6 December 2019

Fri, 06 December 2019

10:00 am

Kidseum Workshops at Bowers: Reed Baskets

Kidseum Workshops at Bowers: Reed Baskets

Bowers Museum

Special Family Events

Children will learn a simple weaving process using reeds to make a traditional Cherokee basket. Workshop held outside in the Key...

1:30 pm

Rufino Tamayo: His Life and Art with Jacqueline Hahn

Rufino Tamayo: His Life and Art with Jacqueline Hahn

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Jacqueline Hahn, Art Historian and LinguistRufino Tamayo was both a prolific painter and printmaker. Professor Jacqueline...

10:00 am

Anne's Treasures: Silk Scarves

Anne's Treasures: Silk Scarves

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Paint a beautiful design on a silk scarf just in time for the holidays. Location: John M. Lee Court  Ticketed Event: Free for Members...

1:00 pm

Books at Bowers: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Books at Bowers: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Bowers Museum

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

For Bowers members only: A Book Club experience “Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages” is a Bowers Docent Guild sponsored book...

1:30 pm

ARCE: A Tale of Two Crocodiles with Dr. Emily Cole

ARCE: A Tale of Two Crocodiles with Dr. Emily Cole

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Emily Cole, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri in The Bancroft Library, University of...

4:00 pm

Las Posadas Festival

Las Posadas Festival

Bowers Museum

Festivals

Please note that December’s family festival will be held in the evening on the third Sunday of the month!Experience a traditional...

10:00 am

Anne's Treasures: Modeling Clay Animalitos

Anne's Treasures: Modeling Clay Animalitos

Bowers Museum

Workshops & Classes

Use Mexican-inspired style to create your own clay animal in bright colors and vibrant forms. Location: John M. Lee Court  Ticketed...

10:00 am

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Winter Wonderland Paintings

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Winter Wonderland Paintings

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Kidseum presents a unique and fun opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse series of workshops for families, adults and children of...

1:30 pm

Timeless Melodies: Gone But Not Forgotten Part 1: The Jewish Composers

Timeless Melodies: Gone But Not Forgotten Part 1: The Jewish Composers

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Help us pay tribute to a largely forgotten...

10:00 am

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Snow Globes

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Snow Globes

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Kidseum presents a unique and fun opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse series of workshops for families, adults and children of...

10:00 am

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Posada Pinatas

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Posada Pinatas

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Kidseum presents a unique and fun opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse series of workshops for families, adults and children of...

1:30 pm

Walls of Fire: The Story of Los Tres Grandes (1971)

Walls of Fire: The Story of Los Tres Grandes (1971)

Bowers Museum

Film

Experience the Golden Globe Award-winning documentary film about the “Great Three” muralists of Mexico. Rufino Tamayo was such a notable...

10:00 am

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Board Game Tournament

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Board Game Tournament

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Kidseum presents a unique and fun opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse series of workshops for families, adults and children of...

10:00 am

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Homemade Art Supplies!

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Homemade Art Supplies!

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Kidseum presents a unique and fun opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse series of workshops for families, adults and children of...

10:00 am

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Kidseum New Year’s Eve Bash

Holiday Workshops at Kidseum: Kidseum New Year’s Eve Bash

The Bowers Kidseum

Special Family Events

Kidseum presents a unique and fun opportunity to immerse yourself in a diverse series of workshops for families, adults and children of...

1:30 pm

The Bowers Museum: Past & Future with Dr. Peter Keller

The Bowers Museum: Past & Future with Dr. Peter Keller

Bowers Museum

Talks

Join Dr. Peter Keller, President and CEO of the Bowers Museum, as he examines the museum’s past and future. Don’t miss the announcement...

2:00 pm

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bring the entire family for swashbuckling tales of daring and adventure on the open seas. Location: Beaumont Exhibit Ticketed Event:...

1:30 pm

“Hoarding” German New Guinea: The Making of a Perfect Ethnographic Collection Storm with Rainer F. Buschmann

“Hoarding” German New Guinea: The Making of a Perfect Ethnographic Collection Storm with Rainer F. Buschmann

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Rainer F. Buschmann, Professor of History, California State University Channel IslandsOne of Bowers Museum’s recent...

2:00 pm

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bring the entire family for swashbuckling tales of daring and adventure on the open seas. Location: Beaumont Exhibit Ticketed Event:...

1:00 pm

Let's Play Loteria!

Let's Play Loteria!

Bowers Museum

Special Events

Celebrate the closing weekend of Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia by playing a round or two of Mexico’s most popular board...

1:30 pm

Tamayo: Creator, Collector, and Cultural Promoter with Alma Ruiz

Tamayo: Creator, Collector, and Cultural Promoter with Alma Ruiz

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Alma Ruiz, Senior Fellow, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Los Angeles. Former Senior Curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art...

2:00 pm

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bring the entire family for swashbuckling tales of daring and adventure on the open seas. Location: Beaumont Exhibit Ticketed Event:...

2:00 pm

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Tales of the Sea: Docent-Led Storytelling

Bowers Museum

Talks

Bring the entire family for swashbuckling tales of daring and adventure on the open seas. Location: Beaumont Exhibit Ticketed Event:...

1:30 pm

THREE COINS: A 19th Century Romance and Adventure Featuring a Transcontinental Railroad Worker and a Chinese Slave Girl

THREE COINS: A 19th Century Romance and Adventure Featuring a Transcontinental Railroad Worker and a Chinese Slave Girl

Bowers Museum

Talks

Presented by Russell N. Low, MD, the great grandson of Lai Wah, a railroad worker, and Ah Ying, a child slave or mui tsai, both of whom...

2:00 pm

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

2:00 pm

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

11:00 am

Guzheng in the Galleries

Guzheng in the Galleries

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Deepen your viewing pleasure while in the Ancient Arts of China galleries with the sounds of live guzheng, a traditional Chinese musical...

2:00 pm

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

2:00 pm

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Docent-Led Storytelling in Ancient Arts of China Gallery

Bowers Museum

Talks

Folktales and poems about dragons, jade, nature and The Silk Road will bring to life the rich literary traditions of this most ancient...

11:00 am

Guzheng in the Galleries

Guzheng in the Galleries

Bowers Museum

Music Performances

Deepen your viewing pleasure while in the Ancient Arts of China galleries with the sounds of live guzheng, a traditional Chinese musical...