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.

Guo Pei: Art of Couture Tour with SCAD Art Historian Carmela Spinelli
Guo Pei: Art of Couture Tour with SCAD Art Historian Carmela Spinelli

December 2, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE GUO PEI ADMISSION RSVP FOR TOUR Enjoy a tour by SCAD Art Historian and Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecturer, Carmela Spinelli,...

Guo Pei: Art of Couture Holiday Tours
Guo Pei: Art of Couture Holiday Tours

December 3, 2022 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE GUO PEI ADMISSION Enjoy a docent-led tour of our new special exhibition amidst the holiday season! Ticketed Onsite Event:...

Meet Patricia Engel, Author of Infinite Country
Meet Patricia Engel, Author of Infinite Country

December 8, 2022 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Talks

Join OC Public Libraries at the Bowers Museum to hear from Patricia Engel, author of Infinite Country, a New York Times bestseller,...

ARCE-OC: A gateway into the desert: history, exploration, and cyclical rediscovery of Wadi Tumilat with Dr. Aleksandra Ksiezak
ARCE-OC: A gateway into the desert: history, exploration, and cyclical rediscovery of Wadi Tumilat with Dr. Aleksandra Ksiezak

December 10, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Dr. Aleksandra Ksiezak, University of Toronto/ Dr. W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in...

Guo Pei: Art of Couture Holiday Tours
Guo Pei: Art of Couture Holiday Tours

December 11, 2022 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE GUO PEI ADMISSION Enjoy a docent-led tour of our new special exhibition amidst the holiday season! Ticketed Onsite Event:...

Timeless Melodies: Popular Christmas Songs
Timeless Melodies: Popular Christmas Songs

December 22, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

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

Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli
Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli

January 19, 2023 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...

Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli
Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli

March 23, 2023 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...

Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecture Series | Guo Pei’s Language of Ornament with Dr. Ellen Huang
Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecture Series | Guo Pei’s Language of Ornament with Dr. Ellen Huang

March 26, 2023 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS In this image-based lecture, art and design historian and Lynda Thomas Distinguished Lecturer Ellen Huang, Ph.D. will...

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