de Saisset Museum

South Bay's free museum of art and history

past programs

Winter in America 

Artist Lecture by Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi

Friday, September 26, 2008
6:30 p.m., free

Hear artists Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi discuss their individual artistic projects and their collaborative work Winter in America. Stay for the opening reception for the exhibition. This talk is co-sponsored by Santa Clara University’s Office of Multicultural Learning.


Opening Reception for 

Evri Kwong: Just Pretend Everything is OK and

Winter in America: Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi

Friday, September 26, 2008
7:30-9:30 p.m., free

Join artists Hank Willis Thomas, Kambui Olujimi, and Evri Kwong for an opening reception to celebrate their exhibitions Winter in America and Just Pretend Everything is OK.


A Lecture by Kip Fulbeck

Thursday, November 6, 2008
5:00 p.m., Mayer Theatre, Santa Clara University, free

Reception with Kip Fulbeck at the de Saisset Museum

Thursday, November 6, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m., de Saisset Museum, free

Nationally recognized author, artist, filmmaker and educator Kip Fulbeck comes to Santa Clara University! Join us for a lively performance by Kip Fulbeck. The performance will be followed by a question and answer session and booksigning. After the talk, all are invited to a special reception at the de Saisset Museum with Fulbeck.


Meditation into Action: Three Perspectives on Art, Social Justice, and Spirituality

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
6:00 p.m. (doors will open at 5:30 p.m.)
, free

IJoin playwright and director Erik Ehn, painter and printmaker Evri Kwong, and poet Juan Velasco for a lively discussion about the power of art to transform the world at large, and the role that spirituality plays in the process. Senior Associate Dean Paul Fitzgerald, S.J., will moderate the discussion, providing an Ignatian perspective on faith that does justice in the world.

This program is co-sponsored by Santa Clara University’s Justice and the Arts Initiative and the de Saisset Museum. Funding for this program is provided by Santa Clara University’s Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education.


Santa Clara University Community Reception for Experience Teaches

Thursday, October 4, 2007
4:00–6:00 p.m., free
This special reception for the Experience Teaches exhibition will be geared towards members of the Santa Clara University community—faculty, students, and staff. The event will feature artist walkthroughs and refreshments.


Public Reception for Experience Teaches

Saturday, October 6, 2007
6:00–8:00 p.m., free
Join us for a public reception to celebrate the Experience Teaches exhibition.


How Art Practice Informs and Influences Teaching: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 11, 2007
6:00–8:00 p.m., free
Hear perspectives from faculty in the studio Art Department at SCU on their art and teaching.


Conquering the Cute: An Artist Lecture by SCU Assistant Professor Katherine Aoki

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
11:45 a.m., free
Join us for a special lecture by artist and SCU Assistant Professor Katherine Aoki. Co-sponsored by SCU’s Women’s and Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies Departments. Please RSVP to Jessica Gagnon at 408.554.4461 or