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

 

ONLINE ENCORE: 50 Years of the Walt Disney Archives: A Gold Mine of Fun Finds

ONLINE ENCORE: 50 Years of the Walt Disney Archives: A Gold Mine of Fun Finds

January 1, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS *EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT! Panel discussion featuring Ed Ovalle,...

Virtual Public Tour: Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection 1.02.2022

Virtual Public Tour: Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection 1.02.2022

January 2, 2022 - 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...

Exhibition Closing -

Exhibition Closing -

January 2, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Hurry in for closing day of Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection.  This exhibition of 53 paintings and drawings comes to the Bowers...

Virtual Public Tour: Travel the World 1.06.2022

Virtual Public Tour: Travel the World 1.06.2022

January 6, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! New Year = New Travels, get ready for adventure with the...

ONLINE: Making Mole with Maricel - Chocolate In Savory Cooking

ONLINE: Making Mole with Maricel - Chocolate In Savory Cooking

January 8, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

RSVP An FCIA - Fine Chocolate Industry Association webinar Chocolate is not just for desserts. It has a savory side too. Held in celebration of...

Virtual Public Tour: The Pursuit of Happiness 1.09.2022

Virtual Public Tour: The Pursuit of Happiness 1.09.2022

January 9, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Enjoy this survey of the Museum staff's favorite objects from...

Chocolate Road (2021) Screening + Chocolate Tasting

Chocolate Road (2021) Screening + Chocolate Tasting

January 9, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Film

PURCHASE TICKETS Held in celebration of Bowers Museum's third annual International Festival of Chocolate, join us for a special screening of the...

International Festival of Chocolate

International Festival of Chocolate

January 9, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Festivals

International Festival of Chocolate January 9 Calling all chocolate lovers! Indulge in chocolate samples from around the world, including from...

Virtual Public Tour: The Pursuit of Happiness 1.12.2022

Virtual Public Tour: The Pursuit of Happiness 1.12.2022

January 12, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Enjoy this survey of the Museum staff's favorite objects from...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

January 12, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

Presented by Thomas Folland, PhDPart 1, January 12: Introduction to Contemporary Art What is contemporary art and when does it begin? What is the...

Anne's Treasures - Papier Mâché Mini Boxes

Anne's Treasures - Papier Mâché Mini Boxes

January 13, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshops & Classes

ANNE'S TREASURES | 2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS A very special arts engagement program for seniors.Anne’s Treasures workshops will be held in-person at...

Celebrity Speaker Series: Bank of Harmony

Celebrity Speaker Series: Bank of Harmony

January 13, 2022 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Celebrity Speaker Series 2022 Rich in music, these four harmonizers have...

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