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Student Social Events

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Art Breaks with Student Guides

Past Events:

Dec 11, 11 AM | Mechanisms of Making with Laurel Foster, Mechanical Engineering '22

Dec 2, 11 AM | Contemporary Art and the Natural World with Ashley Song, MA Earth Systems '21


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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.


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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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

On the First Friday of every month during the academic year (October to June, except January), the Cantor is open late for students, 7 to 9:30 pm, for art-making, music, and special performances.

We are currently closed, but we can't wait to see you in the museum again! Check for updates related to our COVID-19 response in our News section.


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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