Bowers Programs

May 20, 2024

Mon May 20, 2024

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Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 4 of 6)

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 4 of 6)

Talks

PURCHASE SINGLE TICKETS WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW...

9:00 am
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10:00 am

Embodied Sonic Meditation Workshop with Jiayue Cecilia Wu

Embodied Sonic Meditation Workshop with Jiayue Cecilia Wu

Workshops & Classes

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Facilitated by Prof. Jiayue Cecilia Wu, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Denver, U.S.A. This...

11:00 am
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Unlocking the Magic of Ancient Chinese Cinnabar with Dr. Hui Fang

Unlocking the Magic of Ancient Chinese Cinnabar with Dr. Hui Fang

Talks

RSVP HERE Presented by Hui Fang, Yangtze Professor of Archaeology, serving as dean of the Institute of Cultural...

1:30 pm
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3:30 pm

ARCE: Sacred Writing, Hidden Power: Egyptian Cryptography with Dr. Jonathan Winnerman

ARCE: Sacred Writing, Hidden Power: Egyptian Cryptography with Dr. Jonathan Winnerman

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Dr. Jonathan Winnerman, Academic Administrator for Ancient Studies at UCLA and...

11:00 am
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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Festivals

Cinco de Mayo SUNDAY | MAY 5 | 11 AM – 3 PM Do you know the real meaning behind Cinco de Mayo? It isn’t Mexico’s...

10:00 am
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1:00 pm

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Family Programs

TUESDAYS | MAY 7, 14. 21, 28, JUNE 4 and FRIDAY | JUNE 710 AM - 1 PM | KEY COURTYARD Backhausdance presents Glow |...

11:00 am
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Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 5 of 6)

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 5 of 6)

Talks

PURCHASE SINGLE TICKETS WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW...

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Taiwanese Comic Power with Li-Chin Lin, Asian Comics Artist

Taiwanese Comic Power with Li-Chin Lin, Asian Comics Artist

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Taiwanese Comic Power: Being Visible and Embracing the World Visiting direct from Southern...

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Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Family Programs

TUESDAYS | MAY 7, 14. 21, 28, JUNE 4 and FRIDAY | JUNE 710 AM - 1 PM | KEY COURTYARD Backhausdance presents Glow |...

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Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 6 of 6)

Art in Context: Visions in American Art History (Part 6 of 6)

Talks

PURCHASE SINGLE TICKETS WEDNESDAYS | APRIL 10 – MAY 15 | 11 AM - 12 PM *unless otherwise notedNORMA KERSHAW...

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Evening for Educators 2024

Evening for Educators 2024

After Hours Programming

EVENING for EDUCATORS MAY 16 | 4 PM - 7 PM RSVP Be our guest at an educator’s night out at the Bowers! The evening...

10:00 am
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Buddha's Birthday Celebration

Buddha's Birthday Celebration

Family Programs

SATURDAY, MAY 18 - SUNDAY, MAY 19 10 AM – 4 PM | FREE  Join us for a weekend of spiritual enrichment and...

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Buddha's Birthday Celebration

Buddha's Birthday Celebration

Family Programs

SATURDAY, MAY 18 - SUNDAY, MAY 19 10 AM – 4 PM | FREE  Join us for a weekend of spiritual enrichment and...

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Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Family Programs

TUESDAYS | MAY 7, 14. 21, 28, JUNE 4 and FRIDAY | JUNE 710 AM - 1 PM | KEY COURTYARD Backhausdance presents Glow |...

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Anne's Treasures | Paper Parasols

Anne's Treasures | Paper Parasols

Workshops & Classes

Anne’s Treasures Art Workshops2nd & 4th THURSDAYSJoin this very special arts engagement program for seniors and...

1:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Timeless Melodies: The American Experience

Timeless Melodies: The American Experience

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Take a nostalgic walk down memory lane with music and more presented by Larry Maurer, historian of...

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Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author CJ Charles

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author CJ Charles

Family Programs

RSVP HERE My Mother is a SuperheroSATURDAY | MAY 2510:30 AM – 12 PM | California Bounty Exhibit In celebration of...

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12:30 pm

BSOC: Stream of Consciousness Creations in Glass and Metal with Terry Henry

BSOC: Stream of Consciousness Creations in Glass and Metal with Terry Henry

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS After a career as an Earth Scientist, Terry Henry answered her heart's desire by turning to...

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1:00 pm

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Family Programs

TUESDAYS | MAY 7, 14. 21, 28, JUNE 4 and FRIDAY | JUNE 710 AM - 1 PM | KEY COURTYARD Backhausdance presents Glow |...

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Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Ghost in the Shell (1996) screening, DJ, and Q&A with Asian Comics Artist, Sonny Liew!

Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Ghost in the Shell (1996) screening, DJ, and Q&A with Asian Comics Artist, Sonny Liew!

After Hours Programming

Make the Bowers Museum your destination on “final Fridays” of the month, featuring after-hours access to Asian...

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3:00 pm

Reggae Festival

Reggae Festival

Festivals

Reggae Festival SUNDAY | JUNE 2 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals...

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1:00 pm

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Glow | Brillo: Open Rehearsals and Creative Process

Family Programs

TUESDAYS | MAY 7, 14. 21, 28, JUNE 4 and FRIDAY | JUNE 710 AM - 1 PM | KEY COURTYARD Backhausdance presents Glow |...

