Saturday, December 09, 2017

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Earthly Hollows: Cave and Kiln Transformations

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm Wed-Mon, Thurs until 8 pm. CLOSED Tues

This exhibition presents a focused look at caves and kilns, aka "earthly hollows," as symbolic and physical passages of transformation. Drawing…


Holiday Musicale

Stanford Memorial Church2:30 pm

The Friends of Music at Stanford present their annual holiday showcase in Memorial Church featuring the Stanford Chamber Chorale, members of…

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The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm Wed-Mon, Thurs until 8 pm. CLOSED Tues

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917 this exhibition examines the political, social, and cultural upheavals that transformed…


Bay Choral Guild, Redwood Symphony present Paul Ayers' Messyah!

First United Methodist Church Palo Alto7pmPre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m…

In an exciting "fresh take" on Handel’s Messiah, composer Paul Ayres re-conceives familiar Messiah melodies in musical styles - jazz, gospel,…

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Annual BayLUG Holiday LEGO Show

The Museum of American Heritage11:00am-3:45pm FRI, SAT, SUN only

Be sure to bring the family in for the 14th Annual BayLUG Holiday LEGO® Show at the Museum of American Heritage. Featuring festive holidays…

In Dialogue: African Arts

Cantor Arts Center11 am-5 pm, Thurs until 8 pm, CLOSED Tues

"In Dialogue" represents the vibrant and dynamic arts of the continent and its diasporas. Drawing primarily from the Cantor's own collection,…


The Buddha's Word @ Stanford

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm Wed-Mon, Thurs until 8 pm. CLOSED Tues

This exhibition showcases Buddhist manuscripts and prints held at the Cantor and in Stanford libraries, ranging in dates from around the 11th…


Scenes and Characters

Cubberley Theater8pmThere will be a pre-concert tal…

Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 Felix Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 2 Camille Saint-Saëns, Tamami Honma, piano Petrushka (1947) …

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Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

Cantor Arts CenterOpen Wed-Mon 11am - 5pm, Thursdays until 8pm. CLOSED TUESDAY.

This mid-career survey of artist Nina Katchadourian who is based in Brooklyn but was raised on the Stanford campus explores several major bodies…


Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body

Cantor Arts Center11 am-5 pm, Wed to Sun, Thurs until 8 pm, CLOSED Tues

This exhibition celebrates Auguste Rodin's relentless pursuit to convey complex emotions, diverse psychological states, and pure sensuality…


About Face: Intimacy and Abstraction in Photographic Portraits

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm Wed-Mon, Thurs until 8 pm. CLOSED Tues

This exhibition considers the voyeuristic intimacy of the close-up portrait in thirteen photographs by celebrated photographers Ansel Adams,…


Manuel Neri: Assertion of the Figure

Anderson Collection at Stanford University11AM - 5PM

The exploration of the human figure has been the pursuit of artists for millennia. Manuel Neri (b. 1930), a California native, has spent a lifetime…


Reinstallation of the Cantor's Rodin Galleries

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues

This fall the Cantor Arts Center will present a reinstallation of its exceptional collection of sculpture by Auguste Rodin (France, 1840-1917)…


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