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The Arts

de Saisset Museum

The de Saisset Museum is the University's accredited museum of art and history. It presents changing art exhibits throughout the year and serves as the caretaker for the University's California History Collection, which includes artifacts from the Native American, Mission, and early Santa Clara College periods. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during regularly scheduled exhibitions, and closed Mondays and major holidays. Please call 408-554-4528 before visiting to confirm museum schedule or visit the deSaisset website.

SCU Presents

SCU Presents offers numerous theater productions, music performances, and dance concerts throughout the year. Its Mayer Theatre complex includes the 500-seat Louis B. Mayer Theatre and the 130-seat "black-box" Fess Parker Studio Theatre. The Music and Dance facility houses a 250-seat Recital Hall, as well as multiple studio spaces. For ticket information or a complete schedule of events, please contact the box office at 408-554-4015 or visit the SCU Presents website.

Art Gallery

The University's Department of Art and Art History operates a gallery that features both professional and student work throughout the year. For more information on the current exhibit, call 408-554-4594.


University Library
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