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The Bowers Museum is a museum of multi-culture and arts collection located at Main Streets, Sta. Ana, Orange County. It was founded in 1936 under the bequest of Charles and Ada Bowers. For almost six years, the museum was shut since 1986 for self-study and improvement. It opened again in 1992 as a cultural center. In 1997, the Kidseum was built adjacent to the main Museum to cater art programs for children in the Orange County community. After decade since Kidseum was established, the Bowers Museum expanded again extending a 30,000 square feet wing called Dorothy and Donald Kennedy Wing.

The museum?s mission to ?celebrate world culture through their arts? never falter as it houses more than 130,000 art collections from all over the world. Each set of collection depicts the art and culture as well as history of countries and continents all over the globe. Some of the major collections of the Bowers Museum are arts of Native American, Asian and the Pacific, and African as well as arts during the Pre-Columbian era. The museum features the history and culture of the Orange County. These thousand collections are combined purchased and personal donations of different artists and institutions since 1935. Being the largest museum of the Orange county, it took its pride when it was recognized by the American Association of Museums, which only 5% of the population of the museums in the nation has given merit.

Today, the 93,000 square feet museum offers art workshops, classes, national and international exhibitions, and travel programs to cater the local community. It released already 24 exhibition catalogues and 50 art exhibitions in both national and international level.
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