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Can six men endure Shackleton's Antarctic rescue mission today? Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothing as would have...

01

PM

Cinema Italiano: The Great Beauty - La Grande Bellezza (2013, 142 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

A film by Paolo Sorrentino. Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th...

02

PM

Cinema Italiano: Spettacolo (2017, 91 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Once upon a time there was a tiny town on a hill in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to deal with its issues - by creating a play out...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: The 1960s (Part 2)

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education inc. The 1960s were a time of...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: The Ladies Sing!

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education inc. In this new course,...

05

PM

Malissa Shriver on Building Community Through the Arts: A Celebration of JFK’s Dedication to Arts and Culture

Bowers Museum

Talks

John F. Kennedy's Arts legacy is alive and well in the 21st Century! Featuring a conversation with Orange County native, Malissa...

10

AM

Clay Sea Turtles

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Did you know, sea turtles have been on Earth for more than 10 million years, even surviving the dinosaurs when they became extinct 65...

10

AM

Clay Sea Turtles

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Did you know, sea turtles have been on Earth for more than 100 million years, even surviving the dinosaurs when they became extinct 65...

06

PM

NAGA - Ten Years in Forbidden Northeast India

Bowers Museum

Talks

In this multivisual lecture, author, photographer, and curator Peter van Ham recounts the story of his research among the Naga peoples...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Harry Warren

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. “Harry WHO?” Despite...

11

AM

Art in Context Lecture Series (Part 1 of 3): 20th Century American Sculptors

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  Wednesdays | May 30, June 6, June 1311 AM - 12 PM | Norma Kershaw AuditoriumPresented by Annalee Andres, art...

11

AM

Art in Context Lecture Series (Part 2 of 3): 20th Century American Sculptors

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  Wednesdays | May 30, June 6, June 1311 AM - 12 PM | Norma Kershaw AuditoriumPresented by Annalee Andres, art...

11

AM

Art in Context Lecture Series (Part 3 of 3): 20th Century American Sculptors

Bowers Museum

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  Wednesdays | May 30, June 6, June 1311 AM - 12 PM | Norma Kershaw AuditoriumPresented by Annalee Andres, art...

01

PM

JFK Closing Lecture with Dr. Scott Spitzer

Bowers Museum

Talks

President Kennedy’s Legacy: Civil Rights and the War on Poverty Presented by Dr. Scott Spitzer, Associate Professor of Political...

09

AM

11th Annual Law Day with Bill Handel

Bowers Museum

Special Events

KFI presents the 10th Annual Law Day with Bill Handel.FREE legal advice from over 100 lawyers in every area of the law.FREE Informative...

01

PM

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages New for members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is...

10

AM

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages New for members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is...

07

PM

Santa Ana Sites: Cuñao’s Canción del Inmigrante

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Celebrate Santa Ana Sites’ landmark 20th production at the Bowers Museum! Don’t miss this outdoor evening of unforgettable storytelling...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures | Wood Fans

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Fan those summer heat waves away with your beautifully designed and painted wood fan. Exclusive offer for Anne's Treasures...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures | Paper Parasols

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Protect yourself from the hot summer sun with your lovely decorated parasol. A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors...

11

AM

Summer Solstice Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Summertime living is easy at the Summer Solstice Festival! Celebrate music, dance, and art from the sunny parts of the world including...

10

AM

Native American Woven Bowls

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Children will learn a fun and simple weaving process to complete a beautiful Native American bowl. One -on -one instruction will be...

10

AM

Native American Woven Bowls

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Children will learn a fun and simple weaving process to complete a beautiful Native American bowl. One -on -one instruction will be...

10

AM

Native American Headbands

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

It is no doubt that Native American Headdresses are beautiful works of art. Headdresses varied from tribe to tribe as it represents the...

11

AM

BSOC Lecture: From Caves to Condos: Humans' First Jewelry: Beads!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Sindi Schloss, a Gemologist and founder/president of the International Gemological ServicesJoin Sindi for a fascinating...

10

AM

Native American Headbands

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

It is no doubt that Native American Headdresses are beautiful works of art. Headdresses varied from tribe to tribe as it represents the...

10

AM

Piñatas

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Where did the Piñata originally come from? Piñatas may have originated in China. Marco Polo discovered the Chinese fashioning figures of...

10

AM

First American Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

First American pottery has a long history dating back thousands of years. Native Americans used pottery for various purposes including...

10

AM

First American Clay Pots

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

First American pottery has a long history dating back thousands of years. Native Americans used pottery for various purposes including...

10

AM

First American Pouches

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Native Americans did not sew pockets into their clothing, therefore they made a variety of different bags and pouches as a convenient...

10

AM

First American Pouches

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Native Americans did not sew pockets into their clothing, therefore they made a variety of different bags and pouches as a convenient...

10

AM

Vietnamese Lion Puppets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

To celebrate the grand opening of our new exhibit, Voyage to Vietnam, families can make and decorate their own Lion Puppet. Visitors can...

10

AM

Vietnamese Lion Puppets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

To celebrate the grand opening of our new exhibit, Voyage to Vietnam, families can make and decorate their own Lion Puppet. Visitors can...

10

AM

Vietnamese Mai Flower Scrolls

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Visit our Voyage to Vietnam exhibit, where you can experience the wonder of the Tet Festival, which marks the start of the new lunar...

10

AM

Dragon Finger Puppets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

In Asian culture, dragons are considered sacred animals, which have extraordinary powers and are the symbols of luck and good omens....

10

AM

Dragon Finger Puppets

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

In Asian culture, dragons are considered sacred animals, which have extraordinary powers and are the symbols of luck and good omens....

10

AM

Vietnamese Spiral Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

On the 14th day of each lunar month, the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam are spectacularly lit up with a display of colorful lanterns,...

10

AM

Vietnamese Spiral Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

On the 14th day of each lunar month, the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam are spectacularly lit up with a display of colorful lanterns,...

10

AM

Vietnamese Spiral Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

On the 14th day of each lunar month, the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam are spectacularly lit up with a display of colorful lanterns,...

10

AM

Vietnamese Spiral Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

On the 14th day of each lunar month, the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam are spectacularly lit up with a display of colorful lanterns,...

10

AM

Vietnamese Spiral Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

On the 14th day of each lunar month, the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam are spectacularly lit up with a display of colorful lanterns,...

10

AM

Vietnamese Spiral Lanterns

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

On the 14th day of each lunar month, the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam are spectacularly lit up with a display of colorful lanterns,...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Vietnamese Dragon Boats

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

The Tet Doan Ngo Festival in Vietnam marks the summer solstice. Festivals during this time involve eating delicious foods, lion dancing...

10

AM

Op Art Stars

The Bowers Kidseum

Hands On Art Making

Op art, short for optical art, is a style of visual art that uses optical illusions. Op art works are abstract, giving the impression of...

11

AM

Orange County Educational Arts Academy Performance

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Join Bowers Kidseum in celebrating the Orange County Educational Arts Academy’s (OCEAA) TK and 3rd grade classes with their end of year...

