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Department ofArt and Art History

Gallery Exhibition Schedule

All exhibitions are held in the Department of Art and Art History's Gallery, located in the Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building. Exhibitions are free and open to the public. Gallery Hours are M-F, 9am-4pm, except during University closure dates and holidays. 


Dowd Building  de Saisset

The Visual Arts @ SCU

Exhibition Dates: Sept 23 - Oct 25, 2024

Reception: Oct 3, 2024, 5:30-6:30pm, Dowd Lobby

An exhibition of art and publications by the faculty and staff of the Art and Art History Department and the de Saisset Museum at SCU.


Pachuco_Purples and Blues  Mud Face

Material Concerns
Pilar Agüero-Esparza & Hector Dionicio Mendoza

Exhibition Dates: Nov 11, 2024 - Jan 24, 2025

Featuring Artists: Pilar Agüero-Esparza & Hector Dionicio Mendoza

Artist Talk and Reception: Jan 23, 2025, 5:30-6:30pm, Dowd Lobby

Pilar Agüero-Esparza & Hector Dionicio Mendoza work with specific materials chosen for their materiality and signifying potential. Informed by craft and the hand-made object, these artists combine their material interests with their social concerns to spotlight specific cultural experiences and give voice to marginalized communities.


Jessica Dunne_Rain

Jessica Dunne
Evolution of Place: San Francisco's Outer Sunset District

Exhibition Dates: Feb 10 - April 17, 2025

Featuring Artists: Jessica Dunne

Artist Talk and Reception: April 2, 2025, 5-7 pm, Dowd Lobby

Jessica Dunne is a painter who lives in the outer sunset neighborhood of San Francisco. Her neighborhood is her subject. She states, “by painting what I see, I make discoveries. By paying attention to the details that record shifts in light, structures, and moods, I want to impart the sense of being located and included in a way that leaves an afterimage in the mind's eye.”


Studio Art Senior Show

Class of 2025 - Studio Art Senior Show

Exhibition Dates: May 14 - June 14, 2025

Reception: May 16, 2024
5pm, Dowd Lobby

Graduating seniors in the Studio Art Program exhibit their capstone art projects.


In compliance with the ADA/504, please direct your accommodation request to Mitch Grieb at mfgrieb@scu.edu at least 72 hours prior to your visit.