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  • Metaphor, Myth, & Politics: Art from Native Printmakers

    September 29 - December 3, 2021

    (closed November 24, 25, 26)

    Metaphor, Myth, & Politics showcases the vibrant printmaking of Native and Indigenous artists from around the world.

  • 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 now open!

    Before visting, please review our schedule and COVID protocols.