11

AM

BSOC: Pearls Without Boundaries

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Chi Huynh, the founder and creative force behind Galatea of San Dimas, CA., founded in 1994. Chi learned the jewelry trade...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Rodgers and Hammerstein

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc Experience the musical history of America’s...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: America: the 1900s

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.Join us as we remember the first popular...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Judy Garland

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.Take part in a bittersweet journey covering...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Jewish Songwriters

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.It is truly remarkable that a handful of...

01

PM

ARCE Archeology Lecture Series: Rewriting a Tired Screenplay: The Identity and Influence of the Hyksos

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Danielle Candelora, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLAOngoing excavations at...

01

PM

ARCE Archeology Lecture Series: Portraits of Ptolemaic Queens

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Branko van Oppen, visiting research scholar and curator, Allard Pierson Museum, AmsterdamThe famous Cleopatra was the...

01

PM

African Twilight: The Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African Continent with Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by curators of the exhibit, Caroline and Angela For the last fifteen years world-renowned photographers Carol Beckwith and...

06

PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980, 109 min.)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Celebrate Africa with an outdoor screening of The Gods Must Be Crazy and introduction by Jim Holden, passionate advocate of Africa and...

06

PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980, 109 min.)

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Celebrate Africa with an outdoor screening of The Gods Must Be Crazy and introduction by Jim Holden, passionate advocate of Africa and...

01

PM

CANCELLED - From Seeing the Unseen to Performing the Extraordinary: Exhibiting African Arts through African Perspectives

Bowers Museum

Talks

This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.  Presented by Dr. Polly Nooter Roberts,...

01

PM

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

The next book selection is Things Fall Apart by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, which will be read in conjunction with the...

10

AM

A Plein Air Paint-Out with Laguna Plein Air Painters Association

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Talented and enthusiastic members of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) are taking over the Key Courtyard for a plein air...

01

PM

Moana (1926, 98 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

When you hear the name Moana today, most of us think about the popular Disney film that has mezmorized young children everywhere!...

01

PM

From Past to Present: The History of Plein Air with Jean Stern

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Jean Stern, Director of The University of California, Irvine Institute and Museum for California Art. A leading...

11

AM

Native American Flute Performance by Gary Stroutsos

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Explore First Americans: Tribal Art from North America while listening to the soothing sounds of the Native American flute, performed by...

01

PM

Tour with the Curator Bill Mercer, Part 2: California

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Bill Mercer, Curator of First Americans: Tribal Art from North America, for the second part in his intimate and in-depth 3-part...

01

PM

Summer Concert Series - Remembering The Songs with Gary Stroutsos

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

We are honored to welcome back world music flutist Gary Stroutsos to present Remembering The Songs, a music and lecture performance...

01

PM

Tour with the Curator Bill Mercer, Part 3: Southwest

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Bill Mercer, Curator of First Americans: Tribal Art from North America, for the third part in his intimate and in-depth 3-part tour...

01

PM

Summer Concert Series - Dafra West African Drum and Dance Ensemble

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Let the sights and sounds of traditional West African drum and dance take control of your mind, body, and soul in...

06

PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980, 109 min.)

Bowers Museum

Film

Celebrate Africa with an outdoor screening of The Gods Must Be Crazy and introduction by Jim Holden, passionate advocate of Africa and...

06

PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980, 109 min.)

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Celebrate Africa with an outdoor screening of The Gods Must Be Crazy and introduction by Jim Holden, passionate advocate of Africa and...

11

AM

Old Fashion 4th of July Family Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Join us for a patriotic and 40’s sing-a-long led by singer extraordinaire, April Walsh, line dancing and songs by Bowers’ favorite, Tony...

01

PM

Summer Concerts! The Verismo Ensemble

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Verismo Ensemble is made up of Lisa Yamamoto on the flute, Laszlo Mezo on cello and Jenny Park on piano. They are a musical trio...

01

PM

Summer Concert Series - Remembering The Songs with Gary Stroutsos

Bowers Museum

Special Events

We are honored to welcome back world music flutist Gary Stroutsos to present Remembering The Songs, a music and lecture performance...

06

PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - Moana (2016, 113 mins.)

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Enjoy a family night under the stars while viewing Disney’s Moana! Bring a picnic and grab some popcorn and a cocktail from Tangata’s...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures | Tote Bags

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Create a one-of-a-kind tote bag that reflects your personality using paint and your imagination! Anne's Treasures is a very special...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures | Adinkra Cloth Hanging

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Create a beautiful Adrinka cloth wall hanging. Includes a docent tour of the exhibition: African Twilight: Vanishing Rituals &...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures | Rock Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Painting on rocks and Martin Espino drumming circle. Paint inspirational messages or beautiful designs on river rocks you can keep or...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: Cinema Paradiso (1988, 124 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Cinema Paradiso is a drama written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. Starring Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, Leopoldo Trieste, Marco...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: Life Is Beautiful (1997, 122 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Life is Beautiful is a comedy-drama directed by and starring Roberto Benigni, who co-wrote the film with Vincenzo Cerami. Inspired by...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

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Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

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AM

Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

10

AM

Aging as Art Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Please join us as we celebrate the 2018 Aging as Art show of photographs depicting the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging...

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AM

International Festival of Drums

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Dafra West African Drum Ensemble and Claremont Taiko perform alongside drum circles led by Martin Espino. Bring your own drum and join...

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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

New for members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book club...

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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

New for members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book club...

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PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - Moana (2016, 113 mins.)

Bowers Museum

Film

Enjoy a family night under the stars while viewing Disney’s Moana! Bring a picnic and grab some popcorn and a cocktail from Tangata’s...

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Outdoor Movie Screening - Moana (2016, 113 mins.)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Enjoy a family night under the stars while viewing Disney’s Moana! Bring a picnic and grab some popcorn and a cocktail from Tangata’s...

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PM

Outdoor Movie Screening - Moana (2016, 113 mins.)

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Enjoy a family night under the stars while viewing Disney’s Moana! Bring a picnic and grab some popcorn and a cocktail from Tangata’s...

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PM

Kwaku Ananse Screening and Live Performance by Baba the Storyteller

Bowers Museum

Film

In conjunction with our African Twilight exhibition, experience the rich mythology of Ghana with a screening of the 2013 short film...

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PM

Kwaku Ananse Screening and Live Performance by Baba the Storyteller

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

In conjunction with our African Twilight exhibition, experience the rich mythology of Ghana with a screening of the 2013 short film...

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PM

Maternity: Mothers and Children in the Arts of Africa with Dr. Herbert M. Cole

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Herbert M. Cole, Professor Emeritus of History of Art and Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara...

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AM

Sunset Flower Festival

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Get a last look at Kidseum’s Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival and join us on closing weekend! Families will learn about...

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AM

Bead Society OC presents Masters of Dreams: The French & Swiss Jewellers

Bowers Museum

Film

The Bead Society of Orange County, an affiliate council of the Bowers Museum, presents part 2 of Masters of Dreams: "The French & Swiss...

