Current Exhibitions

Kerry Tribe

February 28, 2019 - July 29, 2019

  Standardized Patient, 2017 on view February 28 – May 6, 2019 Exquisite Corpse, 2016 on view May 16 – July 29, 2019   The Anderson Collection will be presenting two films by Los Angeles–based visual artist Kerry Tribe. The first, Standardized Patient (2017), on view from February 28 through May 6, explores issues of performance, communication, and […]


Another Look at the Permanent Collection

September 9, 2015 - Ongoing

The museum presents a refresh of the inaugural Anderson Collection installation by showcasing a broader spectrum of the Anderson family’s gift to Stanford University. The installation introduces museum visitors to new works by artists they’ve come to know in the museum’s galleries and provide visitors with opportunities to experience the collection in new ways. It […]


Past Lectures

February 6, 2019

[VIDEO] Roberta Smith and Jason Andrew

The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture: Critic Roberta Smith and Curator Jason Andrew in conversation on Elizabeth Murray with an Eye on Art Today.

April 23, 2018

[VIDEO] Judy Chicago

The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture: The artist in conversation with Marci Kwon, Assistant Professor of Art History.

March 9, 2017

[VIDEO] Nick Cave

The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture: Artist Nick Cave in conversation with Harry Elam, Senior Vice Provost for Education and Vice President for the Arts, Stanford University.

March 10, 2016

[VIDEO] Robert Irwin: Why Art?

The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture

May 12, 2015

[VIDEO] Wayne Thiebaud: Painted Worlds

The Inaugural Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture

Upcoming Programs

May 23, 2019

Student app launch: LOOP

at 4-6:00pm

May 28, 2019

Outdoor Film Screening: Kerry Tribe’s “Exquisite Corpse”

at 8pm, film begins at sundown
Join us for this special outdoor screening on the lawn!

May 30, 2019

Film screening: Vija Celmins – 4 Decades

at 6:00pm, Denning Family Resource Center, FREE

June 9, 2019

Second Sunday

at 11am-4pm, FREE
Second Sunday is for everyone!

June 27, 2019

Art + Yoga

at 6:00pm, FREE, lawn and galleries
Take a yoga class on the lawn followed by a tour of the collection

July 14, 2019

Second Sunday

at 11am-4pm, FREE
Second Sunday is for everyone!

August 11, 2019

Second Sunday

at 11am-4pm, FREE
Second Sunday is for everyone!

August 29, 2019

Art + Yoga

at 6:00pm, FREE, lawn and galleries
Take a yoga class on the lawn followed by a tour of the collection