Founded in 1932, this is likely the best all-around museum in Orange County. The complex has particularly come into its...
moreFounded in 1932, this is likely the best all-around museum in Orange County. The complex has particularly come into its own since its re-opening in 1992 with expanded and improved exhibition spaces. Created with funds donated by Charles Bowers, the complex was built in the style of the California Missions, and is adorned with murals honoring that motif. Originally intended by Mr. Bowers to focus on local history, the museum has since enlarged its focus to incorporate artifacts from the cultures of Southeast Asia, Oceania, Mexico and Native America.less
We went to the Bowers on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon to see the last day of the exhibit of Authur Beaumont. He was the American Navel Artist for many years and during WWII. This was titled “The Art of...more
I had not been to the Bowers Museum in many years. What an unexpected surprise. It is situated in the heart of Santa Ana, CA with convenient free parking. There was a rather interesting exhibit of...more