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

 

Special Offer in Celebration of Clean Air Day

Special Offer in Celebration of Clean Air Day

October 1, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Celebrate California Clean Air Day with the Bowers Museum! In partnership with the Coalition for Clean Air, Bowers Museum will offer free General...

Special Offer in Celebration of Clean Air Day

Special Offer in Celebration of Clean Air Day

October 2, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Celebrate California Clean Air Day with the Bowers Museum! In partnership with the Coalition for Clean Air, Bowers Museum will offer free General...

International Noodle Festival

International Noodle Festival

October 2, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Festivals

International Noodle FestivalOctober 2 Indulge in a delicious trip around the world celebrating noodles! International variations on this cuisine...

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

October 5, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Did you know that bonsai trees are not usually ancient, do not have to be expensive, are created using ordinary plants found in nurseries, and...

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 1 of 6)

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 1 of 6)

October 5, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

PURCHASE SERIES PACKAGE Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian October 5 | Prelude to RevolutionThe 18th Century and the Age of...

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

October 6, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Did you know that bonsai trees are not usually ancient, do not have to be expensive, are created using ordinary plants found in nurseries, and...

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

October 7, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Did you know that bonsai trees are not usually ancient, do not have to be expensive, are created using ordinary plants found in nurseries, and...

ARCE ONLINE: Egypt's Golden Couple with John Coleman Darnell and Colleen Darnell

ARCE ONLINE: Egypt's Golden Couple with John Coleman Darnell and Colleen Darnell

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

Talks

Please note that this event will no longer take place in-person at the Bowers Museum and will be online only. We apologize for any inconveniences...

New! Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at Bowers Kidseum

New! Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at Bowers Kidseum

October 8, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Family Programs

Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday I October 8 10:00 am - 12:00 pm FREE Drop In and Draw Watch a selection of cartoons and learn how to draw a...

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

October 8, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Did you know that bonsai trees are not usually ancient, do not have to be expensive, are created using ordinary plants found in nurseries, and...

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

Kofu Kai Bonsai Club presents Bonsai Demystified

October 9, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Did you know that bonsai trees are not usually ancient, do not have to be expensive, are created using ordinary plants found in nurseries, and...

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

October 11, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Events

Red Cross Blood Drive October 11, 2022 at 10 am - 4 pm To schedule an appointment or for more information go to redcrossblood.org and use...

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TEL: 714.567.3600

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