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Chivalry in the Age of Gunpowder: European Arms and Armor 1500-1750

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Jonathan Tavares, Associate Curator of Arms and Armor at Art Institute of Chicago Knightly tournaments, the chaos of...

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Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos CollegeThe High Renaissance was a brief but intense period of...

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Art in Context Part 1: Introduction and Leonardo da Vinci

Bowers Museum

Talks

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice Presented by Dr. Lisa...

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Art in Context Part 2: Early Michelangelo

Bowers Museum

Talks

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice Presented by Dr. Lisa...

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Art in Context Part 3: Raphael in Urbino, Florence, and Rome

Bowers Museum

Talks

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice Presented by Dr. Lisa...

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Art in Context Part 4: Bramante and High Renaissance Architecture

Bowers Museum

Talks

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice Presented by Dr. Lisa...

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Art in Context Part 5: Titian and High Renaissance Art in Venice

Bowers Museum

Talks

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice Presented by Dr. Lisa...

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Art in Context Part 6: Late Michelangelo

Bowers Museum

Talks

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome, Florence, and Venice Presented by Dr. Lisa...

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Knights at the Museum

Bowers Museum

Special Events

in partnership with Chivalry Today, see medieval knights come to life as they walk throughout the galleries and hold battle...

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STEAM ‘y’ Knights! Conversations and Mini-Lectures

Bowers Museum

Talks

Explore the many sides of medieval knighthood with lively presentations and a moderated conversation on the topics of “The Tradition of...

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A Medieval Feast

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Channel your inner-medieval royal blood, and give a toast at our banquet-feast, surrounded by shining armor and sounds of the...

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Modern Day Knights: Chivalry in the Modern-Age with Scott Farrell

Bowers Museum

Talks

What is chivalry and how does it show itself in the modern age? Join Scott Farrell, founder of Chivalry Today, on closing day of the...

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Italian Heritage Celebration

Bowers Museum

Special Events

In conjunction with the Italian Heritage Month Celebration, the Orange County American Italian Renaissance Foundation will honorVilla...

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All Hallows' Eve Celebration

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Come dressed up in your favorite medieval or Renaissance costume and celebrate All Hallows' Eve in a castle! Enjoy themed art projects...

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Family Saturdays in September: Spirits and Headhunters

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Join in on some special family fun every Saturday in September at Kidseum! Discover all that the Bowers' galleries have to offer in...

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AM

Live Basket Weaving Demonstration with Diania Caudell

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Join Diania Caudell, Treasurer of the California Indian Basketweavers’ Association and a representative of Southern...

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Italian Renaissance Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Immerse yourself in a real Italian Renaissance Faire complete with special sword demonstrations, interactive gallery experiences, face...

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Bowers Museum

Film

Enjoy an interactive screening of one of the most beloved spoofs on the classic tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table....

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International Jazz Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

“Jazz is something you have to feel, something you have to live.” -Ray BrownCelebrate this universal sound with your family and friends!...

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International Jazz Festival feat. Charmaine Clamor, Yukiko Matsuyama and the Steve Johnson Quintet

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

“Jazz is something you have to feel, something you have to live.” -Ray BrownCelebrate this universal sound with your family and friends!...

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AM

Kings, Queens & Castles Chess Tournament!

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

In celebration of the opening of Kings, Queens & Castles at Kidseum, the Bowers Museum in partnership with Fundamental Chess Academy...

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ARCE Archaeology Lecture Series: Digging Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Mines

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Kate Liszka, PhD, Egyptology, University of Pennsylvania. In the Middle Kingdom (c. 2000-1700 BCE), amethyst was an...

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The Celebrity Series presents Davis Gaines: Breathtaking Concert Artist

Bowers Museum

Talks

The Celebrity Speakers Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents their first program of...

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Cinema Italiano: Amarcord (1973, 123 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Enjoy a series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town. Do you love attending Cinema Italiano but don’t...

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Timeless Melodies: Swing!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Explore the big band era led by stars like...

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Timeless Melodies presents Cole Porter: Anything Goes

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.Cole Porter left us with a body of work that...

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Kings, Queens & Castles Chess Tournament!

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

In celebration of the opening of Kings, Queens & Castles at Kidseum, the Bowers Museum in partnership with Fundamental Chess Academy...

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AM

Anne's Treasures| Papyrus Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Draw a beautiful painting on genuine papyrus paper A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the age of 62 are...

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Anne's Treasures| Abstract Self-Portraits

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Have fun seeing yourself in a different light. A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the age of 62 are...

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Anne's Treasures| Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a sugar skull to honor, or gift to, a loved one. A very special arts engagement program for seniors!Seniors over the age of 62...

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PM

Mead and Manuscripts Paint Night

The Bowers Kidseum

After Hours Programming

Paint night-themed program held at Kidseum, surrounded by castle walls and extra-large chess pieces. Come dressed in your medieval best,...

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A Knight's Tale

Bowers Museum

Film

Starring Heath Ledger; inspired by "The Canterbury Tales," as well as the early life of William Marshall (later First Earl of Pembroke),...

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Camelot (1967) Sing-along!

Bowers Museum

Film

The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's...

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Timeless Melodies: Roaring '20s

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.As vaudeville declined, composers such...

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ARCE OC International Archaeology Half-Day Study Event

Bowers Museum

Talks

Maritime History and Archaeology of Ancient EgyptPresented by Dr. Pearce Paul Creasman, University of Arizona, TucsonThis presentation...

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Live Music Performance: Around the World in 60 Minutes with Beth Sussman

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Music can take you on a vacation without having to leave your seat! Join Juilliard-trained pianist Beth Sussman as she performs...

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International Archaeology Day with Dr. Thomas E. Levy

Bowers Museum

Talks

Thomas E. Levy, PhD, will present the latest in Marine Archaeology and a new exploration. He will focus on the use of the latest cyber...

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La Prima Cosa Bella – The First Beautiful Thing (2010, 122 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

An Italian drama directed by Paolo Virzì, La Prima Cosa Bella tells a riveting story of the Michelucci family from the 1970s to the...

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Timeless Melodies: Your Hit Parade 1935-1950

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Before disk jockeys, there was Your...

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African Twilight Lecture and National Book Launch with Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Bowers Museum

Talks

After a successful sold-out opening day lecture by exhibition artists Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, the world-renowned photographers...

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Medieval Yule Celebration!

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Enjoy Winter Solstice medieval style at Kidseum! Be merry and partake in traditional Yule festivities including music and...

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Family Saturdays in September: Ancient Arts of China

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Join in on some special family fun every Saturday in September at Kidseum! Discover all that the Bowers' galleries have to offer in...

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Family Saturdays in September: African Twilight

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Join in on some special family fun every Saturday in September at Kidseum! Discover all that the Bowers' galleries have to offer in...

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Family Saturdays in September: First Californians

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Join in on some special family fun every Saturday in September at Kidseum! Discover all that the Bowers' galleries have to offer in...

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AM

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

The next book selection is Things Fall Apart by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, which will be read in conjunction with the...

