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: 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 - 2:30 pm

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Presented by Dr. Kate Liszka, The Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow, Assistant Professor of History, California State University, San...

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

ONLINE: Creating Anna's Costume for Frozen 2
ONLINE: Creating Anna's Costume for Frozen 2

August 29, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Join Artist Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, a visual development artist on several Walt Disney...

ONLINE: An Invisible History - Trailblazing Women of Walt Disney's Animation with Mindy Johnson
ONLINE: An Invisible History - Trailblazing Women of Walt Disney's Animation with Mindy Johnson

September 6, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! From the earliest pioneers of hand-rendered animated films, to the advent of digital...

Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series
Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series

September 10, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS!  Presented by Jean Stern, Director Emeritus of The Irvine Museum and specialist in the California...

ONLINE: ARCE | Ramesside Jaffa and the Decline of Egyptian Control in Canaan
ONLINE: ARCE | Ramesside Jaffa and the Decline of Egyptian Control in Canaan

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

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION!  Presented by Dr. Aaron Burke, Professor and Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean...

ONLINE: Inside the 20th Century Fox Collection with Lynne Drake
ONLINE: Inside the 20th Century Fox Collection with Lynne Drake

September 13, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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AN EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION! Presented by Lynne Drake, Senior Manager, Collections, Walt Disney ArchivesTake a closer look...

Part 2: Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series
Part 2: Impressionism with Jean Stern, a 5-Part Online Lecture Series

September 17, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS!  Presented by Jean Stern, Director Emeritus of The Irvine Museum and specialist in the California...