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Cantor Arts Center

Cantor Arts Center

at Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive & Museum Way, off Palm Drive
Stanford, near Palo Alto

Cantor Arts Center
The Cantor Arts Center — a cultural hub of the Peninsula — houses a diverse collection of Contemporary and Modern Art, Sculpture, Photography, and Exhibits, including Art & Collections from Egypt, Europe, Africa and Asia, plus changing exhibitions (Native American Art).

Rodin's Gates of Hell, and Adam and Eve sculptures

The Center — a restored 1893 Museum building and its 42,000 square foot wing — opened in 1999. Its gardens feature late-20th and 21st-century sculpture — including a large piece on the lawn by Willem de Kooning — plus an outstanding collection of Rodin bronzes — both in the outdoor Rodin Sculpture Garden and in the Galleries.

Gallery Hours
Wed-Sun 11am-5pm,
Thurs 11am-8pm.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Free Admission.

Cool Cafe
Cool Cafe — located adjacent to Rodin's Sculpture Garden, it's ideal for casual lunch meetings.

Bookshop & Gift Store
The bookshop features a wide selection of books on the Arts, fine gifts, apparel and jewelry.

Bookshop & Store Hours
Wed-Sun 11am-4:45pm,
Thurs 11am-7:45pm.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Limited pay parking is available in front of the Center on Lomita Drive and in the parking structure at Roth Way and Campus Drive. Parking in most areas is free after 4pm and on weekends.


Rodin Sculpture Garden

Fun Event Locations
The Cantor Arts Center is available for Corporate and Private Events, but no food or beverages are allowed inside the Galleries.

Inside Cantor Art Center's galleries

Rodin Rotunda & Gardens
Host an elegant catered lunch or dinner in Rodin's Rotunda for up to 30 people. The Rotunda can be used in combination with Rodin's Sculpture Garden for
larger events and VIP receptions.

Stanford University Cantor Arts Center in Palo Alto, CA

Free Guided Group Tours
Guided Tours for Groups of 10-40 are given free of charge. To schedule a Group Tour for your next event, call 650-723-3469.

Public Tours
Public Tours are available to visitors on a drop-in basis.

Foreign Language Tours
Tours in French, Spanish, and Mandarin may be arranged by special request.


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Cantor Arts Center


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