Bowers Programs

Talks provide Bowers visitors with access to respected speakers and experts from around the world; each offering a special perspective on the collections, exhibitions and themes housed and explored by the Bowers Museum through the varied lenses of archaeology, anthropology, education, social sciences and the arts. This is your time to ponder, your place to learn and your space to share with your community.

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...

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...

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 2 of 6)
Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 2 of 6)

October 12, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian October 12 | Jacques Louis David and the French...

Keeping the Wild, Wild with Dr. Laurie Marker
Keeping the Wild, Wild with Dr. Laurie Marker

October 15, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Hear from world renowned conservation scientist and founder of Cheetah Conservation Fund...

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 3 of 6)
Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 3 of 6)

October 19, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian October 19 | Neoclassicism Beyond RevoltIn the later...

Bead Society OC: Japanese Infusion Into Traditional Native American Tufa Casting with Darryl Dean Begay
Bead Society OC: Japanese Infusion Into Traditional Native American Tufa Casting with Darryl Dean Begay

October 22, 2022 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Award-winning jewelry artist Darryl Dean Begay has created a unique niche in the Native...

Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 4 of 6)
Art in Context: Conflict + Crisis: Imagery of Revolutionary Europe (Part 4 of 6)

October 26, 2022 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Annalee Andres, Art Historian October 26 | Napoleon Ascends and Prussia in Crisis |...

Timeless Melodies: Rodgers & Hammerstein
Timeless Melodies: Rodgers & Hammerstein

October 27, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

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

ARCE OC: The Good Kings with Kara Cooney (Rescheduled)
ARCE OC: The Good Kings with Kara Cooney (Rescheduled)

October 29, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Kara Cooney, best-selling author and professor of Egyptian Art and...

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