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 (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today
Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

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

Talks

Presented by Thomas Folland, PhDPart 1, January 12: Introduction to Contemporary Art What is contemporary art and...

Celebrity Speaker Series: Bank of Harmony
Celebrity Speaker Series: Bank of Harmony

January 13, 2022 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

Crescendo Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Celebrity Speaker Series 2022 Rich in music,...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today
Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

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

Talks

Presented by Thomas Folland, PhDPart 1, January 12: Introduction to Contemporary ArtPart 2, January 19: The...

Bead Society OC: Creating Colorful Polymer Clay Heishi Beads with Syndee Holt
Bead Society OC: Creating Colorful Polymer Clay Heishi Beads with Syndee Holt

January 22, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Syndee Holt is a polymer clay artist, teacher, photographer and a published author. She’s...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today
Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

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

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Thomas Folland, PhDPart 1, January 12: Introduction to Contemporary ArtPart 2,...

Timeless Melodies: Fred Astaire Part 1: Vaudeville & The Early Years
Timeless Melodies: Fred Astaire Part 1: Vaudeville & The Early Years

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

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education,...

Anatomy of the White Witch with Isis Mussenden
Anatomy of the White Witch with Isis Mussenden

January 29, 2022 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Join Isis Mussenden, award-winning costume designer for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today
Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

February 2, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Thomas Folland, PhDPart 1, January 12: Introduction to Contemporary ArtPart 2,...

Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today
Art in Context (6-part Lecture Series): Topics in Contemporary Art - Understanding Art Today

February 9, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talks

PURCHASE TICKETS Presented by Thomas Folland, PhDPart 1, January 12: Introduction to Contemporary ArtPart 2,...

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