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 6)
Art in Context: The World of Black Mountain College (Part 6)

February 26, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian The experimental school Black Mountain College has been described as a...

Timeless Melodies: African American Contribution
Timeless Melodies: African American Contribution

February 27, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Join us for a...

Preserving the Magic: Fifty Years Inside the Walt Disney Archives with Becky Cline
Preserving the Magic: Fifty Years Inside the Walt Disney Archives with Becky Cline

March 7, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join the Director of the Walt Disney Archives, Becky Cline, for a peek into the golden anniversary of the...

Story by Disney: Inside the Craft and History of Storytelling at The Walt Disney Studios with Don Hahn
Story by Disney: Inside the Craft and History of Storytelling at The Walt Disney Studios with Don Hahn

March 8, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Author and Oscar-nominated Filmmaker Don Hahn examines the storytelling legacy of The Walt Disney Studios with...

The Celebrity Series presents Scott Dreier: “Doris Day and Me”
The Celebrity Series presents Scott Dreier: “Doris Day and Me”

March 12, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Presented by the Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the ArtsScott Dreier pays tribute to Doris...

Theme Songs of Disneyland with Stacia Martin
Theme Songs of Disneyland with Stacia Martin

March 14, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Music has always been a vital part of Disneyland, and while songs from various attractions are well known, often...