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August 2019

THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Seminar Participants Concerts

August 23 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Seminar participants perform works they have studied during the piano seminar. Friday programJihee An, Nathan Cheung, Aimee Mengyuan Li, Adrian Liu, Kevin Sun, Eric Tran, and Aaron Wilk perform music of Messiaen, Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and Na. Saturday programJihee An, Nathan Cheung, Aimee Mengyuan Li, Adrian Liu, Kevin Sun, Eric Tran, and Aaron Wilk perform music of Schubert, Brahms, Messiaen, Rzewski, Beethoven, and Wolpe. Admission Info Free | Registration is optional.

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Lionel Richie

August 24 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

International superstar Lionel Richie has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none. His music is part of the fabric of pop music; in fact, Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. With more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, Richie is the recipient of an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, four Grammy Awards®, the distinction of MusicCares Person of the Year in 2016,…

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Public Tour | Memorial Church

August 25 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Stone carvings, mosaics, and stained glass make Stanford Memorial Church the University’s architectural crown jewel. It was one of the earliest, and is still among the most prominent, interdenominational churches in the West. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad Public Tours: Fridays at 1 pm and last Sunday of the month at 11:30 am Request a private tour from Mon-Thurs 9 am-12 pm, 1 pm- 5 pm. Subject to availability. Admission Info Public tours do not require a reservation…

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SGS Summer Film Festival: Plastic China

August 28 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Directed by Jiu-Liang Wang (China, 2016) Followed by Q&A discussion with Matthew Kohrman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University This film documents a plastic recycling facility in a small town dedicated to the business of processing plastic waste. The facility is operated by two families: the family of the owner and a family of employees. Eleven-year-old Yi-Jie works alongside her parents while dreaming of attending school. Kun, the facility’s ambitious foreman, hopes for a better life. Plastic China examines global consumption and culture…

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Art + Yoga

August 29 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This popular event begins with a fifty-minute Vinyasa Yoga Flow class that takes place on the grass lawn next to the Anderson Collection at Stanford. Following the class, a tour of the Anderson Collection will take place throughout the galleries. Participants should have some prior yoga experience and come prepared with a yoga mat and sunscreen. Yoga attire is recommended. Lockers are available inside the museum for items to be stored prior to gallery tour. Capacity is 25 participants. Registration required. Please no walk-ons.…

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September 2019

Public Tour | Memorial Church

September 1 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Stone carvings, mosaics, and stained glass make Stanford Memorial Church the University’s architectural crown jewel. It was one of the earliest, and is still among the most prominent, interdenominational churches in the West. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad Public Tours: Fridays at 1 pm and last Sunday of the month at 11:30 am Request a private tour from Mon-Thurs 9 am-12 pm, 1 pm- 5 pm. Subject to availability. Admission Info Public tours do not require a reservation…

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The National with Alvvays

September 1 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Both individually and collectively The National’s members have been involved in countless artistic, charitable and socio-political pursuits. The group released “A Lot of Sorrow” documenting their collaboration with installation artist Ragnar Kjartansson, that took place at MOMA’s PS1 and saw the band play their song “Sorrow” for six hours in front of a live audience. They are behind the Red Hot benefit albums Dark Was The Night and Day Of The Dead, and the compilation boxed set titled 7-Inches for…

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SGS Summer Film Festival: Tommorow (Demain)

September 4 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Directed by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent (France, 2015) Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions. View the trailer. This film is part of the annual Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 19 to September 4. This year’s festival features 10 films from around the world that focus on the theme “Earth: Habitat for All.” 

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Exhibition: Jim Campbell

September 5 12:00 am

Jim Campbell primarily utilizes LEDs to translate time-based subjects—scenes of jostling crowds, found home movies, and the rhythmic movements of nature, such as waves and clouds—into blurred or gridded forms that test the limits of perception. In its abstract orientation and encouragement of extended contemplation, Campbell’s art shares much with other works in the vibrant, light-filled, and expansive galleries in the Anderson Collection.

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Health Improvement Program (HIP) Registration Opens

September 10 12:00 am

Fall registration opens at 9 a.m. BeWell participants who have taken the 2019 SHALA are eligible for two, discounted Fitness classes. All Fitness and Healthy Living classes are Berry-eligible, and several Healthy Living classes are available as an Engagement option. HealthySteps to Wellness participants earn 50 points for participating in a class. Healthy Living classes are open to everyone, and Fitness classes are open to Stanford University faculty, staff, benefits-eligible family members (over age 18), retirees, benefits-eligible postdocs, SHC and…

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Public Tour | Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Museum

September 15 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn from a trained docent as you walk among the diverse collection of outdoor sculpture surrounding the Cantor Art Center. Meet at the entrance to the museum. Public Tours: Third Sunday of each month at 11:30 am, rain or shine Admission Info Tours do not require a reservation and are free of charge.

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Public Tour | Papua New Guinea Sculpture Walk

September 15 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Created on-site at Stanford by artists from Papua New Guinea, the garden contains wood and stone carvings of people, animals, and magical beings that illustrate clan stories and creation myths. Meet on the corner of Santa Teresa and Lomita Drive. Public Tours: Third Sunday of each month at 2 pm, rain or shine. Admission Info Tours do not require a reservation and are free of charge.

