Arts @ Home
Community and student resources to engage with the arts from wherever you are.
Virtual events and performances
- 8/5 @ 6 p.m. SGS Summer Film Festival presents Eat Drink Man Woman: Watch the film from home at a time that works for your schedule, then join a post-screening discussion with Elise Huerta, Stanford PhD candidate, via Zoom. RSVP required.
- 8/6 @ 7 p.m. Camera as Witness presents Survivors: This documentary is a heart-connected portrait of Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak that exposes the complexity of the epidemic and the socio-political turmoil that lies in its wake. Panel discussion follows.
- 8/9 @ 11 a.m. Second Sunday Family Day at the museums: Museum educators share an art activity online that can be done from home.
- 8/12 @ 7 p.m. SGS Summer Film Festival presents Cold War: Watch the film from home at a time that works for your schedule, then join a post-screening discussion via Zoom. RSVP required.
- 8/13 @ 1 p.m. Camera as Witness presents Resistance Fighters - the Global Antibiotics Crisis: This documentary tells the story of how negligence, greed and short-sightedness has rendered the lifesaving effects of antibiotics powerless. Panel discussion follows.
- 8/19 @ 6 p.m. SGS Summer Film Festival presents Maqbool: Watch the film from home at a time that works for your schedule, then join a post-screening discussion with Ankita Deb, Stanford PhD candidate, via Zoom. RSVP required.
- 8/20 @ 7 p.m. Camera as Witness presents The Genius of Marian: This documentary follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Her son, the filmmaker, works with her as she attempts to write a book that tributes her mother, the artist Marian Steele.
- 8/24 @ 3 p.m. Henry James's The Aspern Papers: Another Look presents a discussion of the short 1888 classic The Aspern Papers with Tobias Wolff and Robert Pogue Harrison.
- 8/26 @ 6 p.m. SGS Summer Film Festival presents Tel Aviv on Fire: Watch the film from home at a time that works for your schedule, then join a post-screening discussion with with Oren Kroll-Zeldin, University of San Francisco, via Zoom. RSVP required.
- 9/2 SGS Summer Film Festival presents Chicken With Plums: Watch the film from home at a time that works for your schedule, then join a post-screening discussion with with Marjane Satrapi, film director and writer, via Zoom. RSVP required.
- Wednesdays @ 12:15 p.m. Lunchtime Music from MemChu: Virtual organ concerts featuring music performed by University Organist Robert Huw Morgan at Stanford Memorial Church.
- Costanza Stanford Cello Studio plays Mendelssohn: St. Lawrence String Quartet cellist Christopher Costanza with current and former students performing Mendelssohn's choral work "Denn er hat seigen Engeln befohlen über dir" from “Elias”
- Stanford Live digital season: A curated selection of performances by many of the artists who were scheduled to perform at Stanford.
- Stanford Binge-Watching Guide: Stream the latest and greatest from your fellow alumni. View at your convenience.
- Mark Applebaum's Flashlight: Kronos Quartet recorded and published Stanford Professor Mark Applebaum's commission Flashlight as part of Fifty for the Future.
- Additional remote arts experiences: A collection Stanford podcasts, videos, slideshows, digital showcases and online courses.
*all times are PST
All things visual art
- Up Close: One Painting Tours With Artists: Hosted by art historian and the associate director of ITALIC at Stanford, Kim Beil, the micro-video series focuses on a single object in the Anderson Collection, sparking dialogue with a guest artist.
- Museums from Home: What to watch, read and explore to enjoy Stanford art museums from home.
- Cantor Arts Center publications: Explore Cantor publications, including books, catalogues and an archive of the Cantor Magazine.
- Virtual backgrounds: Customize your video conference background, set your computer or phone wallpaper and step inside the Stanford museums' galleries -- virtually.
- The McMurtry Lectures: Watch the the Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lectures, a program of the Anderson Collection, presented in partnership with Stanford Live.
- Layer Cake at the Coulter Art Gallery: A group exhibition from winter quarter 2020 of works by five Stanford first-year MFA students in art practice.
- Terry Berlier exhibition at the Stanford Art Gallery: I am what I am not yet brings together Stanford Associate Professor Terry Berlier's interests in queerness and ecologies.
- Enrique Chagoya exhibition at the Coulter Art Gallery: A 2019 survey of paintings, drawings and prints, titled Detention at the Border of Language, spans two decades in Stanford Professor Enrique Chagoya’s career.
