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The de Saisset Museum is currently closed for the summer academic break.
But please mark your calendar for these fall events and programs:

 

Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Members' Preview 6-7PM
Public Reception 7-8:30PM

Join us for the opening of three new exhibitions: 

She Sang Me A Good Luck Song: The California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar

Radical Velocity

California Flora: Fanny McClatchy Richardson



Community Day Festival
Saturday, October 13, 2018
All ages 1-3 p.m.
FREE

Join the de Saisset Museum for a free Community Day Festival celebrating the traditions and culture of Native California. Festivities are designed for all ages and include hands-on artmaking activities, games, demonstrations, performances, a photo booth, an art scavenger hunt, and more!


Native California Lecture Series

Enjoy a series of lectures around the history and traditions of the Ohlone, Mission Santa Clara, and Santa Clara University.

 

The Ohlone Way of Life 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
10:30am-12pm
FREE

Linda Yamane, Rumsien Ohlone artist and basketweaver, will discuss Ohlone cultural history and her own experience as a contemporary artist reviving Ohlone artistic techniques.


The Missions in Spanish and Mexican California

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
10:30am-12pm
FREE

SCU History Professor Robert Senkewicz and SCU Modern Languages Professor Rose Marie Beebe offer a lecture on the California Missions. 

 

Muwekma Ohlone and the Mission System
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:30am-12pm
FREE

Alan Leventhal, Muwekma Ohlone tribal ethno-historian and archaeologist, discusses the nuanced history of the Ohlone in the Santa Clara Valley and their relationship to the Mission System. 

 

Mission Garden Walking Tour
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
9-10:30am
FREE

Susan Landry offers a walking tour of the Mission Gardens at Santa Clara University. Learn about the history of the gardens, plants, and structures.