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Kwaku Ananse Screening and Live Performance by Baba the Storyteller

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

In conjunction with our African Twilight exhibition, experience the rich mythology of Ghana with a screening of the 2013 short film...

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PM

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz presents Sight Meets Sounds

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Join us for a live performance from the renowned Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz! Visual art and music come together in this...

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Orange County Archives in Action: A Regional Archives Bazaar

Bowers Museum

Special Events

1st Annual Showcase of Orange County’s cultural heritage Come and explore the histories that make Orange County, California a prolific...

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Timeless Melodies: Sentimental Journey: The Songs of World War II

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.There’s no better example of the importance...

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Bead Society OC Member Bead Sale

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Join members of Bead Society Orange County as they sell/swap/trade their beads and share their findings. All are welcome! Location: Key...

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Día de los Muertos - Mexican Day of the Dead Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Celebrate the Day of the Dead at Bowers! Dia de los Muertos is based on the Mexican belief that our departed loved ones come back to...

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Cinema Italiano: Ladri di biciclette - Bicycle Thieves

Bowers Museum

Film

2 - 4 PM | Film screening (note: no language class will be held for this screening) SUNDAY | November 18 Ladri di biciclette - Bicycle...

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Timeless Melodies: Songs that Inspired a Nation - Veterans’ Celebration

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. This course pays tribute to the history,...

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Yule in the Middle Ages: A Mix of Pagan and Christian Winter traditions during the time of Knights

Bowers Museum

Talks

Author Al Ridenour will take us on a magical journey into Yule in the Middle Ages, with an exploration of how the medieval winter...

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¡Lotería! Origins and Practices of Mexican Bingo

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Gloria Arjona, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, California Institute of TechnologyJoin Dr. Arjona for a...

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Brass Rubbings Artmaking

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Long Beach and create your own brass rubbing masterpiece! Choose from an array of...

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Brass Rubbings Artmaking

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Long Beach and create your own brass rubbing masterpiece! Choose from an array of...

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PM

Brass Rubbings Artmaking

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Long Beach and create your own brass rubbing masterpiece! Choose from an array of...

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PM

Brass Rubbings Artmaking

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Long Beach and create your own brass rubbing masterpiece! Choose from an array of...

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PM

Brass Rubbings Artmaking

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Long Beach and create your own brass rubbing masterpiece! Choose from an array of...

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PM

Brass Rubbings Artmaking

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Join members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Long Beach and create your own brass rubbing masterpiece! Choose from an array of...

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ARCE: The Rickety Life of Robert de Rustafjaell: Adventurer, Egyptologist, and Man of Mystery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Tom Hardwick, Consulting Curator of the Hall of Ancient Egypt at Houston Museum of Natural ScienceThis lecture will provide...

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ARCE: Deified Dead in the Pyramid Age

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Julia Troche, Assistant Professor of History, History Department, Missouri State UniversityThis talk will explore the...

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The Celebrity Series Presents Marla Jo Fisher: A Fun Frumpy Columnist

Bowers Museum

Talks

The Celebrity Speakers Series of the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents their second program for...

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Timeless Melodies: Popular Christmas Songs

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Popular Christmas songs joined the Great...

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Timeless Melodies: Famous Movie Songs

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. The right music helps set the scene and...

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Cinema Italiano: La Strada

Bowers Museum

Film

Do you love attending Cinema Italiano but don’t love the subtitles? Arrive early for basic Italian language classes led by Italian...

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AM

Winter Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Start off the festive month of December by celebrating international holiday traditions: Posadas, Kwanzaa, and Chanukah. Enjoy face...

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Books at Bowers: Hild by Nicola Griffith

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Hild by Nicola Griffith is paired with the exhibition, Knights in Armor. Hild tells the true story of Saint Hilda of Whitby, niece to...

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Books at Bowers: Hild by Nicola Griffith

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Hild by Nicola Griffith is paired with the exhibition, Knights in Armor. Hild tells the true story of Saint Hilda of Whitby, niece to...

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AM

Anne's Treasures: Papier Mâché Boxes

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a papier mâché box with original art and bling. Perfect for little treasures or as a gift box. Tour the Knights in...

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Anne's Treasures: Tin Foil Lanterns

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Punch out a tin foil lantern with festive or floral designs just in time for your holiday home décor.*Please note change of date due to...

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Anne's Treasures: Silk Scarf Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a silk scarf with a beautiful design, create a unique wall hanging, or make wearable art for the perfect holiday...

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Anne's Treasures: Mexican Lotería Cards

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Enhance your favorite Lotería (similar to Bingo) card with paint, fabric, sequins, and more to create a beautiful piece of wall art or a...

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AM

Knights at the Museum, Finale!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

In partnership with Chivalry today, live knights in armor will roam the museum and demonstrate armored combat in the Key Courtyard on...

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PM

Queen of Katwe Film Screening

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Witness a celebration of the human spirit in Disney’s Queen of Katwe, the story of a Ugandan girl’s life which changes forever when she...

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Queen of Katwe Film Screening

Bowers Museum

Film

Witness a celebration of the human spirit in Disney’s Queen of Katwe, the story of a Ugandan girl’s life which changes forever when she...

12

AM

Sound Healing with Jody Theissen

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Relax while Sound Alchemist and Yoga Teacher, Jody Theissen leads you through a sonic journey of meditation that will help soothe your...

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PM

Mandala Meditation Art Station

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Did you know that coloring can be meditative? Practice self-care in the new year and color mandalas inspired by our majestic Sacred...

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Buddhist Art 101 with Dr. Rebecca Hall

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Rebecca Hall, Assistant Curator, USC Pacific Asia Museum“Buddhist art” is a term closely associated with the arts of...

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AM

Guzheng in the Galleries

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Deepen your viewing pleasure while in the Ancient Arts of China galleries with the sounds of live guzheng, a traditional Chinese musical...

11

AM

Guzheng in the Galleries

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Deepen your viewing pleasure while in the Ancient Arts of China galleries with the sounds of live guzheng, a traditional Chinese musical...

11

AM

Guzheng in the Galleries

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Deepen your viewing pleasure while in the Ancient Arts of China galleries with the sounds of live guzheng, a traditional Chinese musical...

11

AM

India Festival of Kites

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Celebrate the beauty and excitement of Indian culture with artmaking, face painting, dance and music including a special performance by...

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PM

Savage Harvest by Carl Hoffman

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Savage Harvest by Carl Hoffman is paired with the permanent exhibit, Spirits and Headhunters.Savage Harvest is an investigation into the...

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Savage Harvest by Carl Hoffman

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

Savage Harvest by Carl Hoffman is paired with the permanent exhibit, Spirits and Headhunters.Savage Harvest is an investigation into the...

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PM

Cinema Italiano: The Secret of Santa Vittoria

Bowers Museum

Film

During WWII in Italy, a wine producing village hides a million bottles from the Germans. (IMDb). (1969, 139 min.) [youtube...

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Timeless Melodies: Oscar Songs 1934 - 1959

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join music historian Larry Maurer for an afternoon of Oscar-winning songs, highlighting winners over the first 25 years of the award....

