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  • You Can Touch the Art!?

    Bay Area artist Stephanie Metz discusses artworks in development for an upcoming solo exhibition at the de Saisset Museum.

    Bay Area artist Stephanie Metz is preparing for a solo exhibition at the de Saisset Museum. In this interview, learn about the new artworks being created for this exciting, interactive exhibition. [Published August 29, 2018]

  • Collaboration Behind the Scenes with the Art Prep Team

    SCU students reflect on their experience creating murals for the museum

    The de Saisset Museum’s Art Prep team assists in the design implementation of our exhibitions. This year, the students were involved in two mural projects in connection to the exhibition Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection. [Published May 24, 2018]

  • Michael Mazur and the power of interpretation

    Ambitious portfolio gives Dante’s Inferno a contemporary appeal

    Printmaker, painter, and sculptor Michael Mazur explored Dante’s Inferno for over forty years through a series of projects that enabled him to both expand and refine his interpretation of the classic text. His culminating series of forty-one etchings is currently on view at the de Saisset Museum. [Published May 8, 2018]

  • Jazz Appreciation Month

    Jazz History explored through exhibitions and public programming.

    The de Saisset Museum celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with several public programs organized in conjunction with the current exhibition Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection. [Published April 23, 2018]

  • Joseph Zirker: 70 Years of Printmaking

    An interview with California artist Joseph Zirker

    de Saisset Museum staff conducted an interview with artist Joseph Zirker to discuss his ever-evolving artistic practice. Zirker is represented in the museum’s permanent collection. [Published April 11, 2018]

  • Final days to see five screenprints by Andy Warhol

    Screenprints by Andy Warhol are currently on view, through December 1, 2017

    The de Saisset Museum holds in its collection six screenprints and over 150 Polaroid photographs by artist Andy Warhol. Five of the screenprints are currently on view. [Published November 16, 2017]

  • How do art and engineering overlap for students today?

    An interview with a current SCU student on the intersection of art and engineering

    SCU Senior Micah Thomas was interviewed to discuss his experience studying both Mechanical Engineering and Studio Art at Santa Clara University. [Published November 8, 2017]

  • Tony May: Exploring Old Technology and New Possibilities

    Bay Area artist Tony May offers talk at the de Saisset Museum to examine the relationship between art and engineering.

    California-based artist Tony May, who is represented within the de Saisset Museum’s permanent collection, is known for works of public art, interactive sculptures, constructions of various scales and materials, paintings, and other artistic explorations. In November he will offer a discussion at the museum of how he problem solves in his art-making practice as art and engineering come together. [Published October 30, 2017]

  • The de Saisset Museum is excited to exhibit works by artist Ana Teresa Fernández

    Fall exhibition (Re)Writing the Narrative includes pieces from three bodies of work by Bay Area-based Ana Teresa Fernández

    (Re)Writing the Narrative is on view through December 1, 2017. Please join us on the evening of Thursday, November 9, 2017 for an artist talk by Ana Teresa Fernández’s in the museum's auditorium. For more details about the exhibition and related programming please visit the exhibition page. [Published October 17, 2017]

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