Cantor Arts CenterLocated on the prestigious campus of Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center boasts a vast permanent collection of art from around the world and across time. Best of all, admission is free! Enjoy the many galleries as well as the outdoor sculptures and gardens, including a fine collection of works by Auguste Rodin.
Some visiting exhibits this summer and through the fall happen to focus on French artists. “Matisse Jazz” is on display in the Lynn Krywick Gibbons Gallery through September 22, 2013. It focuses on the master’s later works. “Storied Past: Four Centuries of French Drawings form the Blanton Museum of Art” highlights drawings from French artists starting in the Renaissance and through the beginning of the 20th Century.
Dining and Parking at Cantor
Feeling hungry? Cool Café is the place to get something delicious to eat while visiting the Cantor Arts Center. The menu features gourmet soups, salads, and sandwiches, as well as mouthwatering sweet treats. Ingredients are fresh and follow the seasons. Complement your meal with a glass of wine, beer, or other beverages. You can dine on the terrace overlooking the Rodin Sculpture Garden, or inside the comfortable, inviting café.
Due to ongoing construction, parking and traffic can be a bit challenging. Fortunately, if you visit Cantor Arts Center on the weekend, parking is easy because permit spaces, designated A and C, are free. Even during the weekdays, parking is only $1.50 per hour and free after 4 p.m. To check on the latest on campus construction, call the 24/7 hotline at 650-701-7862.