Current Exhibitions

Manuel Neri: Assertion of the Figure

September 14, 2017 - February 12, 2018

Manuel Neri, Joan Brown Seated, 1959, cast 1963, re-patina applied 2016, 30 ¼ x 12 ½ x 27 in. Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Gift of the Manuel Neri Trust, 2017.2.01   The exploration of the human figure has been the pursuit of artists for millennia. Manuel Neri (b. 1930), a California native and former student […]


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 […]


Upcoming Programs

Performance: Nude Laughing by Xandra Ibarra

October 20, 2017 at 11:00am
Performance throughout the museum, followed by a conversation with artist and writer Henry Gamboa, Jr. at noon in the Denning Family Resource Center, FREE.

United Nations Association Film Festival

October 26, 2017 at 4:00pm
The Anderson Collection is proud to host the United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) for the second year in a row.

Artist Talk: Adam Pendelton

November 14, 2017
Adam Pendleton is a conceptual artist known for his multi-disciplinary practice, which moves fluidly between painting, publishing, photographic collage, video and performance.

Artist Talk: Mary Weatherford

November 30, 2017
Artist Mary Weatherford, whose piece "black painting" was gifted to the museum, will discuss her work and process.