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Museum Temporarily Closed


The de Saisset Museum is closed through the end of the year.  We will share information about an anticipated re-opening as we have more information.


The Santa Clara University administration and the Museum continue to monitor and respond to the dynamic COVID-19 outbreak. For the most up to date information from the SCU Emergency Operations Center and Infectious Disease Task Force, please see the Santa Clara University website.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. 

We will continue to share any updates as they develop. 


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Rotating Images: Fletcher Benton, Going Around the Corner with X, 2008, painted steel, Gift of the artist, with assistance from Paula Kirkeby, in honor of William Rewak, S.J., 2013.4.1. Monica Lundy, Ladies of the Barbary Coast, 2014, 22 kt. gold, 16 kt. gold, 11 kt. gold, white gold, pulverized charcoal, mica flake, coffee, gouache, acrylic medium on Arches paper mounted on panel, 61 x 82 x 2 in., Courtesy of the Nancy Toomey Fine Arts. Class visit to the museum's collections storage vault with Professor Karen Fraser. Photo courtesy Chuck Barry.




Museum Hours


The museum is temporarily closed to the public. 

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