Upcoming Exhibitions

April 7, 2018- August 19, 2018

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After a long journey around the world, the Bowers Museum’s special exhibition featuring selections from our own Native American collection will be on view in Santa Ana!

First Americans includes artwork representative of the native people from the Arctic North, the Northwest Coast, California, the Southwest and the Great Plains. The exhibition first traveled to Bogotá, Colombia’s Museo del Oro in 2011 and then was shown in three museums in China from 2014 to 2015. Several of our collection’s most important works will be on display in the exhibition, including what may be the earliest example of a transitional Navajo First Phase Chief 's blanket, an early Hopi katsina doll, and from the Sonora region of Mexico, a rare Seri feathered kilt.

 

Image credit:
Headdress, c. 1900
Lakota; The Great Plains
Golden eagle feathers, wool cloth, cotton cloth and glass beads; 57,5 x 50,8 x 59,7 cm
F82.26.1
Gift of Mr. Jerry Stoll


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Jun 15
Cooking the Native Way: Chia Café Collective Dinner Program

Cooking the Native Way: Chia Café Collective Dinner Program

Start at: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Enjoy a 3-course meal from Tangata Restaurant, inspired by recipes from Cooking the Native Way: Chia Café Collective. The authors will discuss the...


Jun 23
First Americans 3-Part Tour Series with Bill Mercer

First Americans 3-Part Tour Series with Bill Mercer

Start at: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Bill Mercer, Curator of First Americans: Tribal Art from North America, for an intimate and in-depth 3-part tour of the exhibition to...


Jun 24
The Acjachemen – First People of the South Orange County Coast with Alfred Cruz and Patricia Martz

The Acjachemen – First People of the South Orange County Coast with Alfred Cruz and Patricia Martz

Start at: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Alfred Cruz, Acjachemen descendant, and Patricia Martz, president of the California Cultural Resources Preservation Alliance and...


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