Past Meetup

Explore the Stanford Art Museum

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Check out this little known gem of a museum on the Stanford Campus. Admission is free.

The Cantor Arts Center's diverse collections span continents, cultures, and 5,000 years of art history and include the largest gathering of Rodin bronzes outside Paris

Meet at the main entrance at 2:45pm (next to the parking lot)

We will take a break at 4pm in the cafe.

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