• Expanding World of Art

    Expanding World of Art

    Maura Turcotte, 20 Oct 2016

    Dowd Building Gallery launches “Creating & Collecting: New Faculty Work and Collection Acquisitions for the de Saisset Museum"

  • Glass Grace

    Glass Grace

    Jesse Hamlin, 15 Aug 2016

    Golden tendrils and underwater life. Dale Chihuly’s Persian and Horn Chandelier welcomes a new era of the arts at SCU in the new Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building.

    Summer 2016

  • Art Wall

    Art Wall

    Devin Collins ’17, 15 Aug 2016

    The SCU art community comes together to paint a pond scene complete with lilypads, a frog, and a dragonfly.

    Summer 2016

  • The Warehouse

    The Warehouse

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 15 Aug 2016

    Quirky, messy, funky, dusty, rickety, sweltering, charming. Former art students reminisce on all-nighters, paint-covered clothes, successes, and failures as they say goodbye to their old friend, the Art Warehouse.

    Summer 2016

  • This Bright Beauty

    This Bright Beauty

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Remembering Paula Z. Kirkeby, a close friend of the de Saisset Museum.

    Summer 2016

  • Seeing Through the Space

    Seeing Through the Space

    Matt Morgan, 5 Jul 2016

    Rondo I by noted Bay Area sculptor Bruce Beasley encourages viewers to see the dynamism of all that is natural—and it's being welcomed as a permanent addition to the de Saisset.

  • Guns, Streets, and Fields

    Guns, Streets, and Fields

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 11 May 2016

    With the show Bear Witness, photographs and interviews by S. Beth Atkin tell the heartstirring stories of the children of migrant laborers—and of gangs and guns.

  • Music and Geometry

    Music and Geometry

    Clay Hamilton, 16 Nov 2015

    A showpiece of outdoor sculpture: Going Around the Corner with X, created and donated by world-renowned artist Fletcher Benton. Its new permanent home is outside the de Saisset Museum.

    Fall 2015

  • Twenty Seconds in the Sun

    Twenty Seconds in the Sun

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 16 Nov 2015

    What do you get when you make a sandwich of paper, chemicals, and plant life—and leave it out in the sun? A blue print of nature. Explore our gallery.

    Fall 2015

  • El Creativo

    El Creativo

    Leah Gonzalez ’14, 16 Nov 2015

    Tackling racism, bullying, pollution, and homelessness through art. The Creative Project/El Creativo looks for solutions at the community level. And it’s backed by a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Fall 2015