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.

Celebrity Speaker Series: Old Time Pianist with Adam Swanson
Celebrity Speaker Series: Old Time Pianist with Adam Swanson

December 9, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Celebrity Speaker Series 2021 Enjoy an...

ARCE ONLINE: “Backwater Puritans”? Racism, Egyptological stereotypes and the intersection of local and international at Kushite Tombos
ARCE ONLINE: “Backwater Puritans”? Racism, Egyptological stereotypes and the intersection of local and international at Kushite Tombos

December 11, 2021 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

PURCHASE TICKETS The American Research Center in Egypt: Orange County Chapter Stuart Tyson Smith received his...

Holiday Magic at the Disney Parks with Becky Cline and Friends
Holiday Magic at the Disney Parks with Becky Cline and Friends

December 12, 2021 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

PURCHASE TICKETS Join Becky Cline, Director of the Walt Disney Archives, along with her fellow authors Graham Allan...

Wabi-Sabi Approach to Creativity by Keiko Tanabe
Wabi-Sabi Approach to Creativity by Keiko Tanabe

December 18, 2021 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

PURCHASE TICKETS Wabi-sabi is the ancient Japanese concept of art that teaches us to accept the effect of old age...

The Ann Cullen Collection with Mr. Jean Stern
The Ann Cullen Collection with Mr. Jean Stern

December 19, 2021 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

PURCHASE TICKETS Ann Cullen (1928-2018) was married to Bill Cullen (1920-1990), a popular and successful television...

Timeless Melodies: Gone But Not Forgotten Part 2: Forgotten Songwriters
Timeless Melodies: Gone But Not Forgotten Part 2: Forgotten Songwriters

December 23, 2021 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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