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AM

BSOC presents Diane Whiting

Bowers Museum

Talks

An award-winning designer and national teacher, Diane Whiting was an original Swarovski Ambassador and has been creating innovative...

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ARCE OC: When Women Ruled the World with Dr. Kara Cooney

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Kara Cooney, renowned Egyptologist and Professor of Egyptology, UCLAIn this lecture Dr. Cooney will look at a time in...

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Guo Pei in conversation with SCAD President, Paula Wallace

Bowers Museum

Talks

Guo Pei: Couture Beyond Opening Day Lecture: A conversation with artist and designer Guo Pei, facilitated by President and Founder of...

11

AM

India Festival of Kites

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Celebrate the beauty and excitement of Indian culture with artmaking, face painting, dance and music including a special performance by...

10

AM

The Celebrity Series with Karen Cadle

Bowers Museum

Talks

Producer and director Karen Cadle presents “Legendary Ladies of the Silver Screen,” a presentation of her experiences working with movie...

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AM

Anne's Treasures: Asian Indian Textile Prints

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

A VERY SPECIAL ARTS ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR SENIORS! Make a wall hanging with wood textile stamps from India. PURCHASE TICKETS: Free...

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Anne's Treasures: Mandalas

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

A VERY SPECIAL ARTS ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR SENIORS Create an original mandala while meditating and relaxing. PURCHASE TICKETSFree for...

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Timeless Melodies: A Salute to Marriage, For Better or Worse

Bowers Museum

Talks

In this new course from Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc, historian Larry Maurer shows us Tin Pan Alley’s take on...

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ARCE OC: Rethinking the Royal Ka with Dr. Jonathan Winnerman

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Jonathan Winnerman, Professor of Egyptology, UCLA Abstract: The divinity of the king and the power it implies has...

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Chromatic Mysteries: Ancient Chinese Chime Bell Scales on a Single String

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Guangming Li, Professor of Ethnomusicology, UCLAIn 1978, a 65-piece set of bronze bells was unearthed in Hubei province...

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Cinema Italiano: Le Notti Bianche

Bowers Museum

Film

An adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 1848 short story "White Nights," Le Notti Bianche tells the tale of a lonely young clerk and a...

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An Evening with Gloria Steinem: Conversation and Book Signing

Bowers Museum

Talks

In partnership with OC Public Libraries, we are proud to present an evening with Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist,...

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PM

An Evening with Gloria Steinem: Conversation and Book Signing

Bowers Museum

Special Events

In partnership with OC Public Libraries, we are proud to present an evening with Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist,...

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PM

An Evening with Gloria Steinem: Conversation and Book Signing

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

In partnership with OC Public Libraries, we are proud to present an evening with Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist,...

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Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Manet's Paris and the Development of Impressionism

Bowers Museum

Talks

WEDNESDAYS | FEBRUARY 20 – MARCH 2711 AM – 12 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM & *FLUOR GALLERYPresented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian...

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Lunar New Year Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Welcome the year of the brave, sincere, and lucky pig! Celebrate with lion, dragon, and classical Asian dance, music, and art projects....

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Art in Context: Manet's Paris and the Development of Impressionism, Part 1

Bowers Museum

Talks

Part 1 |  Introduction and La Vie Moderne: Paris Transformed Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian and founder of Art in...

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Art in Context: Manet's Paris and the Development of Impressionism, Part 2

Bowers Museum

Talks

Part 2 | Manet and The Urban Experience: Salon, Scandal, and the Demi-Monde Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian and founder of...

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Art in Context: Manet's Paris and the Development of Impressionism, Part 3

Bowers Museum

Talks

Part 3 |  Manet and The Ecole des Batignolles the late 1860s and 1870s Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian and founder of Art in...

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Anne's Treasures: Chinese Paper Lanterns

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

A VERY SPECIAL ARTS ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR SENIORS! Design a beautiful paper lantern with watercolors. This program includes an...

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Finding Kukan Screening and Discussion with Director Robin Lung

Bowers Museum

Film

It’s Oscar Sunday! Before critiquing dresses and films during the 91st Academy Awards, spend your afternoon uncovering the forgotten...

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Finding Kukan Screening and Discussion with Director Robin Lung

Bowers Museum

Talks

It’s Oscar Sunday! Before critiquing dresses and films during the 91st Academy Awards, spend your afternoon uncovering the forgotten...

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AM

BSOC presents Carol Perrenoud

Bowers Museum

Talks

Carol Perrenoud will answer every question that you’ve ever had about the lowly hand sewing needle while taking you through the history...

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Timeless Melodies: Sammy Davis Jr., I've Gotta Be Me

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Timeless Melodies for an in-depth look at a dynamic singer, dancer, and musician who overcame extraordinary obstacles. Born in a...

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Anne's Treasures: Chinese Ceramic Plates

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

A VERY SPECIAL ARTS ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR SENIORS! Decorate a ceramic plate with traditional designs or your...

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Guo Pei Presents Wedding Gowns of the Past and Future!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Haute Couture designer, Guo Pei, as she shares insight into her inspiration behind her Chinese wedding gown designs.Program in...

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Guo Pei Tour & Tea - Sold Out!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Enjoy an intimate expert-led tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with Fashion experts from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD),...

02

PM

Guo Pei Tour & Tea - Sold Out!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Enjoy an intimate expert-led tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with Fashion experts from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD),...

01

PM

Silken Resistance: A Short History of Ikat | Presentation & Collection Showing

Bowers Museum

Talks

“SILKEN RESISTANCE: A Short History of Ikat”by Dr. Richard Isaacson, Washington, DC Central Asian ikats are among the most dramatic and...

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PM

CANCELLED: The Fine Art of Gem Carving with Erica Van Pelt

Bowers Museum

Talks

This lecture has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please visit bowers.org/programs for additional upcoming events and...

05

PM

Met Gala Red Carpet Live Broadcast/Commentary + Screening of The First Monday in May (2016)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Celebrate fashion's biggest night of the year at the Bowers! The museum will transform into its own Met Ball red carpet and we invite...

01

PM

ARCE: New Approaches to the Old Kingdom: A Segmented State?

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Jessica Tomkins, California State University, San Bernardino When the first kings unified Egypt, did they immediately...

11

AM

Norouz Persian New Year Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Welcome the Persian new year with dance, music and art from the richness of this ancient Iranian culture. Admire the beautiful haft-seen...

01

PM

ARCE: Valley of the Kings: A Profane Look at One of the Most Iconic Sites of Ancient Egypt

Bowers Museum

Talks

UPDATE: We are sorry to inform you that due to visa issues, Dr. Tiradritti will not be able to join us tomorrow. Either Dr. Tiradritti...

11

AM

Art in Context: MANET’S PARIS and the Development of Impressionism, Part 4

Bowers Museum

Talks

Part 4: Early Impressionists and the Exhibition of the Société Anonyme Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian Witness the launch...

