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Cantor Arts Center

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Anderson Collection at Cantor is approachable and enriching

The Anderson Collection is located in the building next door to the Cantor Museum proper. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carlin o
Classy Museum

Cantor Museum on Stanford Campus is a great small museum which holds new exhibits a couple of times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
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Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anderson Collection is located in the building next door to the Cantor Museum proper. It is a collection of mid-Twentieth Century art and is THE best such collection in the Bay Area. Of course, like the Cantor, entry is free. The collection is exactly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cantor Museum on Stanford Campus is a great small museum which holds new exhibits a couple of times a year. Parking is sometimes a problem, however.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paradise104656
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area !! Great collection of oriental art too (Qing/Ming dynasty, Korea & Japan). Rodin and Oriental arts are part of permanent collection, but temporary exhibitions are also great and often shows very rare arts - e.g. they were showing Andy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

We spent a couple of hours here at the Cantor Gallery and Rodin Sculpture Park in the grounds of Stanford University and enjoyed it. I guess like most art, some of it we liked very much and some of it was not really for us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Set in a beautiful building on Stanford’s campus. Saw a Warhol exhibit and the Rodin wing. Has the biggest Rodin museum collection with about 200 pieces about half of which were on display. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dora W
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We run into the art center almost by chance. We enjoyed the many Rodin pieces as well as pieces from around the world. We were also pointed to a Picasso's (at age 20)….quite impressive. Thursday the center is open until 8 pm; after 4 pm,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graciela A
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Very nice museum that we visited on the weekend. Toured the first floor in about an hour. Located near the quad and the Memorial Church.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BigSkyTripper
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

A number of small exhibits, the regular exhibits appear mainly to be its and pieces. The special exhibitions appear more interesting but you have to catch one that you are interested in at the right time. Lot of Rodin here! Security guards friendly and knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wbit
Reviewed August 24, 2018

A great collection housed in a wonderful building. The art is a nice mix of styles and mediums with nicely written descriptions of the artwork.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Part of the permanent collection, the Rodin garden and interior collections is worth the time. Stunning that an individual could amass such a collection. Only curiosity: only one bust of Camille Claudel, considering her impact on his art.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WG O
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Ride Your Bike to the Cantor! The Cantor and Anderson recently became home to bike racks designed by David Byrne, best known as the co-founder of the Talking Heads but also a prolific visual artist and long-time cycling... More