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Art Breaks with Student Guides

Join Stanford Student Tour Guides for a 30 minute art break talk. You’ll hear about how objects at Stanford’s museums relate to different disciplines that each student is studying. Check back soon for further information on the topic and speaker for each session.

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Mar. 09, 12pm-12:30pm PT | Anthropology and Art in the Sepik River Valley: An exploration of the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden

Join this student art break, presented by the Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection and hosted by Sadie Blancaflor, Earth Systems and Anthropology Major '22

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Museum Nights

A series of Stanford student events to allow for a deeper understanding of upcoming exhibitions across campus during the time of quarantine.


Museum Nights I Building Community at Stanford through Art and Tech


Tejas Mehta, the winner of the Cantor's challenge for TreeHacks, discusses his project, Activst, with the Cantor's Interim Director of Academic and Public Programs, Kate Holohan. This recorded event provides insight into the ways that Activst can engage museum audiences, support museum initiatives, and build community. It was presented in conjunction with the Cantor's exhibition "When Home Won't Let You Stay," on February 26, 2021.

Interactive Virtual Art Making: Webcam Representation

Stanford MFA student, Miguel Novelo guides fellow students creating Zoom backgrounds that can become imagined spaces or windows into their inner lives.

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An image of Stanford MFA student Miguel Novelo

Student Art Showcase

Stanford undergraduates speak about their work and practice with in-house curator of the exhibition, Maggie Dethloff, Assistant Curator of Photography and New Media.


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An image of Maggie Dethloff, Asistant Curator of Photography and New Media at Cantor


First Friday

We are currently reimagining First Friday! Stay tuned for more information in the fall!


To learn more about exciting and rewarding opportunities for students at the Cantor, please contact us.


Museums From Home

For more to explore, visit Museums From Home, a digest of digital visual arts content including digitized collections, virtual tours, recorded lectures, oral histories and more.

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