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- Gayle Garner Roski 10.28.2021

Virtual Public Tour- Gayle Garner Roski 10.28.2021

October 28, 2021 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Virtual Public Tour: The Gift of Los Angeles: Memories in...

Anne's Treasures - Mexican Sugar Skulls

Anne's Treasures - Mexican Sugar Skulls

October 28, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshops & Classes

ANNE'S TREASURES | 2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS A very special arts engagement program for seniors, Anne’s Treasures workshops will be held in-person at...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 28, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Timeless Melodies: American History Revealed in Sheet Music

Timeless Melodies: American History Revealed in Sheet Music

October 28, 2021 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Talks

Health update starting 8/28: In an attempt to protect staff and visitors against the spread of COVID-19 and variants, all attendees to the Norma...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 29, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 30, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries

October 30, 2021 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries Join us every last Saturday of the month for story book reading in the galleries followed by a...

Virtual Public Tour- Halloween's History, Horror and Humor 10.31.2021

Virtual Public Tour- Halloween's History, Horror and Humor 10.31.2021

October 31, 2021 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you!...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

October 31, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

Ofrenda Altar Open to Public: Free Community Day of the Dead Display

November 2, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Programs

Bowers is proud to present free access to this community Ofrenda. Held in the Bowers Museum Historic Courtyard Annex, this altar is free to the...

Virtual Public Tour-Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection 11.03.2021

Virtual Public Tour-Artistic Legacy: The Ann and Bill Cullen Collection 11.03.2021

November 3, 2021 - 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS * EXCLUSIVE PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ARE VIEWABLE FOR 24 HOURS! Take a virtual tour of the Ann and Bill Cullen Collection and...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series) | Bold Expressions: French Art at the End of the Nineteenth Century

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series) | Bold Expressions: French Art at the End of the Nineteenth Century

November 3, 2021 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talks

All attendees to the Norma Kershaw Auditorium are required to wear masks until further notice, regardless of their vaccination status. Please see...