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Stanford, California, home to world famous Stanford University, is a scenic city located in Santa Clara County. Built in 1891 in memory of Leland Stanford, Jr., Stanford University  includes 8,180 acres of lands and buildings in the early-California style.  Centered around a quad complex of classrooms and offices is the centerpiece Stanford Memorial Church.

Located in the beautiful, western foothills near the San Francisco Bay, the prestigious university offers undergraduate degrees in three Schoolss: School of Engineering, School of Humanities and Sciences and  School of Earth Sciences, plus graduate programs in Business, Education, Law and Medicine.

Stanford Lively Arts invites audiences to classical and world music, dance, and spoken word performances by seasoned artists and newcomers. Lively Arts fosters artistic growth through world premieres, collaborations, and commissions with outreach programs for all ages. Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts and the historic Museum building are spectacular offerings.  24 galleries and a Rodin Sculpture Garden feature modern and contemporary art,  cafĂ© and bookstore. From 19th century American art to a huge collection of contemporary artists plus more than 70 sculptures by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore, Josef Albers, Alexander Calder, George Segal and Joan Miro scattered throughout the campus make this university one of the highlights to any trip to Silicon Valley and environs. Call (650) 723-4177.