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Virtual Exhibitions

Unexpected Perspectives


Unexpected Perspectives examines works of photography from the de Saisset's permanent collection that defy clarity and offer abstracted compositions and subjects.

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65 Years and Counting


2020 marks sixty-five years since the de Saisset Museum's opening. Comprised of a series of "articles", this virtual exhibition dives into the museum's history, permanent collection, past exhibitions and prgorams, as well as contemporary offerings and visions for the future. Return to our website each week for new content ranging from written articles, short videos, interviews, to image galleries and creative reflections.

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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. 
 
 
 

Get to Know Us

 

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

CURRENTLY CLOSED

The museum is closed to the public through the end of 2020. Please enjoy our virtual exhibitions and programs until we can welcome you back into our building. 

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