The Fellows Program offers a world of opportunities to satisfy your curiosity and fulfill your passion for the rare and exciting. Bowers Fellows are presented with exclusive travel opportunities including an international trip and a domestic trip each year.
join the fellows
Fellows play a vital role in the life and work of the Museum. We hope you decide to support the Bowers by joining the Fellows for just $1,200 for a full year ($1,130 is tax-deductible). Payment options are now available through the Membership Department. We have an exciting year of fascinating exhibitions and enticing programs planned for 2012 and 2013 – we want you to be a part of it.
To join or renew today, go to www.bowers.org/membership,
call 714.567.3639 or sign up with Visitor Services on your next trip to the Bowers!
For further information, please contact Vice President of Development and Marketing Megan Martinez at 714.567.3635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bowers takes advantage of unique opportunities as they arise, so some dates and events are subject to change. We hope the Fellows will take advantage of the unexpected. Invitations will be mailed prior to each event. The tax deductible portion of your contribution will further support the Bowers’ mission to “enrich lives through the world’s finest arts and cultures.”
FELLOWS HOLIDAY OPENING: CUT! COSTUME AND THE CINEMA - December 13, 2012
“Tsars’ Cabinet” VIP Reception
Thursday, June 6 - 6- 8PM
EXCLUSIVE VIP RECEPTION AND CURATORIAL WALK THROUGH OF THE “TSARS’ CABINET: 200 YEARS OF DECORATIVE ARTS UNDER THE ROMANOVS.” This exhibition is coming to the Bowers from William and Mary College and portrays the opulent life under the Romanov’s of Russia. Join us for wine and light hors d’oeuvres and meet exhibition Curator Kathy Durdin and Bowers’ Guest Scholar Wendy Salmond of Chapman University.
Hsi Lai Temple Tour – Hacienda Heights
Saturday, June 8 Daytime
Hsi Lai Temple was built to serve as a spiritual and cultural center for those interested in learning more about Buddhism and the Chinese culture. This special tour of the Hsi Lai Temple will include the Bodhisattva Hall, gardens, courtyard, Main Shrine, the museum and luncheon. Hsi Lai means "coming to the West" and signifies the dedication of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order to spread the teachings of the Buddha to those in the West. Cost is $50 per person with donation & lunch.
ANNUAL BOARD OF GOVERNORS EVENT
Tuesday, June 18 - 7:30 – 9 PM
JOIN THE MUSEUM’S BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR DESSERT AND COFFEE IN THE KEY COURTYARD FOLLOWING THEIR ANNUAL BOARD MEETING and Dinner. After dessert, our annual distinguished lecture will take place in the Kershaw Auditorium. We are proud to announce our speaker will be celebrated author and National Geographic Explorer in Residence, Wade Davis.
“Jewels of the Connoisseur” VIP Reception
Thursday, July 25- 6 – 8 PM
In the Museum’s tradition of bringing fine jewels to the Bowers, we will celebrate the opening of “Jewels of the Connoisseur” with an exclusive VIP reception in the Huang Sculpture Garden where you will have the opportunity to meet the noted gemstone miners, cutters, and designers, Buzz Gray and Bernadine Johnston while enjoying wine and light hors d’oeuvres.
May 18, 2013