Courtesy of Cantor Arts Center

Palo Alto Spring by Thomas Hill, which is among the works in the Stanford Family Galleries, portrays members of the Stanford family on the Palo Alto Stock Farm, the future site of the university.

Stanford family objects at Cantor Arts Center tell the story of tragic loss and a lasting institution

Cantor Arts Center staff members polled people from around campus in order to pick just the right objects from thousands of possibilities for the reinstallation of the Stanford Family Galleries. The resulting exhibition tells the story of a family's tragic loss and a lasting institution.