Stanford University's very own museum, the Cantor Arts Center, displays works from all over the world, spanning 4,000…More years of art history. Completely free to visit, Cantor offers constantly changing exhibitions, tours, classes and special events.
The Leland Stanford, Jr. Museum was founded in 1894, shortly after the University was founded in 1891, and thus has deep roots in the school's history. The early founding reflects the Stanfords' dedication to the arts. The Stanford family would travel the world collecting objects of art and cultural interest to display in the museum. In 1999, the museum was renamed the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts.
Highly integrated with the Art & Art History Department, student works are often showcased. The museum serves as a place for rich and diverse educational opportunities for students and faculty, but also always opens its doors to the public. In 2005, the Center celebrated its one-millionth visitor.
Carly Janiga, the 2010 NCAA uneven bars champion, is one of seven Stanford gymnasts to be named to the Scholastic…More All-America team by the National Association of Collegiate Coaches/Women. She earned her fourth Scholastic All-America honor to cap a career of excellence both in competition and in the classroom. Since 1990, Stanford has placed 47 gymnasts on the team, totaling 90 honors. Janiga is one of five in school history to earn the honor all four years.
On July 1, 2010, Tabitha Yim was hired by head coach Kristen Smyth as an assistant coach of Stanford's Women's Gymnastics team. Yim was a 14-time All-American at Stanford from 2005-08 -- earning the most All-American honors in school history.
Woman's Club of Palo Alto 475 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA94301 The Woman's Club of Palo Alto is a members-only organization that supports the Palo Alto community and fosters…More friendships among members. Recipients of its philanthropic activities have included the Palo Alto Police Foundation, the Palo Alto History Museum and the Support Network for Battered Women. In addition, they rent their charming clubhouse for weddings and events for up to 150 seated guests.
Challenger is an independent private school with 21 locations in California, Nevada, Utah and Idaho. The Palo Alto…More location accepts students from pre-kindergarten to 8th grade. It emphasizes reading, composition, math and history.
Stanford/Palo Alto Community Playing Fields 2700 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA94306 Two regulation-sized, lighted soccer fields sit at the corner of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. This community…More resource also has four shaded picnic tables, public bathrooms and a concession stand. There is ample parking in a large lot that borders two sides of the playing fields, and raised plaques on the sidewalk of the front lot provide a piece of Palo Alto history.