Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace

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

Nov 12
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Mar 11
Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace

Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) stands in the center of modern Chinese history. While most commonly understood as a politician, this formidable matriarch was also introduced to Western audience or reader as a connoisseur, patron and even creator of art in the early twentieth century, a phenomenon that interestingly fell unnoticed in modern scholarship.

This exhibition is the first of its kind in the United States to explore the empress dowager’s roles beyond politics. It has been organized

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Special Exhibit Price (includes General Admission):

Adults: Weekdays $23, Weekends $25

Students/Seniors: Weekdays $20, Weekends $22

Members (Repeat Visits): $10

Children Under 12: Free

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2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

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