Cantor Art Center at Stanford University has an enormous collection of Auguste Rodin’s works. The life-size bronzes in the Outdoor Sculpture Garden and malificent “Gates of Hell” are astounding.Inside, The Thinker attracts visitors large and small. The docent shared that kindergartners become solemn and assume the posture in its presence.
Exhibitions change. Current exhibition is the photography of Lewis Hines - children working in factories and mills in the early 20th century. Many permanent collections including the Rodin Sculpture Garden and "the Gates of Hell." Don't miss this place when you are in Palo Alto and on the Stanford campus.