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Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

328 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

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About Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

Art museum on the campus of Stanford University. The museum first opened in 1894 and now consists of over 130,000 square feet of exhibition space, including sculpture gardens. The museum is open to the public and charges no admission.


Attractions Near Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

Arizona Garden
Arizona Garden0.33km from Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

This is a small botanical garden specializing in cactus and succulents. It is located on the campus of Stanford University.

Memorial Church
Memorial Church0.68km from Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

Located on the Main Quad at the center of the Stanford University campus, it was built during the American Renaissance by Jane Stanford as a memorial to her husband Leland. The church has been called "the University's architectural crown jewel". The church's chaplains were instrumental in the founding of Stanford's religious studies department.

The Museum of American Heritage
The Museum of American Heritage1.75km from Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

The Museum of American Heritage is a museum in Palo Alto, California. It is dedicated to the preservation and display of electrical and mechanical technology and inventions from the 1750s through the 1950s. The museum has a large collection of artifacts that are generally not accessible to the public. Selections from the collection are displayed in a historic house at 351 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, California. MOAH is a 501 non profit organization and a member of the American Alliance of Museums.

Hewlett Packard Garage LLC
Hewlett Packard Garage LLC1.82km from Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

This is a private museum where the company Hewlett-Packard was founded. It is located at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, California. It is considered to be the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley". In the 1930s, Stanford University and its Dean of Engineering Frederick Terman began encouraging faculty and graduates to stay in the area instead of leaving California, and develop a high-tech region.

Hanna House
Hanna House1.99km from Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

Also known as simply the Hanna House, located on the Stanford University campus. It was Frank Lloyd Wright's first work in the Bay Area and his first work with non-rectangular structures. The house was chosen by the American Institute of Architects as one of seventeen buildings by the architect to be retained as an example of his contribution to American culture. The house is one-story high with a central clerestory (an outside wall of a room

Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden2.14km from Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

This is the former home and garden of Elizabeth Gamble. The house is in a colonial style and the garden retains an Arts and Crafts character. The original garden design was by Alan Reid. It is filled with flowers. Magnificent magnolias and a wonderful collection of hellebores. It is an oasis of beauty and tranquility, providing a community resource for horticultural education, inspiration, and enjoyment.

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