Arts and Creativity
Stanford's Cantor Arts Center digitizes collection for online database
The 6-year project provides free access for scholars and art lovers alike to both the works on view and the 95 percent of the collection held in storage.
Artistic works influence our minds and nervous systems, Stanford scholar reveals
Stanford theater historian Matthew Wilson Smith's new research shows how 19th century brain science has nerved its way into the drama of our lives, both onstage and off.
Stanford performances and symposium highlight architecture
Stanford continues to be the "it" place for architecture with upcoming dance performances on Nov. 7-8 and a symposium on Nov. 13 with international experts.
New Stanford exhibition highlights power of reinterpretation, consultation with Native American communities
The new Stanford exhibition, "From 'Curios' to Ambassadors: Changing Roles of the Daggett Collection from Tribes of the Lower Klamath River," highlights Native American tribal objects in a way that more precisely reflects their origins. It is on view through June 4, 2016.
Stanford's newest building spotlights art and art history
The McMurtry Building, the new home of the Department of Art & Art History, offers new studios and classrooms for the students as well as new galleries and views for the community.
New home of the Stanford Department of Art & Art History is an adventure
The McMurtry Building at Stanford University offers new studios and classrooms for the students as well as new galleries and views for the community.
Stanford police seek information on vandalism of Angel of Grief
Police recently received a report that someone had broken off the front left forearm of the monument.
Stanford conservators work to preserve Rodin Sculpture Garden
To fend off corrosion from dust, UV light radiation and acid rain, conservators wash and wax the sculptures to preserve their patina.
John Henry Merryman, Stanford art law pioneer, dies at 95
An internationally renowned expert on art and cultural property law as well as comparative law, Merryman dedicated his life to the study and teaching of law at Stanford.
The art of music: String quartet captivates visitors to the Anderson Collection
As part of an effort to engage visitors in fresh and unique gallery experiences, the Anderson Collection at Stanford University treated museum visitors to a special performance by the St. Lawrence String Quartet.