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A message from the Vice Presidency for the Arts at Stanford

A Message from the Vice Presidency for the Arts

Stanford Office of the Vice President for the Arts stands in solidarity with Black students, colleagues, artists and activists fighting against the racial violence, inequality and systemic injustice.

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WATCH | Digital Programs

Museums From Home Artist Talks: A series of conversations with leading contemporary artists

The power of art to connect us and transform our thinking remains, even when we can’t be physically together.

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Museums From Home | Artist Talks

READ | On The Shelf

Book Recommendations From Our Staff

The #OnTheShelf series presents book recommendations by staff from the Cantor Arts Center and Anderson Collection at Stanford University.

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#OnTheShelf presents book recommendations from Stanford art museums' staff

EXPLORE | The Melancholy Museum

When Jane and Leland Stanford experienced the immense pain of losing their only son, Leland Jr., just before his 16th birthday, they were compelled to enshrine his memory in a meaningful way.

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2020 Geballe Prize for Writing Winners Announced

The Cantor Arts Center announced today the winners of the 2020 Geballe Prize for Writing, an honor that recognizes outstanding undergraduate student prose and poetry related to works of art in the museum’s collection.

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2020 Geballe Prize Winners

Solidarity, Anguish and Action

Stanford Office of the Vice President for the Arts stands in solidarity with Black students, colleagues, artists and activists fighting against the racial violence, inequality and systemic injustice.

With yet another Black person, George Floyd, killed at the hands of the police, all across this country protestors have swarmed into streets, risking...

A message from the Vice Presidency for the Arts at Stanford