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When Asian-American Artists Are Unburdened by Identity

Stanford’s Asian American Art Initiative allows for a range of expression not usually granted to Asian-American artists — something especially refreshing in this rare moment of visibility.

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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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Textile portraits bring visibility to queer and trans communities

LJ Roberts’ solo exhibition of embroidered portraits at the Cantor Arts Center illustrates how politics, culture, and identity manifest in visible and subtle ways.

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An embroidered piece depicting a person with a dog sitting in a kitchen