Books & Arts

  • The Art of George Tooker

    The Art of George Tooker

    Dana Gioia, 15 Aug 2016

    “This is what we are forced to suffer … this is what we should be.”

    Summer 2016

  • 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

  • Summer of ’69

    Summer of ’69

    Devin Collins ’17, 15 Aug 2016

    First the scandal, then the book by Ken Manaster, now the movie: It rocked the Illinois justice system, and it changed the career of John Paul Stephens.

    Summer 2016

  • Paper, Wood, and Copper

    Paper, Wood, and Copper

    Grace Ogihara ’16, 15 Aug 2016

    Book treasures from the SCU Archives: from the dawn of the printing press to the early Mission library

    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

  • Poetry Man

    Poetry Man

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Poet Laureate of the United States Juan Felipe Herrera was back in familiar territory: on the Mission campus with longtime friend and mentor, Francisco Jiménez ’66.

    Summer 2016

  • Speaking Their Peace

    Speaking Their Peace

    SCM Staff, 15 Aug 2016

    For years, Colette Rausch J.D. ’90 has worked with the U.S. Institute of Peace to help countries emerging from violent conflict. In a new book of 80 interviews, she gives voice to the voiceless.

    Summer 2016

  • Revolutionary with a Rickenbacker

    Revolutionary with a Rickenbacker

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64, 15 Aug 2016

    Remembering Paul Kantner ’63, one of the founding members of Jefferson Airplane—by one of the crew who was with him on that epic journey.

    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.