Current Exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions

March 9, 2019 - JULY 21, 2019 - EXTENDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

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VIP intimate tours of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

Now open at the Bowers Museum in its U.S. west coast premiere: Guo Pei: Couture Beyond.

Opening April 22, 2017

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For over 35 years Harold Van Pelt has quietly been perfecting the art of carving quartz, rock crystal and agate gemstones. Gemstone Carvings: Masterworks by Harold Van Pelt is a display of his mastery.

Opens June 11, 2016

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California Bounty is the first curatorial interpretation of the museum’s distinguished painting collection since 1994.

Ongoing

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*closing date is subject to change

The nine oversized paintings shown in this exhibition are all the work of one extraordinary 69-year-old Buddhist monk named Shashi Dhoj Tulachan, a second generation thangka artist living

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Experience exquisite masterpieces and dynamic objects from the vast and diverse Pacific Islands in this special exhibition guest curated by Chris Rainier.

Photographer Chris Rainier guest curates this exhibition of art from the South Pacific.

Ongoing

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Curated by scholars of Chinese history and culture from the Shanghai Museum, this incredible collection portrays the evolution of Chinese art and culture.

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This installation showcases the Bowers' extensive permanent collection of Native American art and artifacts in stone, shell, plant fiber (through spectacular basketry) and feathers.