Posts Tagged ‘Burt McMurtry’

New home of the Stanford Department of Art & Art History is an adventure

“Wow” is an apt way to describe the student and community response to the new home of the Department of Art & Art History in Stanford’s arts district. The McMurtry Building was completed over the summer, opening for instruction and art-making on the first day of the fall term. Since then, students have explored 100,000…

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Stanford’s newest building spotlights art and art history

On Oct. 6, Stanford Board of Trustees Chair Steven Denning formally accepted the McMurtry Building for theDepartment of Art & Art History. It is the first new building to open this academic year. The building dedication was one of several celebratory events on Tuesday.   The McMurtry Building at Stanford University, the new home of the Department…

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McMurtry Building Ceremony Marks Arts District Milestone

For the second time this academic year, ground was broken in the developing arts district on a new building that convincingly promises transformation. The McMurtry Building for the Department of Art and Art History is officially under construction, just four months after the opening of Bing Concert Hall and seven months after the groundbreaking for…

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New building, new faculty demonstrate ambitious growth plans for Stanford’s Department of Art and Art History

Earlier this month, during their final meeting of the academic year, the Stanford Board of Trustees moved two significant building projects forward: the Anderson Collection at Stanford University and the McMurtry Building for the Department of Art and Art History. Ennead Architects’ renderings of the building to house the Anderson Collection of post-World War II American art…

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