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: Painting is Dead. Long Live Painting! (Part 6)
Art in Context: Painting is Dead. Long Live Painting! (Part 6)

May 20, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

Presented by Thomas Folland, Art HistorianPainting, the most traditional of art forms and one still rooted in a...

Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Disney+ Presentation
Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Disney+ Presentation

May 30, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

Presented by Walt Disney Archives staff members. More info TBA.  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium  Ticketed...

Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Natalie Auxier & Melissa Pankuch
Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Natalie Auxier & Melissa Pankuch

June 6, 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Talks

Be our guest and join Natalie Auxier & Melissa Pankuch from the Walt Disney Archives for a tour of the exhibition...

Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Weird Mickey with Becky Cline
Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Weird Mickey with Becky Cline

June 27, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

Presented by Becky Cline, Walt Disney Archives Director  Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium Ticketed Event: Member...

Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series | Disneyland: Fond Memories Of the Past with Becky Cline & Stacia Martin
Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series | Disneyland: Fond Memories Of the Past with Becky Cline & Stacia Martin

July 12, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

Presented by Becky Cline, Director of the Walt Disney Archives, and Stacia Martin, an artist and historian with The...

Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Kelsey Williams
Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Kelsey Williams

August 1, 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Talks

Be our guest and join Kelsey Williams from the Walt Disney Archives for a tour of the exhibition followed by a...

Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Photo Library Presentation
Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Photo Library Presentation

August 9, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

Presented by Michael Buckhoff, Cesar Gallegos and Heather Hoffman Location: Norma Kershaw AuditoriumTicketed Event:...

Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: “The Art of Disney Costuming” Book Panel
Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: “The Art of Disney Costuming” Book Panel

August 22, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

The Art of Disney Costuming: Heroes, Villains, and Spaces Between (2019) by Jeff Kurtti  Book panel...