Talks provide Bowers visitors with access to respected speakers and experts from around the world; each offering a special perspective on the collections, exhibitions and themes housed and explored by the Bowers Museum through the varied lenses of archaeology, anthropology, education, social sciences and the arts. This is your time to ponder, your place to learn and your space to share with your community.

Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 2)
Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 2)

January 29, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art HistorianThe experimental school Black Mountain College has been described as a crucible for mid-20th...

THREE COINS: A 19th Century Romance and Adventure Featuring a Transcontinental Railroad Worker and a Chinese Slave Girl
THREE COINS: A 19th Century Romance and Adventure Featuring a Transcontinental Railroad Worker and a Chinese Slave Girl

February 1, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

Presented by Russell N. Low, MD, the great grandson of Lai Wah, a railroad worker, and Ah Ying, a child slave or mui tsai, both of whom...

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery
Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

February 2, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 3)
Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 3)

February 5, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art HistorianThe experimental school Black Mountain College has been described as a crucible for mid-20th...

ARCE: Terraforming the Nile Valley with Dr. Peter Piccione
ARCE: Terraforming the Nile Valley with Dr. Peter Piccione

February 8, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Presented by Dr. Peter A. Piccione, Online Geographical Information System for the Theban Necropolis (OLGIS-TN) & Satellite Survey of...

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery
Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

February 9, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 4)
Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 4)

February 12, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art HistorianThe experimental school Black Mountain College has been described as a crucible for mid-20th...

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery
Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

February 16, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 5)
Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 5)

February 19, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art HistorianThe experimental school Black Mountain College has been described as a crucible for mid-20th...