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Three new shows open at SCU's de Saisset Museum tonight, with a free panel and reception to get things off and rolling. Whether you're a retro-grouch or in search of unobtanium, in search of singletrack or a three-hour tour, there's something for riders or admirers of the bicycle-as-art alike.
by Steven Boyd Saum |

Off the Beaten Path: Three Perspectives on Mountain Biking

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6-7 p.m., FREE

Professional rider Andrew Taylor and Santa Cruz Bicycles engineer Joe Graney join Joe Breeze, bicycle advocate and original Marin County rider, in a conversation about the growth of mountain biking in Northern California.


Exhibition Reception featuring Akira Tana Trio

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7-8:30 p.m., FREE

Following the Off the Beaten Path panel discussion, celebrate the opening of Clunkers to MTBs: The Evolution of the Mountain Bike, Chain Reaction: Artists Consider the Bicycle, and Indelibly Yours: Smith Andersen Editions and the Tattoo Project.

Also running now is Indelibly Yours: Smith Andersen Editions and the Tattoo Project, and Andy Warhol: Polaroids and Portraits.

Read more about the exhibits at the de Saisset Museum website.

Spring 2014

Table of contents


Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.