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    An Autumnal Art Adventure: Nature Printing & Calligraphy

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 21, 2014

     (Part 1 of 2-Part Series)
    An Autumnal Art Adventure: Nature Printing
    Nature's intricate designs are magically revealed when you print and press natural objects by hand onto paper. We will print leaves, plants, feathers and shells on paper. You will design your own greeting cards and prints, learning both direct and indirect techniques for printing. Explore printing with watercolors, inks, ...more


    Trash or Treasure?! An Antique Appraisal Luncheon with Appraisers to the Stars, Yvonne & Alyssa Karn

    Presented by Museum of Teaching & Learning

    October 25, 2014

     MOTAL invites you to attend

    Trash or Treasure?
    An Antique Appraisal Event
    with Appraisers to the Stars, Yvonne Karn & Alyssa Karn
    Saturday, October 25, 2014...more

    Digging for Knowledge: Discovering the Ancient Maya Kingdom of El Zotz, Guatemala

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 25, 2014

     Discovering the Ancient Maya Kingdom of El Zotz, Guatemala
    Dr. Thomas G. Garrison, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, USC, discusses recent discoveries at the site of El Zotz,...more

    Drop-in Art Lab Projects

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

     While Kidseum is closed during installation (until December 7) the Bowers Museum will be hosting drop-in art activities lead by Kidseum art instructors. Drop-in art will be offered every...more

    Mexican Day of the Dead Family Workshop

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 26, 2014


    A fun, creative and educational experience for all ages. Learn about the meaning of the traditions of the ofrenda altar. Make creative sugar skulls to take home and plan out your own...more

    Family Autism Event at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum, Irvine

    October 27, 2014

     Specifically For: Families with children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum; Closed to the general public.

    This special evening is an opportunity for children and their...more

    Free Dental Screening at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum, Irvine

    October 28, 2014

     Are you going trick-or-treating for Halloween with your family? Before you head out for all those sweet treats, join Pretend City for a free dental screening of your little one’s...more

    An Autumnal Art Adventure: Nature Printing & Calligraphy

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 28, 2014

     An Autumnal Art Adventure: Calligraphy
    Nature's intricate designs are magically revealed when you print and press natural objects by hand onto paper. We will print leaves, plants,...more

    Urban(e) Considerations

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 29, 2014

     The Exhibition of the Société Anonyme
    The Impressionists couldn't get their work shown at the official Salon, so they started their own exhibitions. We will consider...more

    Friday Morning Storytelling, Music and Art

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 3 - October 31, 2014

     Friday, October 10 from 10:30 AM - NOON
    Recommended for ages 2-6 accompanied by an adult.
    Join Ms. Bev and Ms. Jackie for an engaging storytelling, music and art experience....more

    Friday Morning Storytelling, Music & Art

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    October 31, 2014

     Recommended for ages 2-6 accompanied by an adult.
    Join Ms. Bev and Ms. Jackie for an engaging storytelling, music and art experience.

    Kidseum will be closed while...more

    Healthy Halloween at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum, Irvine

    October 31, 2014

     With the chance to dress up in costume and stock up on sweets, Halloween is the highlight of the year for many children. But since it’s high season for candy, it can also be an...more

    Halloween Musical at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum, Irvine

    October 31, 2014

     Enjoy this live concert with spook-tacular songs that children can sing and dance to. The Young Music Company will engage children in an interactive and exciting pop and rock music...more

    Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years of Chinese and Japanese Equestrian Art

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana

    June 14 - November 14, 2014

    This exhibition features captivating horse imagery that traces the animal’s importance through the rich culture, philosophy and religions of Japan and China. Thought of as dragons in...more

    Back to the Beginning

    Presented by Heritage Museum of Orange County at Heritage Museum of Orange County, Santa Ana

    November 15, 2014

    Have you ever wondered how your family settled in Southern California? Where did you r grandparents or great-grandparents come from? Why did they move? People move for many reasons, and local...more

    Journey Stories

    Presented by Heritage Museum of Orange County at Heritage Museum of Orange County, Santa Ana

    October 5 - November 16, 2014

    Journey Stories, by the Smithsonian Institution, explores the intersection between modes of travel & the Americans' desire to feel free to progress and flourish, voyage,  and...more

    The Avant-Garde Collection

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach

    September 7, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    This exhibition traces OCMA's acquisitions highlights across five decades, focusing on the evolving definition of "avant-garde." 

    In the 1960s it was cutting-edge to...more

    China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    October 19, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    Don't Miss This One and Only West Coast Showing!
    This 1986 discovery was dubbed "the ninth wonder of the world" by Chinese television and acknowledged by many scholars as one...more

    South Wing of the Mission

    Presented by Mission San Juan Capistrano at Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

    January 1, 2010 - Ongoing

    This new exhibit highlights the lives of the padres who lived in the South Wing of Mission San Juan Capistrano during the 18th century. The exhibit focuses on the founding and decline of the...more

    Plein-Air Art Reproductions Exhibition

    Presented by Mission San Juan Capistrano at Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

    January 1, 2010 - Ongoing

    Plein-Air Art Reproductions Exhibition from the Collection of Mrs. Joan Irvine Smith and the Irvine Museum

    Joan Irvine Smith
    Joan Irvine Smith
    Photo Courtesy of Carla...more

       

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