August 2013 at Bowers Museum

 

    August 2013
Bowers Museum
Attention ARTISTS
ART WORKSHOP for TEENS
Tuesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 8
Session I: 
Spirits and Headhunters:
Art of the
Pacific Islands

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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Tuesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 15
Session II: 
California Plein Air Painting

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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SPECIAL EXHIBITION PROGRAMS
Jewels of the Connoisseur
Thursday, August 1 and Thursday, August 29
Film: 
Mystery of the Hope Diamond 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Learn More Aug 29
The Tsars’ Cabinet:
Two Hundred Years
of Decorative Arts
Under the Romanovs
Sunday, August 11
Lecture: 
The Art of Drinking and Dining with the Imperial Family

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Tuesday, August 20
Film: 
Matryoshka Doll:
A Symbol of Russian Folk Art 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Gems of the Medici
Saturday, August 3
Film: 
Galileo’s Battle for the Heavens

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
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Wednesday, August 7
Film: 
Empires – The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Episode 4: The Medici Power vs. Truth 
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Sunday, August 18
CINEMA ITALIANO 
Sedotta E Abbandonata
1:30 PM Reception
2:00 PM Screening
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Saturday, August 24
BSOC Workshop: 
Wire-Wrapped Prong Settings for Gemstones

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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Wednesday, August 21 and Saturday, August 31
Film: 
Genius: Leonardo Da Vinci

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Learn More Aug 31
SPECIAL PERFORMANCES
Saturday, August 17
Performance: 
The Old Bird
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
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Tuesday, August 27
Performance: 
To and From the Heart: Taiwu Children’s Ancient Ballads Troupe with Daniel Ho
11 AM – 12:30 PM
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Sunday, August 25
Performance:
The Golden Age of Russian Guitar
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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FOR THE ARCHAEOLOGY ENTHUSIAST
Saturday, August 10
Lecture: 
The Temples of Ramesses III in Karnak
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Saturday, August 24
Lecture: 
Re-excavation of the Tomb of Horemheb
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Tuesday, August 27
Film: 
Palenque: Metropolis of the Maya
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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A TOP-RATED AND TIMELESS FAVORITE
Thursday, August 22
Lecture: Timeless Melodies 
Ain’t We Got Fun – The Roaring 20s 
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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THURSDAY NITE OUT 
EXTENDED HOURS this SUMMER
Thursdays, Through September 12
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Extended Hours


*All exhibitions will be open for viewing until 8 p.m. each Thursday.

*TANGATA will offer a summer menu of small bites and special dinner plates.

*Live entertainment will take place each week after 5 p.m.

*And the best part…it’s FREE for Bowers Museum Members! Not a member yet – not a problem! Sign up now or at the Bowers the day you visit and start enjoying great benefits today. Take advantage of these extended hours and bring a friend!
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SUMMER FUN at KIDSEUM
Summer Hours
Tuesday - Sunday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PMTuesday - Sunday: Drop-in Family Art Inventions

Friday Mornings: Storytelling, Music & Art
10:30 AM – NOON

NEW! Every Saturday & Sunday:
Kidseum Cultural Spotlight
11:00 AM & 2:00 PM
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Archaeological Camp Adventures:
LAST WEEK of SUMMER CAMP
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Sunday Afternoon Family Drumming Circle
Sunday, August 18 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
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Visit our website to see
a complete calendar
 of programs for August!

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