Past Exhibitions


Past Exhibitions

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, and Gods and Gifts: Treasures from the Vatican Ethnographic Museum.

This exhibition provides an in-depth look at the paintings and sculptures of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell, who are considered the two quintessential creators of western American art.

This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to understand the art and technology of glassmaking from three broad geographical regions, comparing the function and forms of glass of the ancient world with the role of glass as high art in the world today.

The British Museum houses one of the greatest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world, and this exhibition presents more than 100 individual items which have been selected to illustrate the achievements of Egyptian art and culture.

This exhibition will bring together a selection of precious objects, including formal and informal robes, arms and armor, accessories and jewelry, scepters and seals, portraits and paintings, and a complete throne room, from the Palace Museum in Beijing.