The library consists of two research collections:
Its holdings reflect the research and curricular needs of the Institute of Fine Arts, with books focusing on subjects in art history, archaeology, and conservation.
Both libraries maintain a rare book collection, and the Conservation Center Library maintains a video collection containing a variety of films on treatment, preventive care, and research directed toward the long-term safekeeping of materials.
Banner images from "The New York University Institute of Fine Arts: How do You Re-use a Jewel Box?" 1978. Architectural Record 164 (2) (08): 107-112.
The library staff is here to help.
For general inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistance with references, research consultations, and instruction are available as remote services. To speak with an Institute of Fine Arts Library subject specialist you may schedule a one-on-one research consultation.
NYU students and faculty have access to several different art library locations in New York City. Use the links below to access information on each library's hours and services.