- !Women Art Revolution: Stanford Libraries presents a collection of artists’ and critics’ interviews chronicling the founding years of the feminist art movement in the 1970s.
- Stanford Redwood City art: An eclectic collection of indoor and outdoor art has transformed the Stanford Redwood City campus.
- Additional remote arts experiences: A collection of Stanford podcasts, videos, slideshows, digital showcases and online courses.
- Engaging racism through audio: Stanford Storytelling Project playlist features pieces by Stanford students past and present.
- Racial justice stories: Stanford Storytelling Project playlist of audio stories that engage racism put together by SSP's professional staff, including stories from well-loved podcasts.
- KZSU: Stanford's FM radio station, broadcasting across the Bay Area on 90.1 FM and across the world at kzsulive.stanford.edu.
- A Good Read: Stanford Creative Writing Program book recommendations.
- On the Shelf: Book recommendations by staff from the Cantor Arts Center and Anderson Collection.
- Paper Projects: The Anderson Collection brings you art-making projects to do off screen.
- Stanford coloring page: Print the PDF of this Stanford scene, grab your favorite Crayola shade and get to work.
- Girl on the Beach coloring page: Inspired by Richard Diebenkorn's, Girl on the Beach, 1957, oil on canvas, Anderson Collection,
- Mouse Cup coloring page: Inspired by Elizabeth Murray's, Mouse Cup, 1981-1982, oil on two canvases, Anderson Collection.
Makers in place: support and resources for art practice and research
- Summer opportunities for Stanford students: Practice your skills, learn new ones, hear from amazing speakers, or simply come to connect with your Stanford community.
- Stanford Continuing Studies: Summer course offerings span art history, art making, creative writing, film studies, literature, music and performance.
- Creative Agency in the Pandemic World: Samples of student work created for Professor Mark Applebaum's spring 2020 course MUSIC 154E are viewable online.
- Here and Elsewhere, the 2020 senior exhibition: The Department of Art and Art History presents the work of 16 graduating students of art practice.
- A Geography of Dreams, the 2020 undergraduate honors thesis exhibition and virtual tour: The Department of Art and Art History presents the culmination of the yearlong honors thesis program in art practice.
- Spring Art Fair: The Professional Art Society of Stanford and the VPA present a virtual art experience.
- Auditions for Beyond The Wound Is A Portal, TAPS fall main stage: Those Stanford students interested in innovating, engaging with a live theater process for digital space, and exercising their artistic voice and power through playwriting, devising and collaboration are highly encouraged to audition via video.
- Student arts community listserv: Share artwork, resources, updates from your student groups, deals on artmaking supplies, upcoming local performances and exhibitions, news in the art world and entertainment industry, etc. This is an informal list in a “for students, by students” fashion.
- For students resource page: Artist or audience member, beginner or expert, explore these pages for clubs, classes, internships, grants, and more.
- Stanford art museums "Learning from Home": A collection of digital resources for the academic community to explore Stanford’s art museums remotely.
- Stanford art museums student programs: Engage with the museums—jobs, internships, and social events are open to students of all levels and majors.
- For faculty resource page: Resources for Stanford faculty to participate and engage with the arts on campus.
- Stanford art museums faculty support: Museums programs offer substantive opportunities for students and faculty to engage with our encyclopedic collection.
- Submit student artwork: Submit artwork (image, video, sound) for consideration in Stanford print and digital publications and social channels.
- Stanford Storytelling Project: The Writer's Studio: Free spring quarter workshop series open to all Stanford students from all majors.
- Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound (ARS): Check out the many ways that students can connect online.
- Piano roll archive: Stanford's piano roll archive provides digital access to the piano roll collections of the Archive of Recorded Sound and is comprised of digital scans in the form of full-color and monochrome image files, MIDI files and audio files.
- Anderson Collection at Stanford University
- Architectural Design Program
- Cantor Arts Center
- Creative Writing Program
- Department of Art & Art History
- Department of Music
- Department of Theater & Performance Studies
- Humanities Center
- Institute for Diversity in the Arts
- Medicine & the Muse
- Roble Arts Gym
- Stanford Arts Institute
- Stanford Live/Bing Concert Hall/Frost Amphitheater
- Stanford Repertory Theater
- Stanford Storytelling Project