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A Cool Million: Petra Cortright
Temporary Exhibition

A Cool Million: Petra Cortright

April 22, 2022–May 30, 2022

Petra Cortright (American, born in 1986), Hellscape Nº17, 2022. Digital painting on banner.

Petra Cortright (American, born in 1986), Hellscape Nº17, 2022. Digital painting on banner.

Museum Entrance

 

As part of A Cool Million, the Cantor has collaborated with artist Petra Cortright to create a banner for the museum’s exterior, which features a new digital painting of an invented landscape evoking the rugged scenery and wildfires of California. A Cool Million is a public arts initiative for climate awareness led by artists and institutions to expand environmental justice programming and support the conservation of one million acres of land central to the California hydrological system.

Visit acoolmillion.org for more information

Other participating institutions:
The Broad
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Getty Museum
Hammer Museum
ICA San Francisco
LACMA
Museum of the African Diaspora
MOCA
REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater)
San José Museum of Art
SFMOMA
Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

 
This initiative is organized by Haley Melin and Micki Meng and is a collaboration between Art into Acres, Art+Climate Action, and California museums. The Cantor Arts Center presentation is organized by Maggie Dethloff, assistant curator of photography and new media.

 

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Open in Person and Online

The Cantor is open to the public at 100% indoor capacity. Free, all-day reservations are required for all visitors, including members. Get yours here.

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Directions

The Cantor Arts Center is located at the intersection of Museum Way and Lomita Drive in the heart of the arts district on the Stanford campus. The Cantor faces the Bing Concert Hall across Palm Drive, northwest of The Oval and the Main Quad.

328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way
Stanford, CA 94305-5060

How to Get Here

Parking

Parking is limited. Stanford has a new contactless process to pay for parking, using the ParkMobile app, website, or phone. Prior to your visit, we recommend you visit the Stanford Transportation website to learn more about the updated visitor parking process.

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