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2:30 pm

Arts and Accessibility

Arts and Accessibility

Special Events

Arts ORANGE COUNTY Arts and Accessibility: A FREE Presentation! Wednesday, June 5 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm | Norman Kershaw...

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Glow | Brillo: Dress Rehearsal

Glow | Brillo: Dress Rehearsal

Family Programs

TUESDAYS | MAY 7, 14. 21, 28, JUNE 4 and FRIDAY | JUNE 710 AM - 1 PM | KEY COURTYARD Backhausdance presents Glow |...

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3:30 pm

ARCE: The Mysterious Osireion of Seti I with Bryan Kraemer

ARCE: The Mysterious Osireion of Seti I with Bryan Kraemer

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Bryan Kraemer, Egyptologist, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art...

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Backhausdance presents Glow | Brillo

Backhausdance presents Glow | Brillo

Family Programs

Join us for an innovative and exciting new creative dance residency where Backhausdance, Orange County’s...

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Anne's Treasures | Oil Pastel Still Life

Anne's Treasures | Oil Pastel Still Life

Workshops & Classes

Anne’s Treasures Art Workshops2nd & 4th THURSDAYSJoin this very special arts engagement program for seniors and...

10:00 am
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4:00 pm

Bowers Museum Comic Art Expo

Bowers Museum Comic Art Expo

Special Events

RSVP HERE The Bowers Museum Comic Art Expo is a vibrant festival of comic artistry and pop culture. This free...

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Bowers Museum Comic Art Expo

Bowers Museum Comic Art Expo

Special Events

RSVP HERE The Bowers Museum Comic Art Expo is a vibrant festival of comic artistry and pop culture. This free...

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Books at Bowers: On Gold Mountain by Lisa See

Books at Bowers: On Gold Mountain by Lisa See

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

MEMBER RSVP THURSDAY | JUNE 20 | 1 – 2 PM | Norma Kershaw Auditorium | Onsite Book Discussion & Tour For Members...

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11:30 am

Books at Bowers: On Gold Mountain by Lisa See

Books at Bowers: On Gold Mountain by Lisa See

Books at Bowers: Touring Through the Pages

MEMBER RSVP SATURDAY | JUNE 22 | 10:30 – 11:30 AM | Fluor Gallery | Onsite Book Discussion & Tour For Members only:...

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12:30 pm

BSOC: Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Manufacture and Influence with Robert K. Liu

BSOC: Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Manufacture and Influence with Robert K. Liu

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Robert K. Liu, an author, jeweler, photographer and co-editor of Ornament, a...

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Painting Native Birds with Erna van Dyk

Painting Native Birds with Erna van Dyk

Family Programs

REGISTER HERE If you enjoy spending time outdoors then you may have heard the chirp of the spotted towhee. Learn...

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Anne's Treasures | Par Fleche Bags

Anne's Treasures | Par Fleche Bags

Workshops & Classes

Anne’s Treasures Art Workshops2nd & 4th THURSDAYSJoin this very special arts engagement program for seniors and...

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3:00 pm

Timeless Melodies: 20th Century Fox Musicals

Timeless Melodies: 20th Century Fox Musicals

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Take a nostalgic walk down memory lane with music and more presented by Larry Maurer, historian of...

4:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Spirited Away (2001) screening & DJ

Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Spirited Away (2001) screening & DJ

After Hours Programming

Make the Bowers Museum your destination on “final Fridays” of the month, featuring after-hours access to Asian...

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12:00 pm

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Sheri Fink

Bowers' Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries with Author Sheri Fink

Family Programs

RSVP HERE The Little UnicornSATURDAY | JUNE 29 10:30 AM – 12 PM | FLUOR GALLERY Join #1 best-selling author Sheri...

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3:00 pm

Celebration of India

Celebration of India

Festivals

Celebration of India SUNDAY | JULY 14 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family...

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4:00 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

Special Events

Red Cross Blood Drive July 23 at 10 am - 4 pm Be a hero in your community and save lives with a simple blood...

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Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Live Painting with Sean Chuang & DJ

Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Live Painting with Sean Chuang & DJ

After Hours Programming

Make the Bowers Museum your destination on “final Fridays” of the month, featuring after-hours access to Asian...

1:30 pm
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2:30 pm

Drawing Comics in Taiwan with Sean Chuang, Asian Comics Artist

Drawing Comics in Taiwan with Sean Chuang, Asian Comics Artist

Talks

Join award-winning artist Sean Chuang as he delves into the intriguing world of Taiwanese comics in this exclusive...

11:00 am
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Jazz and Blues

Jazz and Blues

Festivals

Jazz and Blues SUNDAY | AUGUST 4 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family festivals...

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10:00 pm

KCRW Summer Nights

KCRW Summer Nights

After Hours Programming

RSVP HERE KCRW is bringing the party back to Santa Ana with Bowers Museum! This event will feature live sets from...

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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Festivals

Chinese New Year Festival SUNDAY | SEPTEMBER 1 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free...

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Mehregan Persian Festival

Mehregan Persian Festival

Festivals

Mehregan Persian Festival SUNDAY | OCTOBER 6 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free...

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3:00 pm

Mexican Day of the Dead

Mexican Day of the Dead

Festivals

Mexican Day of the Dead SUNDAY | NOVEMBER 3 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free family...

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International Winter Holiay

International Winter Holiay

Festivals

International Winter Holiday SUNDAY | DECEMBER 1 | 11 AM – 3 PM Celebrate with the Bowers Museum during our free...

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