11

AM

Art in Context: MANET’S PARIS and the Development of Impressionism, Part 5

Bowers Museum

Talks

Part 5: Impressionism and the Urban Experience Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian From cafes to masked balls and café...

11

AM

Art in Context: MANET’S PARIS and the Development of Impressionism, Part 6

Bowers Museum

Talks

Part 6: A Woman’s Perspective: Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian Though extraordinarily for...

11

AM

BSOC Lecture | David Freda: The Tiffany Experience

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a very special lecture by Tiffany Designer David Freda. David designed and executed one-of-a-kind enamel and gold orchid...

10

AM

The Celebrity Series presents Robert Scanlan: First Families and Flowers

Bowers Museum

Talks

Florist Robert Scanlan will take you behind the scenes of the White House Flower Shop and show how he used flowers creatively to...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: Beautiful – Bellissima (1951)

Bowers Museum

Film

A satire of the film industry, Bellissima is an Italian neorealism film directed by Luchino Visconti. It centers around a working-class...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Bird Art

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Enjoy a lecture on bird photography by Monte M. Taylor and learn how to create a beautiful drawing with water colors and/or color...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Be a Fashion Designer

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Become inspired by a special tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, an exhibition about Haute Couture, and then create your own designer dress...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Broadway in the 1920s

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Timeless Melodies host Larry Maurer for a musical history of Broadway’s greatest decade. Broadway in the 20’s sparkled with...

10

AM

Family Fashion Workshops

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

It's never too early (or too late) to channel your inner fashionista/o! During a series of special workshops and demonstrations,...

11

AM

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Spring is in bloom and the Bowers is celebrating with traditional Japanese dance, music, and art. Enjoy face painting, fish printmaking,...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Decorated Pots

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Paint a clay pot and plant it with your favorite succulent. Please note this one-time change of day, Wednesday. Location: John M. Lee...

10

AM

Family Fashion Workshops

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

It's never too early (or too late) to channel your inner fashionista/o! During a series of special workshops and demonstrations,...

01

PM

Books at Bowers: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers Members Only: A Book Club Experience "Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages" is a Bowers Docent Guild-sponsored book...

10

AM

Books at Bowers: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers Members Only: A Book Club Experience "Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages" is a Bowers Docent Guild-sponsored book...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Flower Pounding

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Create a beautiful “painting,” with flowers straight from the garden. Location: John M. Lee Court Ticketed Event: Free for Members age...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Jule Styne & Sammy Cahn

Bowers Museum

Talks

Follow the rise of two Jewish songwriters who partnered to produce 26 Oscar-Nominated Best Songs including, “Three Coins in the...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: The Nights of Cabiria – Le Notti di Cabiria (1957)

Bowers Museum

Film

An Italian drama film directed and based on a story by Federico Fellini, Le Notti di Cabiria depicts an eternally optimistic lady of the...

05

PM

Met Gala Red Carpet Live Broadcast/Commentary + Screening of The First Monday in May (2016)

Bowers Museum

Film

Celebrate fashion's biggest night of the year at the Bowers! The museum will transform into its own Met Ball red carpet and we invite...

01

PM

Yellow is Forbidden (2018) - Mother’s Day Special!

Bowers Museum

Film

Take advantage of Bowers’ 3 steps to a fashionable Mother’s Day! Step 1: Enjoy one of Orange County's best Mother's Day brunches at the...

02

PM

Guo Pei Tour & Tea - Sold Out!

Bowers Museum

Talks

Enjoy an intimate expert-led tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with Fashion Expert from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Carmela...

06

PM

Yellow is Forbidden (2018) Screening and Q&A with Director Pietra Brettkelly

Bowers Museum

Film

Meet Director Pietra Brettkelly and enjoy a special evening screening of her award-winning documentary, Yellow is Forbidden. You’ll gain...

01

PM

UCI MIND: Ask the Doc Panel

Bowers Museum

Talks

In Orange County, over 84,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s and thousands more from the baby boomer generation are at high risk for...

02

PM

Guo Pei: Touring with the Expert

Bowers Museum

Talks

Expert-led public tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with fashion historian and S.C.A.D. representative, Carmela Spinelli. Location: Guo...

10

AM

Family Fashion Workshop

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

It's never too early (or too late) to channel your inner fashionista/o! During a series of special workshops and demonstrations,...

01

PM

Haute Couture Techniques and Fashion Embroidery with Maxwell Barr

Bowers Museum

Talks

A world authority on period fit and construction, Maxwell Barr creates historically correct period garments. Mr. Barr will be speaking in...

02

PM

Guo Pei: Touring with the Expert

Bowers Museum

Talks

Expert-led public tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with fashion historian and S.C.A.D. representative, Carmela Spinelli. Location: Guo...

02

PM

Guo Pei: Touring with the Expert

Bowers Museum

Talks

Expert-led public tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with fashion historian and S.C.A.D. representative, Carmela Spinelli. Location: Guo...

11

AM

LA China Week Celebration: Guzheng in the Galleries

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Celebrate LA China Week at the Bowers Museum as we welcome back talented young musicians from the Lotus Bud Guzheng Academy! Deepen your...

01

PM

ARCE OC: Revelation of the Mysteries of Osiris, Lord of Abydos, the Secret Rituals of Reviving a Murdered God

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Bryan Kraemer, Research Egyptologist, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San...

11

AM

Cinco de Mayo Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Celebrate cultures from around the world with dance, music, art, and a special salute to Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy face painting, art...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Design Your Own Tote Bag

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Make a fashion statement while shopping with your uniquely painted canvas tote bag. Location: John M. Lee Court  Ticketed Event: Free...

11

AM

Art in Context 3-Part Series | Corsets and Top Hats: History, Fashion, and Art in France

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian In this special short series, we will look at how fashion has historically played a cultural...

11

AM

Art in Context 3-Part Series | Corsets and Top Hats: History, Fashion, and Art in France (Part 2)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian In this special short series, we will look at how fashion has historically played a cultural...

11

AM

Art in Context 3-Part Series | Corsets and Top Hats: History, Fashion, and Art in France (Part 3)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian In this special short series, we will look at how fashion has historically played a cultural...

10

AM

Hsi Lai Temple Celebrates Buddha’s Birthday!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Enjoy this two-day celebration at the Bowers with special tea ceremonies in the East West Bank Gallery, guided meditation and Sutra...

10

AM

Hsi Lai Temple Celebrates Buddha’s Birthday!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Enjoy this two-day celebration at the Bowers with special tea ceremonies in the East West Bank Gallery, guided meditation and Sutra...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures: Inspirational Rocks

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Paint rocks with beautiful designs and inspirational messages to leave as unexpected gifts of encouragement for those who need...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies | 1930: The Year in Music

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, Music Historian for the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc.  While the country struggled in the...

11

AM

BSOC | Masters of Dreams: The English and South African Jewelers (2013, 52 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

The Bead Society of Orange County presents part 3 of the dazzling 4-part documentary series which goes behind-the-scenes with thirteen...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963, 119 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

A comedy-drama starring Sophia Loren, Ieri Oggi Domani unveils the stories of three very different women and the men that they attract...

