Since its reopening in 1991, the Bowers Museum has hosted more than 80 exhibitions such as Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur, Secret World of the Forbidden City, The World of the Etruscans, Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World, Queen of Sheba: Legend and Reality, Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt, Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor, Art of the Samurai: Selections from the Tokyo National Museum, Lucy's Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia, Gods and Gifts: Treasures from the Vatican Ethnographic Museum, and Guo Pei: Couture Beyond.

Upcoming Events

 

Virtual Public Tour: The Art of Spirituality

Virtual Public Tour: The Art of Spirituality

September 29, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

Virtual Public Tour The Art of Spirituality: Finding Your Way In Uncertain Times When facing the uncertainties of life, people of the diverse...

Part 4: Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series

Part 4: Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series

October 1, 2020 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Talks

EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS!  Presented by Jean Stern, Director Emeritus of The Irvine Museum and specialist in the California...

Virtual Public Tour: The McCloskey Collection

Virtual Public Tour: The McCloskey Collection

October 1, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

Virtual Public Tour Elements of Art: McCloskey Revealed A tour of the late 19th-early 20th century McCloskey Collection will deepen your...

ONLINE: Dali and Disney: Destino with David A. Bossert

ONLINE: Dali and Disney: Destino with David A. Bossert

October 3, 2020 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Talks

AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Join award-winning artist, filmmaker and author, David A. Bossert, to gain insight into the lifelong...

Virtual Public Tour: The McCloskey Collection

Virtual Public Tour: The McCloskey Collection

October 4, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

Virtual Public Tour Elements of Art: McCloskey Revealed  A tour of the late 19th-early 20th century McCloskey Collection will deepen your...

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

October 6, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

Virtual Public Tour Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Bowers Edition Join us for a tour of the Rich & Famous in the galleries of the museum: from...

Anne's Treasures Art Kits- Amate Paper Painting

Anne's Treasures Art Kits- Amate Paper Painting

October 8, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Workshops & Classes

A very special arts engagement program for seniors.Create beautiful and unique art projects. Art Kits will be available for pick-up will be from...

Part 5: Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series

Part 5: Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series

October 8, 2020 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Talks

EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS!  Presented by Jean Stern, Director Emeritus of The Irvine Museum and specialist in the California...

Virtual Public Tour: The Art of Spirituality

Virtual Public Tour: The Art of Spirituality

October 8, 2020 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

Virtual Public Tour The Art of Spirituality: Finding Your Way In Uncertain Times When facing the uncertainties of life, people of the diverse...