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.

Rufino Tamayo: His Life and Art with Jacqueline Hahn
Rufino Tamayo: His Life and Art with Jacqueline Hahn

December 8, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Jacqueline Hahn, Art Historian and LinguistRufino Tamayo was both a prolific painter and printmaker....

ARCE: A Tale of Two Crocodiles with Dr. Emily Cole
ARCE: A Tale of Two Crocodiles with Dr. Emily Cole

December 14, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Presented by Emily Cole, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri in The Bancroft Library,...

Timeless Melodies: Gone But Not Forgotten Part 1: The Jewish Composers
Timeless Melodies: Gone But Not Forgotten Part 1: The Jewish Composers

December 26, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Help us pay tribute to...

Tamayo: Creator, Collector, and Cultural Promoter with Alma Ruiz
Tamayo: Creator, Collector, and Cultural Promoter with Alma Ruiz

January 19, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Alma Ruiz, Senior Fellow, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Los Angeles. Former Senior Curator at The Museum...