de Saisset Museum

South Bay's free museum of art and history

Current Exhibitions

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Creative in Common

September 26 - December 5, 2014
and January 16 - March 15, 2015

Creative in Common explores family by bringing together the work of artists who share a familial connection—partner to partner, parent to child. Through the work of ten artists, the  exhibition aims to open a dialogue about the myriad definitions of family in our contemporary age. MORE »

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California History from the Permanent Collection

Permanent exhibition

The de Saisset Museum serves as the caretaker of Santa Clara Univeristy's California History Collection. Through historical objects and artifacts, this permanent exhibition tells the history of the area from the pre-contact period to the founding of Mission Santa Clara de Asís, through the Gold Rush, and the early years of Santa Clara College. MORE »