Talks provide Bowers visitors with access to respected speakers and experts from around the world; each offering a special perspective on the collections, exhibitions and themes housed and explored by the Bowers Museum through the varied lenses of archaeology, anthropology, education, social sciences and the arts. This is your time to ponder, your place to learn and your space to share with your community.

ONLINE | ARCE: Pantheon of Paradoxes: Ferocity and the Feminine
ONLINE | ARCE: Pantheon of Paradoxes: Ferocity and the Feminine

July 11, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION!  Presented by Jacqueline Thurston, MA, artist, writer, and Professor Emerita in the School of...

Postponed: Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series | Disneyland: Fond Memories Of the Past with Becky Cline & Stacia Martin
Postponed: Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series | Disneyland: Fond Memories Of the Past with Becky Cline & Stacia Martin

July 12, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Presented by Becky Cline, Director of the Walt Disney Archives, and Stacia Martin, an artist and historian with The Walt Disney...

ONLINE | Yesterday’s Tomorrow: Disney’s Magical Mid-Century with Don Hahn
ONLINE | Yesterday’s Tomorrow: Disney’s Magical Mid-Century with Don Hahn

July 18, 2020 1:13 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION ON DISNEYLAND'S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND!  Academy Award-winning filmmaker Don Hahn paints the...

ONLINE: Making Holiday Magic at Disney Parks
ONLINE: Making Holiday Magic at Disney Parks

July 25, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Join authors Graham Allan, Becky Cline and Charles Price for a behind-the-scenes peek at the...

Canceled - Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Kelsey Williams & Chris Rexroad- Sold Out!
Canceled - Walt Disney Archives Tour & Tea Party with Kelsey Williams & Chris Rexroad- Sold Out!

August 1, 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Be our guest and join Kelsey Williams and Chris Rexroad from the Walt Disney Archives for a tour of the exhibition followed by a...

ONLINE | Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Photo Library Presentation
ONLINE | Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: Photo Library Presentation

August 9, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Please join Cesar Gallegos, Heather Hoffman and Michael Buckhoff from the Walt Disney Archives...

ONLINE | ARCE: Tomb Robbery in Ancient Egypt with Dr. Kate Liszka
ONLINE | ARCE: Tomb Robbery in Ancient Egypt with Dr. Kate Liszka

August 15, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Presented by Dr. Kate Liszka, The Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow, Assistant Professor of...

Postponed: Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: “The Art of Disney Costuming” Book Panel
Postponed: Walt Disney Archives Lecture Series: “The Art of Disney Costuming” Book Panel

August 22, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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The Art of Disney Costuming: Heroes, Villains, and Spaces Between (2019) by Jeff Kurtti  Book panel featuring Robert Maxhimer, Holly...

ONLINE: Mini-Talk and Q&A with Bestselling Author Frances Dinkelspiel
ONLINE: Mini-Talk and Q&A with Bestselling Author Frances Dinkelspiel

August 23, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Join award-winning author and journalist Frances Dinkelspiel as she discusses her New York...