Bowers Programs

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.

Life Lived Wild: An Afternoon of Stories with Legendary Adventurer, Rick Ridgeway
Life Lived Wild: An Afternoon of Stories with Legendary Adventurer, Rick Ridgeway

May 15, 2022 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Honored by National Geographic with its “Lifetime Achievement in Adventure” award, Rick...

The Forgotten Artist: The Story of Evylena Nunn Miller with Leslie Compton
The Forgotten Artist: The Story of Evylena Nunn Miller with Leslie Compton

May 21, 2022 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

PURCHASE GENERAL ADMISSION RSVP FOR LECTURE Learn about accomplished plein air landscape artist and former Bowers...

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous
Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

May 22, 2022 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour:...

ONLINE | Smithsonian Gems: Stories Behind the Jewels with Dr. Jeffrey Post, Curator of the Smithsonian National Gem and Mineral Collection
ONLINE | Smithsonian Gems: Stories Behind the Jewels with Dr. Jeffrey Post, Curator of the Smithsonian National Gem and Mineral Collection

May 22, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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PURCHASE ONLINE TICKETS Dr. Jeffrey Post, curator of the U.S. National Gem and Mineral Collection at the Natural...

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous
Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

May 26, 2022 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour:...

Timeless Melodies: Movie Musicals 1950s Part 1
Timeless Melodies: Movie Musicals 1950s Part 1

May 26, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education,...

BSOC: Wearable Art – a Catalyst for Conversation with Lisa M. Berman
BSOC: Wearable Art – a Catalyst for Conversation with Lisa M. Berman

May 28, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Lisa M. Berman is an international art advocate, wearable art expert, curator and...

Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love
Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love

May 29, 2022 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour:...

My 15 Year Journey to Prove That the Phoenicians Reached the Americas Before Columbus with Philip Beale
My 15 Year Journey to Prove That the Phoenicians Reached the Americas Before Columbus with Philip Beale

June 4, 2022 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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PURCHASE GENERAL ADMISSION RSVP FOR LECTURE In 2019 sailor, author, and fellow of the Royal Geographic Society,...

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