Join us for this signature event benefiting innovative exhibitions and educational programming at the Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection at Stanford University

Previously known as Rodin by Moonlight, this year’s dynamic gala is especially exciting as it marks the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Leland Stanford Junior Museum, now known as the Cantor, and the fifth anniversary of the Anderson Collection.

For information on table sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Sara Larsen
Development Manager

Individual tickets to Dinner in the Garden and The After Party will be available for purchase in July 2019.

Dinner in the Garden

Join us for an artful cocktail reception and a unique outdoor dining experience.

The After Party

Experience a night of live performances and music with guest DJ, open bar and late night bites.

Inaugural Artist Honoree

We are pleased to announce that artist Jordan Casteel, one of the most important emerging artists working today, will be our inaugural Artist Honoree.

Honorary Chairs

Longstanding Stanford volunteers and supporters, Roberta Bowman Denning, '75, MBA '78, and Steven Denning, MBA '78 will be honored as honorary chairs of the event in recognition of their leadership in the arts.

Supporting Our Mission

The funds raised at Museums by Moonlight helps the Cantor and the Anderson Collection to provide more than 20 exhibitions and installations, 100 educational programs, 1200 tours at no cost, including more than 400 for local K–12 schools.

Contributions made through this event also help enable both museums to provide free admission for all visitors. This is a critical part of fulfilling our mission to make art and art education available to all.

Museums by Moonlight Committee


Sara Abbasi
Melissa Fetter
Christy MacLear
Komal Shah

National Committee

Diana Bowes
Kitty Patterson Kempner Devin Pence
Putter Pence
Joy Simmons
Debi Wisch

Bay Area Committee

Katie Anderson
Melissa Badger
Catherine Marken Boyle
Sabrina Buell
Paula Carano
Charlene Cogan
Quin Curran
Katie Dickson
Carson Eltoukhy
Kelly Huang
Michele Kirsch
Lisa Mooring
Bahya Oumlil-Murad Cindy Traum
Lisa Zanze