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.

Postponed- Why We Love Disney: The Power of the Disney Brand with Dr. Andi Stein
Postponed- Why We Love Disney: The Power of the Disney Brand with Dr. Andi Stein

April 26, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

This event has been postponed due to the Coronavirus and subsequent temporary Museum closure. All ticket holders...

Canceled- Art in Context: “This is Not to Be Looked at”: Conceptual Art and New Media Part 3)
Canceled- Art in Context: “This is Not to Be Looked at”: Conceptual Art and New Media Part 3)

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

Talks

This event has been canceled due to the Coronavirus and subsequent temporary Museum closure. All ticket holders will...

Canceled- Art in Context: “It’s Not Me, It’s You”: Relational Aesthetics (Part 4)
Canceled- Art in Context: “It’s Not Me, It’s You”: Relational Aesthetics (Part 4)

May 6, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

This event has been canceled due to the Coronavirus and subsequent temporary Museum closure. All ticket holders will...

An Invisible History - Trailblazing Women of Walt Disney's Animation with Mindy Johnson
An Invisible History - Trailblazing Women of Walt Disney's Animation with Mindy Johnson

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

Talks

From the earliest pioneers of hand-rendered animated films, to the advent of digital technology, women have been at...

Canceled- Art in Context: Art without Borders: Global Vanguards (Part 5)
Canceled- Art in Context: Art without Borders: Global Vanguards (Part 5)

May 13, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

This event has been canceled due to the Coronavirus and subsequent temporary Museum closure. All ticket holders will...

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

May 16, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

Join award-winning artist, filmmaker and author, David A. Bossert, to gain insight into the lifelong friendship and...

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

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

Talks

This event has been canceled due to the Coronavirus and subsequent temporary Museum closure. All ticket holders will...

Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Natalie Auxier & Melissa Pankuch- Sold Out!
Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Natalie Auxier & Melissa Pankuch- Sold Out!

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's Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks with Leslie and Don Iwerks
Walt Disney's Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks with Leslie and Don Iwerks

June 20, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Talks

Ub Iwerks is most-often remembered as the original animator who collaborated directly with Walt Disney, co-creating...