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“Surprisingly good "health food" cafe at the Arts Center.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cantor Arts Center

Cantor Arts Center
Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
650-723-4177
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Palo Alto
Type: Art Museums, Cultural
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Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's collection spans 5000 years and ranges from ancient China to the 21st century.
East Hampton
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“Surprisingly good "health food" cafe at the Arts Center.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Very high quality ingredients, centered around local and fresh ingredients and green products. Quite expensive, as most everything on campus. Great for a quick coffee stop, and for sandwiches. Lovely views and atmosphere.

Visited June 2013
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Yountville, California
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“On a corner over by the old Medical Labs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Handy to a parking structure across the street. Too many exhibits to list but we have seen some of them; we become tired these days. 5,000 Years of Art History on display including Many RODIN Sculptures No charge.

Wed to Sunday, outside exhibits always open.
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Visited September 2013
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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“A Must See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We usually visit on every trip and each time see new exhibits. Allow one to one and a half hours. Museum entry is free, pay parking on the street.

Visited March 2014
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Providence, Rhode Island
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“Surprise of the Day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A cousin suggested we stop here and we are so glad we did. It is a free museum on the Stanford University campus, right off of Avenue of the Palms.The museum is free and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. The building is gorgeous and the collection extensive. The signage is really, really good. Not the usual art history hyperbole, but a clear understanding of what was happening at the time of the painting or a description of how it was painted or constructed.
This museum is a really find and worth every minute you spend there.

Visited February 2014
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Palo Alto, CA
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“Incredible exhibits for free”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Anywhere else in the world you would be paying a lot to see such a collection. Don't skip the cafe, by the way, it is excellent too.

Visited October 2013
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