Current Exhibitions

Salon Style: Collected Marks on Paper

March 8, 2018 - August 20, 2018

Philip Guston, Untitled, 1980, Ink on paper, 18 ¾ x 26 3/8 in. Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson. This presentation is the first of a two-part exhibition highlighting select works on paper from the vast holdings of the Anderson family collection. Each of the unique works in Salon Style presents a collection of marks intuitively and intentionally placed by the artists, hanging […]


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

April 23, 2018

[VIDEO] The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture: Judy Chicago

The artist in conversation with Marci Kwon, Assistant Professor of Art History

March 9, 2017

[VIDEO] The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture: Nick Cave

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. FREE. Cemex Auditorium at the Graduate School of Business.

May 12, 2015

[VIDEO] Wayne Thiebaud: Painted Worlds

The Inaugural Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture

Upcoming Programs

June 28, 2018

Art & Yoga

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

July 8, 2018

Second Sunday

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

July 26, 2018

Film Screening: Eva Hesse

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

August 12, 2018

Second Sunday

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

August 30, 2018

Art & Yoga

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