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Academic Programs

Museum Learning

Class Visits & Tours

Bring your classes or research groups to the Cantor for structured viewings of artworks from our collection.

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Collections Research Opportunities

Produce innovative scholarship on the Cantor’s permanent collection. A limited number of research positions are open to Stanford graduate students from any department. To apply, please contact the Cantor’s Academic Program Team.

Research and Curricular Consultations

Develop a course in conjunction with an exhibition or conduct independent research on the permanent collection. For more information, please contact the Cantor’s Academic Program Team. 


Curricular Exhibitions

The Cantor Arts Center sponsors exhibitions organized by students and faculty. Exhibitions should draw on the Cantor's collection, have a single, well-defined thesis, and explicitly relate to a course, symposium, or academic program at Stanford.

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Mellon Curatorial Research Assistantships

In partnership with Stanford’s Department of Art & Art History, the Cantor offers two Curatorial Research Assistantships annually. This program supports advanced Art History and Film Studies PhD students in developing an exhibition and related publication.

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