10

AM

KUSC Kids Discovery Day

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Join us for the Orange County debut of the wildly popular KUSC Kids Discovery Day at the Bowers Museum! This colorful, family-friendly...

01

PM

ARCE OC: Hellenistic Honorific Statuary in Ptolemaic Egypt

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Sara E. Cole, Assistant Curator, Antiquities Department, J. Paul Getty MuseumThroughout the Hellenistic world, elite...

10

AM

Anne’s Treasures: Japanese Fish Prints

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Learn Gyotaku—the art of making impressions of fish onto paper or fabric—and create your own artist’s stamp to sign your...

02

PM

Cinema Italiano: Divorce Italian Style – Divorzio All’italiana (1961, 105 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Winner of the 1962 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Divorzio All'italiana tells the story of a married Sicilian baron who...

01

PM

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See - RSVP List is Closed

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: a book club experience! The next book selection is The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, which will be...

10

AM

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: a book club experience! The next book selection is The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, which will be...

11

AM

BSOC | Blinded by the Light: Optical Phenomena in Gemstones with David Horste

Bowers Museum

Talks

Having created jewelry since he was twelve years old, David Horste now designs focal beads using unusual gemstones and found objects. In...

10

AM

Family Fashion Workshop: Embroidery & Tie-Making (Father's Day Special)

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

It's never too early (or too late) to channel your inner fashionista/o! For this workshop, families will learn the fundamentals of...

01

PM

SOLD OUT - Famed Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass and Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Egypt’s General Director of Antiquities: Presentation and Book Signing

Bowers Museum

Talks

We are thrilled to welcome back world-renowned Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass, along with Egypt’s General Director of Antiquities, Dr....

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Tissue Paper Painting

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Sketch a lovely scene from nature and enhance it with bleeding tissue paper. Location: John M. Lee Court Ticketed Event: Free for...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: The 1940s: War and Peace

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Larry Maurer and Timeless Melodies for a nostalgic look at America’s turbulent decade—the 1940s. Musicians such as Carmen Miranda...

12

PM

Crafting Couture: A Two-Day Hand Embroidery Workshop with Makers Mess

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

 PURCHASE TICKETS  Space is limited. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly encouraged. LA-based Makers Mess is coming to the Bowers in...

01

PM

Crafting Couture: A Two-Day Hand Embroidery Workshop with Makers Mess

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

PURCHASE TICKETS Space is limited. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly encouraged. LA-based Makers Mess is coming to the Bowers in...

01

PM

Highlights of Modern Taiwanese Art: A Focused Look by Chong-ray Hsiao and Chip Tom

Bowers Museum

Talks

The Bowers Museum will proudly host a milestone presentation, Highlights of Modern Taiwanese Art: A Focused Look by Chong-ray Hsiao and...

02

PM

Guo Pei: Touring with the Expert

Bowers Museum

Talks

Expert-led public tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with fashion historian and Savannah College of Art and Design representative, Carmela...

02

PM

Guo Pei: Touring with the Expert

Bowers Museum

Talks

Expert-led public tour of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with fashion historian and Savannah College of Art and Design representative, Carmela...

01

PM

Discovering the Beauty of Chinese Music with Rising Star Yunchuan Ye and Conductor Bin He

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for inspiring stories and performances about the important role that music plays in our lives followed by a conversation with...

10

AM

Family Fashion Workshop: Embroidery & Sewing

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

It's never too early (or too late) to channel your inner fashionista/o! For the last workshop in this immersive series, families will...

01

PM

ARCE: The 'Brother of Pashasu': International Man of Mystery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Barbara Mendoza, a specialist in ancient Egyptian and eastern Mediterranean art, archaeology and history. Ancient...

01

PM

ARCE: One Tomb, Two Kings: Unlocking the Sequence of Construction and Decoration in Theban Tomb 110

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. JJ Shirley, Visiting Researcher at the University of PennsylvaniaTheban Tomb 110, well-known for its depiction of both...

01

PM

ARCE: Digging into Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure: AERA’s Season 2019 at Giza

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Mark Lehner, Director of the Giza Plateau Mapping ProjectEnjoy a bonus ARCE lecture in August where Dr. Lehner will...

11

AM

BSOC: 2Roses - Designing for the Future

Bowers Museum

Talks

2-Roses is the Southern California artistic and design studio of Corliss Rose and John Lemieux Rose. Each is a master craftsman that has...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Folk Songs

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Trace the roots of American folk music...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: Bob Hope

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Larry Maurer on a musical journey exploring Bob Hope’s extraordinary 80-year career. Celebrate one of the world’s most beloved...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: Johnny Stecchino (1991, 102 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Academy Award-winning actor Roberto Benigni wrote and directed this Italian farce, in which he stars as Dante, a kindhearted but...

12

PM

Cinema Italiano: Juliet of the Spirits (1965, 137 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Believing her husband to be unfaithful, Giulietta is cautioned by a mystic to "trust in the spirits." Before long, she is conjuring up...

01

PM

Beth Sussman presents Who’s Afraid of Classical Music?

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Live Music Performance and Meet & Greet with Juilliard-trained classical pianist Beth SussmanHow do you tell a musical joke? Can you...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954, 127 min)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join us every first Friday of the month this summer for A Night at the Movies in our air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Norma Kershaw...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938, 102 min)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join us every first Friday of the month this summer for A Night at the Movies in our air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Norma Kershaw...

07

PM

Family Film Night: The Princess Bride (1987, 98 min)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Enjoy a family film night under the stars! Bring a picnic blanket and grab some snacks and a cocktail from Tangata’s cash bar. Family...

07

PM

CANCELLED - Family Film Night: Labyrinth (1986, 101 min)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Enjoy an outdoor screening of Labyrinth under the stars! Bring a picnic blanket and grab a treat from the snack bar. Family art making...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Wooden Fans

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Make a simple wooden fan into a unique masterpiece, hand painted by you. Location: John M. Lee Court Ticketed Event: Free for Members...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Paper Parasols

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Express yourself with bold strokes of your paint brush on a parasol you’ve personally designed. Location: John M. Lee Court Ticketed...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Mexican Ex-voto

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Give thanks for a miracle or simply everyday life by creating an ex-veto, a painting on metal intended to express gratitude. Location:...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Pastel Landscapes

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Learn how to make a dreamy pastel landscape ready to frame and hang at home. Location: John M. Lee Court Ticketed Event: Free for...

11

AM

Rock ‘N’ Blues Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Kick-off summer with performances by Party of 3, Tony Odell Rogers and 3rd Degree Blues Band while enjoying a complimentary slice of...

11

AM

Jazz at the Bowers Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Cool down with hot jazz by Steve Johnson Quintet and other jazz greats. Bring the kids for free face painting, treats, and art projects...

01

PM

Books at Bowers: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book...

