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Arts @ Home

Community and student resources to engage with the arts from wherever you are.


Listen, watch & participate

Virtual events and performances

  • 6/2 @ noon Stanford New Ensemble: Livestream performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Unbegrenzt (Unlimited) from his 1968 cycle Aus den sieben Tagen (From the seven days), and the world première of Michele Cheng’s Whose Turn Is It Anyway, composed for the SNE.
  • 6/2 & 6/9 @ 12:15 p.m. Lunchtime music from MemChu: Enjoy lunchtime virtual organ concert featuring music performed by Robert Huw Morgan, university organist, at historic Stanford Memorial Church.
  • 6/2 @ 3 p.m. Philip Roth Reconsidered: Stanford's Jewish Studies invites three of the best-informed writers and scholars on Roth to discuss his life, his literary legacy, and the current, ongoing controversy.
  • 6/2 @ 7 p.m. Stanford Wind Ensemble: Giancarlo Aquilanti directs a program by ten musicians from the Stanford Wind Symphony. This informal event on the patio in front of Bing Concert Hall in the Art Zone features works by Giovanni Gabrieli, Frank Erickson and Gordon Jacob.
  • 6/3 @ 12:30 p.m. The First Pagan Historian: Frederic Clark discusses Dares the Phrygian’s History of the Destruction of Troy and the author's rise and fall as a reliable and canonical guide to the distant past.
  • 6/3 @ 8 p.m. Movie Nights at Frost, Frozen 2: Each week, Stanford Under the Stars brings a selection of movies featuring actors who attended Stanford or various Stanford and Northern California filming locations.
  • 6/3 @ 8 p.m. Stanford Symphony Orchestra Winds: Livestream performance led by Paul Phillips, music director and conductor, of works by Rossini, Debussy, Milhaud and Dvořák.
  • 6/4 @ 8 p.m. Movie Nights at Frost, Black Panther: Each week, Stanford Under the Stars brings a selection of movies featuring actors who attended Stanford or various Stanford and Northern California filming locations.
  • 6/5 @ 2:30 p.m. Department of Music awards concert: The Friends of Music at Stanford present the Department of Music award winners for 2020-21 in an virtual concert program.
  • 6/5 @ 2:30 p.m. Alexis Ivec senior voice recital: Alexis's accompanists are Steven Lightburn, piano, and Gaby Haeun Li, cello, for this program of works by Purcell, Mozart, Debussy, Puccini, Rossini, Rodgers and Hammerstein II, Sondheim and others.
  • 6/5 @ 8 p.m. Movie Nights at Frost, Waves: Each week, Stanford Under the Stars brings a selection of movies featuring actors who attended Stanford or various Stanford and Northern California filming locations.
  • 6/6 @ 1 p.m. CCRMA Quarantine Sessions: A distributed electroacoustic network improvisation with guest Brad Robin.
  • 6/10 @ 8 p.m. MFA documentary film screening at Frost: View a selection of short documentary films by first year students in the acclaimed MFA in Documentary Film Program at Stanford. A Q & A with filmmakers follows the screening.
  • 6/11 @ 11 a.m. CCSRE Mellon Arts Fellows showcase: Mellon Arts Non-resident Practitioner Fellows share their research-based creative projects emerging from legacies of race, ethnicity and indigeneity and underscoring possibilities for more racially equitable futures.
  • 6/11 @ 8 p.m. Movie Nights at Frost, High School Musical 3: Stanford Under the Stars: Movie Nights at Frost also brings movies filmed at iconic locations across Northern California from Oakland to wine country.
  • 6/13 @ 11 a.m. Museums Second Sunday from Home: Virtual hands-on activity that is all about the natural world. The inspiration is Andy Goldsworthy’s Stone River which is across the street from the museums and is open to visitors.
  • 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

Off screen

  • 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.


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