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  • Kara Maria - Precious and Precarious: Life on the Edge of Extinction

    January 28 - June 11, 2022

    (closed March 12-31)

    Kara Maria's solo exhibition Precious and Precarious: Life on the Edge of Extinction presents a series of paintings and works on paper that ask us to pay closer attention to animal species that are either endangered or extinct.

  • Unexpected Perspectives

    October 1, 2020 - June 12, 2021 (Virtual Exhibition)

    September 29, 2021 - June 11, 2022 (In-person Exhibition)

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

  • California Stories from Thámien to Santa Clara

    Ongoing Exhibition

    The Santa Clara Valley has a rich and dynamic history. Through historical objects and artifacts, the permanent California Stories exhibition traces the story of the site where Santa Clara University now stands, from Native California to the founding of Mission Santa Clara de Asís, through the Rancho Period and Gold Rush, and up to the early years of Santa Clara College.

    Museum Hours

    The museum is currently open Tuesdays-Sundays 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Before visiting, please review our schedule and COVID protocols.