Talks

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.

Celebrity Speaker Series: Conversation & Song with Melissa Manchester
Celebrity Speaker Series: Conversation & Song with Melissa Manchester

January 12, 2023 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Melissa Manchester’s tremendously successful solo career has brought her critical and commercial acclaim. In 1980,...

ARCE: Rethinking the Specificity of Ancient Egyptian Artistic Production from a Global Art History Perspective
ARCE: Rethinking the Specificity of Ancient Egyptian Artistic Production from a Global Art History Perspective

January 14, 2023 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

PURCHASE ONSITE TICKETS Presented by Dr. Alisée Devillers, B.A.E.F. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California,...

SOLD OUT - Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli, Fashion Historian, Savannah College of Art and Design
SOLD OUT - Couture & Champagne Tour with Carmela Spinelli, Fashion Historian, Savannah College of Art and Design

January 19, 2023 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This event is sold out. Please see tours on February 23 and March 23.  Join SCAD’s fashion historian and Bowers’...

Timeless Melodies: Breakthrough Songs
Timeless Melodies: Breakthrough Songs

January 26, 2023 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Art in Context: The Arts of Venice from Byzantium to Biennale (Part 1 of 6)
Art in Context: The Arts of Venice from Byzantium to Biennale (Part 1 of 6)

February 1, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

PURCHASE SERIES PACKAGE Presented by Lisa Boutin Vitela, Renaissance ScholarThis series explores Venice’s...

Let’s Talk Chocolate: An Introduction to Fine Chocolate Tasting with Dr. Lee Scott Theisen
Let’s Talk Chocolate: An Introduction to Fine Chocolate Tasting with Dr. Lee Scott Theisen

February 5, 2023 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join LA’s Chocolate Guru, Dr. Lee Scott Theisen, for an introduction on how to taste craft chocolate with a bit of...

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