In Loving Memory of Dr. Peter C. Keller

After over three decades of leadership, it is with the greatest sadness that the Bowers Museum family announces the passing of President and CEO Dr. Peter C. Keller. Those who knew him well understood that, in many ways, his final day was an ideal one for him - putting in a full day of work in preparation for the opening of an exceptional exhibition that he was very proud of, Guo Pei: Art of Couture, followed by dinner with his wife. Click here to read full press release.

“With his leadership and experience, we have brought amazing exhibits from all around the world to Orange County.” – Anne Shih, Bowers Museum Chairwoman of the Board of Governors

In lieu of flowers, Dr. Keller's family asks that donations be made to the Bowers Museum. These funds will be used to continue his legacy and grow his favorite permanent collection exhibition Spirits & Headhunters: Art of the Pacific IslandsClick here to make a donation.

You Make a Difference

Your support makes the Bowers Museum stronger. In addition to our rigorous collection and exhibition schedule, your donation allows the Bowers Museum to:
• Provide free groceries to low-income families from our After School Program
• Provide free art kits for low-income seniors and children
• Provide free virtual tours to children from Title 1 Schools
• Expand our virtual programs globally, which we hope will inspire continued learning at home and around the world


General Donation – Individual

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Corporate Sponsorships

Corporate sponsorships provide a wonderful source of support for the Bowers Museum core programs, while offering sponsors visibility, hospitality benefits, and a powerful association with one of southern California's most innovative museums enriching lives through the world's finest arts and cultures.

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2002 North Main Street
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