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Bowers Museum

2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706


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Phone: (714) 567-3600
Fax: (714) 567-3603
Website: www.bowers.org

Contact:
Peter Keller, PhD Executive Director

Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Admission Price:
Admission to all exhibits ranges from free to $19

Exhibitions

June 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachan From the Gayle and Edward P. Roski Collection
Ongoing
Thangka painting is carried out by highly trained monks for the purpose of teaching about Buddha and tenets of the Buddhist religion. The amount of imagery in each painting includes deities, mythologies, and the use of repeated and abstracted design.
July 7, 2018 - January 6, 2019
AFRICAN TWILIGHT: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies
AFRICAN TWILIGHT: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies is a celebration of Africa’s artistry and boundless creativity, captured by renowned artists Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.
September 22, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Knights in Armor
Knights in Armor features stunning masterpieces of European arms and armor, dating from the Medieval and Renaissance ages to the Romanticized Medieval revival of the 1800s.
September 29, 2018 - February 18, 2019
Kings Queens and Castles
Designed for children ages 3 to 11, Kings, Queens & Castles features an array of interactive elements.
This innovative, nationally traveling exhibit brings the game of chess to life and provides an engaging introduction to individual chess pieces and game strategy.


Description:

The museum promotes human understanding through permanent collections and special exhibitions from the greatest museums in the world. Its own collections include Southern California historic artifacts, California Plein-Air paintings and African, Oceanic, Native American, pre-Columbian and Chinese art.

3rd Tuesday of the month free for Santa Ana residents.

Editorial

Kahlo: Her Photos
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California
Preview by Liz Goldner
Photographs of and by Frida Kahlo both reinforce the storied narrative of her life, but also allow us to enter

Past Editorial

Kahlo: Her Photos
“Photographers of the American West"
"The Mystery of Sanxingdui"
The Lure of Chinatown
Gems of the Medici
Warriors, Tombs, Temple
China: Secrets of the Silk Road
Fernando Botero



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