Back to all events
Thursday, June 07, 2018

TIMKEN TRAVEL DAY: Bowers Museum & Irvine Museum

Image for TIMKEN TRAVEL DAY: Bowers Museum & Irvine Museum

TIMKEN TRAVEL DAY: Bowers Museum and Irvine Museum

Thursday, June 7, 2018
8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Journey through California's visual history with California Bounty: Image and Identity, 1850-1930 at the Bowers Museum and Harmony of Color: Spring in California at the Irvine Museum. 

Enjoy a private tour of California Bounty, the first curatorial interpretation of the Bowers' distinguished painting collection since 1994, with works by early artists documenting the Mission and Rancho periods; landscapes by plein air painters and sumptuous portraits and still-life paintings. Then explore the galleries, browse the Museum Gallery Store and dine at Tangata restaurant. 

Afterwards tour Harmony of Color, an exhibition featuring contemporary (living) plein air artists alongside the masters, with Executive Director Jean Stern at the Irvine Museum.

$130 Member
$150 Non Member
Includes: Round-trip luxury coach transportation, light breakfast, lunch at Tangata, private tours, and a gourmet snack for the ride home

8:30 am Leave Balboa Park (Behind Hall of Champions)
9:00 am Leave Lomas Santa Fe Plaza (Outside Einstein Bros. Bagels)
10:30 am Arrive at the Bowers Museum
11:00 am Exhibition Tour
12:00 pm Lunch, and galleries and gift shop on your own
2:00 pm Meet at the bus
2:15 pm Arrive at the Irvine Museum
2:30 pm Tour of the exhibition with Jean Stern
3:45 pm Depart for San Diego

Program Questions: contact Kristina at or  619.239.5548 x105

Ticket Policy: Tickets are non-refundable 14 days prior to event with an option of transferring for a $10 fee.  Tickets are non-transferable 7 days before event.