10

AM

Books at Bowers: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: Halloween Edition (Series Package)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

10

AM

Aging as Art 2019 National Photography Display

Bowers Museum

Special Events

The Council on Aging-Southern California invites you to the 5th annual juried photography show, featuring amateur and professional...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938, 102 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Join us every first Friday of the month this summer for A Night at the Movies in our air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Norma Kershaw...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954, 127 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Join us every first Friday of the month this summer for A Night at the Movies in our air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Norma Kershaw...

07

PM

Family Film Night: The Princess Bride (1987, 98 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Enjoy a family film night under the stars! Bring a picnic blanket and grab some snacks and a cocktail from Tangata’s cash bar. Family...

07

PM

CANCELLED - Family Film Night: Labyrinth (1986, 101 min)

Bowers Museum

Film

Enjoy an outdoor screening of Labyrinth under the stars! Bring a picnic blanket and grab a treat from the snack bar. Family art making...

07

PM

CANCELLED - Family Film Night: Labyrinth (1986, 101 min)

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Enjoy an outdoor screening of Labyrinth under the stars! Bring a picnic blanket and grab a treat from the snack bar. Family art making...

07

PM

Family Film Night: The Princess Bride (1987, 98 min)

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Enjoy a family film night under the stars! Bring a picnic blanket and grab some snacks and a cocktail from Tangata’s cash bar. Family...

01

PM

Beth Sussman presents Who’s Afraid of Classical Music?

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Live Music Performance and Meet & Greet with Juilliard-trained classical pianist Beth Sussman How do you tell a musical joke? Can you...

10

AM

Family Fashion Workshop: Embroidery & Sewing

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

It's never too early (or too late) to channel your inner fashionista/o! For the last workshop in this immersive series, families will...

06

PM

Guo Pei: Couture Beyond Farewell Dinner Celebration

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join us for an unforgettable evening of fashion, classical music, and fine food as we bid farewell to the highly successful Guo Pei:...

01

PM

Docent Recruitment: Open House and Information Session

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Inspire, explore, and create lasting memories with your community by becoming a Bowers Docent! No experience necessary. Attend an...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Papier Mâché Gift Boxes

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a beautiful box that will make your gift extra special. Location: John M. Lee Court  Ticketed Event: Free for Members age 62...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Foil Repousse Greeting Cards

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Design an original card with your unique design using a traditional embossing technique. Location: John M. Lee Court  Ticketed Event:...

10

AM

Anne's Treasures: Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Decorate a calavera de azucar (sugar skull) to honor or gift to a loved one. Location: John M. Lee Court  Ticketed Event: Free for...

01

PM

Rufino Tamayo: Dialogue and Innovation with Dr. Karen Cordero

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Karen Cordero, Guest Curatorial Consultant for Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and MixografiaJoin art historian, curator and...

01

PM

Timeless Melodies: George Gershwin

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Celebrate George Gershwin’s birthday while...

01

PM

Tamayo and Mixografía in Collaboration: with Shaye, Luis and Lea Remba

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Shaye Remba, Mixografía® Workshop Director, and Mixografía® founders Luis and Lea RembaHear directly from the Remba family...

10

AM

Papermaking Workshop

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Why make paper? With a history dating back to Ancient Egyptian papyrus paper, more people are returning to paper as a means of creating...

11

AM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series | Florence: A Renaissance City

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CAA quintessential Renaissance city, Florence...

11

AM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series | Florence: A Renaissance City

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CAA quintessential Renaissance city, Florence...

11

AM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series | Florence: A Renaissance City

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CAA quintessential Renaissance city, Florence...

11

AM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series | Florence: A Renaissance City

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CAA quintessential Renaissance city, Florence...

11

AM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series | Florence: A Renaissance City

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CAA quintessential Renaissance city, Florence...

11

AM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series | Florence: A Renaissance City

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Dr. Lisa Boutin Vitela, Professor of Art History, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CAA quintessential Renaissance city, Florence...

01

PM

Tamayo Exhibit Walk-Through with Mixografía Workshop Director Shaye Remba

Bowers Museum

Talks

Experience the galleries of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia with Mixografía® Director Shaye Remba. Get behind-the-scenes...

10

AM

Printmaking Workshop

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Become a printmaker and follow in the footsteps of modern master Rufino Tamayo in an easy introductory workshop! Receive hands-on...

05

PM

Lotería Game Night with Dr. Gloria Arjona and Along for the Ride!

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Join Dr. Gloria Arjona, Lotería expert and influential Latin American educator, as she shares research and leads everyone in a round of...

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PM

A Night at the Movies: Rear Window (1954)

Bowers Museum

Film

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

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PM

A Night at the Movies: Young Frankenstein (1974)

Bowers Museum

Film

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: Psycho (1960)

Bowers Museum

Film

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

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PM

A Night at the Movies: Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bowers Museum

Film

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

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PM

A Night at the Movies: Halloween Edition (Series Package)

Bowers Museum

Film

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

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PM

Tamayo Tales: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Take part in docent-led storytelling every Sunday in October in the exhibition galleries of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia....

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PM

Tamayo Tales: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Take part in docent-led storytelling every Sunday in October in the exhibition galleries of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia....

02

PM

Tamayo Tales: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Take part in docent-led storytelling every Sunday in October in the exhibition galleries of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia....

02

PM

Tamayo Tales: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Take part in docent-led storytelling every Sunday in October in the exhibition galleries of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia....

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PM

ARCE: International Archaeology Day Celebration with Dr. Galina Belova and Nicholas Picardo

Bowers Museum

Talks

The Mystery of ‘White Walls’: New Discoveries of MemphisPresented by Dr. Galina Belova, Director of the Russian Egyptological Institute...

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PM

Book Club Meeting: Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book...

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AM

Book Club Meeting: Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book...

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PM

Cinema Italiano: Being Leonardo da Vinci (2019)

Bowers Museum

Film

Being Leonardo da Vinci (2019, 80 min) is presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles on the occasion of...

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PM

Timeless Melodies: Jerome Kern

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Jerome Kern was one of the first American...

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PM

The Beaumont Legacy with Geoffrey Beaumont: Presentation and Book Signing

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Geoffrey Beaumont, son of Arthur Beaumont and author of Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea, for a deep exploration of his father’s...

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PM

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic Wing highlights mysteries surrounding...

02

PM

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic Wing highlights mysteries surrounding...

02

PM

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic Wing highlights mysteries surrounding...

02

PM

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic Wing highlights mysteries surrounding...

02

PM

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic Wing highlights mysteries surrounding...

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PM

Tamayo Bilingual Tours

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bilingual docents will be available to answer questions and conduct Spanish and Mandarin language tours of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo...

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PM

Tamayo Bilingual Tours

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bilingual docents will be available to answer questions and conduct Spanish and Mandarin language tours of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo...

11

AM

Indian Diwali Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Celebrate the festival of lights with live musical performances all day long! Don’t miss internationally acclaimed choreographer Ramya...

05

PM

A Night at the Movies: Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...

06

PM

A Night at the Movies: Psycho (1960)

Bowers Museum

After Hours Programming

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E! Entertainment, CBS, and the History...