Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara

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The Triton Museum of Art is an art and local history museum located in Santa Clara, California.For 50 years, the Triton Museum of Art has been a destination for the community, providing a venue where local artists exhibit their work alongside regional and national artists, and where students of all ages learn about art and the creative process. Located across the street from the Santa Clara Civic Center, the Triton Museum of Art collects and exhibits contemporary and historical works with an emphasis on artists of the Greater Bay Area.The Museum was founded in 1965 by W. Robert Morgan and is the oldest non-university Museum in Santa Clara, California. The Museum is a nonprofit organization that is primarily supported by contributions from its members and the wider community at large.MissionThe mission of the Triton Museum of Art is "to embrace and expand the lives of the people of Santa Clara County and the Greater Bay Area through a program of art, education and community involvement."
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  • A great place to spend an hour or two enjoying art created specifically by people with disabilities. The grounds around the museum also contain pieces of art. There is free parking and the museum itse...  more »
  • AnOnyMs wrote a review in June 2015 that said how much she liked the building but noted that the staff member didn't know the name of the San Francisco architect who designed the building. It was Barc...  more »
  • This local museum at Santa Clara displayed art from one or two artists when I visited...some sculptures can also be found round the front and back of the building..  more »
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  • This is my most favorite getaway. It's filled with art from our very own local artists, each piece come with it's back story and each showcase always match the theme of the very talented artists presenting. It's a job profit museum and the people always display their heart and pride in their art.
  • Interesting collections. Small but good gallery. Nice ground with a free bronzes. Want yo come back some Sunday and see the Warburton house
  • Quiet little gem. Check for exhibits before a visit. Beautiful surroundings. Serene.
  • The Triton Museum is a free local museum that highlights mainly local artists. The galleries are small and there is not a lot on display at once but the overall quality is decent and it's free. Definitely not worth coming here for a specific visit but worth taking a look if you happen to be in the area.
  • Great exhibit. Not very crowded. Sculpture garden is lots of fun for kids
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