Arts @ Home
Community and student resources to engage with the arts from wherever you are.
Virtual events and performances
- 12/2-6 by phone Act One 600 Highwayman: Guided by a score of instructions, questions, prompts and physical directives, people who have never met build a series of performances for one another. Each of the three acts of 600 Highwaymen's A Thousand Ways explores the line between strangeness and kinship, distance and proximity, and how the most intimate assembly can become profoundly radical. Acts two and three in 2021. Ticketed.
- 12/3 @ 10 a.m Book talk with Dalia Sofer: New York-based Iranian writer Dalia Sofer discusses her latest book Man of My Time, about a man who is as alienated from himself as he is from the world.
- 12/8 @ 12:30 p.m. Talk with artist Xiaoze Xie: The latest installment of talks with artists represented in the Stanford Redwood City art collection features Xiaoze Xie, artist and Stanford professor.
- 12/10 @ 10 a.m. Tribute to Maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian: Celebrate the life and work of Maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian (1940-2020) with some of the foremost masters of classical Iranian music who collaborated with him or were his students. This event is in Farsi/Persian.
- 12/10, 12/24 @ 5:30 p.m. STUCK@HOME: Concerts celebrating the power of music to heal and unite, particularly during uncertain times.
- 12/19 day long SJW Saturdays: Stanford Jazz Workshop presents three online weekend workshops with a full-day mix of live content about jazz presented by SJW faculty members. Each event features online presentations and all-weekend access to pre-recorded lectures, lessons, panel discussions, and more.
- 12/10 @ 11 a.m. Book talk with Niloofar Haeri: Anthropologist Niloofar Haeri discusses her forthcoming book about women, poetry and prayer, Say What Your Longing Heart Desires.
- 12/10 @ 7 p.m. Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!: Celebrate the holidays in all of their dysfunction with music, film, burlesque and random acts of fabulousness to reframe the songs you love. Ticketed.
- Wednesdays @ 12:15 p.m. through Dec. 16 Lunchtime Music from MemChu: Enjoy a livestream organ concert featuring music performed by Robert Huw Morgan, university organist, at historic Stanford Memorial Church.
- Ongoing for Stanford Live members and Stanford students: Stanford Live's digital season features exclusive films produced by Stanford Live, performance screenings, lectures, podcasts and more.
*all times are PST and all events are virtual unless described otherwise
All things visual art
- Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford: This exhibition at Stanford's Green Library celebrates the David Bacon Photography Archive. Accessible to Stanford ID holders only.
- 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.
- Intersections: Where Theory and Practice Meet: Podcast host Michael Rau, Stanford assistant professor of theater and performance studies, interviews working artists on how their artistic theory manifests in their artistic practice.
- 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
- 11/13-15 five performances, different times Gaieties 2020: An original, student-written musical about all things Stanford in this unprecedented time.
- 11/18 @ 8 p.m. Holiday Workshop with Machine Dazzle: Join Machine Dazzle in hand-crafting shrines dedicated to your own personal holiday hero using recycled materials and other objects you have at home, along with things you can easily find at a local craft store.
- Deadline 12/1 Kalanithi Writing Award: Medicine & the Muse welcomes unpublished short stories, essays or poetry addressing patients and providers facing chronic or life limiting illness. Fiction and non-fiction submissions are welcome.
- Free Stanford Live content fo Stanford students: Stanford Live's digital season features exclusive films produced by Stanford Live, performance screenings, lectures, podcasts and more.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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