Dharma Wheels and High Heels: Shashi Dhoj Tulachan in Dialogue

Guo Pei's Garden of Soul collection backed by Shashi Dhoj Tulachan's paintings. Fashion 101 Recent visitors to the Bowers Museum will have noticed a few new faces—placid as they may be—in the Freedman Galleria, the long hallway travelling between our main desk and the Bowers Museum’s changing gallery spaces. Of course, these seven new, poised ...
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Car Fit for an Empress Dowager

Empress Dowager Cixi's 1901 Duryea Surrey Duryea Motor Wagon Co.; Reading, PA January 1902 advertisement for the Duryea Surrey. Climb In Empress Dowager Cixi is arguably the most influential figure in late dynastic China. Coming from humble beginnings as a low-ranking concubine for the Emperor, she managed to leverage a legitimate heir to the thron...
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The Enduring Photographer: Hurley's Last Camera

Folding Pocket Camera No. 3A, 1903-1914 Eastman Kodak Co.; Rochester, New York Metal, glass, wood, and leather; 9 ½ x 4 ¾ x 1 ¾ 40633 Gift of Mr. Gurdon Wattles Expedition Prep.   The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) stands to date as one of the greatest survival tales of all time. Best told in Endurance: The Antarctic Legacy of...
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