May Brings the Romance of the Renaissance to the Bowers!

May 2013
Bowers Museum
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SPECIAL MAY PROGRAMS
Gems of the Medici
Immerse Yourself in the Romance of the Renaissance
Saturday, May 4
5 PM – 8 PM
Exhibitions, Gallery Store, Tangata Open
8 PM – 9 PM
Distinguished Lecture
Bowers After-Hours:
An Evening in Florence – Myths, Medici, and Culture
Sponsored by the DeSantis Family 
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Tuesday, May 7
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Film: 
Empires – The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Episode 2: The Magnificent Medici 

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Tuesday, May 21
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Film: 
Empires – The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Episode 3: The Medici Pope 

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Saturday, May 25
11 AM – 12 PM
BSOC Lecture: 
The Powers of Collecting Stone & The Medici 
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1 PM – 4 PM
BSOC
Jewelry Making Workshop: 

Kumihimo Necklace 
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Sunday, May 26
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Performance: 
Musical Gems from the Renaissance: Medician Florence 
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BOWERS FAVORITES
Mark Your Calendar For These Popular Programs!
LECTURES
Saturday, May 11
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
ARCE Lecture: 
The Path of Harwa:
Can a Business Magnate Succeed in the Afterlife?

Sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt, OC Chapter
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Saturday, May 18
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Art of Healthy Aging
Lecture and Workshop:
 
The Creative Process
(Part II of Series)

Part III: June 23 – Film and Discussion:Through the Eyes of a Sculptor
Sponsored by the James Irvine Foundation
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Thursday, May 23
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Timeless Melodies: 
The American Experience 
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FILMS
Thursday, May 9
1:30 PM – 4 PM
Great Screen Icons 
Court Jester 
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Sunday, May 19
1:30 PM Reception;
2 PM Screening
Cinema Italiano
Amarcord 
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Visit our website to see
a complete calendar
 of programs for May!

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Visit our Gallery Store:
Mum’s the word!

Purchase Necklace Online

Purchase this exquisite “Dancing Orchid” necklace designed by glass artist Loretta Yang, and receive a
20% discount by entering our code word MUM.

Browse the Gallery Store Online

Code word discount is valid on all items online or in store from May 1 – Mother’s Day, May 12.
Be certain to enter your member number to receive an additional 10% discount.
Keep quiet; don’t spoil the
surprise for your dear mum!

TARGET FREE FIRST SUNDAYSunday, May 5
10 AM – 4 PM

The Bowers Museum offers free admission to the museum on the first Sunday of every month.
Visit Gems of the Medici.

Admission to specially ticketed exhibition is free for the first 1,500 guests on a first come first served basis.

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Sponsored by the Target Corporation

RENAISSANCE
FAMILY FESTIVAL

Sunday, May 5
11 AM – 3:30 PM

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Sponsored by the Nicholas Endowment

YOU BELONG AT THE BOWERSJoin Today and Enjoy a Year of Free Admission

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Did you know that “Gems of the Medici” is a specially ticketed exhibition and Bowers members enjoy 1 or 2 free tickets depending on the level of membership? Join or Renew your Membership and see it today.


JOIN TODAY!
Please emailmembership@bowers.org or call 714.567.3639.

Kidseum
Art and Archeology Summer Camp Adventures: Around the World in 8 Weeks!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

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Mother’s Day Brunch at TangataSunday, May 12
10:30 AM – 3 PM

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