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Anatomy of the White Witch with Isis Mussenden

Please see below for updated Covid precautions that will be implemented during this event.


Join Isis Mussenden, award-winning costume designer for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), as she discusses the process for the creation of the White Witch's six costumes. Mussenden will take us through textile design, collaboration with art department, inspiration, process, and production of the dresses and crown, all of which are in relation to character development. Crowns worn by Jadis the White Witch, played by Tilda Swinton, and other characters from this film, can be found inside Bowers special exhibition, All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium | Live onsite
Ticketed Event: Member $20 | General $30 | Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged.

Recorded Online Screening: Member $10 | General $15 | Online version will be emailed to ticketholders one week after the onsite event. Please note that the virtual lecture is not live and will not be available for viewing on 1/29. PURCHASE TICKETS

Public programming for the Bowers Museum is generously sponsored by the Cramer Family Trust.

TICKETS: Online or onsite. Questions? E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

All attendees to the Norma Kershaw Auditorium are required to wear masks until further notice, regardless of their vaccination status. Please see Bowers' Health & Safety Page for details and exceptions.

In an attempt to protect staff and visitors against the spread of COVID-19, our updated policy will now require ticket holders to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to attend all indoor events through at least the end of February and until further notice. “Fully vaccinated” means the event you will attend is at least 14 days after your final vaccine dose. To enter the event, please bring a photo ID (for guests over 18 years old) and proof of vaccination, either your physical vaccination card, a picture of your vaccination card, or a digital vaccination record. Most California residents may request a digital vaccination record at

Any ticket holders (including those under age 12) without proof of being fully vaccinated can present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR taken within 72 hours or antigen taken within 6 hours) of the event. Along with their ticket, attendees will need to bring either documentation of a negative COVID-19 test result, emailed result, or picture of results showing a negative diagnosis as well as the date and their name. At-home tests will not be accepted. 

Masks (over the mouth and nose) are required at all times for all ticket holders (ages 2 and up) regardless of vaccination status in all indoor spaces. Disposable 3-ply surgical masks, N95, KN95, or KF94 masks are recommended. 

Ticket holders who do not comply with these policies will not be admitted. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Event details

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


2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, California 92706
TEL: 714.567.3600

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