Robert R. Coffee Architect + Associates

Bowers Museum
of Cultural Art Expansion

The Dorothy and Donald Kennedy Wing

The single story 30,000 SF north wing expansion provides a new Main Street entry to the museum, an 1,800 SF exhibit arcade/gallery, two additional exhibit galleries of approximately 5,000 SF each, a 5,800 SF atrium for both rotating exhibits and events, a 300 seat theater/auditorium for lectures and seminars, new men's and women's restrooms and a café/catering food preparation area. Respecting the historical significance of the original 1932 Bowers Museum building the contemporary architecture of the new wing speaks to the potential and optimism of the future….bringing invention to tradition.

Location: Santa Ana, CA


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20361 Irvine Avenue, Studio B-2 Newport Beach, CA 92660 949-760-8668