Visit

Admission is free. Regular hours are:

Monday–Friday, 10 am–5 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12–5 pm

We will be closed Thanksgiving Day, 11/22; Christmas Eve, 12/24; Christmas Day, 12/25; and New Years Day, 1/1/19. (We will be open during regular hours on Fri., 11/23 and Mon., 12/31.)

Parking & Directions

The Foster is located at 940 Commercial Street in Palo Alto, near the corner of E. Charleston and San Antonio Road. Street parking is generally available, but you may also park in the parking lot behind the building.

Group Tours

Guided tours are available by appointment. Contact Kaitlin Nelson at info@thefoster.org or call 650.209.7181.

Senior Groups

For guided tours of The Foster and Senior Center presentations contact Mike Stasio at mike@thefoster.org 

Educators

Click here for more info or contact Michelle Dzigurski at education@thefoster.org

 

Audio Tours

Use your cell phone to take an audio tour of the Exploring Beauty and Sacred Places exhibition. Listen to Tony Foster describe in his own words about the process of creating the paintings in these Journeys. Basic ear phones with ear phone jacks are available.

Accessibility

Galleries, restrooms, and the shop are all located on a single level and accessible by wheelchair. There is an accessible drop-off point at the start of the driveway near the entrance. There is one handicap parking spot in the parking lot behind the building. One wheelchair and many gallery stools are available for visitors’ use.