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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

  • 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

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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