Events Calendar

July 17, 2024

Wed July 17, 2024

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Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pm Held...

5:30 pm
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6:30 pm

SOLD OUT - Sacred Realms Sound Immersion with Jody Post Theissen

SOLD OUT - Sacred Realms Sound Immersion with Jody Post Theissen

Workshops & Classes

This event is sold out. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.  WEDNESDAY | JULY 105:30 – 6:30 PM | SACRED REALMS EXHIBIT...

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Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pm Held...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pm Held...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pm Held...

1:30 pm
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3:30 pm

ARCE: Double Lecture by Dr. Carlo Rindi Nuzzolo & Dr. Maria Diletta Pubblico

ARCE: Double Lecture by Dr. Carlo Rindi Nuzzolo & Dr. Maria Diletta Pubblico

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS SATURDAY | JULY 131:30 – 3:30 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | DOUBLE LECTURE ARCE-OC: American Research Center...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

11:00 am
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3:00 pm

Celebration of India

Celebration of India

Festivals

Celebration of India SUNDAY | JULY 14 | 11 AM – 3 PM Join us for a vibrant Celebration of India featuring Farhan Khan's Sitar music,...

10:00 am
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12:30 pm

Docent Recruitment Event

Docent Recruitment Event

Special Events

Docent Recruitment Event Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 10 AM - 12:30 PM     If you like art, history, people, and culture...join the...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

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2:30 pm

California Impressionism with Jean Stern

California Impressionism with Jean Stern

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS SATURDAY | JULY 201:30 – 2:30 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | LECTURE Between the early 1890s and up until the...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Arts on the Move Community Display

Arts on the Move Community Display

Family Programs

Arts on the Move | Orange County Arts and DisabilityCelebrating Artists with Disabilities!July 10 - July 21, 2024  | 10 am - 4 pmHeld in...

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4:00 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

Special Events

Red Cross Blood Drive July 23 at 10 am - 4 pm Be a hero in your community and save lives with a simple blood donation. To schedule an...

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12:00 pm

Anne's Treasures | Extended Copper Relief

Anne's Treasures | Extended Copper Relief

Workshops & Classes

2nd & 4th THURSDAYS   Join this very special arts engagement program for seniors and their community.   10 AM - 12 PM | JOHN M. LEE...

1:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Timeless Melodies: “Putting on Your Top Hat” – 1930s Part 1

Timeless Melodies: “Putting on Your Top Hat” – 1930s Part 1

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS THURSDAY | JULY 251:30 – 3 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | LECTURE Take a nostalgic walk down memory lane with music...

4:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Final Fridays feat. Live Painting with Sean Chuang & DJ + Paprika (2006) at The Frida Cinema!

Final Fridays feat. Live Painting with Sean Chuang & DJ + Paprika (2006) at The Frida Cinema!

After Hours Programming

Make the Bowers Museum your destination on “final Fridays” of the month, featuring after-hours access to Asian Comics: Evolution of an...

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12:00 pm

Bowers’ Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Crystal Murakami

Bowers’ Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Crystal Murakami

Family Programs

RSVP HERE Bowers’ Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Crystal Murakami SATURDAY | JULY 27  10:30 AM – 12 PM | ART...

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2:30 pm

Drawing Comics in Taiwan with Sean Chuang, Asian Comics Artist

Drawing Comics in Taiwan with Sean Chuang, Asian Comics Artist

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Join award-winning artist Sean Chuang as he delves into the intriguing world of Taiwanese comics in this...

11:00 am
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11:00 am

ONLINE: Taiwanese Comic Power with Li-Chin Lin, Asian Comics Artist

ONLINE: Taiwanese Comic Power with Li-Chin Lin, Asian Comics Artist

Talks

PURCHASE RECORDED SCREENING Missed our recent program with Asian Comics artist Li-Chin Lin? Catch up with the recording and stream on...

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3:00 pm

Jazz and Blues

Jazz and Blues

Festivals

Jazz and Blues SUNDAY | AUGUST 4 | 11 AM – 3 PM Ready for some nostalgia? The Orange County Boys will entertain you with oldies, but...

