Events Calendar

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.

An Introduction to Asian Comics with Curator Paul Gravett
An Introduction to Asian Comics with Curator Paul Gravett

March 10, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Comics from across Asia are surprisingly diverse and dynamic, with interconnected histories and remarkable...

Lin Yu-shan and a Century of Taiwan's Art with Dr. Kuo-Sheng Lai
Lin Yu-shan and a Century of Taiwan's Art with Dr. Kuo-Sheng Lai

March 12, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Lin Yu-shan lived for almost an entire century, from 1907 to 2004. Besides being one of the “Three Youths”...

ARCE: Egyptomania and the Legacies of Imhotep with Dr. Julia Troche
ARCE: Egyptomania and the Legacies of Imhotep with Dr. Julia Troche

March 16, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Dr. Julia Troche, an Associate Professor at Missouri State University and Visiting Scholar of...

Live Drawing Demo & Signing with Junko Mizuno, Asian Comics Artist
Live Drawing Demo & Signing with Junko Mizuno, Asian Comics Artist

March 17, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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PURCHASE TICKETS See the artistic process come to life in this live drawing demonstration and signing event with Asian Comics featured...

BSOC: Bead Trade in the Pacific Northwest with Dr. Alison Kyra Carter
BSOC: Bead Trade in the Pacific Northwest with Dr. Alison Kyra Carter

March 23, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS At the historic Fort Vancouver, WA site, once the Hudson’s Bay Company's Western Headquarters, over 100,000...

The Future of Exploration with Chris Rainier & Terry Garcia | Distinguished Lecture & Book Signing
The Future of Exploration with Chris Rainier & Terry Garcia | Distinguished Lecture & Book Signing

March 24, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS We live at a remarkable moment in time. The 21st century promises to be the greatest age of exploration and...

Timeless Melodies: The Ladies Sing!
Timeless Melodies: The Ladies Sing!

March 28, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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PURCHASE TICKETS Take a nostalgic walk down memory lane with music and more presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless...

The Shared Origins of Modern Comics with Eike Exner
The Shared Origins of Modern Comics with Eike Exner

April 6, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Eike Exner, a historian and translator of Japanese comics. His book Comics and the Origins of...

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 1 of 6)
Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 1 of 6)

April 10, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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PURCHASE SERIES PACKAGE WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW AUDITORIUM | 6-PART LECTURE...

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