Arts @ Home

Community and student online resources to engage with the arts from wherever you are. See the Stanford events calendar for in-person events, exhibitions, and performances.


Listen, watch & participate

Virtual events and performances

  • Through 9/8 @ 7 p.m. Stanford Global Studies Film Festival: Seven films from around the world that focus on the theme “Feeding Your Soul” are presented on Wednesdays. Watch on your own and join then join the post-screening discussion. RSVP required. Some films may require a fee to view.
  • 8/4 @ noon Art Breaks with Student Guides: Stanford students present 30-minute virtual talks about how objects at Stanford’s museums relate to different disciplines that they are studying.
  • 8/5 @ 5:30 p.m. Curator tour of Ian Cheng's Emissary Sunsets The Self: Maggie Dethloff provide an in-depth look into the Cantor's newest installation, an ever-changing "live simulation" of infinite duration exploring cognitive evolution and artificial intelligence.
  • 8/5 @ 7 p.m. Camera as Witness presents Seed: the Untold Story: As part of the summer documentary film series Power of Empathy, this film is about the harrowing and heartening drama of seeds.
  • 8/6 @ 6 p.m. Pedro Lopes in concert: CCRMA Live presents a livestream concert with Pedro Lopes performing turntable percussion, cymbals, and modified needles in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 8/8 @ 11 a.m. The art museums present Second Sunday at Home: Inspired by Joan Brown’s painting A Family Portrait, education staff helps you create your own personal family portrait.
  • 8/17 @ 11:30 a.m. Summer piano seminar kick off: Thomas Schultz performs a solo piano recital to launch this year's summer piano seminar. The program includes works by Bach/Busoni, Busoni, Na, and Rzewski.
  • 8/19-21 @ 2 p.m. Summer piano seminar concerts: The Thomas Schultz Summer Piano Seminar presents three participants concerts featuring students performing works they have studied during the seminar.
  • 8/26 @ noon Kamishibai (paper plays) and the Mobilization of Women in Wartime Japan: This talk is part of the Fanning the Flames speaker series by leading scholars of modern East Asian history, art, and propaganda presented in conjunction with the book and upcoming online and physical exhibitions at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
  • Sundays @ noon through 8/29 Summer Sacred Music Series: Listen to curated sacred sounds of joy on Sundays at noon on KZSU 90.1 FM and YouTube.
  • 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
  • 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