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Veronica Roberts (Image credit: Manny Alcalá)

Veronica Roberts to direct the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford

Bay Area native Veronica Roberts, the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Blanton Museum of Art, will join Stanford University on July 5 as the John and Jill Freidenrich Director at the Cantor Arts Center.

During her tenure at the Blanton, Roberts played an instrumental role in helping the museum become a nationally recognized leader in the field and an admired museum within the community. Working at a museum connected to a university, she is particularly attuned to the teaching mission of academic museums, the value of object-based study, the resources an art museum can provide...

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Updates Related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Changes to Stanford Art Museums programming will be provided here.
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March 2, 2022,

Update to Masking Guidelines

In compliance with Santa Clara County Public Health Department and Stanford University guidelines, indoor face covering is no longer required at the Stanford art museums but is strongly recommended regardless of vaccination status. We continue to require reservations and encourage social distancing in the galleries.

For more information, please refer to the FAQ included in our guidelines page and to Stanford's updated masking...

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Ruth Asawa’s clay masks find a second home at the Cantor

The Faces of Ruth Asawa is a long-term installation of hundreds of masks the artist made of friends and family over four decades.

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