October 1, 2020 - March 12, 2021
Unexpected Perspectives examines works of photography from the de Saisset's permanent collection that defy clarity and offer unexpected compositions and subjects.
September 21, 2020 - June 12, 2021
65 Years and Counting marks the sixty-five years since the de Saisset Museum's opening (November 1955) with a series of "articles" in various forms and media reflecting on the museum's past, present, and future.
(currently virtual only)
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.