Exhibitions

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

 

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 5 of 6)

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 5 of 6)

November 2, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian November 2 | Spanish Response and the Art of Goya As a painter to the King, Goya is...

ARCE-OC: God is a Woman! Hemusets, Kas, and Fertility in Ancient Egypt with Dr. Victoria Almansa Villatoro

ARCE-OC: God is a Woman! Hemusets, Kas, and Fertility in Ancient Egypt with Dr. Victoria Almansa Villatoro

November 5, 2022 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Dr. Victoria Almansa Villatoro, Junior Research Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows American Research Center...

Mexican Day of the Dead Festival

Mexican Day of the Dead Festival

November 6, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Festivals

Mexican Day of the Dead FestivalNovember 6 Observe Mexican Day of the Dead as we remember those friends and family members that are no longer...

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 6 of 6)

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 6 of 6)

November 9, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian November 9 | Business as Usual: The Restoration By 1815, with the defeat of...

Anne's Treasures - Parfleche Bags

Anne's Treasures - Parfleche Bags

November 10, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshops & Classes

ANNE'S TREASURES | 2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS A very special arts engagement program for seniors.10 AM - 12 PM | John M. Lee Court | Onsite Art...

Members' Opening Celebration - Guo Pei: Art of Couture

Members' Opening Celebration - Guo Pei: Art of Couture

November 11, 2022 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Special Events

Become a member today and receive your invitation to this exclusive event! Members are invited to a special opening celebration for our newest...

Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at Bowers Kidseum

Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at Bowers Kidseum

November 12, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Family Programs

Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday I November 12 10:00 am - 12:00 pm FREE Drop In and Draw Watch a selection of cartoons and learn how to draw a...

Exhibition Opening - Guo Pei: Art of Couture

Exhibition Opening - Guo Pei: Art of Couture

November 12, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Join us on opening day of our newest exhibition, Guo Pei: Art of Couture, on view through May 14, 2023. Click here for more information on this...

Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecture Series | Guo Pei: A Couturier’s Journey with Carmela Spinelli

Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecture Series | Guo Pei: A Couturier’s Journey with Carmela Spinelli

November 12, 2022 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Don’t miss an opening day presentation by SCAD fashion historian and Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecturer Carmela Spinelli...

Rescheduled: Project Hope Alliance: Parent Support System Virtual Meeting

Rescheduled: Project Hope Alliance: Parent Support System Virtual Meeting

November 16, 2022 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Programs

Calling all Santa Ana Parents! Join us for another installment in the Parent Support System virtual series as Project Hope Alliance shares their...

Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli

Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli

November 17, 2022 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Join SCAD’s fashion historian Carmela Spinelli to gain insight on Guo Pei’s dazzling designs and the prestige behind the Chinese...

Guo Pei: Art of Couture Mandarin Language Tour with Emilie Li

Guo Pei: Art of Couture Mandarin Language Tour with Emilie Li

November 18, 2022 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE GUO PEI ADMISSION RSVP FOR TOUR Join SCAD’s Assistant Director of Admissions, Emilie Li, for a tour of the exhibit presented in...

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