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Cantor Arts Center offers many opportunities for Stanford faculty and students and the public to engage with our exhibitions and collections through public programs. All programs are free and open to all. See the calendar for a full list, explore the links at left for information, or sign up to receive our monthly email newsletter. The museum is accessible to people with disabilities.

NOVEMBER

Gallery Talk: Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser
Friday, November 24, 11:30 am, Pigott Family Gallery
Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art, discusses the exhibition

 

DECEMBER

Gallery Talk: The Brave New World of Soviet Political Posters

Saturday, December 2, 12 pm, Ruth Levison Halperin Gallery

Bertrand M. Patenaude, research fellow, Hoover Institution Library & Archives. This gallery talk highlights how the new Soviet regime pioneered the political propaganda poster and examines recurring themes, symbols, and messages.

 

Gallery Talk: Hidden in Plain Sight

Wednesday, December 6, 12 pm, Ruth Levison Halperin Gallery

Marissa Schleicher Rhee, project archivist for exhibitions, Hoover Institution Library & Archives. Learn behind the scenes stories of some of the objects on view in the exhibition. Cameos Revealed: A look at what happens when an object is misidentified and what we can learn when corrections are made. Felix & Irena: Introducing the Yusupov couple through their wedding gift. A Rose by any Other Name - Countess/Princess Voronstova: Understanding the nature of painting subject identification and its challenges.

 

Gallery Talk: Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body
Saturday, December 9, 12 pm, Susan and John Diekman Gallery
Melissa A. Yuen, curatorial fellow for American and European Art to 1900, discusses Rodin's working process in the exhibition.

 

JANUARY

Gallery Talk: Russia's Crown Reprised

Saturday, January 13, 12:30 pm, Ruth Levison Halperin Gallery

Edward Kasinec, visiting fellow, Hoover Institution Library & Archives. Lascelle Meserve and Nicolas de Basily collected and cherished old Russia and its art. This gallery talk highlights their gifts to the Hoover Institution Library & Archives which make up part of the institution’s impressive holdings on the Russian Revolution and Imperial Russia.

 

Gallery Talk: Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body
Thursday, January 18, 12 pm, Susan and John Diekman Gallery
Melissa A. Yuen, curatorial fellow for American and European Art to 1900, discusses The Monuments: The Burghers of Calais and Monument to Balzac in the exhibition.

 

Film Series: Classics of Soviet Cinema – October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

Thursday, January 25, 6 pm, Cantor Auditorium

 

FEBRUARY

Film Series: Classics of Soviet Cinema – The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty

Thursday, February 1, 6 pm, Cantor Auditorium

 

Film Series: Classics of Soviet Cinema – Man with a Movie Camera

Thursday, February 8, 6 pm, Cantor Auditorium

 

Gallery Talk: The Rodin: Shock of the Modern Body
Wednesday, February 14, 12 pm, Susan and John Diekman Gallery
Melissa A. Yuen, curatorial fellow for American and European Art to 1900, discusses The Monuments: The Gates of Hell in the exhibition.

 

Gallery Talk: Love & Revolution
Wednesday, February 14, 2 pm, Ruth Levison Halperin Gallery
Samira Bozorgi, assistant archivist for exhibitions, Hoover Institution Library & Archives. This Valentine’s Day talk focuses on some of the couples who appear in the exhibition including Catherine the Great and Peter III, Nicolas and Lascelle de Basily, and Soviet avant-garde artist couple Valentina Kulagina and Gustav Klutsis.

Film Series: Classics of Soviet Cinema – Lenin in October

Thursday, February 15, 6 pm, Cantor Auditorium

 

Gallery Talk: The Brave New World of Soviet Political Posters

Saturday, February 24, 2 pm, Ruth Levison Halperin Gallery

Bertrand M. Patenaude, research fellow, Hoover Institution Library & Archives. This gallery talk highlights how the new Soviet regime pioneered the political propaganda poster and examines recurring themes, symbols, and messages.

 

MARCH

Gallery Talk: Hidden in Plain Sight

Saturday, March 3, 12 pm, Ruth Levison Halperin Gallery

Marissa Schleicher Rhee, project archivist for exhibitions, Hoover Institution Library & Archives. Learn behind the scenes stories of some of the objects on view in the exhibition. The Flipside of Vladimirov: Discover the artist’s endeavors to portray himself as the faithful patriot while also depicting the realities that came with the revolution and Soviet rule. The Red Army ABCs: View pages from this colorful book and explore the symbolism in the images and the lessons they were intended to teach. Russian Girl Power On Display: Discuss the limited role of women in the exhibition, womens’ role in the revolution, and the irony that more powerful women are displayed from Imperial times.