Since its reopening in 1991, the Bowers Museum has hosted more than 80 exhibitions such as Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur, Secret World of the Forbidden City, The World of the Etruscans, Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World, Queen of Sheba: Legend and Reality, Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt, Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor, Art of the Samurai: Selections from the Tokyo National Museum, Lucy's Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia, Gods and Gifts: Treasures from the Vatican Ethnographic Museum, and Guo Pei: Couture Beyond.

Upcoming Events

 

Ofrenda Altar Opens to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Opens to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 15, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 19, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Virtual Public Tour- Gayle Garner Roski 10.20.2021

Virtual Public Tour- Gayle Garner Roski 10.20.2021

October 20, 2021 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: The Gift of Los Angeles: Memories in...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 20, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series) | Bold Expressions: French Art at the End of the Nineteenth Century

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series) | Bold Expressions: French Art at the End of the Nineteenth Century

October 20, 2021 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

All attendees to the Norma Kershaw Auditorium are required to wear masks until further notice, regardless of their vaccination status. Please see...

Virtual Public Tour-Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection 10.21.2021

Virtual Public Tour-Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection 10.21.2021

October 21, 2021 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Take a virtual tour of the Ann and Bill Cullen Collection and...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 21, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Books at Bowers | Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest

Books at Bowers | Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest

October 21, 2021 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

The October Book Club selection is entitled Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest by Jamling Tenzing Norgay, 2001,...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 22, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

ONLINE: A Watercolor World with Lori LaMont

ONLINE: A Watercolor World with Lori LaMont

October 23, 2021 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

*Please note that the date of this program has been changed and will now be online-only. PURCHASE TICKETS Join Long Beach-based and self-taught...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 23, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Books at Bowers | Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest

Books at Bowers | Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest

October 23, 2021 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

The October Book Club selection is entitled Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest by Jamling Tenzing Norgay, 2001,...