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Collaboration Behind the Scenes with the Art Prep Team

The de Saisset Museum’s Art Prep team assists in the design implementation of our exhibitions. This year, the students were involved in two mural projects in connection to the exhibition Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection. [Published May 24, 2018]

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    Portrait of Lola Pacheco by Barbieri

    Barbieri painting recently on loan to exhibition connected to Pacific Standard Time in Los Angeles

    A painting from the de Saisset Museum’s permanent collection was recently on view at the Laguna Art Museum as part of an exhibition exploring the evolution of California from a Mexican territory to an American state. [Published May 4, 2018]

      Engage with Exhibitions

      Two black and white prints. On left the print shows a architectural feature with columns and roof, there are white abstracted figures placed as if floating vertically through the space. On right, print depicts a tall tower in an abstracted landscape.

      Michael Mazur and the power of interpretation

      Printmaker, painter, and sculptor Michael Mazur explored Dante’s Inferno for over forty years through a series of projects that enabled him to both expand and refine his interpretation of the classic text. His culminating series of forty-one etchings is currently on view at the de Saisset Museum. [Published May 8, 2018]

      The de Saisset Museum is excited to exhibit works by artist Ana Teresa Fernández

      (Re)Writing the Narrative is on view through December 1, 2017. Please join us on the evening of Thursday, November 9, 2017 for an artist talk by Ana Teresa Fernández’s in the museum's auditorium. For more details about the exhibition and related programming please visit the exhibition page. [Published October 17, 2017]

        "Art &" Conversations

        Image of drill connecting with metal tube and causing sparks

        How do art and engineering overlap for students today?

        SCU Senior Micah Thomas was interviewed to discuss his experience studying both Mechanical Engineering and Studio Art at Santa Clara University. [Published November 8, 2017]

        Tony May: Exploring Old Technology and New Possibilities

        California-based artist Tony May, who is represented within the de Saisset Museum’s permanent collection, is known for works of public art, interactive sculptures, constructions of various scales and materials, paintings, and other artistic explorations. In November he will offer a discussion at the museum of how he problem solves in his art-making practice as art and engineering come together. [Published October 30, 2017]

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