It’s Target First Sunday at Bowers Museum & Kidseum

Bowers_logoToday, Sunday, September 7, 2014 is Target First Sunday. Bowers Museum is hosting the Caribbean Family Festival. 


Today’s schedule of Events:

Margaret and Cleo Key Courtyard
11 AM – 4 PM
* Face painting, Jelly Fish and Wood Fan art projects

* Free frozen tropical fruit bars

12 PM
UPSTREAM Welcome to the Upstream experience as they spread the message of love and positivity through the exciting musical sounds of the Caribbean, namely, Reggae, Soca, and Calypso. The band was formed in the republic of Trinidad & Tobago in 1989 by Haille Blackman, son of the legendary Ras ShortyІ, the creator of Soca music. The Lineup also includes steel drum extraordinaire, ” Derek Brewstafari.”

2 PMCARIBBEAN JEMS will wow the audience with their vibrant costumes and unique high energy dances. They will perform to popular Caribbean music played by Upstream.

 Free admission to special exhibition  HEAVENLY HORSES: TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE EQUINE ART is offered on a first come, first served basis.

June 14, 2014 – February 22, 2015

Free admission is also included to Bowers Museum permanent exhibitions, Kidseum and limited engagement exhibitions including: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachand; Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands; California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos; Vision of the Shaman, Song of the Priest; California: The Golden Years; Ancient Arts of China, and Framed: Step into Art at Kidseum.

kidseum-BowersOur girls always enjoy Kidseum. You can look forward to such activities as Face Painting,  Crafts, Archaeology Dig and Discovering, International Dress-Up (they love dressing up in the multi-cultural clothes),  playing the Tribal Instruments from around the world, putting on the Ethnic Masks, and Language Exploration where they write their names using rubbing techniques.

The Bowers Museum is located at the corner of 20th & Main Streets in Santa Ana – one minute from the 5 freeway, (Main St. South exit) and just minutes from the 57, 55 and 22 freeways.

Kidseum is located on the corner of 18th and Main Streets – south of the main Bowers Museum. Parking is available in a well-lighted conveniently located area, adjacent to the Museum. Wheelchair accessible.

Parking: Lots are available directly north and south of the museum for a $6 fee. Nearby metered and timed street parking is also available. Bowers Museum Members have the exclusive opportunity to purchase an Annual Parking Pass for $20.

Museum Hours for both Bowers Museum and Kidseum: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm

For more information, contact 714.567.3600.

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