Upcoming Events

 

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

April 2, 2024 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Red Cross Blood Drive April 2 at 10 am - 4 pm Be a hero in your community and save lives with a simple blood donation. To schedule an...

The Shared Origins of Modern Comics with Eike Exner

The Shared Origins of Modern Comics with Eike Exner

April 6, 2024 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE ASIAN COMICS ADMISSION Dive into the captivating world of Japanese comics with acclaimed author, and historian, Eike Exner! Winner of...

Japanese Cherry Blossom

Japanese Cherry Blossom

April 7, 2024 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Festivals

Japanese Cherry Blossom SUNDAY | APRIL 7 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals held every first...

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 1 of 6)

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 1 of 6)

April 10, 2024 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE SERIES PACKAGE WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | 6-PART LECTURE...

Slow Art Day Tours

Slow Art Day Tours

April 13, 2024 - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Talks

Join our highly trained docents for special Slow Art Day tours of 2-3 works, where closer looking and meditative practices will lead to tranquil...

ARCE | Museums Reimagined: Egypt’s New Exhibit Spaces with Marissa Stevens

ARCE | Museums Reimagined: Egypt’s New Exhibit Spaces with Marissa Stevens

April 13, 2024 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Marissa Stevens, Assistant Director of the Pourdavoud Institute for the Study of the Iranian...

A Cabaret on Arts and Disability with Marleena Barber

A Cabaret on Arts and Disability with Marleena Barber

April 14, 2024 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Music Performances

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Marleena Barber’s one-woman cabaret show tells the story of her life growing up legally blind from a genetic condition...

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 2 of 6)

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 2 of 6)

April 17, 2024 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE SERIES PACKAGE WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | 6-PART LECTURE...

Books at Bowers: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew

Books at Bowers: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew

April 18, 2024 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

MEMBER RSVP THURSDAY | APRIL 18 | 1 – 2 PM | Norma Kershaw Auditorium | Onsite Book Discussion & Tour For members only: A Book Club...

Books at Bowers: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew

Books at Bowers: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew

April 20, 2024 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

MEMBER RSVP SATURDAY | APRIL 20 | 10:30 – 11:30 AM | Norma Kershaw Auditorium | Onsite Book Discussion & Tour For members only: A Book Club...

Comic Book & Character Development Workshop with Erna van Dyk

Comic Book & Character Development Workshop with Erna van Dyk

April 21, 2024 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Family Programs

REGISTER HERE Create your very own comic book and learn about character development, storytelling and illustration in this hands-on workshop with...

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 3 of 6)

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 3 of 6)

April 24, 2024 - 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Talks

PURCHASE SINGLE TICKETS WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | 6-PART LECTURE...

Bowers Video

Asian Comics: Evolution of An Art Form at Bowers Museum Trailer

22.02.2024
Don't miss Asian Comics: Evolution of An Art Form at Bowers Museum on view March 9 - September 8, 2024. Never-before-seen at a museum and making its American debut, Asian Comics presents the largest ever selection of original artworks from Asian comics, displayed alongside their printed, mass-produced forms. This exhibition is a vivid journey through the art of comics and visual torytelling across Asia. Tickets at bowers.org/comics. Asian Comics: Evolution of an Art Form is curated and organized by the Barbican Centre with contributions from Bowers Museum.
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Guo Pei Art of Couture at the Bowers Museum

08.12.2022
Gayle Anderson explores the NEW exhibition at Bower Museum featuring the work of Guo Pei. This was broadcast Saturday, November 19th, 2022. » Subscribe to KTLA: https://www.youtube.com/user/ktla?s... KTLA has been keeping Southern Californians informed since 1947. Here you will find clips from the KTLA 5 Morning News and other daily newscasts. Subscribe to our channel for breaking news and live video from Southern California, including police pursuits, wildfires and much more. | Connect with KTLA online | Our website: www.ktla.com Follow KTLA on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ktla Find KTLA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ktla5 Follow KTLA on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ktla5news
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KTLA Visits Guo Pei: Art of Couture

17.11.2022
Take a peek behind the scenes of KTLA's visit to Guo Pei: Art of Couture
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Everest: Ascent to Glory Virtual Highlights Tour

12.05.2022
Take a virtual highlights tour of Bowers Museum's newest featured exhibition, Everest: Ascent to Glory, on view through August 28, 2022. This free virtual tour was made possible by the generosity of an anonymous donor
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Iconic Accessories

26.01.2022
Gayle Anderson reports for the KTLA 5 News on Jan. 26, 2022.
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Exclusive Virtual Walkthrough of "Treasures in Gold & Jade: Masterworks from Taiwan"

15.10.2021
Join Lynn Liou, Founder and CEO of Linspired Media, on an exclusive virtual walkthrough of the Bowers Museum's past featured exhibition. Treasures in Gold & Jade: Masterworks from Taiwan is presented by the Bowers Museum in cooperation with the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles, an arm of the Taiwan Ministry of Culture. Major Funding for this exhibition comes from East West Bank, Linda and Carl Moy, Anne and Danny Shih, Jennifer Chen and Alan Wong of Hsing Tai Color Printing Company, and Unipac Shipping. Additional funding is provided by Tony Zhang of Morgan Stanley, Nancy Xu, Zehra and George Sun, Diana and Fred Kong of the Kong Family Charitable Fund, and the Chinese Cultural Arts Council of the Bowers Museum.
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The Jr Ambassadors of the Bowers 2021

21.09.2021
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The Jr Ambassadors of the Bowers

06.07.2021
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