Current Exhibitions

upcoming-Exibitions

Current Exhibitions

Opens June 11, 2016

California Bounty is the first curatorial interpretation of the museum’s distinguished painting collection since 1994.

March 19, 2016 - September 5, 2016

Inside every mummy is a story waiting to be told.

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Mummies of the World portrays a once-in-a-lifetime collection of real mummies and artifacts from across the globe. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies dating back as far as 4,500 years.

December 8, 2015- TBD

This exhibition explores a hidden phenomenon right inside of an Egyptian mummy mask! During the mask’s first inspection at the museum, a photograph of the interior revealed the distinct impression of a human face.

Ongoing

*closing date is subject to change

The nine oversized paintings shown in this exhibition are all the work of one extraordinary 69-year-old Buddhist monk named Shashi Dhoj Tulachan, a second generation thangka artist living

Ongoing

Experience exquisite masterpieces and dynamic objects from the vast and diverse Pacific Islands in this special exhibition guest curated by Chris Rainier.

Photographer Chris Rainier guest curates this exhibition of art from the South Pacific.

Ongoing

Curated by authorities of Chinese history and culture from the Shanghai Museum, this incredible collection portrays the evolution of Chinese art and culture.

Ongoing

This installation showcases the Bowers' extensive permanent collection of Native American art and artifacts in stone, shell, plant fiber (through spectacular basketry) and feathers.