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De Saisset Museum and its collection

De Saisset Museum

The de Saisset Museum boasts a collection of nearly 10,000 art pieces and historical artifacts. This includes the work of early Californian artist and university alumnus Ernest de Saisset, as well as a significant collection of California mission artifacts. These collections provide a rich insight into the history and culture of the region.

Accessibility and Preservation at the de Saisset Museum

The de Saisset Museum recently underwent a major renovation of its storage facilities, ensuring the preservation of its valuable collections. The museum is open to the public free of charge, making it accessible to all who are interested in exploring its collections and learning about the region's history and culture.

Highlights of the de Saisset Museum's Collection

The de Saisset Museum's permanent collection features a wide range of art from different periods and styles. Highlights include Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and 19th-century prints by renowned artists such as Albrecht Dürer, William Hogarth, and Giovanni Battista Piranesi. The collection also includes modernist prints by notable artists like Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.

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De Saisset Museum
500 El Camino Real
CA 95053 Santa Clara

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The museum is currently closed for installation and the academic break. Gallery hours will resume in September.
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The museum is currently closed for installation and the academic break.


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500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

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