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12:00 pm

Anne's Treasures | Painted Clay Pots with Succulent Plants

Anne's Treasures | Painted Clay Pots with Succulent Plants

Workshops & Classes

2nd & 4th THURSDAYS   Join this very special arts engagement program for seniors and their community.   10 AM - 12 PM | JOHN M. LEE...

7:00 pm
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10:00 pm

KCRW Summer Nights

KCRW Summer Nights

After Hours Programming

RSVP HERE KCRW is bringing the party back to Santa Ana with Bowers Museum! This event will feature live sets from KCRW DJs Valida &...

1:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Rise of Indonesian Comics with Is Yuniarto, Asian Comics Artist

Rise of Indonesian Comics with Is Yuniarto, Asian Comics Artist

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS SATURDAY | AUGUST 171:30 – 3 PM | ASIAN COMICS EXHIBIT | ARTIST LECTURE & DEMO Asian Comics featured artist Is...

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12:30 pm

Wayang Indonesian Shadow Puppet Workshop with Is Yuniarto

Wayang Indonesian Shadow Puppet Workshop with Is Yuniarto

Family Programs

PURCHASE TICKETS SUNDAY | AUGUST 1811 AM – 12:30 PM | FLUOR GALLERY | WORKSHOP* Led by Asian Comics featured artist Is Yuniarto, this...

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12:00 pm

Anne's Treasures | Boho Paper Beads

Anne's Treasures | Boho Paper Beads

Workshops & Classes

2nd & 4th THURSDAYS Join this very special arts engagement program for seniors and their community. 10 AM - 12 PM | JOHN M. LEE...

1:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Timeless Melodies: “Putting on Your Top Hat” – 1930s Part 2

Timeless Melodies: “Putting on Your Top Hat” – 1930s Part 2

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS THURSDAY | AUGUST 221:30 – 3 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | LECTURE Take a nostalgic walk down memory lane with...

11:00 am
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12:30 pm

BSOC: Natural and Cultural History of Pearls with Dr. Fiona Lindsay Shen

BSOC: Natural and Cultural History of Pearls with Dr. Fiona Lindsay Shen

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Natural and Cultural History of PearlsSATURDAY | AUGUST 2411 AM – 12 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM |...

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11:00 am

ONLINE: Q&A with Sonny Liew, Asian Comics Artist

ONLINE: Q&A with Sonny Liew, Asian Comics Artist

Talks

PURCHASE RECORDED SCREENING Missed our recent program with Asian Comics artist Sonny Liew? Catch up with the recording and stream on...

4:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours & DJ + Princess Mononoke (1997) at The Frida Cinema!

Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours & DJ + Princess Mononoke (1997) at The Frida Cinema!

After Hours Programming

Make the Bowers Museum your destination on “final Fridays” of the month, featuring after-hours access to Asian Comics: Evolution of an...

10:30 am
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12:00 pm

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Susie Yi

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Susie Yi

Family Programs

RSVP HERE Cat & Cat Adventures: The Staff of Knowledge SATURDAY | AUGUST 31       10:30 AM – 12 PM | ANCIENT ARTS OF CHINA...

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3:30 pm

Adventures in Archaeology with Dr. Zahi Hawass | Distinguished Lecture & Book Signing

Adventures in Archaeology with Dr. Zahi Hawass | Distinguished Lecture & Book Signing

Talks

BUY NOW Secure your spot for an unforgettable afternoon with World-Famous Archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass! Adventures in Archaeology:...

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3:00 pm

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Festivals

Chinese New Year Festival SUNDAY | SEPTEMBER 1 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals held...

1:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Between the Lines of Family History with Tessa Hulls | Lecture & Book Signing

Between the Lines of Family History with Tessa Hulls | Lecture & Book Signing

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS SATURDAY | SEPTEMBER 71:30 – 3 PM | NORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING The comics medium holds...

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3:00 pm

Mehregan Persian Festival

Mehregan Persian Festival

Festivals

Mehregan Persian Festival SUNDAY | OCTOBER 6 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals held...

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3:00 pm

Mexican Day of the Dead

Mexican Day of the Dead

Festivals

Mexican Day of the Dead SUNDAY | NOVEMBER 3 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals held...

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3:00 pm

International Winter Holiday

International Winter Holiday

Festivals

International Winter Holiday SUNDAY | DECEMBER 1 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals held...

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