Tour Stanford University's incredible outdoor sculpture collection during a free art walk event and discover the many treasures of the campus. The school's amazing set of sculptures is centered around the Cantor Arts Center and includes the largest collection of work by Rodin outside of France. View sculptures on your own, or join a docent-led tour to learn more about the inspiring art.
Along with more than 20 major works of Auguste Rodin – one of the finest sculptors to have ever lived – the Palo Alto Outdoor Art Walk also cruises past the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden, which features 40 stone and wood carvings of animals and magical beings. You'll also find a range of both figurative and abstract works in many styles and media, dating from the beginning of the collection in the late 1800s. Other popular artists whose works are represented include Mark di Suvero, Beverly Pepper and Andy Goldsworthy – don't miss the new additions by these new artists throughout the collection.
Art enthusiasts, cult followers of Rodin and anyone who'd like to check out the campus will enjoy this university art stroll. Stanford University's Outdoor Sculpture Walk takes place every third Sunday of the month, with the next installation occurring on Sunday, September 15. Doors open at 11:30AM for this free event at the Cantor Arts Center, which is located at Lomita Drive at Museum Way in Stanford.