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The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford. A Mark Dion Project

September 18 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

We’re underway! After a year of preparation, the work for artist Mark Dion’s The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death and Mourning at Stanford has begun in the Stanford Family Galleries on our first floor. For now, the doors to the Stanford Family Galleries are closed while the installation is in progress. We invite you to follow along with updates that will be posted on Facebook and Instagram and to join us for this spectacular exhibition opening September 18. When Leland Stanford…

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Exhibition: Left of Center

September 20 12:00 am

Left of Center: Five Years of the Anderson Collection at Stanford University celebrates the fifth anniversary of the museum and demonstrates the distinct relationship between artists in the permanent collection and the American West. This exhibit seeks to show how modes of art-making that originated on the West Coast decisively changed the topography of American modernism. It also celebrates the care and attention that went into assembling the Anderson Collection, as well as its stunning breadth. Curated by graduate students…

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5th Anniversary Celebration at the Anderson Collection!

September 21 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Anderson Collection museum is excited to celebrate five years at Stanford University and we want to party with YOU! Join us for a day-long anniversary celebration featuring live music, pop-up curator talks, art making, treats, and much more. FREE, no registration required, just show up.

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West x Southwest: Edward Weston and Ansel Adams

September 26 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore landscapes, still lifes, nudes, and portraits created by Edward Weston in Mexico and Ansel Adams the American Southwest.  IMAGE: Edward Weston (U.S.A., 1886–1958), Guadalupe Marín de Rivera, Mexico, 1923. Gelatin silver print. © Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents. The Capital Group Foundation Photography Collection at Stanford University, 2019.48.13 Admission Info Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am – 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES

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Art and Social Justice Film Series: The Desert of Forbidden Art

September 26 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

documentary film series at the Anderson Collectionwith CAW (Camera as Witness) Program/UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival)  The Desert of Forbidden Art During the era of Soviet rule, artists who stay true to their vision are executed, sent to mental hospitals, or to Gulags. Their plight inspires young Igor Savitsky who pretends to buy state-approved art. Instead he daringly rescues 40,000 forbidden works by fellow artists and creates a museum in the desert of Uzbekistan, far from the watchful eyes…

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Lucibela

September 27 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lucibela began to show an interest in singing at a very early age. When her family moved to Mindelo on the island of São Vicente, it proved to be the perfect place for her to build on her childhood passion. As an adult, she started to sing in the hotels of Santa Maria on the island of Sal and Sal Rei on the island of Boa Vista. She perfected her technique and became an immediate hit with the tourists, performing songs…

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Museums by Moonlight

September 28 12:00 am

The Stanford art museums’ re-imagined gala, Museums by Moonlight, is set for September 28, 2019. This signature fundraising event benefits access to visual art at the Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, with a celebratory night under the stars. The first part of the evening, Dinner in the Garden, offers an artful cocktail hour and a uniquely designed dining experience. This is followed by The After Party, which brings together guests for a night of live…

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Jesus Trejo

September 28 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jesus Trejo is an LA-based comedian, actor and writer. Born and raised in Long Beach, CA, Jesus Trejo was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics To Watch 2017, and is a paid regular at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Trejo often appears on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, and can be seen on Alone Together (Freeform), Teachers (TV Land), Adam Devine’s House Party (Comedy Central), Uproarious (Fuse), and on the upcoming Netflix series Mr. Iglesias. Jesus was selected to be a New Face comedian in 2016 for the prestigious Just For Laughs…

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Hanggai

September 28 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Hanggai (杭盖), from the steppes of Mongolia by way of Beijing, is a crossover band that blends traditional music and rock. The band is comprised of Mongolian-Chinese musicians, members of one of China’s 55 official ethnic minorities. Though rooted in the northern province of Inner Mongolia, the members of Hanggai, like the country’s Mongolian population, grew up in disparate parts of the country, uniting in the capital, Beijing. The band came together in 2004 when Ilchi and another member of…

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Jesus Trejo

September 28 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Jesus Trejo is an LA-based comedian, actor and writer. Born and raised in Long Beach, CA, Jesus Trejo was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics To Watch 2017, and is a paid regular at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Trejo often appears on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, and can be seen on Alone Together (Freeform), Teachers (TV Land), Adam Devine’s House Party (Comedy Central), Uproarious (Fuse), and on the upcoming Netflix series Mr. Iglesias. Jesus was selected to be a New Face comedian in 2016 for the prestigious Just For Laughs…

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Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

September 29 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now extended through February 2.Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze is the first solo museum show for Harlem-based artist Jordan Casteel. Featuring paintings made in the last five years, Casteel’s large-scale portraits of Harlem community members are intimate portrayals of often overlooked members of society. In her own words, “I’ve always had an inclination toward seeing people who might be easily unseen.” Casteel’s deeply empathetic approach to portraiture makes her one of the most important emerging artists working today.Jordan Casteel: Returning…

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Sundays with the St. Lawrence

September 29 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

A cultural cornerstone of Stanford, the world-acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet continues its fabled partnership with the University, directing the music department’s Chamber Music Program, concertizing at Stanford Live, hosting a popular summer seminar, and running the Emerging String Quartet Program.

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October 2019

Reversals: Sixth Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

October 1 12:00 am

The Department of Art and Art History presents Reversals: Sixth Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, on view October 1 through December 1, 2019, at the Stanford Art Gallery. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, October 3, 4-6 pm.  “As curator of the Sixth Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition at the Stanford Art Gallery, I want to acknowledge everyone who has contributed to and supported this extraordinary celebration of the arts at Stanford. The vision that shapes the exhibit is a…

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