“Guo Pei has brought to life a riotous world of opulence, color and beauty” – New York Times, 2017


October 27, 2022 (Santa Ana, California) Opening in less than three weeks, Guo Pei: Art of Couture debuts at Bower Museum on November 12! This exhibition features an entirely new selection of masterpieces by the global fashion icon and one of China’s leading couture designers, Guo Pei.


Guo Pei: Art of Couture will feature over 40 works of art curated for this exhibit by the world- renowned designer. Among the selection is Guo Pei’s Chinese Bride collection, which makes its North American debut at the Bowers. Organized by the Bowers Museum with significant support from Dr. Frank Cintamani on behalf of Guo Pei and the Asian Couture Federation, this exhibition is curated by SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion+ Film and SCAD: The University for Creative Careers.


A full array of robust programming will accompany this exquisite exhibition, including opening day celebrations on November 12 featuring a lecture at 1:30 pm by SCAD Fashion Historian Carmela Spinelli and live music by accomplished yangqin (Chinese hammered dulcimer) musician Leticia Hsu throughout the day.


Tickets and details at www.bowers.org/couture.