Exhibitions

Since its reopening in 1991, the Bowers Museum has hosted more than 80 exhibitions such as Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur, Secret World of the Forbidden City, The World of the Etruscans, Tibet: Treasures from the Roof of the World, Queen of Sheba: Legend and Reality, Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt, Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor, Art of the Samurai: Selections from the Tokyo National Museum, Lucy's Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia, Gods and Gifts: Treasures from the Vatican Ethnographic Museum, and Guo Pei: Couture Beyond.

Upcoming Events

 

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

May 1, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous Join...

SOLD OUT - Chocolate & Whiskey Tasting

SOLD OUT - Chocolate & Whiskey Tasting

May 1, 2022 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Talks

This event is sold out. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.  Join L.A.'s Chocolate Guru, Dr. Lee Scott Theisen, and Blinking Owl...

Art in Context: Henri Matisse, Part 5 of 6

Art in Context: Henri Matisse, Part 5 of 6

May 4, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian Part 1, April 6: Introduction and Matisse in the Early YearsThis introduction to the...

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

May 5, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous Join...

Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love

Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love

May 8, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love No matter the...

International Mother’s Day Festival

International Mother’s Day Festival

May 8, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Festivals

International Mother’s Day FestivalMay 8 | 11 am - 3 pm | Key Courtyard | ONSITE! Held in conjunction with Arts Orange County's Imagination...

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

May 11, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous Join...

Art in Context: Henri Matisse, Part 6 of 6

Art in Context: Henri Matisse, Part 6 of 6

May 11, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian Part 1, April 6: Introduction and Matisse in the Early YearsThis introduction to the...

Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love

Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love

May 12, 2022 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS  * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: Expressions of Love No matter the...

Unlocking Stigma Fair at Bowers Museum

Unlocking Stigma Fair at Bowers Museum

May 14, 2022 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Special Events

UNLOCKING STIGMA FAIRMental Health Resources FairMay 14, 2022 | 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  FREE ADMISSION TO FAIR The Norooz Clinic Foundation's...

ARCE: Human Remains from the First Dynasty Subsidiary Burials at Abydos with Dr. Roselyn A. Campbell

ARCE: Human Remains from the First Dynasty Subsidiary Burials at Abydos with Dr. Roselyn A. Campbell

May 14, 2022 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETSDr. Roselyn A. Campbell is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles,...

Life Lived Wild: An Afternoon of Stories with Legendary Adventurer, Rick Ridgeway

Life Lived Wild: An Afternoon of Stories with Legendary Adventurer, Rick Ridgeway

May 15, 2022 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Honored by National Geographic with its “Lifetime Achievement in Adventure” award, Rick Ridgeway calculates that he has...

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