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Bowers Museum

Celebrating world cultures through their art, the Bowers Museum’s permanent collection encompasses more than 130,000 works representing Native American, Pre-Columbian, Asian, Pacific and African cultures and Orange County history. The Museum has mounted numerous exhibitions that have toured nationally and internationally and is an international partner with the Palace Museum in Beijing, the British Museum and others.
Tours: Docents provide walk-in tours for individual visitors every afternoon. Shorter docent-led gallery talks are also available for specific exhibitions (check schedule.)

General
  • Days/Hours: Tues – Sun, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m
  • Admission: Adults $12 Seniors (62+) $9 Students $9 Children 6-17 $9 Children under 6 Free Members Free for non-specially ticketed exhibitions Santa Ana Residents Free on the 3rd Tuesday of each month Free First Sunday of each month (Limited to 250 people/per hour and 1,500 tickets/day for specifically ticketed exhibitions)
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BILL HANDEL - SHACKLETON DINNER EXPERIENCE!

5 PM Reception and Exhibition Viewing 6:30 PM - 8 PM Dinner, Music and Conversation with Bill Handel Enjoy an adventure themed dinner with one of the United States’ top radio personalities a...

OPENING DAY LECTURE BY THE HON. ALEXANDRA SHACKLETON

  • September 30, 2017
  • Address: 2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706
  • Venue: Bowers Museum
  • Times: 1:30 pm
  • Admission: $20 member or w/paid admission; $30 general
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Opening Day Lecture for Endurance: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley The Honourable Alexandra Shackleton is the granddaughter of Sir Ernest Shackleton and President of th...

TIMELESS MELODIES: THE MEN SING!

  • September 28, 2017
  • Address: 2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706
  • Venue: Bowers Museum
  • Times: 1:30 pm
  • Admission: $9 Member or w/paid admission; $12 General
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Presented by Larry Maurer, historian of the Timeless Melodies Foundation for Education, Inc. Timeless Melodies newest course shines the spotlight on the men singers of the Great American Songbook. Si...