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October 14, 2020

Dear Friends of the Cantor and Anderson Collection at Stanford University:

As the season changes and brings with it continued uncertainty, we hope you are well and finding encounters with art and artists that bring a sense of peace in this challenging time.

We are delighted that cultural institutions in our region have begun to welcome back visitors and are eagerly envisioning the day we’ll be together again at Stanford’s art museums.

For now, we remain...

Plans ‘in the trash can’: remote learning forces US college museums to get creative

Closures, postponements and sharp reductions in programming prompt soul-searching—and innovation—among institutions.

The move by America’s colleges and universities to go partially, or entirely, remote this autumn has thrown college museums into a period of prolonged uncertainty.

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 The University of Michigan Museum of Art has set up socially distanced study pods in its atrium so that students starved of campus space for study and reflection can book slots

The art of adapting: Creatives focus on the divine — and the sublime — this fall

Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center and Anderson Collection have both been closed since shelter-in-place orders were issued this spring and will remain shuttered for the time being. But their Museums From Home program is offering a variety of new ways to experience art at the two institutions, even when it's not possible to be there in person.


Emily Scott as God in Palo Alto Players' "An Act of God." Image: Scott Lasky Photography.